Sustainability Day

UVU hosts Sustainability Day Wednesday, October 24, 2018

PRESENTATION PANELS 

10:00-10:50 - Engaging with the World Sustainably: Business, Rhetoric, Politics and Science (SC 206)

  • Jerry Peterson, Associate Professor of English, UVU.
  • John Pilmer, Marketing Communications Adviser
  • Justin White, Assistant Professor of Earth Science, UVU
  • Andrew Paull Jensen and Samuel Elzinga – UVU students at United Nations
  • Maria Blevins, Assistant Professor of Communication, UVU

11:00-11:50 - Celebrating Sustainability (Grand Ballroom Commons Area)

  • Frank Young – Associate Vice President, UVU Facilities
  • Marc Reynolds –President, UVUSA 
  • Craig Thulin – President, Faculty Senate
  • Nathan Gerber – President, UVU PACE
  • James Campbell – Rocky Mountain Power
  • Mayor Richard Brunst – City of Orem
  • President Astrid Tuminez – Utah Valley University

12-12:50 - Everyday Solutions: How you can influence change (SC 206)

  • Hilary Hungerford, Associate Professor of Earth Science, UVU
  • Eddy Cadet, Associate Professor of Environmental Tech, UVU
  • Sarah Bateman, Orem Natural Resources Stewardship Committee / President of Utah Recyling Alliance
  • Phil Matheson, Professor of Physics, UVU

1:00-1:50 - Engaging with Community Partners (SC 206)

  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Kent Purdy, Utah Valley Chapter Leader
  • UCAIR, Thom Carter, Executive Director
  • Factory Farming Awareness Coalition, Chris Shapard, SLC Director
  • Utah Valley Earth Forum, James Westwater, PhD, Chair
  • Orem City, Brenn Bybee, Assistant City Manager

2:00-2:50 - Natural Resources and Protected Area Management (SC 206)

  • Weihong Wang, Associate Professor of Geography, UVU
  • Kevin Shurtleff, Associate Professor of Chemistry, UVU
  • Eddy Cadet, Associate Professor of Environmental Tech, UVU
  • Scott Williams, Associate Professor of Exercise Science/Outdoor Rec., UVU
  • Keith White, Associate Professor of Developmental Mathematics, UVU

PRESENTATION PANELS (OREM PUBLIC LIBRARY, STORYTELLING WING)

7:00 – 8:30 - Everyday Solutions: How you can influence change.

  • Hilary Hungerford, Associate Professor of Earth Science, UVU
  • Eddy Cadet, Associate Professor of Environmental Tech, UVU
  • Sarah Bateman, Orem Natural Resources Stewardship Committee
  • Phil Matheson, Professor of Physics, UVU

Exhibit Areas (SB Atrium & Hall of Flags)

  • Backyard Sustainability
  • Botany Club
  • Capitol Reef Field Station
  • Center for Social Impact / Tree Service Project
  • Central Utah Water Conservancy District
  • Environmental Studies, Minor
  • Factory Farming Awareness Coalition
  • Good Earth Natural Foods
  • HEAL Utah
  • Hydroponics
  • Mountainland Association of Governments
  • Peace and Justice Studies
  • Provo Mayor's Sustainability Committee
  • Rocky Mountain Renewable Energy
  • Sierra Club
  • SLC Air Protectors
  • Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
  • Storm Water Go
  • Study of Ethics
  • Summit Database
  • Utah Conservation Corps
  • Utah Valley Permaculture
  • UV Clean Air Task Force
  • UVU Entrepreneurship Institute
  • UVU Sustainability Committee Info Booth
  • Wasatch Resource Recovery

sustainability day poster