Earth Month events at MSU
Published: March 8, 2016
At MSU, green is always in season.
Even though April 22 is Earth Day, there are numerous campus events happening all month to celebrate and raise awareness about environmental issues.
The campus community is encouraged to attend an event, check out campus sustainability resources and share photos throughout the month using the #bespartangreen hashtag.
For more information, visit http://bespartangreen.msu.edu/events.php
The Power Dialog2 to 5 p.m., April 4, Life Science Building
On Monday, April 4, MSU's Sustainability department will host The Power Dialog from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Life Science Building at MSU. The Power Dialog is a national event seeking to engage students across the United States in dialog on energy policy. Students from colleges and universities across the state of Michigan studying energy and environmental policy are invited to attend and participate in this important discussion.
World View Lecture Series: Naomi Klein7:30 p.m., April 4, Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall
Award-winning journalist and columnist Naomi Klein is author of the international bestseller, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism. Rachel Maddow called The Shock Doctrine, "...a mandatory must-read." Her critically acclaimed, award-winning new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate, became an instant bestseller. Don't miss this powerful and provocative speaker addressing climate change. Ticket information.
Student Organic Farm Stand11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 7, MSU Auditorium
The Student Organic Farm Stand returns for the 2016 season on April 7. The farm stand is open every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through the end of October. Visit them under the big white tent on Farm Lane for all of your vegetable, fruit, flower, herb and transplant needs.
A Conversation with President Simon about MSU's Energy Future9 a.m., April 12
On Tuesday, April 12, at 9 a.m. MSU will broadcast "A Conversation with President Simon about MSU's Energy Future" on MSU's Energy Transition website. President Lou Anna K. Simon, along with other distinguished panelists, will discuss MSU's energy infrastructure and the steps the university is taking to advance its energy goals.
3rd Annual Earth Week Extravaganza!11 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 21, The Rock
Join MSU Sustainability and the Sustainable Spartans on April 21 for their annual Earth Week Extravaganza! Activities include plant giveaways, free bike repairs, pot decorating