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Sept 15-17: Energy and Sustainability conference: Student-run Energy and Sustainability 2011 conference set at Trabant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Solar Hydrogen Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) at the University of Delaware will hold its annual student-run conference, Energy and Sustainability 2011, from Sept. 15-17 at the Trabant University Center.

The conference is co-sponsored by the University of Delaware Energy Institute (UDEI). Topics include achieving a more sustainable energy future, as well as cutting-edge energy research happening at UDEI affiliated research centers across campus. Other discussion points include energy and climate change policy, business practices, horticulture and fashion.

A magical concert exploring sustainability through music, by violinist Xiang Gao, opens the event Thursday evening, Sept. 15, allowing attendees to not only think about the issue – but experience it. >>more