Campus News Brief 9/12/11

Good Day to all! This is your campus news brief from Green Umbrella, for September 12, 2011.

We want to welcome everybody back to Columbia for the fall semester, and wish everyone luck getting settled. Green Umbrella is up and running, with a few updates for the umbrella.

All green group coordinators:

Check to ensure that your contact information is correct so we can keep up with all your initiatives during the year. Send us your stuff so we may share it with the Office of Environmental Stewardship as well.

There are some club opportunities to share that were recommended from organizations outside of the umbrella. They include a potential speaker on Orangutan conservation and a panel on population growth. If you’re interested in either of these, email us at

Other opportunities:

The Food Sustainability Project aka Garden Club is meeting THIS TUESDAY in 411 Hamilton @ 8 pm. All new members are encouraged to attend. If you’re looking for anymore information regarding the garden club, email their president, or hit up their twitter:

EarthCo is Meeting on Mondays in 318 Hamilton @ 8 pm

CU Global Brigades is having an info session in Lerner West Ramp Lounge THIS TUESDAY @ 9pm

Also, some activism:

Please register at
What: Moving Planet NYC: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels
When: Saturday, September 24th, 2 pm
Where: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street between First and Second Avenues

Thought for the day:

What does the word “green” mean to you? Let us know what you think. We wanna chat with you 🙂


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