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Leading Voices: Sustainability and Higher Education, Dartmouth
Elizabeth Wilson, a professor at the University of Minnesota, talks about working across disciplines to tackle important real world problems. Published on Jul 17, 2013
“I think that sustainability is one of the key cornerstones of how we are going to be educating our students in the future,” says Wilson. “It’s up to us as professors, as universities, to provide them the educational opportunities and training to really go out in the world and make a difference.”
Polly Curtice is the Director of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership. She talks about our need to change our thinking and incorporate sustainability principles and practices in our thinking and actions. Published on May 22, 2014
Kirby Dyess, OR Board of Higher Education, '04-'08; John von Schlagell, OR Board of Higher Education, '04-'08; Donald Blair, OR Board of Higher Education, '04-'08
"In 2004, Governor Kulongoski wanted to create an innovative and entrepreneurial system of administration that would stabilize income and costs for Oregon’s public universities. To accomplish this, he appointed a number of prominent businesspeople to the Oregon State Board of Higher Education. In 2008, three of these appointees completed their terms and have since claimed that outdated organizational structures prevented their ability to make the fundamental changes necessary to achieve the Governor’s higher education goals.
On October 23, City Club welcomes these three former Board of Higher Education members – Kirby Dyess, Donald Blair and John von Schlegell – who will discuss their experiences on the Board. Local news story is here.
Stephanie Herrera is Executive Director of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability (AASHE). She brings over 20 years of leadership and management experience coupled with a lifetime of experience and passion for sustainable development and social justice. Having grown up on a Superfund hazard site located in the Denver neighborhood of Globeville, she is engaged with the struggles of impoverished communities and their efforts to address their health and economic issues. Stephanie's grandparents inspired her by participating in the class action suit that led to the Superfund Site designation and, ultimately, site clean up.
Produced by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of GeoSpirit.tv at the AASHE Conference 2014 in Portland, Oregon, October 28, 2014.
Bill McKibben Speech at AASHE2011 Student Summit. He addresses the question,
what else do we need to do? Brings us up to date where we are today as a planet. Twenty-two years ago he wrote the End of Nature, before the issue/evidence of climate change.
To order The End of Nature from Amazon, click on the link or visit your local bookstore. Thank you.
What business community is looking for are students who think holistically and work well in teams. George Bandy is Vice President of Sustainability Interface, and Chairman United States Green Building Council. George provides substantial knowledge of the concepts and practices of sustainability. He believes that looking at opportunities to position environmental, economic and socially responsible solutions for customers can set the standard for other businesses to follow that will result in a brighter future for us all.
Closing Keynote Speaker George Bandy: AASHE 2013 in Nashville, TN.
Ethnographic filmmaker David MacDougal was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv at the What is Documentary? conference held at the University of Oregon in Portland, April 24-16, 2014.
He talks about his work filming children in three institutional settings in India. In 1997 he began conducting a study of The Doon School in Northern India. This resulted in five films: Doon School Chronicles (2000), With Morning Hearts (2001), Karam in Jaipur (2001), The New Boys (2003), and The Age of Reason (2004). Recent projects include filming at the Rishi Valley School, a progressive co-educational boarding school in South India based on the educational philosophy of Krishnamurti. His experimental film SchoolScapes (2007), made at Rishi Valley, won the Basil Wright Film Prize at the 2007 RAI International Festival of Ethnographic Film. His latest film, Gandhi's Children (2008), concerns a shelter for homeless children in New Delhi. MacDougall is the author of Transcultural Cinema (Princeton University Press, 1998) and The Corporeal Image: Film, Ethnography, and the Senses (Princeton, 2006).
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David was educated at Harvard University and the University of California at Los Angeles and since 1975 has lived in Australia. More complete bio here.
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