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Heartland-Delta Faculty Conversations 2012 - Conference Schedule

Jesuit, Catholic and Green
Loyola University Chicago
Water Tower Campus
 February 24 – 26, 2012

3:00 p.m. Check in The Talbott Hotel 20 E. Delaware Place
4:00 p.m. Registration & Cocktail Reception Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
4:45 p.m. Welcome Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
5:00 p.m. "Healing A Broken World: Reflections on the Society of Jesus'
Commitment to Ecology and Our Reconciliation with Creation"
Rev. Peter W. Walpole, SJ
Founder & Executive Director of Environmental
Sustainability for Social Change
Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
 6:30 p.m.  Dinner 26 E. Pearson,
Baumhart Hall, 25th Floor
Pere Marquette Suite
 8:00 a.m.  Registration & Continental Breakfast  Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
9:00 a.m. “Standing with ‘the Crucified People’: How We Cause Environmental Injustice and How to Stop It.”
Kristin Shrader-Frechette, PhD
O’Neill Family Professor Department of Biological Sciences and Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
10:30 a.m. Break  
10:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions  I. (choose one) Lewis Towers,
  a.) Green Chemistry, An Introduction: What is it and How does it relate to sustainability?
Kurt Birdwhistell, PhD, Loyola University New Orleans
16th Floor Alcove Space
  b.) Catholicism in a Reconstructed Universe: Challenges and Possibilities from the New Cosmology
Robert LudwigPhD, Loyola University Chicago
17th Floor Alcove Space
  c.) Education for Homecoming
Kathleen Smythe, PhD, Xavier University
Lewis Towers, Room 1704
12:00 p.m. Lunch served at Loyola University Museum of Art 820 N. Michigan Avenue
1:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions II. (choose one) Lewis Towers,
  a.) Ecological Sustainability and the Catholic Natural Law Heritage
William French, PhD, Loyola University Chicago
16th Floor Alcove Space
  b.) Fossil Fuels, Nuclear Power, and Social Injustice: Building a Sustainable
U.S. Energy Policy for the 21st Century
Anthony Ladd, PhD, Loyola University New Orleans
17th Floor Alcove Space
  c.) Food and Food Justice in New Orleans: An Ignatian Honors First-Year Experience
Naomi Yavneh, PhD, Loyola University New Orleans
Lewis Towers, Room 1704
2:45 p.m. Break  
3:00 p.m. “Creating a Community of Environmental Sustainability at Loyola University Chicago, A Two-Pronged Approach”
Nancy Tuchman, PhD
Vice Provost
Professor of Biology
Loyola University Chicago
and Donald McLauchlan, P.E., C.E.M, LEED AP
Principal of ELARA Engineering
Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
4:45 p.m. Mass (optional) 26 E. Pearson, 3rd Floor
All Saints Chapel
5:15 p.m. Evening Free Water Tower Campus
Restaurant options
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast  Table Conversations Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
9:00 a.m. “Increasing Our Spiritual Footprint”
Marianne Karsh, B.Sc.F., M.Sc.F
Coordinator, Ecology Project,
Ignatius Jesuit Centre of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
10:00 a.m. Break  
10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions III. (choose one) Lewis Towers,
  a.) Incorporating Environmental Learning into a Liberal Arts College Curriculum
Catherine KleierPhD, Regis University
17th Floor Alcove Space
  b.) Creation Across the Curriculum
Kathleen O’Gorman, PhD, Loyola University New Orleans
Lewis Towers, Room 1704
11:30 a.m. Closing Remarks
John Hardt, PhD
Assistant to the President, Mission and Identity
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Loyola University Chicago
Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
12: 00 p.m. Boxed Lunch Provided Lewis Towers, Regents Hall
12:30 p.m. Close of Conference  

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