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Environmental and Urban Studies Program, Bard Office of Sustainability, and Bard Center for Environmental Policy present

Teaching the Sustainability Imperative in Any Class

A workshop for professors in EUS and beyond

Friday, November 1, 2013

[Teaching the Sustainability Imperative in Any Class] Bard professors bridge the gap between the classroom, the community, and the environment.
Bard professors bridge the gap between the classroom, the community, and the environment.
Calling all chemists, philosophers, economists, artists, mathematicians, anthropologists and everyone in between. 
Here is a chance for EUS faculty and staff to work alongside local, regional, and national experts in higher education addressing sustainabilility.

Please join us, here on Bard Campus, Friday November 1st, from noon to five for a panel and workshop on sustainability in the classroom. The afternoon workshop will be lead by Dr. Pushpa Ramakrishna. Ramakrishna has been a leader in helping faculty from all disciplines learn to teach effectively about sustainability, helping drive widespread faculty engagement throughout her home institution, the Maricopa Community College system in Phoenix, one of the largest educational institutions in the country. 

Noon-1 Panel: The workshop will be proceeded by a panel on sustainability and civic engagement, with Dr. Ramakrishna, and Bard's very own Sustainability Manager Laurie Husted and Dean of Civic Engagement Erin Canaan, and moderated by Bard CEP Director, Eban Goodstein. What are best practices for designing internships and practica that can help students become sustainability leaders? There is no charge for the workshop. To register, please e-mail Josephine French at jofrench@bard.edu.

For more information, call 845-758-7900, or e-mail jofrench@bard.edu.

Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm