Engaged Learning Series: Waste


Confetti & Distress / Honey & Suspicion, Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor’s art exhibition

Friday, September 11
7-9 p.m. (opening reception)
exhibit runs 9/11/15 to 11/21/15
Shaw Gallery
Showcase: WSU’s Property Control

“Wasteland” Movie & Panel

Wednesday, September 16
7 p.m.
Description: View the documentary, “Wasteland,” about artist Vik Muniz then hold a panel of artist, director, and author.
Co-sponsors: Utah Film Center and WSU’s Shaw Gallery


“Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic” Movie & Panel

Thursday, October 15
6 p.m.
Pleasant Valley Library
Co-sponsor: Weber County Library

“Wasting Time” lecture w/ Alexis McCrossen

Wednesday, October 21
Co-sponsors: COAST & History Department
Showcase: CCEL’s Bridging the Gap research project for Catholic Community Services


Native Symposium: Waste & Water w/ Goshute Tribes

Tuesday, November 10
Co-sponsor: Center for Diversity & Unity
Showcase: WSU’s food pantry


"Conserving Lives" Suicide prevention training & resource fair in Wildcat Theater

Wednesday, January 25
Noon - 2 p.m.
Co-sponsors: Counseling & Psychological Services (Dianna Abel), Standard Examiner’s “Every Life Matters” initiative (Karla Woodward), Veteran’s Services (Charlie Chandler), OUTreach Resource Center (Marion Edwards), Weber Human Services, etc.
Showcase: WSU Veteran’s Services “Got Your 6” Program


Nurture the Creative Mind presentation/workshop in Wildcat Theater

Thursday, February 18
Noon - 2 p.m.
Co-sponsors: Amir Jackson, NCM
Showcase: Percussion Playground at WSU’s Children’s School


Waste Fair

Thursday, March 3
Co-sponsors: WSU's Sustainability Practices & Research Center
Showcase: TBD

Sustainability Summit

March 24 & 25
Showcase: TBD


Keynote - TBD

Wednesday, April 20

Co-Sponsor a Waste Event with CCEL

Are you a campus club, department, college or other WSU group? Are you planning to host a waste-related event (lecture, film screening, community service opportunity, etc.) during the 2015-2016 school year? If you are, consider co-sponsoring the event with the Center for Community Engaged Learning. We can offer increased visibility for your event (and a small amount of financial support) by making it part of our 2015-2016 Engaged Learning Series on Waste.

To apply, fill out the form or for more Information, Contact Becky Jo Gesteland - bgesteland@weber.edu or 801-626-7737.

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