MTU Celebrates World Water Day March 18-24

Michigan Tech will celebrate Environment Water Working day 2021 March eighteen-24 with virtual functions
similar to the United Nations theme, “Valuing Water.”

Michigan Tech’s once-a-year celebration of the around the globe party focuses on the many means that water is important to existence. This yr, the community is
invited to functions that showcase the value of water from social, financial, cultural
and environmental views.

Absolutely everyone is welcome to the virtual celebration. A community artwork exhibit and screening
of the film Brave Blue Environment kick off the week-prolonged party. The program consists of speakers,
a general performance by the Woodland Singers, a water-targeted Husky Bites presentation, a
investigation level of competition and no cost family artwork things to do.

Pay a visit to the Environment Water Working day web page for Zoom back links, registration and party aspects. All functions are no cost and open to the

  • March eighteen – Community Art Present: Nearby artists and community customers of all ages share what
    water suggests to them by creativeness and development in a virtual gallery.
  • March eighteen – 7- eight:thirty p.m.: Brave Blue Environment facilitated dialogue with Nancy Langston (SS/GLRC)
    & Dr. Casey Huckins (BIO/GLRC) as element of the Sustainability Film Series.  
  • March 22 – 6 p.m.: Water-targeted Husky Bites presentation and the 3 Moment Thesis-type
    investigation level of competition open to undergraduate and graduate students of all majors.  
  • March 23 – 4:thirty p.m.: Youth speaker Braedon Butterfield, member of the Crimson Cliff Band of Lake
    Excellent Chippewa and an aspiring journalist, will current a speak about valuing water.  
  • March 23 – 6 p.m.: Art Night for All with local artwork educator and artist Melissa Hronkin, with
    a reading through of “We Are Water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom, followed by an artwork challenge
    honoring the value of water for all living matters. Lisa Denomie, author of “Sea Yoga,”
    will tutorial an expressive motion action. Judy Sarosik, instructor and artist of Peace
    Crane Mobiles, leads participants in folding an origami fish, also sharing her artwork
    and enjoy of nature.  
  • March 24 – 4 p.m.: Panel dialogue that includes Diane P. Dupont, professor of economics at Brock
    University Patty Loew, director of the Heart for Native American and Indigenous
    Study at Northwestern University and a professor in the Medill University of Journalism
    and Ali Mirchi, assistant professor of water sources engineering at Oklahoma State
    University and a Michigan Tech alum.

Michigan Technological University is a community investigation university, house to extra than
7,000 students from 54 nations around the world. Launched in 1885, the University gives extra than
a hundred and twenty undergraduate and graduate degree plans in science and technologies, engineering,
forestry, business and economics, wellbeing professions, humanities, mathematics, and
social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Higher Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway
and is just a handful of miles from Lake Excellent.