On Campus Event: Quantified Self-City Nation: Digital Systems for Attentional Control, 4/28 7PM

696520Matthew W. Wilson Lecture: Quantified Self-City-Nation: Digital Systems for Attentional Control
Monday, April 28, 2014
7:00 PM
Lancaster Lounge, Moulton Union

Matthew Wilson’s presentation draws parallels between the rising consumer-electronic sector associated with personal activity monitors and the rapid visioning of smart urbanism. He interrogates developments in interoperability and propriety, competition and habit, fashion and surveillance. He addresses the social-cultural and political implications for this refiguring of spatial thought and action as well as the capacities reinforced and developed through the implementation of these technologies and techniques.

Matthew Wilson is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design and Visiting Scholar at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University and Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Kentucky, where he co-directs the New Mapping Collaboratory. Matt holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Washington. His website is http://matthew-w-wilson.com.

ON CAMPUS EVENT: Grinners, Green Dinners Hosted by Green Bowdoin Alliance

Grinners
Moulton North Dining Room
Every Wednesday 5:30 – 7:30
Hosted by Green Bowdoin Alliance

Interested in justice? Care about the environment? Come and talk about these and other issues in a friendly, exciting setting! We’re a group of passionate people meeting to talk about current environmental events, ideas, etc. It’s casual — come whe you can and bring a topic you want to talk about!

 

On Campus Event: Threatened Landscapes: Fiction Writing Workshop, 5/3 11-4

Fiction Writing Workshop with Sarah Braunstein
May 3, 2014
11:00 AM  – 4:00 PM
Coastal Studies Center Farmhouse

 

Calling all creative writers, environmentalists, conspiracy theorists, and lovers of words: 703439

Join Sarah Braunstein, Novelist and Coastal Studies Scholar for a half-day writing workshop at the Coastal Studies Center Saturday, May 3 from 11:00-4:00.  Only 20 spaces are available for Bowdoin students. To reserve a spot e-mail:bowdoincoastalstudies@gmail.com with your name and Bowdoin ID number

Open to Bowdoin students free of charge, lunch (board transfer) and transportation provided.

Off Campus Event: Reviving the Freedom Mill (Frontier 4/22 6PM, 8PM)

Film Reviving the Freedom Mill
Tuesday, April 22 6:00 PM, 8:00 PM, $5 all proceeds benefit the sponsors
Frontier, 14 Maine St, Brunswick

Summary: When environmentalist Tony Grassi takes a crazy gamble to rehab an tidemillabandoned Mill, he inspires both skepticism and hope that its revived bond with the river will breathe new life into the rural town of Freedom, Maine. With the help of  a colorful team of builders, masons, engineers and architects, he sets out to reconstruct a forgotten historical treasure. Can his 21st century vision of conservation re-power this community, which is now welcoming a new generation of young farmers?

Sponsored by Maine Preservation, Maine Farmland Trust and GrowSmart Maine. Buy Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/640930

 

 

OFF CAMPUS EVENT: Maine Land Conservation Conference

Maine Land Trust Conservation Conference
Friday. April 24, and Saturday April 26th
Brunswick and Topsham, ME
Registration Required

Attend the Maine Land Conservation Conference for free and connect yourself to the issues, organizations, and people for the Maine conservation movement. There will be an opening plenary talk with Terry Tempest Williams and Roger Milliken and a full day of workshops all open to students for free. Lunch is also included. There will be sessions on stream protection, invasive species, conservation of farmland, managing for climate change, community forests, and much more. Look for more information about the conference here.

To register for the conference via a scholarship fund donated by a generous donor, contact Donna Bissett at dbissett@mcht.org or call 207 729 7366

 

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY: Internship in Clean Energy with Enel Green Power North America

Enel Green Power North America Inc Summer Internship
Apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to Dave Funk at:
David.Funk@enel.com
Available to Massachusetts residents only
Internship available on ebear as well
Internship will be in Andover, MA
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:
·         Individual will be supporting environmental permitting and compliance for EGPNA wind, hydro and solar facilities.
·         Work with and report directly to East Coast Environmental Specialists
·         Should have a basic understanding of pertinent environmental regulations and requirements
·         Must be proficient in WORD and Excel software; familiarity with SharePoint is a plus
Other tasks may include:
·         Reviewing site documentation and files in support of permit filings and compliance submissions
·         Assisting in development of ECRS electronic file database
·         Assist with field work for environmental compliance monitoring

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY: Natural Resource Managment Internships in NV

Great Basin Institute Field Season Positions in Natural Resource Managment
4.14.14 UPDATEGBI 2014 RA Position Announcement

See the attached flyer for numerous internship opportunities and check out the Great Basin Institute website at www.thegreatbasininstitute.org for more information and to apply. Potential internships include: Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Technicion, Summer Environmental Educator, and many more!

 

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY: EPA Fellowship for Undergraduates at EPA Facility (App due 5/27)

Environmental Protection Agency Internship at EPA Facility
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships program, is offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for receipt of applications is May 27, 2014, at 11:59:59 PM ET. Subject to availability of funding and other applicable considerations, the Agency plans to award approximately 34 new fellowships. Eligible students will receive support for their junior and senior years of undergraduate study and for an internship at an EPA facility during the summer of their junior year. The fellowship provides up to $20,700 per academic year of support and $8,600 of support for a three-month summer internship.
Funding Opportunity Number:
EPA-F2014U-GRO-P1