On Oct. 6-9, 2013, three Luther students and four faculty/staff attended the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The Annual AASHE Conference is the largest campus sustainability conference in North America. Attendees from around the world share innovations, activities, frameworks, learning outcomes, tools, strategies, research, theory and leadership initiatives that are changing the face of sustainability in higher education.
Among the Luther student presenters were Ellen Badger '16, Jesus Lucero '15, and Jamie Stallman '14. Luther faculty presenters included Jon Jenson, Craig Mosher, and Ruth Kath. The Assistant Director for the Center of Sustainable Communities, Stratis Giannakouros, was also in attendance.
- Ellen Badger: "Promoting School Gardens to Further Community Sustainability"
- Jesus Lucero: "Sustainability and First Years: The Representatives of Tomorrow"
- Jamie Stallman: "Luther Sustainability Grant Fund"
- Jon Jenson: "Internships as a Tool for Sustainability Education and Outreach"
- Craig Mosher: "Developing Resilient Communities through Campus-Community Collaboration"
- Ruth Kath: "Sprouting (Literally!) Engagement in Sustainability in the Undergraduate Curriculum: the “Heritage Garden Project” in Beginning German at Luther College"
- Craig Mosher: "Envisioning Higher Education in 2050: An Idea Fest"