For Pete's Sake: A Tribute and Celebration of Justice Making
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 11 AM to 4 PM
2001 Newburg Road
Frazier Hall & Amy Cralle Theater
All events are free and open to the public
Food available on site
Bellarmine University, the Kentucky Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression and the Bluegrass Bioneers proudly present a day of activism in tribute to the legendary folk musician, Pete Seeger.
This is a musical and educational tribute to honor Pete Seeger’s life and legacy, applying Seeger’s vision to today’s social justice issues. This event is designed to inspire, inform and enlist participants to take action for change, with focus on issues addressed in Seeger’s songs and actions, including the struggle for peace, civil rights, civil liberties, environmental justice and fair labor practices.
An Activist Information Fair will run from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM in Frazier Hall. At least 32 social-justice organizations will be represented at the Fair. From 3:00 to 4:00 PM, a musical salute to Pete Seeger will be held in the Amy Cralle Theater on campus.
Contact: Dr. Curt Bergstrand, Chair
Bellarmine Faculty for Social Innovation
Polar Bears and Climate Change:The Future of an Arctic Icon
The department of Biology and the School of Environmental Studies, in conjunction with Melody Carriere of Global Languages and Cultures, invite everyone to join us in welcoming guest speaker Dr. Eric Regehr for the following presentation: "Polar Bears and Climate Change: The Future of an Arctic Icon." The talk will take place on Thursday, January 20, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in Hilary's. Light refreshments will be served. Dr. Regehr is a polar bear biologist and researcher in Alaska with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. His research focuses on how climate change is affecting the survival and abundance of polar bears in the Arctic.