Events

How Do I Power My Home Sustainably?

How Do I Power My Home Sustainably?

January 13, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sustainability 101: Your Role? Explore sustainability from a triple bottom line approach. Hear how the city of Holland is approaching sustainability with the city limits. Share ideas...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Opening Session

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Opening Session

January 15, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

10:00am-11:00am - Opening Session - New Orleans style Dixieland band performance, Vince Browand & his Dixieland Quartet

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Recovery, Arts and Entrepreneurship

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Recovery, Arts and Entrepreneurship

January 15, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00am-12:00pm - Recovery, Arts, and Entrepreneurship in Post-Katrina New Orleans, Veronica Kirin - The first few minutes I'll give background of my history in the Gulf, validating my...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Art Exhibit Viewing

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Art Exhibit Viewing

January 15, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

(12:00pm-1:00pm - Art exhibit viewing and conversation with Veronica Kirin and Steven Smith.)

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Animals of Hurricane Katrina

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Animals of Hurricane Katrina

January 15, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2:00pm-3:00pm - The Animals of Hurricane Katrina: How animal advocates came together to save over 8,000 left behind animals, Jen Self-Aulgur - Humane Society of West MI became a part of the...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) History and Culture

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) History and Culture

January 15, 2015 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2:00pm-3:00pm - Preserving the History & Culture of New Orleans: Reminiscences of a  Louisiana State Museum Curator, Timothy Chester - Timothy J. Chester is an independent museum consultant...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Role Playing to Understand

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 1) Role Playing to Understand

January 15, 2015 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3:00pm-5:00pm - Role playing as a means of understanding: Simulating the impact of Hurricane Katrina at Memorial Hospital, Susan Strouse - Participants will role play one of selected characters...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 2) Engagement and Ecological Thinking

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 2) Engagement and Ecological Thinking

January 16, 2015 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

10:00am-11:00am - Service and Civic Engagement in the Forgotten City: Giving back to New Orleans, Quincy Williams, Janean Couch and Erik Scholten - In a city still reeling from the effects...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 2) Trauma and Service Learning

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 2) Trauma and Service Learning

January 16, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

11:00am-12:00pm - The Trauma of Family Disbursement, Dianne Green-Smith - Although I was not in the midst of the battle, I experienced trauma.  It is called, secondary trauma.  My...

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 2) Origins of Cuisine

The New Orleans Symposium (Day 2) Origins of Cuisine

January 16, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

12:00pm-1:00pm - The Origins of Cajun and Creole Cuisine, Multi-Purpose Room, Michael Farrell - This session will cover the ethnic origins of each of the two primary Louisiana cuisines, their...