125th Anniversary Symposium on Environmental Justice

Friday, October 28

Trinity Tree
Payden Classroom Event

Alumnae, alumni, faculty, students and staff are invited to this special symposium with a focus on environmental justice, with a keynote address by Yale Professor Mary Evelyn Tucker ’71, co-founder and director (with her husband Dr. John Grim) of the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology. Dr. Tucker has been an invaluable advisor for Trinity as we build our Environmental Justice program.  The symposium will include Trinity student and faculty presentations, as well as presentations by Trinity partners in environmental organizations. Enjoy lunch in Alumnae Hall and see plans for the renaissance of this iconic building.

The day will be capped by a late afternoon reception for all alumnae, alumni and guests.

Friday, October 28

8:30 am: Registration and hospitality

9:00 am: Welcome: President Patricia McGuire ’74

9:30 am: Keynote: Dr. Mary Evelyn Tucker ’71, Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology

10:45 am: Faculty Panel: Environmental Ethics and Policy Considerations

12:00 pm: Lunch and campus walkabout with Dr. Patrice Nielsen, and student research posters on display

1:30 pm: Panel: Teaching and Research on Environmental Justice at Trinity

3:00 pm: Partnerships in Action

Dr. Kandis Boyd, Director, EPA Chesapeake Program

Ms. Nancy Stoner, Exec. Director, Potomac Riverkeepers Network

3 to 5 pm:  Environmental Fair with Partners Hosting Information Displays

4:30 pm: Concluding Comments

5:30 pm: 125th Anniversary Welcome Reception – Main Hall