One World, Green World: Embracing Our Collective Connections Toward a Legacy of Sustainability

The 7th annual Iowa State University Symposium on Sustainability was held Feb. 29 and March 1, 2016.

2016 marked the eighth year of Iowa State University's Live Green! Initiative and the call to action given to all students, faculty and staff to be fully committed to and engaged in ensuring a sustainable future through our actions and decisions regarding our campus, its operations and initiatives. This year's Symposium on Sustainability focused on how embracing our collective connections can better ensure a lasting and sustainable legacy for generations to come.

View Podcasts of the Symposium

Click the links below to view a podcast of this year's Symposium keynote lecture, as well as to learn more about the speaker.

Symposium Overview

This year’s Symposium on Sustainability focused specifically on engaging discussions and dialogue related to research, projects, initiatives, events and operations that embrace a worldview vision toward a sustainable future. It also featured a sustainability poster reception, keynote lecture, documentary screening and Green-It-Yourself (GIY) Centers.

Sustainability Poster Reception

Poster abstracts are encouraged from all campus activities and projects, including research, administration, operations, students and student organizations, community, as well as personal initiatives that support and further sustainability and the Live Green! Initiative. Poster sessions provide an excellent venue for discussions, networking and the exchange of scientific information.

Live Green! Awards for Excellence in Sustainability

The Live Green! Excellence Awards recognize Iowa State University students, faculty and staff who are making an impact on the campus sustainability efforts by generating awareness and interest through initiatives that focus on teaching, research, outreach and/or operations.



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