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Environmental Issues Lectures

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 SMC’s Center for Environmental and Urban Studies (CEUS) invites you to join us for our 13th year with the experts addressing some of the most important environmental and urban issues of our time. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (www.smc.edu/associates) and the SMC Office of Public Programs.  For information, please call (310) 4344743, or visit our website ( www.smc.edu/ceus).
 
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.
 
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Local Leaders Blaze the Trail
Toward Sustainability

SMC Director of Sustainability Genevieve Bertone and experts from Sustainable Works (including Kaya Foster) return for our traditional opening night to show us how our college and our community have become more efficient and sustainable, and how you can join us.

Tue, March 3 | 6:45pm | Free | HSS 263

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Finding Nature in Your Back Yard
Even if You Think You Don’t Have One

From our local gardens to our nearby wildlands, learn from our campus and community heroes—such as Latino Outdoors’ Graciela Cabello—who celebrate our diverse natural landscapes and cultures by curing nature deficit disorders while opening new windows to the great outdoors.

Tue, March 24 | 6:45pm | Free | HSS 263


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The Value of Wilderness:
An Interdisciplinary Debate

SMC’s top environmental thinkers—from psychology to philosophy to political science and beyond—share their perspectives on the value of wilderness and how humans relate to the natural world.

Tue, April 21 | 6:45pm | Free | HSS 263


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The NRDC: Fighting for You,
Our Environment, and Our Future

Find out what leading legal experts—such as David Pettit at the Natural Resources Defense Council—are doing to protect our natural resources and to improve the quality of our living and working environments in California and beyond.

Tue, May 5 | 6:45pm | Free | HSS 263


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Celebrating the Golden Age of
Documentary Films

Join award-winning environmental filmmakers—including SMC Adjunct Professor Sheila Laffey, PhD—as they follow citizens making a positive difference. These directors and producers of groundbreaking films will share clips, insights, and stories that will forever change how we view trees and nature.

Tue, May 19 | 6:45pm | Free | HSS 263

 
 
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