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April is Earth Month at UD

April 6, 2015--The University of Delaware’s Earth Month celebration is the culmination of work by a diverse group of students, faculty and staff that helps draw attention to issues of environmental sustainability and environmental justice.

The schedule of events is available on the Earth Month 2015 webpage, compiled by the Earth Week Working Group of the University’s Sustainability Task Force.

Officially, Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, but events are planned throughout the month.

Highlights include a presentation by UD alumna Kathryn Miles, author of Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy, sponsored by the Delaware Environmental Institute, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in Perkins Student Center.

An environmental justice forum on Tuesday, April 15, will begin at 4 p.m. in 405 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory (ISE Lab). The forum will feature UD alumna Michele Roberts, co-coordinator of the Environmental Justice and Health Alliance, and Dennis Coker, principal chief of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware.

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