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January 22, 2018
Events Spotlight
Green Drinks Bloomington
Green Drinks Bloomington

Green Drinks is a regular, informal meeting of people in the environmental field. It is held to network and discuss ideas with professionals, academics and business leaders. In this month's meeting, Rae Schnapp will present a talk titled “The Concealed Costs and Hidden Values of Indiana’s State Forests,” covering the uncertain future of Indiana's protected forests. Some food will be provided, and there is a $5 suggested donation. Green Drinks is hosted in association with the Citizen's Climate Lobby.

When: January 24, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Banquet Facility of the Upland Brewing Company

Dr. Boor
Environmental Science Speaker Series with Brandon Boor

Dr. Brandon Boor, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering at Purdue University, is visiting Indiana University to discuss indoor air quality. Dr. Boor researches aerosols and the effects of urban air pollutants on people. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, where he participated in the National Science Foundation.

When: January 25, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
 SPEA A221

Dr. Ward
Environmental Policy Seminar with Adam Ward

Dr. Adam Ward and Riley Walsh will speak in SPEA's ongoing Environment Policy Seminar. Dr. Ward is an environmental scientist who researches the movements of water and pollutants through hydraulic landscapes and their ecological impacts. He is an assistant professor at Indiana University, currently teaching Introduction to Environmental Science, Water Quality Modeling, and Fluid Mechanics.

When: January 26, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
 SPEA A221

Get Involved!
Summer 2018 Sustainability Internships

IU students, join the IU Office of Sustainability team with a paid internship this summer! There are 11 positions open for summer of 2018. Students from all majors are welcome to apply. Internships pay $12/hr for undergrads and $15/hr for grad students.

Applications and a letter of recommendation are due February 18 by midnight. Learn more about the internships by attending the College of Arts and Sciences 2018 Career Fair on Tuesday, January 23 from 3:00 - 7:00 pm in Alumni Hall.

Bicentennial Arbor Day Poster Proposal

Artists in Bloomington are invited to submit proposals for the City of Bloomington Bicentennial celebration! The selected artist will receive a $500 stipend and a framed, commemorative print of the poster. The design, chosen by the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department's urban forestry program, will be highly visible to highlight Bloomington's 34th consecutive year of being named a Tree City USA. The proposals must be submitted by January 31 at 5:00 p.m., and the final poster design would be due Thursday, March 1. Visit the city website  for more information and full criteria.

Food working group
Food Working Group

Come attend the IU Office of Sustainability's Food Working Group meeting! Faculty, staff and students research, design and carry out programs to improve the sustainability of Bloomington and IU's food purchasing decisions. The group's goals include connecting local produce to food providers like RPS, education the community on sustainable dining, and developing an efficient food waste system. The working group meets the fourth Friday of every month.

When: January 26, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: The E-House at 704 East 10th Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47408

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