MTU Celebrates World Water Day March 18-24

Victoria D. Doty

Michigan Tech will rejoice Entire world H2o Working day 2021 March 18-24 with digital functions
relevant to the United Nations topic, “Valuing H2o.”

Michigan Tech’s once-a-year celebration of the around the world event focuses on the quite a few ways that h2o is very important to lifestyle. This yr, the community is
invited to functions that showcase the worth of h2o from social, economic, cultural
and environmental views.

Everyone is welcome to the digital celebration. A community artwork show and screening
of the film Courageous Blue Entire world kick off the 7 days-extensive event. The agenda includes speakers,
a effectiveness by the Woodland Singers, a h2o-centered Husky Bites presentation, a
exploration level of competition and free of charge family artwork activities.

Check out the Entire world H2o Working day web page for Zoom inbound links, registration and event facts. All functions are free of charge and open up to the

  • March 18 – Community Art Exhibit: Area artists and community customers of all ages share what
    h2o suggests to them as a result of creativity and development in a digital gallery.
  • March 18 – 7- eight:thirty p.m.: Courageous Blue Entire world facilitated discussion with Nancy Langston (SS/GLRC)
    & Dr. Casey Huckins (BIO/GLRC) as aspect of the Sustainability Movie Collection.  
  • March 22 – six p.m.: H2o-centered Husky Bites presentation and the Three Minute Thesis-design and style
    exploration level of competition open up to undergraduate and graduate college students of all majors.  
  • March 23 – four:thirty p.m.: Youth speaker Braedon Butterfield, member of the Purple Cliff Band of Lake
    Remarkable Chippewa and an aspiring journalist, will existing a discuss about valuing h2o.  
  • March 23 – six p.m.: Art Night for All with local artwork educator and artist Melissa Hronkin, with
    a looking through of “We Are H2o Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom, followed by an artwork venture
    honoring the worth of h2o for all dwelling points. Lisa Denomie, writer of “Sea Yoga,”
    will guidebook an expressive movement activity. Judy Sarosik, trainer and artist of Peace
    Crane Mobiles, prospects contributors in folding an origami fish, also sharing her artwork
    and like of mother nature.  
  • March 24 – four p.m.: Panel discussion that includes Diane P. Dupont, professor of economics at Brock
    University Patty Loew, director of the Heart for Native American and Indigenous
    Exploration at Northwestern University and a professor in the Medill School of Journalism
    and Ali Mirchi, assistant professor of h2o resources engineering at Oklahoma Point out
    University and a Michigan Tech alum.

Michigan Technological University is a public exploration university, household to extra than
7,000 college students from 54 nations. Founded in 1885, the University provides extra than
one hundred twenty undergraduate and graduate degree plans in science and know-how, engineering,
forestry, organization and economics, wellbeing professions, humanities, mathematics, and
social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway
and is just a few miles from Lake Remarkable.

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