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Nature photo from UNCG campusA sustainability exhibition, a scholarship fair, and the premiere of “COAL” are highlights of the 2014 Earth Day at UNCG.

Earth Day will be celebrated Tuesday, April 22, with the following events:

  • Eco-Friendly Public Art Gallery – College Avenue from noon to 4:30 p.m. – Showcasing UNCG student artwork made with recycled and repurposed materials
  • Sustainability Scholarship Fair – Music Building Atrium from noon to 4:30 p.m. – Featuring UNCG academic programs, faculty research, and student projects
  • Campus Sustainability Exhibits – Music Building Atrium from noon to 4:30 p.m. – Highlighting the following initiatives: Energy and Water Conservation, LEED Buildings, Waste Reduction and Recycling, Alternative Transportation, Sustainable Food and Dining, Solar Power, Green Cleaning and Purchasing, Land Preservation, Natural Landscaping.
  • Performances of “COAL” – Music Building Organ Hall at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – Creative Organizing and Leadership (COAL) is an upbeat musical tale to create climate change awareness and inspire local activism.
  • Tree Planting & Tree Campus USA Award Ceremony – Music Building at 1 p.m. – Supported by the UNCG Grounds Division and the Peabody Park Preservation Committee.

Questions? Contact Chad Carwein (UNCG Office of Sustainability) at cgcarwein@uncg.edu or 334-3664.

 
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