Here w’re talking both about a curriculum that educates people on sustainable practices and a structure and values that empower people to become more-effective members of a sustainable society, with true democratic participation and active concern for the human rights of all. This dual focus also helps prepare people to contribute to advances in sustainable practices.
A unique and excellent addition to the Lehigh Valley’s offerings, the Social Research Social Justice Conference began in 2003 as a collaboration between faculty and students in the Department of Media and Communication at Muhlenberg College, with the goal to … more
Bearing Fruit An overview of the Farm To School movement Among a multitude of grassroots responses to the problems of our modern industrialized food system is the Farm to School (FTS) movement — a national effort to reorganize the school … more
April 13, 2012, Moyer Hall (Muhlenberg College) More information 9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast Mendham Gallery 9:30 – 10:40 a.m. RESEARCH SESSION I PANEL ONE: Framing Discourses of Popular Media: Gender and Sexuality [Moderator: Kate Richmond, Muhlenberg College] Melissa Pieller, … more
Environmental degradation caused by human activity is rapidly rendering the planet uninhabitable. For thousands of generations the planet’s resources were sufficiently plentiful and resilient to withstand our destructive activities. No longer. When Jefferson was president there were less people in … more
Like most other areas of our lives, events are usually organized without a commitment to minimize their impact on our ecosystems, health, and sustainability. [Coming soon: Resources to help plan events that have minimal impact on global warming and sustainability, … more
The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental ethical principles for building a just, sustainable and peaceful global society in the 21st century. It seeks to inspire in all people a new sense of global interdependence and shared responsibility for … more
Do schools and our current educational system function in sustainable ways—and do they prepare students to live sustainable lives? Hundreds of years ago, the people knew what this meant, but many of us seem to have forgotten. One of the … more