Princeton ACS Meeting and Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Celebration – Thursday, April 19, 2018
Professor Maurie Cohen, Professor of Sustainability Studies, and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society, New Jersey Institute of Technology will speak on:
“The Story of Stuff – A Discussion”
Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Princeton University; Networking 5:30 pm; Lecture 6:30 pm; Dinner 7:30 pm
Please bring your Plastic Bags to recycle! Princeton Chemists Act (PCA) is supporting this collection drive in Frick and other locations on campus from April 19 – April 28. We encourage you to BYOB every time you shop!
Biography: Maurie J. Cohen is Professor of Sustainability Studies and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Society at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is also Associate Faculty Member with the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University and the joint Rutgers University/NJIT Urban Systems Program. Cohen is the founding and current Editor-in-Chief of Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy (SSPP), Associate Editor of Environmental Innovations and Societal Transitions, co-founder and Executive Board Member of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI), and co-founder and co-facilitator of the Future Earth Knowledge-Action Network on Systems of Sustainable Consumption and Production. His research and networking activities have been funded by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Socio-environmental Synthesis Center, several philanthropic foundations, and others.
In addition to more than sixty peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, he is the author or co-author of several books including The Future of Consumer Society: Prospects for Sustainability in the New Economy (Oxford University Press, 2017) Research. He received his Ph.D. in regional science from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993.
Reservations: The meeting will be held in Frick Laboratory, Princeton University. The social mixer will begin at 5:30 pm in the CaFe area of Taylor Commons. The lecture will be held in the Auditorium at 6:30 pm followed by dinner in Taylor Commons (CaFe area) at 7:30 pm. Frick Laboratory is located at the east end of the pedestrian bridge on Washington Rd, adjacent to the Weaver Track and Field Stadium. Parking is available in Lot 21, corner of Faculty Road and Fitzrandolph Road or other lots along Ivy Lane (see http://m.princeton.edu/map/). The seminar is free and open to the public. Reservations are required for dinner, which is $20 ($10 for students). Please contact Louise Lawter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-428-1475 by April 14 to make reservations. Reservations must be canceled no later than April 18 to avoid being billed for the dinner.