- Solar Parking Project
- Dialogs on Sustainability
- Intercessions, Seminars & Distance Courses
- Eco-Literacy Reading Group
- 2015 International Year of Soils Video (link is external)
- 2015 The Ogallala Road Video (link is external)
- 2015 The Waters of Kansas - KNRC Video (link is external)
- NEER Center
The Center for Hazardous Substance Research
2010 Durland Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
CHSR has moved!
We are now located in 2010 Durland Hall
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News & Upcoming Events
- Save the Date! Dec. 19-21, 2016, Clean Air Through Energy Efficiency (CATEE) Conference, San Antonio, TX
December 14, 9:40AM, NRES Capstone Final Exam Oral Presentations, Ackert 231:
1. Surface Water Quality in Manhattan, KS
2. Memorial Stadium Green Roof
NRES Seminars: http://www.k-state.edu/nres/seminars/
New grant! CHSR was awarded a five-year, $5 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to continue assistance to local governments and tribes in U.S. EPA Regions 5, 6, 7 and 8. More
New grant! Larry Erickson, CHE; Ronaldo Maghirang, BAE; and Wendy Griswold, CHSR; and seven Chicago organizations, were awarded a $750,000 U.S. EPA grant to investigate results of communities' access to low-cost, portable, air pollution monitoring devices.
Erickson, Brase team up for book about solar infrastructure
Larry Erickson, professor of chemical engineering and director of the Center for Hazardous Substance Research, and Gary Brase, professor of psychological sciences, have published "Solar Powered Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles."
Partnerships help improve water quality in Kansas(link is external)
- 2015 International Year of Soils - Watch the video (link is external)
- The Ogallala Road by Julene Blair - Watch the video (link is external)
- The Waters of Kansas - Watch the video (link is external)
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2014 Dialog on Sustainability
"Communication and Sustainability: How to Communicate Effectively to Advance Sustainability Initiatives"
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Rathbone and Fielder Halls, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
The Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability and its partners hosted the Ninth Annual Dialog on Sustainability: "Communication and Sustainability: How to Communicate Effectively to Advance Sustainability Initiatives" on Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Rathbone and Fiedler Halls at Kansas State University. The dialog focused on effective communication of sustainability concepts and ideas. The audience included youth from nineteen European countries, undergraduate students from U.S. universities who are working on sustainability research projects, leaders and members of environmental organizations, K-Staters, environmental professionals, and members of communities.
Tables Displays, Posters, Papers, and Presentations
Table displays included:
- Consortium for Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability (CESAS)
- Flint Hills Renewable Energy & Efficiency Cooperative
- Kansas Natural Resources Council
- Konza Portable Solar Trackers
- True Blue Women
- USD 383 Manhattan/Ogden Public Schools, Lucas Shivers Flipboard * Flickr Photos * Pinterest @usd383TL
- Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): A Tool for Evaluating Sustainability. Terrie Boguski, CHSR at KSU
Moving Towards Complexity: Implementing Sustainability Initiatives. Jean Waters, UNO Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center (P2RIC)
Co-sponsorship is encouraged to assist with travel and event expenses; contributors will receive a certificate of sponsorship and be recognized in the program for contributions as follows:
Gold: $500 and greater; Silver: $250 and up to $500;
Bronze: $100 and up to $250
2014 DIALOG ON SUSTAINABILITY PLANNING TEAM