Global change symposium


Stony Brook Southampton will host a multi-day Sustainability and Global Change Symposium from April 11 through April 13 and again on April 22.

Activities will include campus flower planting and fruit smoothies on Friday, April 11, at 4:30 p.m. at the student center; a panel discussion, “Solar Energy, Recycling, Hydrology and Global Climate Change” with Hermann Pfefferkorn, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Nay Htun, professor at Stony Brook Southampton and students Jeff Lang and Lauren Morales and others on Saturday, April 12, at 1 p.m. at the student center; a concert by Project Vibe, a rock and reggae band based in Hampton Bays on Saturday, April 12, at 8 p.m. at the student center; a “Green Eggs & Ham” pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the healthy cafe in the student center; an open discussion, “Solar, Wind & Geothermal Power,” on Sunday, April 13, at 1 p.m. at the student center; a discussion with environmental studies professor James Hoffmann at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in Duke Lecture Hall followed by an Earth Day celebration and ribbon cutting for the new campus greenhouse at 5 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public with the exception of the concert, which is only free to Stony Brook Southampton students and is $5 admission for everyone else.

For more information, call 632-5132.

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