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Campus Sustainability Day: University to mark Campus Sustainability Day with keynote, expo

Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, Oct. 24, will be a daylong celebration that showcases sustainable actions, provides networking opportunities and encourages sustainability at all levels of involvement at the University of Delaware and college campuses across the country. All of the events are free and open to the public.

The day will begin with a no-waste breakfast and short presentation in the Gallery of the Perkins Student Center, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Peter Krawchyk, the University architect and campus planner, will be present to discuss green initiatives in new buildings and infrastructure around campus.

McKay Jenkins, Tilghman Professor of English, will provide the keynote address, “What’s Gotten Into Us: Toxic Chemicals, Our Health, and the Environment,” from 11:15 a.m.-noon in 004 Kirkbride Hall.