Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 75.93
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2013
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Iowa State University
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Merry Rankin
ISU Director of Sustainability
Facilities Planning & Management
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Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:

A brief description of the event(s):

Iowa State University holds an annual Symposium on Sustainability to highlight achievements and to promote sustainability on a university-wide level. Past symposiums have featured keynote lectures by prominent leaders in sustainability, both in policy and in business, sustainability award presentations, and student discussions related to sustainability. The symposium in 2012 varied in that it focused on celebrating, recognizing, and reflecting on the many accomplishments in sustainability at ISU since the beginning of the Live Green! Initiative in 2008. It was called Sustainapalooza, and featured remarks by Iowa State’s President, a poster session, and various presentations.
Iowa State has also held a lecture series on sustainability, called the Live Green! Sustainability Series. Speakers were identified with the ISU Committee on Lectures who presented on sustainability-related topics, and they were promoted through Live Green! All lectures were public and speakers ranged from university professors to leading authors.

Previous years' symposia:
Lecture series:

+ Date Revised: June 26, 2014

The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:
+ Date Revised: June 26, 2014

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