MTU Celebrates World Water Day March 18-24

Michigan Tech will rejoice World H2o Day 2021 March 18-24 with virtual functions
similar to the United Nations theme, “Valuing H2o.”

Michigan Tech’s annual celebration of the worldwide function focuses on the a lot of means that water is critical to lifetime. This yr, the neighborhood is
invited to functions that showcase the price of water from social, economic, cultural
and environmental views.

Everyone is welcome to the virtual celebration. A neighborhood artwork demonstrate and screening
of the film Courageous Blue World kick off the 7 days-long function. The routine incorporates speakers,
a efficiency by the Woodland Singers, a water-targeted Husky Bites presentation, a
research levels of competition and no cost relatives artwork actions.

Pay a visit to the World H2o Day web-site for Zoom back links, registration and function particulars. All functions are no cost and open up to the

  • March 18 – Community Art Show: Regional artists and neighborhood members of all ages share what
    water usually means to them by way of creativity and creation in a virtual gallery.
  • March 18 – seven- eight:30 p.m.: Courageous Blue World facilitated dialogue with Nancy Langston (SS/GLRC)
    & Dr. Casey Huckins (BIO/GLRC) as section of the Sustainability Film Collection.  
  • March 22 – six p.m.: H2o-targeted Husky Bites presentation and the Three Minute Thesis-style
    research levels of competition open up to undergraduate and graduate learners of all majors.  
  • March 23 – 4:30 p.m.: Youth speaker Braedon Butterfield, member of the Purple Cliff Band of Lake
    Remarkable Chippewa and an aspiring journalist, will existing a discuss about valuing water.  
  • March 23 – six p.m.: Art Evening for All with nearby artwork educator and artist Melissa Hronkin, with
    a looking at of “We Are H2o Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom, followed by an artwork project
    honoring the price of water for all dwelling matters. Lisa Denomie, creator of “Sea Yoga,”
    will manual an expressive movement activity. Judy Sarosik, instructor and artist of Peace
    Crane Mobiles, prospects members in folding an origami fish, also sharing her artwork
    and like of nature.  
  • March 24 – 4 p.m.: Panel dialogue showcasing Diane P. Dupont, professor of economics at Brock
    College Patty Loew, director of the Middle for Native American and Indigenous
    Study at Northwestern College and a professor in the Medill University of Journalism
    and Ali Mirchi, assistant professor of water methods engineering at Oklahoma Point out
    College and a Michigan Tech alum.

Michigan Technological College is a community research college, dwelling to extra than
seven,000 learners from fifty four countries. Established in 1885, the College delivers extra than
120 undergraduate and graduate degree plans in science and technological innovation, engineering,
forestry, enterprise and economics, wellbeing professions, humanities, arithmetic, and
social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Higher Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway
and is just a number of miles from Lake Remarkable.