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03-05-2011 - Exec Team Elections
*Personal statements for Exec Team positions due tomorrow (Sunday, March 6th)

*Election week: Wed, March 9th - Wed, March 16th (via online survey sent to greening listserv)

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Inaugural speaker Amory Lovins' presentation is now online!
http://www.nicholas.duke.edu/deanseries

November Meeting:

NEXT DUGI MEETING WILL BE WEDS NOVEMBER 11th at 4:30pm.

Field Trip - A LEED Mickey D's (McDonalds)?
 

Nicholas School Energy Club has been able to organize a tour of the recently completed LEED certified McDonalds in Cary, NC with Courtney Lorenz (a Nicholas School alum now working at SKANSKA). Contact Dan (dbk13@duke.edu) if you are going to go so he can get a head count and organize a carpool (if there get a good-sized group, please let him know if you can drive).

WHEN: Tour is on Oct 30 and will begin at 11am.  Meet at 10am behind the LSRC.

For some background, check out these links:
http://www.carycitizen.com/2009/09/06/mcdonalds-goes-green-in-cary/
http://gas2.org/2009/07/06/mcdonalds-debuts-plug-in-car-charging-station/
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Durham,+NC+27701+(Duke+University:+Nichols+School+of+the+Environment)&daddr=1299+Kildaire+Farm+Road,+Cary+nc&hl=en&geocode=CU-sCTNjfouzFUBXJQIdyxJM-yHYHixmvUVquA;&mra=pe&mrcr=0&sll=36.048392,-78.901552&sspn=0.62623,1.234589&ie=UTF8&z=11

Email Dan if you have any questions. 

*NEW* - UNC/NC State Course List - see Attachments tab

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The Duke University Greening Initiative will develop a University ethic and practice in which all decisions take into account the environmental, social, and financial impacts of its actions locally, nationally, and globally. This ethic and practice will further the educational and societal missions of Duke University by ensuring the coordinated, innovative, and efficient application of its resources.

Wiki MarkupThe Duke University Greening Initiative will integrate environmental stewardship into every facet of life at Duke University. The educational exchange and technical innovation encouraged by the Initiative's activities will empower Duke University to lead in environmental sustainability. In doing so, the Initiative will advance the realization of the James B. Duke Indenture of Trust.
James B. Duke's indenture of trust selects educational goals for Duke University that "can do the most to uplift mankind \ [and\] will most help develop our resources, increase our wisdom and promote human happiness." - "To these ends, the Mission of Duke University is to provide a superior liberal education to students, attending not only to their intellectual growth but also to their participation in their communities." James B. Duke wanted Duke to stimulate all those associated with the University "to contribute in diverse ways to the local community, the state, the nation, and the world \ [while\] maintaining a place of leadership in all that we do." - To this end the Duke University Greening Initiative's mission and vision makes the following contribution to Duke University's fulfillment of James B. Duke trust.

Main Activities

Contact the Executive Team at duke.greening@gmail.com to learn more and be added to the "greening" listserv.

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