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Spring Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup Event

On April 30, the Wright State University Office of Sustainability and Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences engaged in their fourth Adopt-A-Highway cleanup along I-675 North near Wright State University between exits for Col. Glenn Hwy. and North Fairfield Road. So far, these clean-ups have gathered up at least 95 bags of trash plus miscellaneous other debris (tree limbs, vehicle parts, etc). These efforts are part of the university's on-going effort to improve the environment in our local community.

Sustainability Events

5th Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care

Thursday, March 26 - WSU will be co-hosting the 5th Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care at the Sharonville Convention Center. This yearly event is relevant to not only medical and nursing faculty, staff and students, but also to those involved in engineering and others with interests in sustainable design, construction and operation.

This year, SSHC will feature nationally renowned Health Care expert, Richard (Dick) Jackson, as the keynote speaker. He is a Professor at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles. As a pediatrician, he has served in many leadership positions in both environmental health and infectious disease with the California Health Department, including the highest as the State Health Officer. For nine years he was Director of the Center for Disease Control's National Center for Environmental Health in Atlanta and received the Presidential Distinguished Service award. In October, 2011 he was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. The symposium has clinical and infrastructure panels as well.

More detailed information and a registration link can be found at: http://www.heapy.com/about/upcoming-events/item/224-symposium-on-sustainability-in-health-care-sshc-15.html.

"Growing Cities" Local Food Film at the Neon Theater!

Join us May 2nd 3:00 p.m. for the screening of "Growing Cities", a film about urban farming in America. This documentary examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power local food grown in cities has to revitalize our communities and change the way we think about food and eat.


Contact Linda Ramey (Linda.Ramey@wright.edu) for details and ticket information.

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