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Window Farms

2011-03-31 15:44:27

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
Michael Schwartz Library, 1st floor, West Connection Lounge

"Window Farms"
Barbara Strauss
Assistant Director of Technical Services, Michael Schwartz Library
and Erika Franz
Graduate Assistant at the Levin College of Urban Affairs

Would you believe that CSU Michael Schwartz Library is growing vegetables in a window farm? Join the Common Reading Experience discussion on this topic, explore the Window Farms Project and see how it works first-hand; and handle new library materials on the issue of food sustainability. "Window Farms" will be presented by Barbara Strauss, Assistant Director of Technical Services, Michael Schwartz Library and Erika Franz, Graduate Assistant, Levin College of Urban Affairs on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm in the Library's West Connection Lounge.

Based on No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, which all first-year students enrolled in ASC 101: Introduction to University Life must read as part of their orientation to University Life. No Impact Man follows the adventures of a guilty liberal who attempts to save the planet and the discoveries he makes about himself and our way of life in the process.

In addition to first-year students, CSU faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend the "Windows Farm" presentation on April 6th and the final Common Reading Experience Event this spring:

Monday, April 18, 2011
Noon to 2:00 pm
Michael Schwartz Library, RT 325, Viewing room

"Viewing and Discussion: No Impact Man Documentary"
Fran Mentch, Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian,
Michael Schwartz Library

For more information, visit the Common Reading Experience website at or contact Claudia Lilie, Coordinator, First Year Experience, Undergraduate Studies at 216.687.3734 or

Posted 2011-03-31 15:44:27 by Barbara_Loomis.

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