We’re buzzing with excitement for World Bee Day! On May 20, celebrate with the SRC and stop by our booth to learn about bees, plant pollinator-friendly seeds to keep, or answer trivia questions for sustainable free-bees! We’ll be there from 11am-2pm.
UCI Housing will be planting trees around the community as part of our sustainability efforts on May 25 from 1-3 pm. All students, residents, families, and ages welcome. Volunteers should meet in Verano Place at Parking Lot 24 across from the new Verano 8 Apartments. Remember to wear closed toe shoes and bring some water. [...]
Climate change is worsening freshwater-related disputes across our planet. Examples range from conflicts over diminishing water sources shared by countries, to migration pressures arising from refugees escaping regions suffering from chronic drought. This colloquium explores the causes and consequences of these and other societal challenges we will continue to face as climate change impacts freshwater. [...]
With increasing homelessness and the inability of affordable housing to keep up with demand, Orange County municipalities are struggling to implement housing solutions that protect vulnerable populations while insuring the safety and economic health of surrounding communities. Fears of declining home values and increasing crime rates undergird community resistance to affordable housing solutions. Are these [...]
A workshop series on how to communicate with non-specialist audiences across a range of media types. Oct 3: Distilling your message for the public Oct. 24: Writing for non-specialist audiences Nov. 7: Navigating web and social media Nov. 21: Nailing the job interview Register at the link included.
The Fresh Basic Needs Hub is hosting our quarterly CalFresh Enrollment Party on Monday, 10/10 and Wednesday, 10/12. Our CalFresh Enrollment Party is a 2-day event where students can have their CalFresh application processed within 3 days and are able to use their benefits more quickly than with the regular 30-day processing time. This [...]
Higher education institutions play a crucial role in preparing future leaders to adapt to, and help solve, the climate crisis. Rising college/university-aged students demonstrate intense interest in social justice issues, civic engagement, and climate change. This interest factors into school choice and can translate into campus sustainability movements, such as fossil fuel divestment campaigns. [...]