Glacial Dimensions: Art and the Global Ice Melt
Now through April 26 • Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Karl and Helen Burger Gallery (CAS)
A first-time collaboration between Philadelphia artists who have traveled the world with scientists monitoring the shrinking ice, the exhibit features Diane Burko’s large-scale photographs (Viedma Landscape pictured above) and Paula Winokur’s white porcelain sculptures (Ice cores pictured in header).
Antarctic Edge: 70° South film screening and discussion
March 17, 3:15-5 p.m. • Miron Student Center Little Theatre
A film about a renowned team of scientists studying climate change in the fastest winter-warming place in the world, followed by a discussion with director Dena Seidel.
Climate Change and El Niño
March 29, 3:15-4:15 p.m. • Hennings Hall 113
Dr. Paul Croft of SESS provides an in-depth look at the ongoing effects of El Niño.
April 4 • Nationwide
Join college students across the country in an effort to engage in face-to-face dialog with state-level lawmakers to encourage the implementation of the Clean Power Plan, requiring a 32% decrease in global warming pollution by 2030.
April 12, 5 p.m. • Karl and Helen Burger Gallery (CAS)
Meet-and-greet Glacial Dimensions artists Diane Burko and Paula Winokur.
April 13, 9 a.m.–Noon • Miron Student Center Little Theatre
Glacial Dimensions artists Diane Burko and Paula Winokur share their experiences of creating art and traveling with scientists monitoring climate change around the world.
Water Access and Transfer: Equalizing Resources under Climate Change Scenarios
Glacial Dimensions artists Diane Burko and Paula Winokur, Antarctic Edge: 70° South director Dena Seidel, NASA scientist Ben Cook, oceanographer Josh Kohut, and human rights advocate Greg Hittelman of the Enough Project will discuss resources, hydrology, sustainability, art and environmental justice.
April 19-22 • Miron Student Center
Explore environmental displays, interactive exhibits and informative workshops and join the Elizabeth River Cleanup efforts.