Flash Seminars are not-for-credit seminars on a fun, relevant topic. Lead by professors, staff or community members, they bring together a variety of students just for the sake of learning.
A Sustainability Series co-sponsored by Green CIO Consultants ran from October 18th-22nd 2010 (see the list below)
FLASH! Seminar Series:
Sustainability & the Environment
Co-Sponsored by Green CIO Consultants, this flash seminar series will explore topics related to the environment andsustainability. Open to students, faculty and community members of all backgrounds. Sign up for any of the seminars below.
Monday, October 18th. 5:00 p.m.
with Professor Tim Beatley
Professor Beatley will the idea of a “biophilic city,” look into how a city’s commitments to nature might find tangible expression, and review the progress made to date and the prospects for the future of our urbanizing planet.
Tuesday, October 19th. 5:00 p.m.
“Nutrition and Sustainability”
with Kendall Singleton
U.Va. Green Dining Coordinator, Kendall Singleton, will discuss connections between U.Va.’s nutrition andsustainability efforts.
Thursday, October 21st. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
“Aging in Place”
with Architecture Professor Bill Sherman
Join Professor Bill Sherman for dinner at Morven Farms to learn about the design of the places we age, including an exploration of new design work that strengthens connections between elders and other generations, and the connection to dynamic qualities of the natural environment.
Friday, October 22nd. 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
“Can Buildings Be Carbon Neutral, and Should They Be?”
with Professor John Quale