Sustainability – Green Events

Upcoming Events

Behind the Scenes of “Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes”

Join us for a captivating evening with USF alumni and filmmakers Brendan ‘05 & Jessica (Saraga ’05) Walsh, and composer Gabe Jaskowiak ‘16, as they discuss their moving documentary, “Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes.” The Walshes and Jaskowiak will share their personal ties to this project and their technical process.

“Making Waves” is an eco-documentary recently broadcast on PBS stations in Chicago, Buffalo/Toronto, Michigan and New York about the effects of the invasive species threatening the Great Lakes ecosystem and the efforts underway to control and prevent them. Members of the community are welcome to attend.

This event is presented by the USF Sustainability Committee in partnership with USF Alumni Association, University Ministry, Department of Natural Science, Digital Audio Recording Arts, and Communications & Media Arts. For more information on the documentary, please visit makingwavesdocumentary.com.

To RSVP, please click here.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 6 p.m. | University of St. Francis, San Damiano Hall | Free Admission

 

Special Showing of “Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes”

Join us for a special showing of “Making Waves: Battle for the Great Lakes” on the USF main campus. Members of the community are welcome to attend. The documentary is shown in two, one-hour parts. A 15-minute intermission will be held in-between parts. Members of the community are welcome to attend.

This event is presented by the USF Sustainability Committee in partnership with USF Alumni Association, University Ministry, Department of Natural Science, Digital Audio Recording Arts, and Communications & Media Arts. For more information on the documentary, please visit makingwavesdocumentary.com.

To RSVP, please click here.

Friday, April 21, 2017 | 12:30-2:30 p.m. | University of St. Francis, Turk Theatre | Free Admission

 

USF Green Week

A week of events and activities focused on sustainability and “going green” will be available around campus for students and employees alike. A detailed schedule of events will be available and posted here as the week nears.

April 16-22, 2017 | University of St. Francis

 

Blue Stem Earth Festival

Get ready for an exciting day featuring over 80 eco-conscious exhibits and vendors, earth-friendly activities, workshops, live demos, entertainment, local food and children’s activities. Bluestem is partnering with Will County and ShareFest to offer a collection event. You can find more information as the event nears at bluestemearthfestival.com.

May 20, 2017 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | University of St. Francis | Free Admission

 

Past Events

  • Candice Rosen, “Healing the Health Care Professional”, August 17, 2016
  • 2016 Green Week, April 25-29, 2016
  • Jean-Michel Cousteau “The Great Ocean Adventure”, October 15, 2015
  • 2015 Green Week, April 13-16, 2015
  • Bill Kurtis, “Can the Prairie Save Us from Global Warming”, February 6, 2014