October 22, 2010
*Are There Really Green Careers? - Oct 26
*Brandeis is Vegan-Friendly - Vote Now!
*Save the Date: Getting the Science Right on Climate Change - Nov 4
*Summer Research Opportunity
Green Careers for Students:
A Talk with Kevin Doyle
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 4:30-5:30pm Shiffman 219
Interested in learning more about the opportunities in "green" careers? Kevin Doyle is a leading expert on opportunities for new graduates in the burgeoning environmental field and author of 3 books on the topic, including "The ECO Guide to Careers That Make a Difference: Environmental Work for a Sustainable World". Mr. Doyle is president of Green Economy, an independent consulting, research, facilitation and training firm serving the public and private institutions who are growing a more sustainable global economy and writes the monthly green careers column for Grist Magazine (www.grist.org).
Hosted by the "Greening the Ivory Tower" class, and co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center & Environmental Studies.
Calling all Fans of the Vegan Station and Friends:
PETA2 has already selected Brandeis as one of the most vegan-friendly schools in the nation. You can help Brandeis be selected for the TOP SPOT - THE vegan friendly school. Voting is currently on, but the help of the campus is needed to advance to the next round.
Students: just go to http://features.peta2.com/VeganColleges2010/ and place your votes by MONDAY, OCT 25! You can vote again even if you voted in the first round. Round 2 voting ends this Monday, October 25th so get your vote in right away. We advance based on the number of votes we receive.
Getting the Science Right in a Highly Politicized World:
Carbon Offsets, Bioenergy, Geoengineering, Anthropogenic N”
Nov 4, 5:30-6:30 pm
A talk with Steve Hamburg, Chief Scientist, EDF
Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunity:
At College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, University of Delaware and supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Division of Ocean Sciences. This this REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program supports ten undergraduate students to conduct research in marine science. From the program: "We especially encourage applications from members of minority groups underrepresented in science. The program will run for 10 weeks (June 6 - August 12). Please go to our website to find out more about the program. Student support includes a $5,000 stipend, campus housing, and travel assistance. The application form and instructions for submitting supporting documents are available, click here. Interns will work with faculty and research staff in a graduate student atmosphere on a research topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography, marine biology, or marine geology.
This internship program will take place at the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp campus in the resort community of Lewes, located on the shores of the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean near Cape Henlopen State Park.
If you have any questions, please contact me at (302) 645-4275 or at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Take care all,