April 11, 2008

Public Events: Earth Week Celebrations To Feature Lectures, Art, Exhibits

Each year, as part of Samford’s environmental stewardship efforts, the university dedicates a week to environmental-themed lectures, exhibits and arts events. The schedule below lists this year’s offerings, beginning on April 14. Follow the links below for more information about Earth Week at Samford and Samford’s Go Green initiative.

April 14-27

Display: Samford Community Earth-Related Art
Davis Library, 2nd Floor

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Earth Week Convocation: Liturgy for the Earth
10 a.m, Reid Chapel

Foreign Film Series: "L'erreur Boréale"/ "Forest Alert"
7 p.m.,  Sciencenter Planetarium

Thursday April 17, 2008 - Earth Awareness Day at SU

Earth Week Convocation: R.G. Lyons,  Minister, Church Without Walls
10 a.m., Reid Chapel

Student/Faculty/Outside Organization Exhibits
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Ben Brown Plaza

Brock School of Business Earth Day Forum: Edwin Marty, Founder and Executive Director, Jones Valley Urban Farms
1-2 p.m. , Brock Forum (DBH)

Samford Film Club: Go Further,  An Eco-friendly Comedy
7 p.m. , Divinity North 305

Saturday April 19, 2008

ALEEC spring conference: Lessons from Environmental Collapses of Past Societies, featuring Jared Diamond, Professor, Departments of Geography & Physiology, UCLA.
9 a.m.  Wright Center

Learn More:
Earth Week At Samford

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Jared Diamond, Environment Experts Among Earth Day Speakers

Samford’s Go Green Initiative