News and Events
2007-2008 Archive

Woodwell ImageThe Environmental Steering Committee is pleased to announce SU's first Earth Day speaker, Dr. George Woodwell, founder, director emeritus, and senior scientist at theWoods Hole Research Center. Dr. Woodwell will be speaking about the urgent issue of climate change in his talk entitled “Awkward Facts about Climate Change: Laissez Faire Hell or Garden of Eden?” He will be speaking on Thursday April 24 at 3:30 pm in Rowland Hall 200. Everyone is invited to attend.Check here for more information.

Ruud Kohler ImagePresident Ruud helps Emilie Kohler sort through trash to separate the recylables as part of SU's Recyclemania competition. SU is one of 400 colleges and universities nationwide participating in the competition, which runs from Jan. 27 - March 30.Check here for more information.

The Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks-Kings Gap Environmental Education Center will sponsor a "Growing Greener: Renewable Energy Realities on Wednesday, March 12, 2008.Check here for more information.

Focus the Nation Logo ImageOn January 31, Shippensburg University will be participated inFocus the Nation, the largest teach-in in U.S. history centered on the topic of climate change.More information, including a schedule of events is available here.

SEAC was featured in the SLATE for their Campus Climate Challenge efforts. See the article"SEAC holds Campus Climate Challenge to Promote a cleaner environment in Shippensburg and Abroad"by Lindsey Hayward.

Our biodisel demonstration project has been featured in recent SU publications:

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Dr.Steven Haase 
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Julia Saintz 
student co-chair