Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond with RU Prof Michele Hoffman (Oct. 17th, 4pm)

Fall is here and that means Campus Sustainability Month will soon be in full swing, This October of 2016 marks the second annual Campus Sustainability Month as sponsored by The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability of Higher Education (AASHE), a time when engaging events that help promote sustainability on US college and university campuses. This October, Roosevelt will be showing its green as it hosts a wide variety of seminars, events, and speakers to promote sustainability literacy and environmental stewardship on our campuses. Here is a preview of one of the exciting events this coming month.

Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond

SUST prof Michele Hoffman Trotter in her natural element: filming underwater!

SUST prof Michele Hoffman Trotter in her natural element: filming underwater!

In recognition of October as “Campus Sustainability Month,” the Sustainability Studies Program will host a presentation by Sustainability Studies adjunct professor Michele Hoffman Trotter entitled Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond on Monday, October 17th, 2016, at 4 p.m. at the Chicago Campus (AUD Spertus Lounge).

Professor Hoffman Trotter will treat audience members with tales of her arctic research expedition to Alaska this summer to do field research and filming for her documentary film project Microcosm, a study of marine micro-biodiversity and its relation to pollution and climate change.

Steller sea lions (M. Hoffman)

Steller sea lions (M. Hoffman)

This event is free and open to all members of the Roosevelt community as well as the general public. Visitors should enter RU at 425 S. Wabash Ave and check in with security to receive a visitor’s pass, then proceed to right and up to the 2nd floor of the Auditorium Building and thence to the Spertus Lounge. Light refreshments will be served.

RSVP and send any questions to Mike Bryson (mbryson@roosevelt.edu / 312.281.3148), professor and director of Sustainability Studies.

Stay tuned to our blog and social media pages as we share exciting and engaging events throughout Campus Sustainability Month at Roosevelt.

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