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Monday, April 16, 2007

Celebrate Earth Week

Practice the four R's: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rethink

Contact Vera Leopold at vleop2@uis.edu for more details on the following events.

Monday, April 16
4-5 p.m., UHB 1004
SAGE meeting - with guest speaker Jim Johnston of Sustainable Springfield

Tuesday, April 17
"Politics, Women, and Environmental Justice" with keynote speaker Winona LaDuke
Student reception, 5-6 p.m. - PAC Atrium Lounge
Public lecture, 7:30-9 p.m., Studio Theatre
Sponsors: Women's Center, Center for State Policy and Leadership, SGA,
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Division of Student Affairs, Diversity Task Force, Women's Issues Caucus, and Speakers Award Committee


Wednesday, April 18
SAGE Silent Auction for Cleaner Energy
11 a.m.-1 p.m., 4-6 p.m., PAC main concourse
All funds raised will be donated to efforts to reduce air pollution and promote alternative energy.

"Chill Out!"
2-3:30 p.m., UHB 2031
Live broadcast on global warming featuring suggestions from campuses nationwide and discussion by climate experts
Sponsored by SAGE

Thursday, April 19
Earth Day Celebration Concert and Picnic
Free food, music by Patchouli
5-6:30 p.m., on the Quad
Sponsors: SAGE, Women's Issues Caucus, and Veggie Club

Panel discussion on “The Future of Renewable Energy in Illinois"
7-9 p.m., Brookens Auditorium
Sponsors: Women's Center, Center for State Policy and Leadership, SGA,
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Division of Student Affairs, Diversity Task Force, Women's Issues Caucus, and Speakers Award Committee


Friday, April 20
Campus Cleanup
3-5 p.m., begins outside LRH
Sponsors include: Westside RA's, APO UIS Extension Effort, Christian Student Fellowship, and Lambda Pi Eta

Saturday, April 21
Volunteer Opportunity: Springfield Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day,
8 a.m.-3 p.m., State Fairgrounds
Contact Mike Mikulski at mmiku2@uis.edu to volunteer.

Sunday, April 22
Comedy special "Earth to America!"
7 p.m., LRH Great Room
Features Robin Williams, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Ben Stiller.