Thursday, April 10, 2014

SMU invited to WSU ‘Sustainable Futures’ retreat

The Winona State University Sustainability Committee will host a faculty and staff retreat as part of the 2014-2015 university theme “Sustainable Futures” from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Winona Arts Center, 228 East Fifth St.

Keynote speaker Nate Hagens, former president of Sanctuary asset management and vice president at the Salomon Brothers and Lehman Brothers, is a nationally known speaker on resource depletion and biophysical economics.

An informal dinner and facilitated discussion will follow the keynote address.

The retreat is to spur curricular development, foster interdisciplinary projects and encourage a community response to the multiplying crises of the coming decades.

The retreat is open to all faculty and staff of Winona State and Saint Mary’s University.

For more information or to register, contact James Armstrong at