Members of the nationally ranked UNT Debate Team squared off in a standing-room-only room of the Gateway Center April 16 with people listening in a line out the door, said Carla Collette, UNT Sustainability outreach coordinator.
â€śWe obviously hit a nerve â€“ a topic of great interest and intense emotions,â€ť said Brian Lane, Ph.D., UNT associate professor and director of UNT Debate, who moderated the student event.
NRG Energy, Inc., based in Princeton, N.J., and Houston, joins as a new participant this year along with other sustainability-conscious companies. NRG, always striving to make a difference in communities and in the environment works at developing and executing innovative solutions that protect the planet and connect people to needed resources. Other sustainers participating in Earth Week this year include local vendors and governmental agencies.
April 16, 2015 / Denton, Texas â€“ There is no dearth of Earth â€“ Earth-friendly activities that is â€“ for your calendar. Plan to attend some of the fun, educational and inspiring sustainability-focused events this month. People, planet and profitability for all are the elements that support economic, environmental and social sustainability. Join in the green life at UNT â€“ and we mean green! #UNTSustains
Denton, Texas â€“ The Conference on Education and Culture, co-hosted by UNTâ€™s College of Education and the Secretariat of Education of the State of Jalisco, Mexico and the Consulate General of Mexico in Dallas, takes place May 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UNT Gateway Center Ballroom. Ulla M. Connor, Ph.D., from Indiana Universityâ€“Purdue University, will deliver the keynote address, Intercultural Communication: Language, Culture and Learning.