Be a part of the second biennial conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” at Seattle University on August 7-9, 2016. Confronting the sustainability challenges before us calls for collaboration, exchange of ideas, and exploration of solutions by academics and practitioners across every discipline. “Just Sustainability” will provide that platform!
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The Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability (CEJS) invites papers for its second biennial conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” to be held in Seattle on August 7-9, 2016. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to connect with researchers, businesses, and communities that are bringing EJS issues to the fore of public discourse.
Seattle University Learning Communities are one of SU’s hidden treasures. All freshmen living in the dorms, as well as commuter students, are placed into communities centered on a variety of themes. Each community integrates course materials with fun activities that take learning outside the classroom.
Earth and Society is a new Learning Community. Dr. Wes Howard-Brook of the Theology and Religious Studies Department serves as its faculty director. “I wanted to make sure all students in whatever majors could recognize that their relationship with Earth, and with society, is relevant to whatever they’re studying.”
Food With Spirit: Urban agriculture meets service to others with new program launched by SU students and staff
Through spring, summer and fall of 2104 SU students delivered 40 boxes of produce to feed the homeless at St. James Cathedral Kitchen. The students grew the food themselves. Right here in SU’s neighborhood.