Upcoming Events  - All events are open to the public


Brown Bag Seminars
Tuesday - 12:30 - 1:30 - 4500 Hubbs Hall

 IFER (Interdisciplinary Forum for Environmental Research) Seminars 
Tuesday 4:00 - 6:00. Location varies

Special Symposium: Climate Solutions: The Missing Element
Speaker:  Bob Perkowitz, President, EcoAmerica
Friday, March 13, 2015
3:00 - 4:00p.m.
Vaughan Hall 100
Climate Solutions: The Missing Element
We have the technology.  We have policies that work.  Where are the people?  Bob will make a brief presentation on America’s struggle to implement meaningful solutions for climate change.  Participants are encouraged to go to <http://ecoamerica.org> ecoAmerica's website and download <http://ecoamerica.org/research/> two recent research reports -  American Climate Values 2014, and Connecting on Climate - to prepare for the discussion.  Bring your ideas, questions, and passion for a productive discussion!

Bob Perkowitz, President, ecoAmerica
Bob Perkowitz is an entrepreneur, environmentalist, writer, investor and distance  cyclist. Over the past 25 years Bob has been President of direct marketing and  manufacturing organizations including  Cornerstone Brands, Smith+Noble, Joanna Western Mills, and VivaTerra.com. In the non-profit sector, in addition to his work with ecoAmerica, Bob is  on the boards of the Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Defense Fund of  North Carolina and World Bicycle Relief. He also served a Trustee of the Sierra Club Foundation from 2001-2007. Bob received a B.S. in Social Thought from Lake Forest  College and an M.B.A. from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. He  resides in Washington, DC and San Francisco with his wife Lisa Renstrom. Bob has  ridden his bike across North and South America, Australia, Europe and part of Asia, and is currently trying to figure out how to complete the Asia ride and pedal across  Africa.

MAS-MBC Annual Capstone Symposium - June 4, 2015 
Scripps Seaside Forum
9:00 - 4:00

Annual Knowlton-Jackson Distinguished Speaker - January 29, 2016
Scripps Seaside Forum
2:30 - 4:00

Guest speaker: Margaret Davidson NOAA's Senior Advisor for Coastal Inundation and Resilient Science and Services