Episode 102: Meghann Jarchow of USD Sustainability Program

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Episode 102: Meghann Jarchow, founder and coordinator of the Univ. of So Dakota Sustainability Program

The Univ. of So. Dakota is building a Sustainability Program at the campus in Vermillion, SD. Though a young interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree housed in the biology dept., It is working toward a master’s program and eventually a Ph.D.

Dr. Meghann Jarchow (JAR-koe) is the founder and coordinator of the program. She works with numerous organizations in a basically conservative state, to create a vision of sustainability. The means to reach that vision are very much in development among the various stakeholders in this agriculture-based state. In addition to Sierra Club, the Sustainability Club, Greening Vermillion, and others, USD is a member of UMACS — Upper Midwest Assoc. for Campus Sustainability.

Meghann’s sites: http://www.usd.edu/sustainability

http://www.jarchowlab.org/

Also Mentioned–Sandra Steingraber: Fracking and Public Health

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Episode 101 Paul K. Chappell is the Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, an Iraq War veteran, West Point graduate, international speaker, and author of six books.

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has said of him, “Paul K. Chappell has given us a crucial look at war and peace from the unique perspective of a soldier, and his new ideas show us why world peace is both necessary and possible in the 21st century. The End of War can help people everywhere understand why war must end, and how together we can end it.”

A recent event in Paso Robles, CA, was co-sponsored by Paso Peace Community, Members of the North County Clergy Group, Rotary International PeaceBuilders, and Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.

www.paulkchappell.com //  www.wagingpeace.org  // https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_K._Chappell

Paso Peace Community Blog on Paul’s visit: Why World Peace Is Possible

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Don’t confuse Paul K. Chappell with the conservative preacher/author Paul Chappell!

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Episode 100 (Sept. 1): Reformation history scholar, Bishop Guy Erwin of the Southwest Calif. Synod, ELCA, on the relevance and meaning of the Reformation today.

This is part of a short series honoring the 500th year of the Reformation, which for many culminates on Reformation Sunday, October 29th.

Bishop Erwin on FaceBook

Southwest Calif. Synod, ELCA, on Facebook

Radicalizing Reformation site

International Congress for Luther Research: 1517. Luther between Tradition and Renewal [German and English]

Decolonizing Lutheranism // on Facebook

ELCA = Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the largest and most progressive Lutheran denomination in the US. ELCA on FaceBook.

Oops. In my intro I mentioned that Bishop Erwin taught at California Lutheran College, Thousand Oaks. Make that University.

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Episode 99 [8/15] — Order of Lutheran Franciscans: Minister General Christopher – Brother Chris – and novice Jeff Brown – Brother Jeff — tell their personal stories, as well as the background and faith foundations of OLF. Remarkable connections to voluntary simplicity!

This is part of a short series honoring the 500th year of the Reformation, which for many culminates on Reformation Sunday at the end of October.

OLF website // OLF on FaceBook

ELCA = Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the largest and most progressive Lutheran denomination in the US. ELCA on FaceBook.

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Episode 98 [8/1] — Vicki Robin, co-author of the classic, Your Money or Your Life; founder of the Simplicity Forum.

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