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welcome to


welcome to tUrn! 

we've held six tUrn events so far, and we've had an extraordinary tUrn out...6000+ attendees! 

Join us:  October 10–14, 2022

for tUrn7 

what is tUrn ?

an invitation to all members of higher education institutions

and partner networks, alumni & community members 

to lean in to the climate crisis

because it is time.

and we must.


whose tUrn is it?

tUrn offers an invitation for everyone,

from artists to scientists, from economists to

ecologists, to shape one lecture, meeting, or event

to address climate crisis during tUrn weeks

or attend a tUrn event.


what are the 3 facets of tUrn ?

H E A D L I N E R S + R E S O U R C E S + P A R T N E R S


who is tUrn for?

people who understand that only together,

with time and space to learn,

contemplate, converse, and activate new behaviors and actions,

can we make a u-turn for the planet and future generations.


who is in charge of tUrn?

everyone. meaning U.

honoring indigenous perspectives, child/youth activists, immigrants/refugees

and women/people of color as knowledge bearers in this fight of all fights.

calling all non-climate change specialists to the stage.

be creative. be innovative. facilitate.


where does tUrn take place? 

For tUrn7 October 10-14, 2022, we will have in-person events EVERYDAY on the campus of SCU for faculty, staff, students, and approved guest, and all other headliners will be online on ZOOM, free and open to the public. 

Check out all the HEADLINERS and RSVP for each.

A ZOOM meeting code will be emailed to you

Thank you to EVERYONE for helping make a u-turn for the planet

while we make your U an even more sustainable venture. 

See you there!  

Special thanks to the Santa Clara University College of Arts & Sciences, Dean Daniel Press, the tUrn Global Advisory Council, Center for Sustainability, tUrn Climate Crisis Research Group, Environmental Justice and the Common Good, Faculty Development, Sustainability Liaisons, SLURP, the Jean Donovan Fellows program, Ignatian Fellows and Arrupe Climate Fellows program of the Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education, Center for the Arts & Humanities.

Big shout out to the 21-22 student research intUrns, Senior tUrn Researcher Emily Pachoud, Afghanistan Subcomittee lead Eemon Ghasemiyeh, COMM team lead Bates Detwiler and Sarah Danon, Amanda Harvey, Gloria Karekezi, Kimber Wood, Chanel Bullock, Hannah Trillo, Amber Persson, Audrey Mullarkey, Grace Yonkers-Talz, Emma Sommers, Lauren Kelley, Neha Mann, Ifeanya Ifediba & Audrey Joy, Danielle Serrano, Gabby Yabut, Gabbi Farrer, Petra Glenn, Pascale Wojcik, & all of the tUrn PARTNERS


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