Events

 

Events with a sustainability focus occur year-round - Contact Tyler Sytsma for ways you can participate, or add your event to this page.

Upcoming Events:

EPIC ENERGY SEMINAR SERIESPanel Discussion on Energy Innovation

Wed., December 4, Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
EPIC Building, Auditorium G256
 

GEOGRAPHY & EARTH SCIENCES SEMINAR SERIES

Fri., January 24, Time: 1:30pm-2:30pm
McEniry Building, Auditorium TBD

Presentation by Kristina Hopkins of the US Geological Survey. 

FILM SCREEN WITH A DEAN: "What the Health"

Tue., January 28, Time: 4:00pm-6:30pm
Cone Building, McKnight Hall

Presented by Catrine Tudor-Locke, Dean of the College of Health and Human Services.  After the film screening, a panel will discuss the controversial nature of this documentary from health, sustainability, social justice, persuasive communication, and business perspectives.  

URBAN ROOTS: Transforming the Urban Landscape

Sat., February 1, Time: 8:15am-3:30pm
Center City Building

The UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens invites you to join them for the third Botanical Gardens’ symposium. This year’s symposium will investigate many important topics for the urban and suburban environment, including urban ecosystems, urban farming, regenerative agriculture and permaculture and more. Registration required (Early Bird Registration with discount closes December 22; Regular Registration of $100 closes January 24).

PERSONALLY SPEAKING: Shakespeare and Ecofeminist Theory

Wed., February 4, Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Center City Building, Auditorium TBD

Presentation by Jennifer Munroe of the Department of English. 

EPIC ENERGY SEMINAR SERIES: Energy Policy

Wed., February 18, Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
EPIC Building, Auditorium TBD

Presentation by Steve Kalland of the NC Clean Energy Technology Center. 

EPIC ENERGY SEMINAR SERIES: NC Renewable Transition

Wed., February 25, Time: 5:00pm-6:30pm
EPIC Building, Auditorium TBD

Presentation by Sasha Weintraub, Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Natural Gas Business Unit at Duke Energy Corporation 

PARTICLE FALLS

Fridays in March - 6, 13, 20, and 27.  Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Center City Building

Live art performance meets environmental science.  Along with our partners, Clean Air Carolina, Andrea Polli's installation "Particle Falls: Air Made Visible" returns to Charlotte.  

EARTH DAY FESTIVAL

Wed., April 1,  Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Belk Plaza

Meet dozens of community, state, and campus organizations working for a sustainable world.  If you missed it last year, it will be bigger and better for the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in 2020!

PLANT SALE

Thu., April 9 to Sat. Apr. 11,  Time: TBD
 

PARTY FOR THE PLANET

Thu., April 28,  Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm
Belk Plaza

Student Gathering sponsored by the Earth Club. Capping off Earth Semester and our celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day!