Celebrate Earth Week, April 22-26 

Celebrate Earth Week at several informal lunchtime brown-bag events hosted by the Sustainable Marquette Employee Resource Group. Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

Please get in touch with Elisa Coghlan at elisa.coghlan@marquette.edu or Alex Zielinski at alexandria.zielinski@marquette.edu with any questions. 

All events will take place from noon until 1 p.m.

  • Monday, April 22 (Earth Day): Reimagining Landscapes at Marquette in the Raynor Library Beaumier Suites 
    • Discussion led by Dr. Paul Gasser, associate professor of biomedical sciences, on how landscapes can impact spiritual, physical and emotional identities and share thoughts about an ideal environment on campus. 
  • Wednesday, April 24: Finding Strength through Creativity in Times of Climate Anxiety in AMU 252 
    • Design dried bouquets, make bird feeders, color nature-themed pages and make origami with colleagues. All materials will be provided. 
  • Thursday, April 25: Planting Seeds of Sustainability in the Curriculum in AMU 252 
    • An informal but invigorating discussion with Jennifer Maney and Alexandria Zielinski on collaborating to inspire students and transform planetary health. 
  • Friday, April 26 (Arbor Day): Sharing the Gift of Growth in AMU 252 
    • Exchanging seeds, plants and stories is beneficial in many ways. Share seeds, seed starts and gently-used gardening materials with fellow Marquette community members. After, plant a native tree for Arbor Day.