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==Announcements==
 
==Announcements==
  
To be added to the Green Grads email list, please send an email to [mailto:uconngreengrads@gmail.com uconngreedgrads@gmail.com]<br>
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To be added to the Green Grads email list, please send an email to [mailto:uconngreengrads@gmail.com uconngreengrads@gmail.com]<br>
 
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Our UConntact page: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/organization/greengrads<br>
 
Our UConntact page: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/organization/greengrads<br>
 
We are currently not maintaining a roster on UConntact, but you may join there if you wish.<br>
 
We are currently not maintaining a roster on UConntact, but you may join there if you wish.<br>
 
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Photos from Give & Go 2012 are now posted at UConntact!  See the album [https://uconntact.uconn.edu/organization/greengrads/gallery/album/17208 here].<br>
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==Upcoming Events==
 
==Upcoming Events==
  
'''1. Information & Organization Meeting!'''<br>
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'''1. Meeting!'''<br>
Wednesday, Sept. 5th<br>
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Wednesday, Sept. 19th<br>
3:30 PM<br>
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4 PM<br>
Bamford Room<br>
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Arjona room 317<br>
(Room 171b in the Torrey Life Sciences building)<br>
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We'll have cookies!<br>
JOIN US FOR PIZZA AND PLANNING FOR THE YEAR AHEAD!<br>
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'''2. Mansfield Festival on the Green'''<br>
 
'''2. Mansfield Festival on the Green'''<br>
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We're helping keep this a low-waste event by sending volunteers to man the waste stations, to direct people to recycling and composting.<br>
 
We're helping keep this a low-waste event by sending volunteers to man the waste stations, to direct people to recycling and composting.<br>
We'll have a volunteer sign-up sheet at the Sept. 5th meeting, or email Hayley ([mailto:hayley.kilroy@uconn.edu hayley.kilroy@uconn.edu]).<br>
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Please add your name to the [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pet2Lib3M5OgY4CI81g6wp61lfSja377nUao3l7WGMM/edit sign-up sheet]!.<br>
 
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'''3. Mansfield Natural Areas Volunteer Day'''<br>
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'''3. Willimantic Food Co-Op Book Club'''<br>
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Sunday, September 30, 2012<br>
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3-4:30 pm at the [http://willimanticfood.coop/ Co-Op]<br>
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The Willimantic Food Co-Op Book Club meets the last Sunday of every month to discuss environmental books.  This month's book is Deep Economy by Bill McKibben.  We'll try to arrange a carpool from Storrs for anyone who would like to go.  The UConn library has a copy of the book, or you can request it through ILL, or ask if you can borrow Hayley's copy.<br>
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'''4. Mansfield Natural Areas Volunteer Day'''<br>
 
Date: an upcoming Saturday, TBA<br>
 
Date: an upcoming Saturday, TBA<br>
 
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==Contact==
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'''5. Walktober'''<br>
[mailto:uconngreengrads@gmail.com uconngreedgrads@gmail.com]
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Date: All October!<br>
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You can find a brochure of all the hikes sponsored by The Last Green Valley [http://www.tlgv.org/resources/walktober2012.html here].<br>
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We'll select one weekend hike to carpool to as a group, and will email reminders about nearby hikes.<br>
 
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or see the officer list below.
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==Contact==
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[mailto:uconngreengrads@gmail.com uconngreengrads@gmail.com]
 
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or see the officer list below.<br>
Faculty Advisor: [[Eric Schultz]]
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'''Officers:'''<br>
 
'''Officers:'''<br>
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Kasey Pregler (Treasurer) <br>
 
Kasey Pregler (Treasurer) <br>
 
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==Links & Other Stuff==
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Faculty Advisor: [[Eric Schultz]]<br>
'''Our Constitution and Bylaws:'''<br>
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Note: our Constitution was updated in May 2012; the new version will be posted soon.  The previous documents are below:<br>
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* [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebedia/images/0/0c/Green-Grads-Constitution-May08.pdf Green Grads Constitution] <br>
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==Links==
* [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebedia/images/6/6b/Green-Grads-Bylaws-May08.pdf Green Grads Bylaws]
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'''Our Constitution:'''<br>
both amended in May 2008 - OEP liaison position added to the Bylaws and grant acquisition added as a funding option in the Constitution.<br>
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* [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebedia/index.php/File:Green-Grads-Constitution-2012.pdf Green Grads Constitution]<br>
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The Constitution was amended and approved in April 2012.  The previous Constitution and Bylaws (from 2008) were combined and altered to reflect new requirements for UConn student organizations.<br>
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'''Green Links''' <br>
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* [http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2010/11/recycling-at-uconn-just-got-easier/ Single-Stream Recycling at UConn]
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* http://www.greenerchoices.org/ <br>
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* http://www.storyofstuff.com/ <br>
 
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'''Things YOU can do TODAY:'''
 
'''Things YOU can do TODAY:'''
 
* Conserve energy - take shorter showers, turn off your computer at night, etc.
 
* Conserve energy - take shorter showers, turn off your computer at night, etc.
 
* Print and copy on both sides of the page
 
* Print and copy on both sides of the page
* Recycle all plastics labeled 1-7 in departmental bins
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* Recycle paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum in bins around campus
 
* Take the stairs, not the elevator
 
* Take the stairs, not the elevator
 
* Ride the bus/carpool
 
* Ride the bus/carpool
 
* Spread the word :)
 
* Spread the word :)
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'''Green Links''' <br>
 
* http://www.greenerchoices.org/ <br>
 
* http://www.storyofstuff.com/ <br>
 

Latest revision as of 10:22, 12 September 2012

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Green Grads are a group of environmentally-aware, environmentally-active UConn graduate students

We are commited to:

  • Environmentally-responsible recreation
  • Promoting environmental awareness and sustainability, on- and off-campus
  • The well-being of the environment and the people who depend upon it, locally and globally


Contents

Announcements

To be added to the Green Grads email list, please send an email to uconngreengrads@gmail.com

Our UConntact page: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/organization/greengrads
We are currently not maintaining a roster on UConntact, but you may join there if you wish.

Photos from Give & Go 2012 are now posted at UConntact! See the album here.

Upcoming Events

1. Meeting!
Wednesday, Sept. 19th
4 PM
Arjona room 317
We'll have cookies!

2. Mansfield Festival on the Green
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Noon - 5:00 pm
In front of E.O. Smith High School
Website: http://www.mansfieldct.gov/content/1914/6514/6522/7898/default.aspx

We're helping keep this a low-waste event by sending volunteers to man the waste stations, to direct people to recycling and composting.
Please add your name to the sign-up sheet!.

3. Willimantic Food Co-Op Book Club
Sunday, September 30, 2012
3-4:30 pm at the Co-Op
The Willimantic Food Co-Op Book Club meets the last Sunday of every month to discuss environmental books. This month's book is Deep Economy by Bill McKibben. We'll try to arrange a carpool from Storrs for anyone who would like to go. The UConn library has a copy of the book, or you can request it through ILL, or ask if you can borrow Hayley's copy.

4. Mansfield Natural Areas Volunteer Day
Date: an upcoming Saturday, TBA

5. Walktober
Date: All October!
You can find a brochure of all the hikes sponsored by The Last Green Valley here.
We'll select one weekend hike to carpool to as a group, and will email reminders about nearby hikes.

Contact

uconngreengrads@gmail.com
or see the officer list below.

Officers:
Hayley Kilroy (Chairperson)
Alyssa Borowske (Secretary)
Kasey Pregler (Treasurer)

Faculty Advisor: Eric Schultz

Links

Our Constitution:

The Constitution was amended and approved in April 2012. The previous Constitution and Bylaws (from 2008) were combined and altered to reflect new requirements for UConn student organizations.

Green Links


Things YOU can do TODAY:

  • Conserve energy - take shorter showers, turn off your computer at night, etc.
  • Print and copy on both sides of the page
  • Recycle paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum in bins around campus
  • Take the stairs, not the elevator
  • Ride the bus/carpool
  • Spread the word :)
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