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April 2018
Tue Apr 17

Earth Week Speaker: Ian Cheney

Add to Calendar6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Ian Cheney, filmmaker (King Corn, et. al) and co-founder of FoodCorps will deliver DePauw's Earth Week keynote. 

Ian Cheney is an Emmy-nominated and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker currently based in Maine. He grew up in New England and received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Yale University. After graduate school, Ian co-created, co-produced and starred in the feature documentary KING CORN, which was released theatrically in 60 cities and awarded a George Foster Peabody Award. Ian subsequently directed the feature documentary THE GREENING OF SOUTHIE, which aired on The Sundance Channel and was featured in The New Yorker; TRUCK FARM, the story of urban agriculture in New York City, which aired on PBS; THE CITY DARK, a feature documentary about light pollution and the disappearing night, released theatrically and on PBS’ POV; THE SEARCH FOR GENERAL TSO, a feature documentary about American Chinese food now available on Netflix; and BLUESPACE, which explores the terraforming of Mars and the waterways of New York City. His most recent film, THE SMOG OF THE SEA, is a collaboration with musician Jack Johnson. He is a co-founder of FoodCorps, a nationwide public service organization. In 2011 he and longtime collaborator Curt Ellis were awarded the prestigious Heinz Award for their work in sustainability. In 2014-2015, Ian was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. A visiting professor at the Università degli Studi di Science Gastronomic and a lecturer at Yale College, Ian travels frequently to show his films, lead workshops, and give talks about the human relationship to the natural world.

This event will be free and open to the public.

#Academic #EnvironmentalFellows #ScienceResearchFellows #Prindle  #TalksAndArts 

Location: Peeler Art Center Aud
Organization: Environmental Fellows
Organizer: Hecko, Amber Marie

Sun Apr 22

Earth Day 5K (free!)

Add to Calendar2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Registration: 1:00-2:00pm at the Nature Park Welcome Center

 Race Start: 2:00pm 

Environmental Fellows and DePauw Environmental Club invite you to participate in a free 5K to celebrate Earth Day. This is an eco-friendly race with online registration only.  Online registration information will be shared soon.  Student volunteers will also be available between 1:00-2:00pm the day of the race to help with registration. Many participants will receive a native flower either to plant at the Nature Park Welcome Center immediately following the race or to take home.

This event is free and open to the public.


Location: Nature Park Welcome Center
Organization: Environmental Fellows
Organizer: Hecko, Amber Marie