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IASC 2021 Conference: Commons in Space

Wednesday -Friday, February 24 - 26, 2021

The Commons in Space Conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners on topics from the satellites and space debris increasingly congesting orbital space, mining of celestial bodies, diverse perspectives on space as a global commons, protection of dark night sky, models for space law, and more.

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We Need Complexity Economics for a Global Future

Friday, February 26, 2021
11 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Joffa Applegate

  • Assistant Research Professor, Biosocial Complexity Initiative, ASU

Complex Adaptive Systems Science emerged four decades ago based on the recognition that complex systems in vastly different domains shared fundamental properties. This insight has triggered a productive research endeavor that is now at the core of all Global Futures related challenges

This talk, hosted by the new School...

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Hiring Event: Science, Technology and Sustainability

Friday, February 26, 2021
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST

Are you interested in pursuing a career that allows you to utilize your analytical skills to help enrich people's lives? Do you thrive on creating change through technology?

Jobs in science, technology and sustainability are fast-paced and constantly changing. Innovation is the name of the game in these industries, and being...

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Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. MST

Angie Schmitt

  • Founder and Principal, 3MPH Planning and Consulting

Angie Schmitt, long-time national editor at Streetsblog, is one of the country's best-known writers and experts on sustainable transportation. Her commentary has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and National Public Radio.

The tragedy of traffic violence has barely registered with the media and wider culture. Victims...

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Career Workshop: Tools of Negotiation

Thursday, March 4, 2021
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MST

Do you know how to best negotiate a salary? What strategies make the most sense? When is the ideal time to ask for a raise? Join the College of Global Futures and the Office of Career and Professional Development as we tackle these tricky questions, and more!

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Reinventing Food Banks and Pantries

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Katie S. Martin

  • Executive Director, Foodshare Institute for Hunger Research & Solutions

Katie Martin has over 20 years of experience developing and evaluating creative solutions to hunger and building collaborations with local and national anti-hunger organizations. Before joining Foodshare, Katie was an Assistant Professor and Director of the Public Health program at the University of Saint Joseph. She has a Ph.D...

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IASC 2021 Conference: Fisheries and Aquaculture Commons

Tuesday - Thursday, March 9 - 11, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global supply chains, slashed tourism, and eliminated markets for fish and farmed-seafood products, exacerbating ongoing challenges and prompting diverse and often drastic reconfigurations in fisheries and seafood production.

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Commons virtual conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners on the...

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Earth Day 2021: Reflections of an Environmentalist

Earth Day: Thursday, April 22, 2021
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Paul Hirt

  • Environmental Historian

Join environmental historian and activist Paul Hirt as he takes a look back through the history of the environmental movement.

Hirt came to ASU in 2004 but has lived in Arizona for over 30 years. In both his professional and personal life, he promotes sustainable water management, renewable energy,...

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