Melting Potluck

On September 25, share your culture and its delicious foods at the Peace, Justice, and Sustainability Cultural Fair on the PLV Campus.

The new PJS (Peace, Justice, and Sustainability) club invites you to share and celebrate differences at the Peace, Justice, and Sustainability International Food and Culture Sharing on Tuesday, September 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Butcher Suite.

Share your cultural heritage, discuss and present cultural dress, music, and food from your family’s heritage, and share food from other cultures as you learn more about the PJS club and International Day of Peace.

For more information, contact Professor Frances Delahanty at, Brandon McCluskey a, or Vanessa Ramkissoon of Paragon House at

Recycle a Paper and Get Paid?

Are you writing a paper on the environment or environmentalism? “Recycle” it at the 2012 PIERS Conference and you could win $200! See? It IS that easy being green.

How are we disciplined to think about environmental problems and possible solutions? On March 23, the Pace Institute for Environmental and Regional Studies (PIERS) will host the PIERS Student Conference 2012: Encountering Nature Through University Culture and they need your help!

If you have written or are currently writing a paper concerning the environment or environmentalism, you may be able to recycle it and submit it for presentation at the conference for a chance to win $200!

Possible topics including alternative transportation, global warming, natural resources, organic farming, population growth, renewable energy, sustainable consumption, waste and recycling, and more! A 250-word abstract must be submitted to The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011.

For more information about the conference and call for papers, visit