Find a sustainability-related event on or off campus that interests you:

2017 Sisterhood Dinner

February 27, 2017, 5:15 pm - February 27, 2017, 9:00 pm
Location: Talley Student Union, State Ballroom
The Sisterhood Dinner celebrates the contributions and accomplishments of NC State women. This year's theme is "Empowering Women Together." Table registration is $300 for 8 seats. Individual registration is $35 per seat. In addition to entertainment and a keynote speaker, the 2017 Equity for Women Awards will be presented during the dinner.
https://oied.ncsu.edu/csw/sisterhood-dinner/

Toxicology Seminar Series: Mark Zylka, UNC School of Medicine "Genetic and Environmental Risks for Autism"

February 28, 2017, 4:00 pm - February 28, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Toxicology Auditorium, Toxicology Building - Room 2104
Toxicology Seminar Series: Mark Zylka, UNC School of Medicine "Genetic and Environmental Risks for Autism"

Ecology & Evolution Seminar Series

March 2, 2017, 3:30 pm - March 2, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: David Clark Labs, Brooks Ave. Room 101
"Understanding Plant Community Responses to Global Change Impacts Using Functional Traits", a lecture by Dr. Ellen Damschen, University of Wisconsin

WRRI 19th Annual Conference

March 16, 2017, 7:30 am - March 17, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
For 19 years, the WRRI Annual Conference has been the premier conference highlighting diverse topics in water research, management and policy in North Carolina. The conference features oral and poster presentations, themed panel discussions, ample networking opportunities and hands-on interactive sessions for more in-depth discussions and problem solving related to water resources. The 2017 conference will bring an international perspective through the Nile Project that will relate to problem solving and collaboration here in our state. The Nile Project is presented in partnership with NC State LIVE, NC State’s performing arts program whose mission is to connect artists and audiences in a meaningful exploration of the diverse cultures and issues that define our communities and world.
Learn more go.ncsu.edu/wrriac

Nile Project Student Leadership Summit

March 18, 2017, 9:00 am - March 18, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Witherspoon Student Center, Room 126
In partnership with NC State Live, & the University Sustainability Office, the Nile Project will lead a one-day leadership retreat to bring together students interested in addressing North Carolina’s environmental sustainability challenges. The retreat is limited to 30 students. Through this retreat, we hope to establish a network of NC State students who will collaborate on innovative projects that further environmental justice in Raleigh and its surroundings.
More at go.ncsu.edu/nilesummit

Applications are due by February 8, 2017 at 5 pm.

Community Event - Creek Connections - Raleigh's Walnut Creek and the Nile River Basin

March 19, 2017, 2:00 pm - March 19, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: Walnut Creek Wetland Center, 950 Peterson St, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA
Creek Connections: Exploring the Common Themes of Community, Environment and Social Equity of Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Watershed and Africa’s Nile River Basin
An afternoon of art making for youth, a panel discussion for community members, and music for all.
FREE

Film Screening: The Eritrean Exodus

March 19, 2017, 6:00 pm - March 19, 2017, 8:00 pm
Location: Park Shops, Room 210
This film follows Chris Cotter as he explores a common migration path through Ethiopia and into Israel tracking the Eritrean refugees plight. The refugees share their stories of oppression, torture and survival but their spirit is hard to ignore. After the film, Dan Connell, Visiting Scholar will share his research and experience in Eritrea. Visiting Nile Project artists Ibrahim Fanous from Eritrea, Asia Madani from Sudan, and Ahmed Omar from Eritrea/Egypt will provide a live performance, and the local Eritrean Civic Group will provide a traditional coffee ceremony.
For more information
https://live.arts.ncsu.edu/the-nile-project-at-nc-state-live/

Musical Collaboration & Water Cooperation

March 20, 2017, 3:00 pm - March 20, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: Talley Student Union, Piedmont/Mountains Ballroom
A lecture/demonstration with Nile Project musicians. Artists explain how different enviornmental, economic & political factors contribe to the Nile water conflict. Their performances serve as a blued print for ways Nile citizens can organize themselves in order to transform the Nile to an opportunity of cooperation.
Hosted by NC State University Scholars Program
https://live.arts.ncsu.edu/the-nile-project-at-nc-state-live/

Uganda Night: Music & Cultural Sustainability in Uganda

March 20, 2017, 7:30 pm - March 20, 2017, 9:00 pm
Location: Talley Student Union Piedmont/Mountains Ballroom
Visiting Ugandan scholars, James Isabirye and Nicholas Ssempijje, share stories and music from their homeland.
Arrive early (6:00pm – 7:30pm) for a poster session presented by students from HON296 The Nile: History and Culture.
Presented by NC State Price Music Center Lecture Series
For more information: https://live.arts.ncsu.edu/the-nile-project-at-nc-state-live/

CHHE and Toxicology Co-sponsored Seminar: Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao, NIEHS "Sex, Arsenic, and Hedgehog: Mouse Models of Fetal Origins of Adult Diseases”

March 21, 2017, 4:00 pm - March 21, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Toxicology Auditorium, Toxicology Building - Room 2104
CHHE and Toxicology Co-sponsored Seminar: Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao, NIEHS "Sex, Arsenic, and Hedgehog: Mouse Models of Fetal Origins of Adult Diseases”

NileFEST

March 21, 2017, 5:30 pm - March 21, 2017, 7:30 pm
Location: Stafford Drive, Stafford Dr, Durham, NC 27705, USA
This free outdoor festival will celebrate the culmination of the Nile Project residency at NC State LIVE. The family-friendly event will feature a closing concert by the Nile Project, an interactive mural with The Crafts Center and guest artist Dare Coulter, food from the Nile region, dance, world music, and more!
Free

Truth Seeking by the Lights of Perverted Science: Exposing the Flint Water Disaster

March 21, 2017, 5:30 pm - March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location: James B. Hunt Jr. Library
Dr. Marc Edwards, professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, will present the first Gerald H. Elkan Distinguished Lecture in Science and Society entitled, “Truth Seeking by the Lights of Perverted Science: Exposing the Flint Water Disaster.” Named among the most influential people in the world by Time, Fortune, Politico, and Foreign Policy in 2016, Edwards' research laid the groundwork for investigative science uncovering the 2001-2004 D.C. Lead Crisis and the 2014-2016 Flint Water Disaster. Presented by the Park Scholarships at NC State, with support from the NCSU Libraries and the College of Sciences.
Free and open to the public.

The Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam & the Road to Cooperation on the Nile River

March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm - March 21, 2017, 8:30 pm
Location: 232A Withers Hall
This event will begin with an opening seminar by Dr. Dale Whittington, from UNC-Chapel Hill and Manchester Business School, UK. Respondents will include Dr. Laura Taylor from NCSU’s department of Agriculture and Resource Economics and Dr. Mohamed Youssef from NCSU’s department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. An audience discussion will follow.

East Carolina University's Climate Change & Health Conference

March 23, 2017, 9:00 am - March 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: East Carolina Heart Institute - ECU
"Climate Change and Health: Focus on Eastern N.C."

Panoramic Dance Project Concert

March 23, 2017, 8:00 pm - March 23, 2017, 10:30 pm
Location: Steward Theatre
Members of the Panoramic Dance Project train in a diverse range of dance styles, including modern, jazz, hip-hop, African and Latin. While creating the piece, which explores the ideas of wasting and preserving water resources, the students were required to research and discuss the current issues surrounding the Nile River. Music for the piece is “St. Yared of Axum” from Aswan, the first Nile Project CD, recorded in 2013.
For information on buying tickets go to https://dance.arts.ncsu.edu/performances/panoramic-dance-project-concert/
or call 919.515.1100

Panoramic Dance Project Concert

March 24, 2017, 8:00 pm - March 24, 2017, 10:30 pm
Location: Steward Theatre
Members of the Panoramic Dance Project train in a diverse range of dance styles, including modern, jazz, hip-hop, African and Latin. While creating the piece, which explores the ideas of wasting and preserving water resources, the students were required to research and discuss the current issues surrounding the Nile River. Music for the piece is “St. Yared of Axum” from Aswan, the first Nile Project CD, recorded in 2013.
For information on buying tickets go to https://dance.arts.ncsu.edu/performances/panoramic-dance-project-concert/
or call 919.515.1100

SE CSC Seminar Series: Utilizing Climate Information

March 26, 2017, 3:30 pm - March 26, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: 101 David Clark Labs
Dr. Sankar Arumugam (COE) will speak on Utilizing Climate Information for Improving Water, Energy and Ecological Management

SE CSC Seminar Series: Harmful Algal Blooms & Climate Change

March 30, 2017, 3:30 pm - March 30, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: 101 David Clark Labs
Dr. Astrid Schnetzer (MEAS) will discuss
https://globalchange.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/se-csc-seminar-series.pdf

Service Raleigh

April 1, 2017, 8:00 am - April 1, 2017, 1:00 pm
Location: Various Raleigh locations
Annual day of service connecting 2000 volunteers with 70+ Wake County partner organizations.
Learn more http://www.serviceraleigh.org

NC State Energy Conference

April 11, 2017, 12:00 am - April 13, 2017, 12:00 am
Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
The State Energy Conference provides actionable insight into the business of energy, connecting technical innovation, diverse resources and industry opportunity to help drive North Carolina's regional energy economy forward with national impact. Register at https://ncenergyconference.com/

Toxicology Seminar Series: Antony Williams, EPA "The EPA CompTox Chemistry Dashboard – A Data Integration Hub for Environmental Chemists and Toxicologists"

April 11, 2017, 4:00 pm - April 11, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Toxicology Auditorium, Toxicology Building - Room 2104
Toxicology Seminar Series: Antony Williams, EPA "The EPA CompTox Chemistry Dashboard – A Data Integration Hub for Environmental Chemists and Toxicologists"

Cleantech Connect Career Fair

April 12, 2017, 3:00 pm - April 12, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
Students seeking internships or jobs are encouraged to attend. You do not have to participate in the conference to attend the career fair (which is held after the State Energy conference concludes). Registration will be required. Please see conference website for more details: https://www.ncenergyconference.com/career-fair.html

Toxicology Seminar Series: Allison Camp, NCSU Graduate Student "TBD" and Stephanie Eytcheson, NCSU Graduate Student "Hemoglobin Levels Modulate Toxicity to Nitrite"

April 18, 2017, 4:00 pm - April 18, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Toxicology Auditorium, Toxicology Building - Room 2104
Toxicology Seminar Series: Allison Camp, NCSU Graduate Student "TBD" and Stephanie Eytcheson, NCSU Graduate Student "Hemoglobin Levels Modulate Toxicity to Nitrite"

April 20, 2017, 3:30 pm - April 20, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: David Clark Labs, Brooks Ave. Room 101
"Food and Water: The Inseparables" a lecture by Dr. Kate Brauman, University of Minnesota, Global Water Initiative

Raleigh Civic Symphony: A River Runs Through It

April 23, 2017, 4:00 pm - April 23, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Stewart Theatre
In conjunction with NC State Live’s presentation of The Nile Project, the Raleigh Civic Symphony presents music inspired by rivers and water. The program will include Bedrich Smetana’s beloved The Moldau and the World Premiere of a work composed for the orchestra by jazz bass legend and composer Rufus Reid.
For tickets call 919-515-1100

CHHE and Toxicology Co-sponsored Seminar: Rick Woychik, NIEHS "Research Strategies for Exploring the Landscape of Environmental Health"

April 25, 2017, 4:00 pm - April 25, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Toxicology Auditorium, Toxicology Building - Room 2104
CHHE and Toxicology Co-sponsored Seminar: Rick Woychik, NIEHS "Research Strategies for Exploring the Landscape of Environmental Health"