Environmental Justice Panel at the One Sustainable Iowa Conference

Apr 9, 2022

02:40 PM - 03:25 PM

Pappajohn Business Building, W151

21 East Market Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

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The Office of Sustainability and the Environment is excited to announce that the 2022 One Sustainable Iowa Conference organizers are proud to partner with the Underrepresented Students in Sustainability mentorship program to host an Environmental Justice panel on Saturday, April 9 from 2:40 to 3:25 pm in W151 Pappajohn Business Building. The Panel will include campus faculty and experts who will speak on environmental justice, their research, and experiences.

Panelists include:

  1. Dr. Carly Nichols, Department of Geographical & Sustainability Sciences, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  2. Dr. Silvia Secchi, Department of Geographical & Sustainability Science, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  3. Dr. Shannon Watkins, Department of Community & Behavioral Health, College of Public Health

Each panelist will have the opportunity to speak for about 10 minutes about environmental justice, their research, experience, and more! The remainder of the session will be an engaging Q+A session led by the student leaders of the Underrepresented Students in Sustainability mentorship program.

You can register for this event here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9TRRCGg5XTPW45w.

About the Conference:
Registration is now open for the 2022 One Sustainable Iowa Conference, which will take place on Saturday, April 9th from 9am-4pm on the University of Iowa campus. The goal of the Conference is to connect students throughout Iowa who have interests in sustainability. All students, faculty, and staff from any higher ed institution in Iowa are invited to attend this Conference. Information about the Conference can be found here: https://www.onesustainableiowa.com/.   Current University of Iowa students can attend the Conference for free by registering here: https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9TRRCGg5XTPW45w 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at