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The Department of Integrated Environmental Science Releases Its Earth-Week Teach-In Schedule

The Department of Integrated Environmental Science (IES) at Bethune-Cookman University wishes to announce the schedule for the second annual Earth Week Teach-In, running from April 16th – 22nd, 2018 at various venues around the area. The Earth Week Teach-In is an outreach effort of IES associated with Earth Day, where faculty and graduate students offer short classes geared to the general public on scientific and environmental topics relevant to the Daytona Beach region. All classes are free and open to the public. Further information can be obtained from the contact at each venue or from Dr. Michael A. Reiter, Chair of IES, at reiterm@cookman.edu.

Date and Time: Mon. Apr. 16th, 1-3PM
Title: "What is Science?"
Speaker: Dr. Michael A. Reiter, Bethune-Cookman University
Venue: United Church of Christ New Smyrna Beach, 203 Washington St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Contact: Rev. Dr. Diane MacMonegle Langworthy, 386-428-2352, newsmyrnabeachucc@gmail.com


Date and Time: Mon. Apr. 16th, 2-4PM
Title: "Environmentally Friendly Landscaping"
Speaker: Dr. Don Spence, Bethune-Cookman University
Venue: Marine Discovery Center, 520 Barracuda Blvd., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Contact: Jessy Wayles, 386-428-4828, Jessy@marinediscoverycenter.org


Date and Time: Thur. Apr. 19, 12:30-2:30PM
Title: "A Case Study in Environmental Injustice – Strategies for Doing Justice"
Speaker: Dr. Michael Humphreys, Bethune-Cookman University
Venue: Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St., Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Contact: Kristin Bennett, Director of Community Programs, 386-676-4191 ext. 21088, kbennett@volusia.org


Date and Time: Apr. 19th, 4-6PM
Title: “The Art of Hydroponics”
Speaker: Jennifer Spain, Bethune-Cookman University
Venue: ACA/Yurick Studios, Douglas Fine Arts and Collectibles, 123 Douglas St., New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
Contact: Eve Payor, Director of Community Programs, Harris House, 386-427-6975, epayor@atlanticcenterforthearts.org


Earth Week Teach-In Keynote Address and School of Graduate Studies Seminar

Date and Time: Apr. 20th, 5:30-7PM
Title: "Moving Toward a More Sustainable Future: The Role of Universities and the Public"
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Mulkey, Past President, Unity College, Maine
Venue: Bethune-Cookman University, Science Building, Room S117
Contact: Michael Reiter, 386-481-2695, reiterm@cookman.edu


Date and Time: Apr.22nd, 6-8PM
Title:
"Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Marine Communities"
Speaker: Dr. Sarah Krejci, Bethune-Cookman University
Venue: Community Unitarian Universalist Church, 403 West Street, New Smyrna Beach FL
Contact: David Herr, President, 518-766-4200, dherr1460@gmail.com

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