Center for the Environment

Celebrate Earth Day 2013 - Picture of the Earth with a banner underneath.

Join us for Carnival Games, Food, Prizes, and the Boilermaker Special!

Please note that all events except the Urban Water Projects Final Presentation is open to the entire campus community.

Small green nondescript banner.Earth Day Carnival

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Centennial Mall

  • Food Vendors
  • Carnival Games
  • Sustainability Information
  • Unicycle and Juggling Team
  • Evonik Wind Explorer
  • Grateful Heart Gallery - Creating Recycled Art
  • Rides from the Boilermaker Special
  • Jeopardy - Click here to sign up for Jeopardy!

Click here to download the original flyer for Earth Day Carnival 2013.

Small green nondescript banner.Sustainability + Security: A Symposium

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

STEW 318

The Honors College is hosting this symposium.

Small green nondescript banner.Col. Mark Mykleby - Sustainability: Our National Strategic Initiative

Monday, April 22, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.


Keynote lecture.

Click here for more information about Sustainability: Our National Strategic Initiative.

Small green nondescript banner.Sustainability Chit Chat (Pecha Kechu Style)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

Clapping Circle, Academy Park

Contact by 4/8 to participate.

Click here to download more information about this Sustainability Chit Chat.

Small green nondescript banner.Earth Day Hike w/ Prof. Dunning

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.

at the Bell Tower

Small green nondescript banner.Urban Water Projects Final Presentation

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

HIKS Room B85

Please RSVP to by Monday, April 22.
Click here to download more information about Urban Water Projects Final Presentation.

Small green nondescript banner.Volunteer Tree Planting

Photograph of several people planting a new tree.Thursday, April 24, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sign up to participate.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Volunteer Tree Planting
  • 11:00 a.m., Tree Campus USA Ceremony
  • 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Volunteer Tree Planting
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About the Center for the Environment

The mission of the Center for the Environment is to facilitate and promote proactive, problem-driven research, learning, and outreach at Purdue focused on improving our understanding of complex environmental systems, environmental stewardship and sustainability, and addressing important environmental challenges.

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Center for the Environment
MANN Hall, Room 105
203 S. Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907