Volunteers needed for Run Through the Lights
Volunteers are needed by December 2nd to help staff the 2013 Run Through the Lights event in downtown Kalamazoo. Many opportunities available; some allow you to run and volunteer. More info>
WHERE: Gazelle Sports, Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo
WHEN: Thursday, December 5th, 6:30pm
Is it wrong to hunt wolves?
During his visit to WMU, Dr. John Vucetich from Michigan Technological University, will discuss his research on the wolves and moose of Isle Royale at 3:30p.m. in Wood Hall. Later in the evening, in Fetzer Center's Kirsch Auditorium, Dr. Vucetich will present his keynote address "Is it wrong to hunt wolves". Light reception will follow. More info can be found here and here
WHERE/WHEN: 1710 Wood Hall, WMU, 3:30pm - 4:30 pm, Friday, December 6
WHERE/WHEN: Kirsch Auditorium, Fetzer Center, WMU, 7pm - 8pm, Friday, December 6
Bicycle commuting in the winter
Join the Office for Sustainability's bike studio crew as they present a workshop on bicycle commuting in the winter. Bring your bike to Open Shop anytime from 1pm-6pm on the same day and get your bike ready for winter! More info>
WHERE: WMU's Office for Sustainability Bike Studio
WHEN: Friday, December 6th, 4:00p.m.
Homework Helpers needed
PeaceHouse has been experiencing the biggest crowds in their history for Homework Help after school. If you can only commit to a week or two, or a month, or more, any level of commitment is appreciated. More info>
WHERE: PeaceHouse, Kalamazoo
WHEN: Monday, Tuesday or Thursdays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
In Transition 2.0
Michigan Safe Energy Future is sponsoring a showing of In Transition 2.0, an inspirational movie documenting the Transition movement. You’ll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localizing their economies and setting up community power stations. A post film discussion will examine possibilities of a Transition Kalamazoo. More info>
WHERE: First Congregational Church, 129 S. Park St, Kalamazoo
WHEN: Wednesday, December 11, 6:30pm
Peace House aims to simplify community activism in the Eastside Neighborhood
December 01, 2103 | MLive
Peace House is dedicated to fostering peace, justice and relationship in the Eastside neighborhood of Kalamazoo.
WMU expands, re-envisions definition and measures for sustainability
November 26, 2013 | WMU News
WMU is a new participant in the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System—known as STARS—administered by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
Five ways to fight resistance to sustainability
November 20, 2013 | GreenBiz.com
From Twenty-Seven Dollars and a Dream: How Muhammad Yunus Changed the World and What It Cost Him : Five main strategies for dealing effectively and proactively with the resistance to change while avoiding discouragement and burnout.
TEDxKalamazoo event provided interesting answers to questions most people have not yet considered
November 13, 2013 | MLive
TEDx is an independently organized TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) event, meant to spread good ideas.