Events

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Date Event
Nov. 29, 2022 UofL Free Store FREE SALE!Free Sales
Last Tuesdays, August - April, 11:30am-1:30pm, Red Barn (Add to your Calendar)

These pop-up Free Sales are offered by the student-run UofL Free Store, now located in SAC W303C. They will be offered on last Tuesdays of each month throughout the year from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Red Barn (outside in good weather). The space is like a thrift store where no money is exchanged and is run by students who help process donations and keep the store tidy and organized in support of the project to help keep useful items out of the landfill while meeting the needs of their peers. The Free Store is a space for the free exchange of clean, functional, durable items like clothing, shoes, electronics, small appliances, household items, bath & beauty supplies, books, school & art supplies, non-perishable food, and more. Donations can be made any time in the small bin outside the door of SAC W303C or in the big red bins at the base of the driveway just east of Unitas Tower, off Cardinal Blvd. Follow the Free Store on Instagram or Facebook. Facebook Event.
Aug. 22 - Dec. 1, 2022 Free Store logoUofL Free Store Fall Hours
Monday - Thursday, noon-6pm, SAC W303C
UofL’s Free Store is conveniently located in SAC W303C, just down the hall from the Cardinal Cupboard on the 3rd floor of SAC West. Throughout the Fall 2022 semester, it will be open Monday through Thursday from noon-6pm, every day of classes.All students & employees are welcome to "shop" for free clothing, shoes, accessories, linens, electronics, small appliances, household items, bath & beauty supplies, books & media, school & art supplies, and more. Reuse, reuse, reuse! Donations can be made any time in the small bin outside the door of SAC W303C or in the big red bins at the base of the driveway just east of Unitas Tower, off Cardinal Blvd. Help us keep useful stuff out of the landfill while helping those in need! Volunteers are always welcome to keep the store open and tidy while sorting donations. UofL promotes an inclusive environment for all, regardless of gender identity and/or gender expression. The Free Store is a Transgender-Friendly space. The Free Store is closed whenever the university is not in session. Follow the Free Store on Instagram or Facebook. Facebook Event.
Fridays through Dec. 2, 2022 Garden Commons Fall Workdays
Fridays, 1pm-2pm, Garden Commons (SW corner of Strickler Hall) (Add to your Calendar)
Garden Commons raised bedAll are welcome at our weekly group workdays in UofL's organic Garden Commons! Join us to learn (by doing) how to grow hyper-local, super-delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruits! Anyone can work in the garden any time, but we'll gather together every Friday at 1pm throughout the fall to plant, weed, water, and harvest. No prior experience necessary. Tools & gloves provided. The Garden Commons is open to participation any time from students, staff, faculty, and community members. Everyone who comes is welcome to share in the harvest! Connect with us and get all the details on Facebook or Instagram. Facebook Event.
Every Sunday UofL Community Composting Volunteer Days
Every Sunday, Noon-2pm (Add to your Calendar)
240 E. Bloom St. (a block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook & Floyd Streets - map)

UofL Community CompostingCome help us turn “trash” into treasure as we manage UofL’s volunteer-powered community composting operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. Learn about worm composting and becoming a UofL EcoRep! All participants are welcome to haul home some rich UofL compost for gardening projects in your own containers/vehicle. This is a weekly service opportunity throughout the year. Contact: Brian Barnes, 502-338-1338.
Dec. 6, 2022 Sustainability Roundtable: Pat Digangi, UofL Masters in Sustainability
Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 4pm, virtual (Add to your Calendar)

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting or dial-in at 502-792-9582 (Conference ID: 930 044 957#)
Join the UofL Sustainability Council for our Fall Sustainability Roundtable series on alternate Tuesdays from 4:00-4:50pm. We conclude the fall series December 6th, with our special guest, Pat Digangi, a UofL Masters in Sustainability student, sharing his thesis research. No pre-registration is required. The format is a 30-40 minute presentation from a variety of speakers throughout the year, followed by 20-30 minutes of open discussion. Anyone with an interest in sustainability can give talks at the speaker series and participate in the audience, including faculty, staff, students, practitioners, teachers, government officials, and members of the public. If you would like to give a presentation, or would like to hear a particular speaker, please contact Tamara Sluss.
Dec.11-14, 2022 Winter Alternative Service Break: Flood Relief in Hazard, KY
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Our 2022 Winter ASB Trip will be to Hazard, KY to repair/rebuild the homes of people affected by the global climate crisis during the unprecedented summer floods. ASB is partnering with the Housing Development Alliance to identify those in need. The cost is free for students. Overnight lodging at a local church, all meals, transportation, and service experience/materials included. Participants will receive 16 service hours and we will devote 1 day to hiking in Red River Gorge. Apply by November 28th on Engage. Email katie.facciolo@louisville.edu with any questions!
Jan. 19, 2023 UofL Women's Basketball TeamSustainability-themed UofL Women's Basketball Game
Thursday, Jan. 19th, 7pm, Yum! Center - Get tickets here.
Join us for a special night of greener sports, brought to you by Canon, as the Cards host ACC rivals Boston College. Details TBA.
Jan. 31, 2023 UofL Free Store FREE SALE!Free Sales
Last Tuesdays, August - April, 11:30am-1:30pm, Red Barn
These pop-up Free Sales are offered by the student-run UofL Free Store, now located in SAC W303C. They will be offered on last Tuesdays of each month throughout the year from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Red Barn (outside in good weather). The space is like a thrift store where no money is exchanged and is run by students who help process donations and keep the store tidy and organized in support of the project to help keep useful items out of the landfill while meeting the needs of their peers. The Free Store is a space for the free exchange of clean, functional, durable items like clothing, shoes, electronics, small appliances, household items, bath & beauty supplies, books, school & art supplies, non-perishable food, and more. Donations can be made any time in the small bin outside the door of SAC W303C or in the big red bins at the base of the driveway just east of Unitas Tower, off Cardinal Blvd. Follow the Free Store on Instagram or Facebook. Facebook Event.
Feb. 28, 2023 UofL Free Store FREE SALE!Free Sales
Last Tuesdays, August - April, 11:30am-1:30pm, Red Barn

These pop-up Free Sales are offered by the student-run UofL Free Store, now located in SAC W303C. They will be offered on last Tuesdays of each month throughout the year from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Red Barn (outside in good weather). The space is like a thrift store where no money is exchanged and is run by students who help process donations and keep the store tidy and organized in support of the project to help keep useful items out of the landfill while meeting the needs of their peers. The Free Store is a space for the free exchange of clean, functional, durable items like clothing, shoes, electronics, small appliances, household items, bath & beauty supplies, books, school & art supplies, non-perishable food, and more. Donations can be made any time in the small bin outside the door of SAC W303C or in the big red bins at the base of the driveway just east of Unitas Tower, off Cardinal Blvd. Follow the Free Store on Instagram or Facebook. Facebook Event.
March 28, 2023 UofL Free Store FREE SALE!Free Sales
Last Tuesdays, August - April, 11:30am-1:30pm, Red Barn

These pop-up Free Sales are offered by the student-run UofL Free Store, now located in SAC W303C. They will be offered on last Tuesdays of each month throughout the year from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Red Barn (outside in good weather). The space is like a thrift store where no money is exchanged and is run by students who help process donations and keep the store tidy and organized in support of the project to help keep useful items out of the landfill while meeting the needs of their peers. The Free Store is a space for the free exchange of clean, functional, durable items like clothing, shoes, electronics, small appliances, household items, bath & beauty supplies, books, school & art supplies, non-perishable food, and more. Donations can be made any time in the small bin outside the door of SAC W303C or in the big red bins at the base of the driveway just east of Unitas Tower, off Cardinal Blvd. Follow the Free Store on Instagram or Facebook. Facebook Event.
March 31-April 2, 2023
Midwestern Ecology and Evolution Conference: “Crossing Divides”
Friday-Sunday, March 31-April 2, Belknap Academic Building. Register by 2/28/23.
UofL is excited to host the 2023 Midwestern Ecology and Evolution Conference (MEEC) on the theme of “Crossing Divides.” This annual regional conference is hosted by a different Midwestern institution each year and is organized and directed entirely by graduate students. The conference is graduate and undergraduate student-focused, providing a professional atmosphere for students of all levels to interact with and learn from their peers. Previous conferences have drawn between 250 and 300 attendees from universities around the Midwest. Attendees are typically composed of 45% graduate students, 45% undergraduate students, and 10% faculty members. Friday will feature a Field Trip and Meet & Greet. Saturday and Sunday will feature a variety of Workshops & Panels, Posters & Presentations, and Plenary Speakers. Full details and registration here.

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