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

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

COMMUNITY EVENT: Smart Growth -- Making Our Cities Sustainable

March 30, 2017, 7:00 pm - March 30, 2017, 8:30 pm
Location: WRAL 3D Theater at NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Learn about the challenges that cities are facing around the globe and in particular here at home when WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel leads a new Town Hall discussion — “Smart Growth: Making Our Cities Sustainable.” Learn more at http://naturalsciences.org/calendar/event/smart-growth-making-our-cities-sustainable/

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

Great State Clean Up

April 1, 2017, 9:00 am - April 1, 2017, 1:00 pm
Location: NC State Carmichael Recreation Center
Help beautify campus for spring. https://recycling.ncsu.edu/get-involved/great-state-clean-up/

Raulston Blooms!

April 1, 2017, 9:00 am - April 1, 2017, 4:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
Fun for the whole family! Enjoy gourmet treats, shop for your garden and enter the birdhouse competition for all ages! This early-spring event reaches out to members, home gardeners, families, and children—offering a day packed with garden and nature activities, shopping, and outdoor fun. Includes birdhouse competition and plant sale. Learn more >>> https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1393

Pollinator Habitat Rebuilding

April 1, 2017, 9:00 am - April 1, 2017, 12:00 pm
Location: SOUL Garden on Centennial Campus
At this Service Raleigh event, volunteers will be cleaning and rebuilding SOUL Garden after Hurricane Matthew damage last year, as well as adding a pollinator habitat. This is one of several events that are part of the student-organized Pollinator Education Week

Tomato Growing 101

April 1, 2017, 10:00 am - April 1, 2017, 4:00 pm
Location: NC State Agroecology Education Farm
Learn from the professionals all the tricks of the tomato-growing trade. Learn more >>> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tomato-growing-101-featuring-agroecology-farm-and-craig-lehoullier-tickets-30890706936

Zero Waste At The Kay Yow Spring Game

April 1, 2017, 11:00 am - April 1, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: NC State Carter-Finley Stadium
As the Wolfpack gathers to watch the men’s football team face off in the annual Spring Game, volunteers will help interact, educate and assist fans in sorting waste through composting and recycling. Sign up to volunteer >>> https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEA3ANHOjMXx6VqgX2tC11183MkGLNzL6SiuhiFTtbAadTGA/viewform?c=0&w=1

Kayaking on Jordan Lake

April 2, 2017, 9:00 am - April 2, 2017, 6:00 pm
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
View wildlife like bald eagles and osprey while kayaking along this 14,000-acre reservior. Cost is $35 and transportation, equipment, lunch and instruction are included. No experience is necessary. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

April 2, 2017, 2:00 pm - April 2, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
Learn about the Arboretum’s plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the Arboretum’s collections and gardens. Learn more >>> https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1484

Presentation: Photographer Todd Pusser

April 3, 2017, 3:30 pm - April 3, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Witherspoon Campus Cinema
Award-winning photographer Todd Pusser is a lifelong resident of North Carolina producing a book about the biodiversity of his home state. Trained as a biologist, his travels have taken him to more than 30 countries and his work has been featured in magazines such as BBC Wildlife, National Wildlife, National Geographic Kids and Natural History.

New Student Dinner Discussions: Food and Justice for All

April 3, 2017, 6:00 pm - April 3, 2017, 7:00 pm
Location: Talley Student Union’s Cultural Hearth
Enjoy casual conversation around one of today’s most relevant issues. Each discussion will be guided by an NC State faculty member, and open to a small group of first-year students. Dinner is provided at no cost to students. Learn more and register >>> http://go.ncsu.edu/dinnerdiscussion

North Carolina’s Coastal Conference

April 4, 2017, 12:00 am - April 6, 2017, 12:00 am
Location: McKimmon Center and N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences’ Natural Research Center
Weather, climate, health of communities and ecosystems, planning, economics and more are on the agenda at this state-wide conference. Learn More >>> https://ncseagrant.ncsu.edu/nc-coastal-conference/

Wild Pollinator Safari

April 4, 2017, 4:00 pm - April 4, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
NC State students will help children identify bugs living in the Arboretum’s many outdoor gardens.

Earth Fair

April 5, 2017, 10:00 am - April 5, 2017, 2:00 pm
Location: Brickyard
An epic, Earth-focused fair on Earth Day with dozens of exhibits, demonstrations and ideas on how you can make the world a better place. Includes a special Pollinator Festival. Sign up as a vendor >>> https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScNZf4N4bm72canPW_eD0wXIs_zNyAezOCEd_aBtMeEoXuQzA/viewform or Sign up to volunteer >>> https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd9d_A5ZpE-klYU74DcV7tlGng6SqK7yHA2040Yu7zPNKMaZQ/viewform

Textile Sustainability Forum

April 5, 2017, 4:00 pm - April 5, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location: James B. Hunt Jr. Library, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
Featuring speakers from apparel companies such as Hanes Brands and Patagonia. The speakers will discuss how the textile and apparel industry can move toward a more sustainable future and how their companies are currently make a difference. https://www.sustainablebusinessforum.us/

Department of Landscape Architecture 10th Annual Charles H. Burger Memorial Lecture

April 5, 2017, 6:00 pm - April 5, 2017, 7:00 pm
Location: Burns Auditorium of Kamphoefner Hall
Featuring Brian Davis, an assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Cornell University, director of the Borderlands Research Group, and a member of the Dredge Research Collaborative. His research and teaching is part of the emerging field of fluvio-urban morphology; the study of form and process of rivers and cities, and they way they are related. He focuses on urban river systems throughout the Americas through both theoretical and technical research methods. His background and current work center on the overlap of urban design, water infrastructure, and public space.

Bee Downtown Benefit

April 6, 2017, 5:00 pm - April 6, 2017, 9:00 pm
Location: Chipotle on Hillsborough Street
Chipotle will donate a portion of its evening revenues to Bee Downtown, a pollinator-focused nonprofit founded and operated by an NC State alumna.

Coffee & Viz: Use of Immersive Virtual Environments

April 7, 2017, 9:30 am - April 7, 2017, 11:00 am
Location: Teaching and Visualization Lab at James B. Hunt Library
Perver Baran and Payam Tabrizian from NC State’s Center for Geospatial Analytics will describe how Immersive Virtual Environments (IVE) is being used to research topics spanning from the perception of safety in an urban park to identifying the most aesthetically appealing landscapes for agritourism planning purposes. Learn more >>> http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/event/coffee-viz-use-of-immersive-virtual-environments

Lunch with CREE's Elizabeth Tutino

April 7, 2017, 12:00 pm - April 7, 2017, 1:00 pm
Location: Hunt Library, Duke Energy Hall
Net Impact NC State and Poole College of Management's Business Sustainability Collaborative invite you to a conversation over lunch with Elizabeth Tutino, CREE Environmental Engineer on Friday, April 7, 2017 at 12:00PM in Duke Energy Hall in Hunt Library. This event will explore overall trends in the technology manufacturing industry and what sustainability means to a company like CREE. Together, we will learn about the practical challenges of integrating sustainability into a complex organization, and the successes of CREE's growing program. Seating is limited.

A/V Geeks at the Hunt Library – The Last Time We Were Green

April 7, 2017, 6:00 pm - April 7, 2017, 7:00 pm
Location: Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library
NC State alumnus and founder of A/V Geeks Skip Elsheimer will be joined by NC State’s Dr. Bob Patterson, professor of crop science, to screen and discuss archival films that investigate the last time we tried to be ecologically friendly. Learn more >>> http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/event/av-geeks-at-the-hunt-library-the-last-time-we-were-green

NCSU Dance Company Concert

April 7, 2017, 8:00 pm - April 7, 2017, 10:00 pm
Location: Stewart Theatre in Talley Student Union
The NCSU Dance Company – an academic dance company of NC State performing modern dance works – will premiere a multi-section dance theatre piece The Storm that will lead the audience through an engaging journey of a young woman facing a storm. Includes issues of water, wellness, diversity and climate. Learn more >>> http://go.ncsu.edu/dance-ncsu

Find Yourself, Outside: Hiking at Raven Rock

April 8, 2017, 9:00 am - April 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
Let nature help you in discovering your inner self. Participate in stress management discussions, personal wellness strategies, and learning how nature can help you to become your best self while enjoying great views of the Cape Fear River, waterfalls, and the massive Raven Rock. Cost is $10 and transportation, lunch and trip leaders are included. No experience is necessary. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

Live and Local: Spring Fest

April 8, 2017, 12:00 pm - April 8, 2017, 8:00 pm
Location: Hillsborough Street (near NC State’s campus)
This annual community spring music and art event features sustainability-related exhibits and even a bike valet, so skip the car and ride your bike to this free event. Learn more >>> http://www.hillsboroughstreet.org/liveandlocal

N.C. Environmental Justice Symposium

April 8, 2017, 1:00 pm - April 8, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Park Shops
A student-led event featuring presentations and panelists exploring environmental justice issues in North Carolina. Learn more >>> https://docs.google.com/a/ncsu.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScZ-Pps1L2QuWi78gksikC_6S-Hjg94myVMuV-wuzbm4s4irA/viewform

Wild Edibles Hike with Piedmont Picnic Project

April 9, 2017, 1:00 pm - April 9, 2017, 4:00 pm
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
Take an afternoon wild history walk through Anderson Point Park and learn foraging basics. You’ll learn how to identify a list of specific edible plants and a slew of local history to go along with our very special locale. Cost is $10 and transportation, lunch and trip leaders are included. No experience is necessary. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

April 9, 2017, 2:00 pm - April 9, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
Learn about the Arboretum’s plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the Arboretum’s collections and gardens. Learn more >>> https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1484

Poverty, Inc. Screening

April 10, 2017, 6:00 pm - April 10, 2017, 8:00 pm
Location: Talley Student Union Room 3222
Fighting poverty is big business, but who profits more? Drawing from over 200 interviews filmed in 20 countries, Poverty, Inc. unearths an uncomfortable side of charity we can no longer ignore. Learn More >>> https://csleps.dasa.ncsu.edu/leaders-for-change/

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/

Gregg Museum Trip to Bayer Bee Center

April 11, 2017, 2:00 pm - April 11, 2017, 4:00 pm
Location: Bayer Bee Care Center, 2 TW Alexander Dr., Research Triangle Park, NC
Registration is required for this Gregg Museum-sponsored tip to the Bayer Bee Care Center. Due to a generous grant that Bayer awarded NC State’s Department of Horticultural Science, students were given the opportunity to design a pollinator garden for the new Gregg Museum. Register via email for additional event details>>> zoe_starling@ncsu.edu

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"

B the Change: Benefit Corporations as a Force for Good in the World

April 11, 2017, 5:30 pm - April 11, 2017, 7:30 pm
Location: Elon University, 100 Campus Drive, Elon, NC 27244, USA
Learn about the B Corp movement in North Carolina and how B Corps are having a positive impact in the world. Carpools will be organized from NC State to Elon. Registration is capped at 30 Elon students and 30 NC State University students. Learn more >>> https://bthechangeelon.eventbrite.com/

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

City Nature Challenge Campus Walk

April 13, 2017, 12:00 pm - April 13, 2017, 1:00 pm
Location: Rocky Branch Trail (on Morrill Dr. across from Miller Field)
Join us for a campus nature walk led by urban ecologist Madhu Katti of NC State’s Forestry and Environmental Resources department. You will see plants and wildlife, take pictures using your own phone, and learn how to use iNaturalist to contribute data to the Wolfpack Citizen Science Challege. Learn more >>> https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/event/city-nature-challenge-campus-walk

Building the Global Change Community Seminar Series

April 13, 2017, 3:30 pm - April 13, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: David Clark Labs Room 101
NC State’s Sankar Arumugam (Dept of Construction and Civil Engineering) presents on “Utilizing Climate Information for Improving Water, Energy and Ecological Management.” https://international.ncsu.edu/event/building-the-global-change-community-seminar-series-dr-sankar-arumugam/

Spring Holiday Backpacking to Linville Gorge

April 14, 2017, 12:00 am - April 17, 2017, 12:00 am
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
Spend three days backpacking at Linville Gorge in the Pisgah National Forest. Experience spectacular views, great rock formations and lots of fantastic opportunities to see wildlife. Cost is $35 and includes transportation, meals, equipment and instruction. No experience is necessary. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

Design an Herb Garden at SOUL Garden

April 15, 2017, 10:30 am - April 15, 2017, 12:00 pm
Location: SOUL Garden
Help design an herb garden at NC State’s SOUL (Students for Organic, United Living) Garden on Centennial Campus. Learn more and email SOUL Garden to RSVP >>> http://soulgarden.weebly.com/blog

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

April 16, 2017, 2:00 pm - April 16, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
Learn about the Arboretum’s plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the Arboretum’s collections and gardens. Learn more >>> https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1484

Global Engagement Exposition

April 18, 2017, 11:00 am - April 18, 2017, 1:00 pm
Location: Talley Student Union Piedmont/Mountains Ballroom
The Global Engagement Exposition celebrates achievements in international education at NC State. The event features an awards ceremony, poster session, networking and lunch. Learn more >>> https://international.ncsu.edu/event/global-engagement-exposition/

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"

Women in Science Speaker Series: Dr. Toddi Steelman

April 19, 2017, 3:30 pm - April 19, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: Biltmore Hall Room 2010
Dr. Toddi Steelman is currently the professor and executive director for the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan. Learn more >>> https://cnr.ncsu.edu/event/women-in-science-speaker-series-dr-toddi-steelman/

Celebration of NC State Sustainability

April 20, 2017, 9:30 am - April 20, 2017, 11:00 am
Location: Talley Student Union Mountains Ballroom
A celebration of campus sustainability achievements and the year’s most outstanding contributors to advancing sustainability at NC State. Register >>> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-nc-state-sustainability-tickets-31837022391

Seminar: Food and Water: The Inseparables

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

Farm Feast

April 20, 2017, 4:30 pm - April 20, 2017, 8:30 pm
Location: Outside of Fountain Dining Hall
A bountiful feast of local, sustainable food all hailing from the Carolinas. One of NC State Dining’s most delicious meals of the year.

Alumni Perspectives: Changing the World One Carpet Tile At A Time

April 20, 2017, 5:30 pm - April 20, 2017, 6:30 pm
Location: Talley Student Union Room 4280
2015 NC State graduate in Environmental Sciences Jarami Bond is the Sustainability Manager for Interface Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial carpet tiles. He will speak about his company’s mission zero and climate take back efforts, as well as personal advice on career success and global impact.

Lulu eGames LIVE

April 20, 2017, 6:00 pm - April 20, 2017, 8:00 pm
Location: Stewart Theatre in Talley Student Union
For two months, NC State entrepreneurs have been developing their startups for a chance to win $100,000 across six categories of competition. What startups will be launched with this cash investment? Find out during the Lulu eGames LIVE. The competition features a social impact category that recognizes the venture most likely to solve environmental and social challenges. Learn more >>> https://ei.ncsu.edu/events/lulu-egames-live/

Sustainability in Research Seminar with Dr. Richard Newell

April 21, 2017, 3:30 pm - April 21, 2017, 4:30 pm
Location: Nelson Hall Room 4210
Dr. Richard Newell, President and CEO of Resources for the Future, presents “Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide.” Resources for the Future is an independent, nonprofit research organization that improves environmental, energy, and natural resource decision-making through rigorous economic analysis. Learn more >>> https://bsc.poole.ncsu.edu/events/event/bsc-sustainability-in-research-seminar-with-dr.-richard-newell

State of the Sciences: Live at the Library

April 21, 2017, 6:00 pm - April 21, 2017, 9:00 pm
Location: James B. Hunt Jr. Library, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
A fun, family-friendly event in one of NC State’s most iconic buildings. The event will feature activities for all ages, including hands-on science demos, fun and informative science talks, rooftop stargazing with astrophysicists, tours of the library and its technology capabilities, along with food, wine and beer. The event will be part of the North Carolina Science Festival. Learn more >>> https://sciences.ncsu.edu/event/state-of-the-sciences-live-at-the-library/

ETHEL's Documerica

April 22, 2017, 8:00 am - April 22, 2017, 9:30 am
Location: Stewart Theatre in Talley Student Union
A meditation on America’s relationship to our land, our resources, and ourselves, Documerica is a multimedia concert that melds multiple screen video projections with original music by some of today’s top composers. Documerica is performed by the postmodern indie-classical quartet ETHEL. Learn more >>> http://go.ncsu.edu/ethel

Intermediate Mountain Biking at Kerr Scott Trails

April 22, 2017, 9:00 am - April 22, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
Ride through beautiful forested trails and explore this great single track. Cost is $35 and equipment and trip leaders are included (but you are welcome to bring your own mountain bike). This is an intermediate trip with some previous technical mountain biking experience required to participate and not recommended for beginners. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

Bike Ride to the Farmer's Market

April 23, 2017, 1:00 pm - April 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
Join us for an afternoon bike ride to the State Farmers Market. Equipment and trip leaders are included as part of this free event. This is a beginner trip, but you must be comfortable riding a bike on the roadways at a moderate pace to participate. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

April 23, 2017, 2:00 pm - April 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
Learn about the Arboretum’s plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the Arboretum’s collections and gardens. Learn more >>> https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1484

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"

Rock Climbing at Pilot Mountain

April 29, 2017, 6:00 am - April 29, 2017, 7:00 pm
Location: Meet at Carmichael Rec Center
Spend the day climbing at Pilot Mountain State Park, taking in views nature has to offer. Cost is $50 and includes transportation, lunch, equipment and instruction. No experience is necessary. Open only to NC State students. Learn more >>> https://recreation.dasa.ncsu.edu/outdoor-adventures/outdoor-adventures-trips/

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

April 30, 2017, 2:00 pm - April 30, 2017, 3:00 pm
Location: JC Raulston Arboretum
Learn about the Arboretum’s plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the Arboretum’s collections and gardens. Learn more >>> https://jcra.ncsu.edu/events/details.php?ID=1484