MTU Celebrates World Water Day March 18-24

Maria J. Danford

Michigan Tech will rejoice Globe Drinking water Working day 2021 March 18-24 with virtual gatherings
related to the United Nations theme, “Valuing Drinking water.”

Michigan Tech’s once-a-year celebration of the worldwide occasion focuses on the several strategies that water is critical to lifetime. This yr, the local community is
invited to gatherings that showcase the benefit of water from social, economic, cultural
and environmental views.

Every person is welcome to the virtual celebration. A local community artwork present and screening
of the film Courageous Blue Globe kick off the 7 days-lengthy occasion. The agenda consists of speakers,
a functionality by the Woodland Singers, a water-concentrated Husky Bites presentation, a
investigate competition and no cost family artwork things to do.

Go to the Globe Drinking water Working day web page for Zoom hyperlinks, registration and occasion specifics. All gatherings are no cost and open up to the
public.

  • March 18 – Community Art Display: Community artists and local community members of all ages share what
    water implies to them by means of creativity and generation in a virtual gallery.
  • March 18 – seven- 8:thirty p.m.: Courageous Blue Globe facilitated dialogue with Nancy Langston (SS/GLRC)
    & Dr. Casey Huckins (BIO/GLRC) as component of the Sustainability Film Series.  
  • March 22 – 6 p.m.: Drinking water-concentrated Husky Bites presentation and the Three Minute Thesis-model
    investigate competition open up to undergraduate and graduate college students of all majors.  
  • March 23 – 4:thirty p.m.: Youth speaker Braedon Butterfield, member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake
    Outstanding Chippewa and an aspiring journalist, will current a communicate about valuing water.  
  • March 23 – 6 p.m.: Art Night time for All with area artwork educator and artist Melissa Hronkin, with
    a looking through of “We Are Drinking water Protectors” by Carole Lindstrom, adopted by an artwork job
    honoring the benefit of water for all dwelling issues. Lisa Denomie, creator of “Sea Yoga,”
    will manual an expressive motion activity. Judy Sarosik, teacher and artist of Peace
    Crane Mobiles, potential customers participants in folding an origami fish, also sharing her artwork
    and love of character.  
  • March 24 – 4 p.m.: Panel dialogue featuring Diane P. Dupont, professor of economics at Brock
    College Patty Loew, director of the Middle for Indigenous American and Indigenous
    Analysis at Northwestern College and a professor in the Medill College of Journalism
    and Ali Mirchi, assistant professor of water resources engineering at Oklahoma State
    College and a Michigan Tech alum.

Michigan Technological College is a public investigate college, dwelling to extra than
seven,000 college students from 54 international locations. Started in 1885, the College provides extra than
one hundred twenty undergraduate and graduate diploma systems in science and technologies, engineering,
forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and
social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway
and is just a handful of miles from Lake Outstanding.

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