We are pleased to welcome Satish Kumar to
Satish has been at the forefront of moving the world
community towards a sustainable future. He has been the long-time editor of Resurgence,
arguably the longest published journal dealing with sustainability which
recently celebrated 40 years of publishing. He co-founded and has been director
of programs at
During the Cold War, Satish left his home in
His remarkable life has affected many, including many of the speakers that have been part of MSU’s UN Decade of Education For Sustainable Development speaker series – Terry Tempest Williams, Vandana Shiva, Sara Parkin, Peter Blaze Corcoran and Laury Hammel. Laury who was here last Spring wrote to me recently,"Satish Kumar is a visionary who puts his forward thinking ideas into practice both in his life and his work. His way of being models his philosophy of love and cooperation. He's one of the most inspiring speakers I've heard on sustainability and spirituality. I strongly encourage everyone to attend one of his presentations."
Satish talk is entitled, “Strides To Sustainable Future”.
It is sponsored by the following units: Residential Initiative for the Study of Environment, Sustainable Michigan Endowed Project, the College of Social Science, Residential College for Arts and Humanities, Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, Office of the Provost, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, University Committee for a Sustainable Campus and the Office of Campus Sustainability.
Terry Link, Director
Office of Campus Sustainability
106 Olds Hall
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