Student Group Meetings
Drew Environmental Action League (DEAL): Mondays at 8pm in Baldwin Main Lounge; Contact Evelyn Meisenbacher for more information
Eco Rep meetings: Thursdays at 6:30pm in EC 145; Contact Ben Schaefer for more information
Students for Sustainable Food: Every other Tuesday at 7:30 in the EC student lounge; Contact Addison Del Mastro for more information
Drew it in the Dark (Oct 24 – Nov 15 2013): Energy Competition between the residence Halls
Thursday, November 21st
4:15pm in HS4
Film Screening of If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front with discussion following the 85 minute long film. Drew Today announcement http://www.drew.edu/announcements/?announcement=deal-presents-if-a-tree-falls-thursday-415
Hosted by DEAL and SnB
Spring 2014 Events
RecycleMania (Feb 2 – March 31 2014): Competition between schools across North America to see who can recycle the most and waste the least.
EARTH WEEK 2013
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Environmental Justice Tour of Newark, NJ
April 12th (Friday) 8:30am – 3pm
Reserve your seat with Shelley Dennis via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TERRA, the Drew Theological School environmental group, is sponsoring an Environmental Justice Tour of the Ironbound area of Newark, led by GreenFaith and the Ironbound Community Corp. Students, Staff and Faculty are welcome. There is a cost for the tour.
April 13th (Saturday) 1-4PM at McLendon Hall Lawn.
Celebrate the spring and re-use by creating art from recycled art supplies. Co-sponsored by Art Club, Earth House and the Art History Club!
Speaker from FEDICAMP-Nicaragua
April 16th (Tuesday) 3:00-4:00pm in Seminary Hall Room 101
Miguel Angel Marin Vasquez will speak about FEDICAMP, a Nicaraguan nonprofit organization working to promote holistic development of rural communities through the implementation of sustainable programs and projects. Event co-sponsored by Departments of Anthropology, Archeology, ESS, The Hispanic Caucus at Drew Theological School, Students for Sustainable Food, and TERRA.
Fern Fest 2013
April 19th (Friday) All Day, Ehinger Student Center Lawn.
Celebrate the 15th Fern Fest at Drew! This annual reforestation day starts with planting from 8AM-12PM, continues with sustainability workshops in the afternoon (1-4pm) and ends with live music in the evening! Rain Location for workshops: Baldwin Hall Lounge. Contact DEAL@drew.edu for more information.
Real Food Calculator Presentation
April 22 (Monday, Earth Day) 4:30pm, Learning Center 28.
Students from the Food Systems Working Group will present findings of the Real Food Calculator.
Food & Farming: Panel Discussion with Local, Young Farmers
April 23 (Tuesday) 11:40-1:15, Crawford Hall, Ehinger Center
Meet local farmers, learn more about how their farm works and how they started farming!
Earth Day Worship Service
April 24th (Wednesday) in Craig Chapel, Seminary Hall
Theology students will provide a special service in celebration of the Earth.
Chasing Ice: Special Screening
April 24 (Wednesday) 7pm in Learning Center Room 28
*PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE
In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk.
Watch the trailer
Genesis Farm Field Trip
Thursday, April 25th
Join the trip to Genesis Farm in Blairstown, NJ. For more information about the trip and to RSVP a seat, contact Professor Laurel Kearns email@example.com and visit the farm’s website at: http://www.genesisfarm.org/about.taf
Mountaintop Removal Presentation: Alternative Spring Break Trip to Kentucky
Thursday, April 25th *PLEASE NOTE ROOM CHANGE
Learning Center Room 28
Students will present about the Mountaintop Removal Alternative Spring Break Trip to Harlan, Kentucky.
Learn about the amazing Appalachian spirit and culture encountered during the week-long visit! Mountaintop removal coal mining will be explained and there will be opportunities to get involved with activism. Students will also discuss service work in Kentucky including low-income home weatherization with community agencies and native tree planting on abandoned strip mines.
Green Chemistry Presentations
10:25 - 11:40 am