University of Virginia Panel to Discuss Eco-Footprint on Oct. 19

October 17, 2011

October 14, 2011 — The University of Virginia's ecological footprint will be the subject of a lunchtime panel discussion to mark Campus Sustainability Day, Oct. 19.

The brown-bag event, to be held at noon in Newcomb Hall's Kaleidoscope Room, will feature Andrew Greene, University sustainability planner, who will talk about the University's built environment; Kendall Singleton, U.Va. Dining's sustainability coordinator, who will discuss dining services; professor Paxton Marshall of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, who will outline curriculum development; and Cheryl Gomez, energy and utilities director at Facilities Management. A question-and-answer session will follow each brief presentation.

The panel discussion is being organized by U.Va. Sustainability and the Student Council Environmental Sustainability Committee. For information, click here.

Campus Sustainability Day is organized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.

— By Matt Kelly

 

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Matt Kelly

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