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Indiana University Bloomington Student Sustainability Council

Current Events

Gearing up for SustainIU 2014: Urban Sustainability!  

MacArthur Genius Fellow Will Allen (pictured above) is confirmed to deliver the keynote lecture for this 2014 SustainIU Week. This year's theme of Urban Sustainability focuses on sustainability issues within an urban context, with an emphasis on students’ ability to positively impact their community through social, economic and environmental justice efforts. Events will kick off on Saturday, April 5, and conclude the following Saturday, April 12. The lineup includes Allen’s keynote lecture, a screening of the green infrastructure film Water Solutions, three workdays at on and off-campus garden and woodland restoration sites, and several education events surrounding issues such as genetically modified produce and fair-trade purchasing. Admission to all events is free.  

Last Chance to Nominate Your Sustainability Hero for the Michael Hamburger Award for Sustainable Service 

During Mr. Allen’s keynote, the SSC Executive Committee will announce the winner of the Michael Hamburger Award for Sustainable Action, which honors a student, faculty, staff or community member demonstrating innovative and exceptional commitment to sustainability on the IUB campus. All members of the campus community are encouraged to submit nominations, which close on Wednesday, April 2.

Final Spring 2014 General Assembly Meeting: Tuesday, April 15, 7-8PM 

The meeting's agenda includes elections for all Fall 2014 Directors, a presentation on E-Waste from Noma Maier and a re-cap of the Directors' meeting with VP Morrison. The meeting will be held in the main conference room at the Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis (behind Collins LLC) at 513 N. Park St. 

Fall 2014 Executive Committee Elections

Elections for Fall 2014 SSC Directors will be held during the April 15th General Assembly Meeting. Applicants for all positions are welcome, and anyone considering running for office should email iubssc@indiana.edu  or current directors for more information. For a list of executive committee positions and responsibilities see here

Check the box for the IU SUSTAINABILITY FUND!

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When you register for classes, check the box to donate $5 to the IU Sustainability Fund. Show President McRobbie that students care about the sustainability of the Bloomington campus, and donate today! See here for more details.

Already registered? Click here to check the box!