Shockers Go Green Events
We will celebrate Earth Day throughout the week of April 19, 2021. Some events will be in person and some will be virtual. More information about how to access virtual events is coming soon!
|Ablah Library||Special Book Display Celebrating Sustainability and Earth Day||April 19 - 30, 2021||All day||First floor display across from elevators|
|Community Garden||The WSU Green Group will host seed giveaways and t-shirt painting at the WSU Community Garden.||April 22, 2021||11:00am - 1:00pm||
and T-shirt making on the first floor of the RSC near the food court.
|Exhibitors||Electric vehicles and other community organizations will showcase their contributions to a greener community.||April 22, 2021||11:00am - 3:00pm||RSC North Lawn|
Dr. Rick Muma, WSU Interim President
Mayor Brandon Whipple, City of Wichita
|Keynote Presentation||Laura Lapp, Vice President of Sustainability and Culinary Services, Chartwells||April 2021||
(on-demand starting at 8.15)
|Keynote Presentation||Dr. Michael Ranney, UC Berkeley
Ten Quick, Tested, Ways to Reduce Denial of Human-Caused Global Warming: Skeptics Welcome!
|Movie||"The Biggest Little Farm"||April 2021||Anytime||Click here and sign in to Bb to view|
|Smart Factory Tour||A 25 minute recorded video highlighting an overview of the Smart Factory at the Wichita Experience Center. This tour will focus on the sustainable technology in the building.||April 2021||Anytime||Click here to view tour|
|Student Poster Competition||Students submit their research to compete in various categories, such as sustainable manufacturing, climate change, green infrastructure, social awareness, etc.||April 2021||Anytime||Click here to view posters|
Movement of Plastics Industry Toward Sustainability
Moderator: Dr. Coleen Pugh, Professor of Chemistry, Dean of the WSU Graduate School, Associate VP for Research
Joel Matsco, Covestro - Covestro Polycarbonates Commitment to Full Circularity
Abdala Bashir, Danimer Scientific - Biodegradable Polyhydroxyalkanotes Prepared Microbially
|April 30, 2021||2:00||YouTube stream (live and on demand after the event)|