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DATEEVENTSUMMARY OVERVIEW
March 22World Water DayNo Campus Events (Spring Break)
Personal Challenge - Try to limit your shower time to 3 minutes today! 
March 26Sooners Without BordersAnnual World Water Day Event
Water Jeopardy, Water Walk, Water Jug Scavenger Hunt - OU South Oval
March 27EarthMonth@OU Distinguished Panel

Dr. Richard Zamor (Grand River Dam Authority, GRDA), Ed Fite (VP, Scenic Rivers Operation, GRDA), Dr. Bill Cauthron (Oklahoma Water Resources Board), Shellie Chard (Director, Water Quality Division-Department of Environmental Quality), Shannon Phillips (Director, Water Quality Division-OK Conservation Commission), Ken Komiske (Director of Utilities, City of Norman)

Classroom discussion (Zamor/Fite) – The Interplay Between Government Policy & Water Issues in OK,
Water & Ecological Sustainability (ENST 3463), 312 Sutton Hall, 09:00-10:15 AM.

Evening Public Panel DiscussionEnvironmental Challenges in Oklahoma
Scholars Room (Union), Reception begins 5:00 PM.

April 3EarthMonth@OU Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Gregory Hitzhusen (School of Environment and Natural Resources, The Ohio State University)

Classroom discussions – Intro to Comparative Religion (RELS 2403), 104 Adams Hall, 10:30-11:45 AM;
Environment, Ecology & Society (SOC 3893), Gaylord Hall 2020, 12:00-1:15 PM.

Evening Public Lecture and Panel DiscussionBorn Again Environmentalism: How Religion Can Turn Creation Care into an American Virtue
 Scholars Room (Union), Reception begins 5:00 PM.

April 5-7Native Crossroads Film Festival

Numerous short and feature-length films, Panels including directors, actors, OU faculty.
Kerr Auditorium, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History.

April 9WaTER Center SpeakerDr. Shane Walker (University of Texas-El Paso)
Evening public lectureA tale of two cities: evaluation of point-of-use drinking water treatment with membrane filtration and desalination;
Scholars Room (Union), 7:00 PM.
April 12Electric Car Ride and Drive

Learn about the cleanest way to drive by talking to electric car owners and experts.
You’ll have the chance to ride in and even drive vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt, Tesla Model S, and Nissan Leaf;
Loyd Noble Center Southeast Parking Lot, 11AM – 2PM

April 12EarthMonth@OU Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Tracy Fanara (Environmental Health Program Manager – MOTE Marine Lab, Sarasota, FL)

Classroom discussion – Water & Ecological Sustainability (ENST 3463);
312 Sutton Hall, 09:00-10:15AM.

Evening public lecture and panel discussionA University Campus as a Model for Hydrologic Restoration via Low Impact Design Retrofit; 
Buskuhl Gallery (Gould Hall), Reception begins 5:00 PM.

April 132nd Friday Norman Art Walk

Free Celebration of Arts and Creativity and with an environmental theme;
6 to 9PM in the Walker Arts District of Downtown Norman.

April 16-20Green WeekDaily environmental awareness activities sponsored by the Green Week student club
April 17EarthMonth@OU Distinguished Panel

Corix Professor Jeff Kelly (Director, Corix Plains Institute) and Directors of the Oklahoma Archeological, Biological, Climate, Geological, and Water Surveys

Evening Public Discussion - The Corix Plains Institute and the future of environmental research and education in Oklahoma;
Scholars Room (Union), Reception begins 5:00 PM.

April 18Sustainability & Responsibility Fair

Housing & Food Services and Environmental Concerns Committee
Fair/exhibit highlighting responsibility/sustainability initiatives on campus;
OU Rock Garden (if inclement weather, Couch Center shelter), 10:30 – 2:00 PM.

April 18Environmental Stewardship Award CeremonyPresentation of the Environmental Concerns Committee’s Awards for Recognition for Environmental Stewardship (if inclement weather, Couch Center shelter); 1:30 PM.
April 18WaTER Center Speaker

Dr. Steven M. Jones, Garver

Evening public lecture –The occurrence of trace organics in wastewater effluents and control options to protect public health in potable reuse applications; 
National Weather Center, Seminar Room 1350, 7:00 PM

April 19Anthropocene Lecture Series

Dr. Stephanie Pincetl (California Center for Sustainable Communities, University of California-LA)

Evening public presentation and panel discussion – The Urban Metabolism; 
Buskuhl Gallery (Gould Hall), 4:00 PM.

April 22Earth DayAnnual City of Norman Earth Day Festival, Reaves Park, 12:00-5:00 PM
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