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Events and art: Celebrate Earth Week at UTSA April 21-26

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(April 21, 2014) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio will celebrate the internationally recognized week dedicated to the environment by hosting a series of events to educate its community on the intricate nature of our planet.

UTSA students and educators are bringing people together in a sprit of awareness. Events range from student organizations handing out information about various issues to an environmentally themed art exhibition. There will be giveaways at most events.

Highlights include:

April 22

  • Weigh the Waste (11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Roadrunner Café)
  • Info Fair, Bike Rodeo and Green Car Show (11 a.m.-2 p.m., University Center Paseo)
  • "Switch" film screening -- Roadrunners for Renewable Resources invites you to watch this documentary that is changing the global energy conversation. 7:30 p.m., University Center Retama Auditorium (2.02.02), Main Campus

April 24

  • Weigh the Waste (11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-8 p.m., Roadrunner Café)
  • Environmentally themed art show featuring artwork from talented students from across UTSA (7-11 p.m., High Wire Arts, 326 W. Josephine St.)

Get involved and learn about what UTSA is doing to be more green. There will be information about the Green Fund, carpool program, campus garden, solar panels and more.

>> Learn more at UTSA Earth Week website.



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