2018 Agenda

 

  Thursday, August 9
8:30-9:00 a.m. 
Sign in. Breakfast available
 
9:00-9:30             
Welcome and Introductions
9:30-10:15            
Interpretations of Sustainability​
Kim Criner, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, KU
Kristy Howell, Education and Engagement Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, JCCC
10:15-10:30
Break
10:30-12:00 p.m.
Framework 1: Sense of Place
Presentation and exercise: "Ecology of a Parking Lot"
Deb Williams, Associate Professor, Environmental Science and Biology, JCCC
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Conversation

1:00-2:30          
Framework 2: Social Justice
Presentation and exercise: "Recycling Economics, Plastic Islands, and the Privilege of Waste Reduction"
Jeff Severin, Director, Campus Planning & Sustainability, and Social Justice Fellow, KU
Eric Nelson, Waste Reduction Manager, KU 
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-4:15
Framework 3: Bridging Sustainability and Industry for the Common Good 
Presentation and exercise: Building a Unified Local Food System
Eileen Horn, State Representative,10th District, and Member, House Agriculture Committee
Lindsay Jorgenson, Community Food Systems Agent, Johnson County Research and Extension
Donn Teske, President, Kansas Farmers Union
Scott Thellman, Board Member, Douglas County Farm Bureau, and President, Juniper Hill Farms
4:15-5:00        
Day 1 Reflections
  Friday, August 10
8:30-9:00 a.m.    
Breakfast available

9:00-10:30             
KU Learning Lab Tour: Featuring Jayhawk Blvd, Prairie Acre, Marvin Grove and Potter Lake
Staff from the KU Center for Sustainability
Bob Hagen, Research Associate, Kansas Biological Survey, and Lecturer, Environmental Studies
10:30-10:40
Break
10:40-11:05     
Campus Systems, Campus Places: A campus data and research repository in partnership with KU Libraries
Bob Hagen, Research Associate, Kansas Biological Survey, and Lecturer, Environmental Studies

11:05-11:30

Eight ways to change a course
Kim Criner, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, KU
Kristy Howell, Education and Engagement Coordinator, Center for Sustainability, JCCC
11:30-12:30
Presentation and discussion: Illustrations of integrated curriculum
Matthew Burke, Professor, Visual Art, KU
Kris Dye, Faculty, Cosmetology, JCCC
Robert Harrington, Professor, Educational Psychology, KU
Kate McNeil, CPA, CMA, CFM, JCCC

12:30-1:30  
Lunch discussion:
Your existing curriculum and sustainability: opportunities and barriers 
1:30-2:15          
Panel: Interdisciplinary student perspectives 
Ellie Beck, Freshman, KU: Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Spanish
Hanan Boukhaima, Sophomore, JCCC: Associate in Arts
Erin Kruse, JCCC Graduate / Junior, University of Missouri - Kansas City: Urban Studies
Deion McQuarters, KU Graduate: Architecture
2:15-3:00 Plans for your courses and campuses
3:30-4:00
Workshop final thoughts and wrap up

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