Upcoming Conferences

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friday, march 27, 2015 | 9 A.M. - 3 p.m. | Open to public

Rosemont College is pleased to announce its second ethics symposium  - Journey to Sustainability - featuring several workshops on green business practices, organic agriculture, and other sustainability topics.

Journey to Sustainability will explore the positive social and environmental impact of sustainability and sustainable business practices. Join a community of scholars, business practitioners, and sustainability experts committed to addressing the environmental challenges currently facing human beings. Journey to Sustainability will engage your imagination and inspire you to take action on lowering your carbon footprint and enhancing your social and environmental impact.

Speakers

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"Living Within the Journey of the Universe"'
Keynote Speaker: Evelyn Tucker
Senior Lecturer & Research Scholar at Yale University

Mary Evelyn Tucker will speak about the multi-media project “Journey of the Universe,” which she worked on together with her colleague, evolutionary philosopher Brian Swimme. The project includes an Emmy award winning film which weaves a tapestry that draws together scientific discoveries with humanistic insights concerning the nature of the universe and the role of human beings in responding to our present environmental challenges.
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“The New Climate Reality”
Diane M. Philips, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing, St. Joseph’s University

Diane Philips will speak about the current science on climate change and how individuals, organizations, and communities everywhere can be inspired to take action. A member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, Professor Philips has been speaking, writing, and doing research on sustainability for over 20 years.
 
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"Radical simplicity"
Jim Merkel, Global Living Project
Jim Merkel is the author of Radical Simplicity: Small Footprints on a Finite Earth, which offers a path to deeply sustainable way of living respectfully for all life. He directs the Global Living Project that consults with campuses and municipalities and offers workshops and lectures.

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