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  • November 27, 2017 • 12 PM – 1 PM
  • Brown Lounge, Goldfarb

“Conflict, Environment & Global Health – Through the Lens of a Journalist” will be presented by Nigel Walker, as a part of a Speaker Series hosted by the WashU Brown School and School of Medicine. Nigel Walker is an international journalist, filmmaker, and producer from London. A marine biologist by training, Walker has worked on […]

  • November 28 – 16, 2017
  • Sustainability Lab at T-Rex, 911 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101, 5th Floor

Energy and climate change are civil rights issues. This session seeks to further the NAACP’s Missouri Just Energies Policy objectives.  Participants will continue to identify and work on action items to advance the NAACP minimum targets with regard to net metering, renewable portfolio, and energy efficiency standards along with local hire and disadvantaged business enterprise […]

  • November 30, 2017 • 7 PM – 8 PM
  • Bauer 160

The Endowment, a talk by Dugan Marieb, is presented by Net Impact. Dugan has been studying the Washington University Endowment and overall finances for over six months. He will be explaining what the Endowment is, why it is important, and where the money goes. He will also speak to transparency issues, divestment, and what should […]

  • Dec 8 – Nov 17, 2017
  • SWAP Sharing With A Purpose [Trading Post] St. Louis 63105

We know you don’t have time to be wasteful this holiday season! Swing by your neighborhood freecyling thrift shop to learn how to make some awesome gift boxes using 100% sustainable materials! Pick up a free gift while you’re at it for your Secret Santa, Mystery Macabee, or Loved ones! WUpcycle will be selling their clothing […]