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Karen Kapheim Science guest lecture The importance of bees as pollinators and environmental factors that affect bee health and reproduction
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture Wind Uprising – 30 minute film screening and follow-up Q&A about the four-year struggle to establish the Spanish Fork Wind Power Project 30
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture Scaling Wind – 30 minute film screening and follow-up Q&A about how America can procure 20 percent of its electricity from wind power via smart energy policy (state-level Renewable Energy Standards and Federal Production Tax Credit) and transmission development. 30
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture Making Green More Macho – 20 minute presentation on framing green/social messages to appeal to men; provides a framework for aligning core values of target audiences to green/sustainability issues 20
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture Avoiding Green Marketing Myopia – 25 minute presentation on why green marketing often fails and how to position green along six sought-after consumer benefits for better mainstream appeal; provides a framework on how to align green with mainstream consumer values 25
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture My mom idles less than your mom!  Lessons from a High School Clean Air Poster Contest – 25 minute presentation on the outcomes/lessons learned from engaging high school students to develop outreach materials for promoting clean air 25
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture Don’t count out alternative vehicles just yet – 20 minute presentation on the principles of the diffusion of innovation in the contest of electric vehicles; provides a framework for how to position products to appeal to likely “first adopters” and overcome diffusion barriers 20
Edwin Stafford Business guest lecture Sustainable Entrepreneurship – 30 minute presentation on two case studies, Utah wind power development and Greenpeace’s “Greenfreeze” technology, and how entrepreneurs engage the business, policy, and community/non-profit sectors to overcome barriers facing the diffusion of clean technology; provides a framework for crafting marketing and product launch strategies for environmentally-preferable products 30
Rob Davies Agriculture & Applied Sciences guest lecture Climate change science
Rob Davies Agriculture & Applied Sciences guest lecture Sustainability science (specifically planetary boundaries, limits to growth, steady state economics, ecological economics)
Rob Davies Agriculture & Applied Sciences guest lecture Climate change and sustainability communication
Rob Davies Agriculture & Applied Sciences faculty advising Climate change and sustainability science
Robert Schmidt Natural Resources faculty advising Service learning
Robert Schmidt Natural Resources guest lecture Sustainable seafood
Robert Schmidt Natural Resources guest lecture Humane animal use
Robert Schmidt Natural Resources guest lecture Ethical hunting
Robert Schmidt Natural Resources guest lecture Protection of biodiversity
Michelle Baker Science potential student project We can share student opportunities (application information) or you can link to the opportunities page on our website / (http://iutahepscor.org/opportunities.shtml).
Michelle Baker Science guest lecture Water sustainability project - iUTAH EPSCoR
Nancy Mesner Natural Resources guest lecture Water conservation, watershed protection (best management practices) in urban and rural settings
Nancy Mesner Natural Resources guest lecture Water quality (streams/lakes / groundwater)
Alexi Lamm Facilities guest lecture Sustainability programs on the USU campus
Jordy Guth Facilities tour College of Agriculture LEED building
Larry Rupp Agriculture & Applied Sciences guest lecture Propagation, production, and use of native plants for water conserving landscapes.
Larry Rupp Agriculture & Applied Sciences tour USU Greenville Farm
Larry Rupp Agriculture & Applied Sciences tour USU Botanical Center
Emily Malik City of Logan tour Logan Landfill
Emily Malik City of Logan tour Logan Waste Water Treatment
Emily Malik City of Logan tour Logan Wetlands
Emily Malik City of Logan guest lecture Logan City energy
Emily Malik City of Logan guest lecture Logan City Waste Management/Recycling
Emily Malik City of Logan guest lecture Community Bridges Initiative
Reid Olsen Facilities tour USU Central Energy Plant
Nate Schwartz Facilities tour USU Recycling Center
Roslynn Brain Natural Resources guest lecture Sustainability communications IVC from Moab
Roslynn Brain Natural Resources guest lecture Community Based Social Marketing IVC from Moab
Dave Anderson Agriculture & Applied Sciences guest lecture Sustainable practices at the USU Botanical Center
Dave Anderson Agriculture & Applied Sciences tour Wetland Discovery Point classroom at the USU Botanical Center - LEED Platinum building
Tammy Steinitz Agriculture & Applied Sciences guest lecture Food systems
Tammy Steinitz Agriculture & Applied Sciences faculty advising Food Day/Earth Week involvement
Susanne Janecke Science guest lecture National Bike Challenge as motivation to bike more, the success of USU in this challenge, and how other universities are not involved; Solar panels; Effective use of buses to reduce air pollution