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All times are listed in Pacific Time (PT). In compliance with the ADA/504, please direct your accommodation requests for any of these events to


  • 8:30-9:30 AM
    April 23
    WELL BEING | Eco-Grief and Eco-Calm

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    Nature session: SCU Forge Garden. Sherman and Benton Streets

    A holistic offering of every tUrn week to help attendees/activists/empaths recenter, understand the journey we are on  encounter nature and themselves in a reflective, caring, atmosphere. No RSVP necessary. Just  show up at the Forge Garden at 8:30. Led by Kristin Kusanovich, director of tUrn. in-person rsvp or just show up.

  • 10:30 -11:30 AM Pacific 11pm Afg
    April 23
    AFGHANISTAN | Climate issues & insights

    logo of EPTDO

    with moderator Kristin Kusanovich. Environmental Protection Trainings and Development Organization (EPTDO) is a non-political, non-governmental, and non-profit NGO/CSO focused exclusively on climate change, environmental safety, livelihood approaches, agriculture, gender equality, education and ecological issues in Afghanistan.


    Zoom RSVP  |

    in-person rsvp

  • 12:10--1:10 pm
    April 23
    LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES v. The Psychedelic Renaissance

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    Benson Parlor B/C & Zoom

    LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES v. The Psychedelic Renaissance with Alberto Ribas-Casasayas, moderated by Daniel Turkeltaub.  A critical analysis of the environmental damage and cultural appropriation of entheogenic tourism and the climate threats to millenia-old, mind-altering, spiritual, plant-based substances. This tUrn event is in collaboration with the Humanities Brown Bag Series at SCU.  in-person rsvp

  • 1:00-3:30pm
    April 23
    Climate Research and Creative Expression

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    Join us at the Williman Room for student-led research and creative presentations about the climate!

    tUrn & Center for Sustainability present the inaugural

    CLIMATE RESEARCH & CREATIVE EXPRESSION SYMPOSIUM Student & Alumni presentations @ 1, 2 and 3pm

    Stop by the Williman Room of Benson parlors anytime to catch dynamic 5–minute presentations on everything from ecology to economics, from fishing to fashion. Students across various majors join forces to share their top climate priorities through reports, infographics, and creative works. Network between presentations.

    Public/Class in-person RSVP to attend

    No zoom option.


  • 4:30-5:30PM
    April 23
    Plant-based | Schools and Universities Stepping Up

    Mohan Gurunathan

    with tUrn Global Advisory Council member & food sustainability expert Mohan Gurunathan. The future of our world depends on what we choose to eat.  Learn how our food choices are one of the top levers for stopping climate change, saving our rainforests, and helping all species on our planet thrive.

    Library and Learning Commons

    St. Clare Room, 3rd floor

    RSVP to attend on zoom

    in-person rsvp

  • 5:30-7
    April 23
    FILM SCREENING | Eating our Way to Extinction 

    eating our way to extinction movie poster skull colored like the earth

    St. Clare Room Library and Learning Commons 3rd floor

    Plant-based SCU, a student-led coalition helping the university rethink its responsibility to future generations one menu item at a time, presents a documentary film about what we should be eating. ZOOM RSVP  in-person rsvp

    Library and Learning Commons

    St. Clare Room, 3rd floor


    in-person rsvp

  • 7:00-8:00PM
    April 23
    tUrnout: Student-Led Reflection Session & Climate Action Power Hour

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    Take action at the end of tUrn Tuesday in a supportive group environment with fellow students who want to make a difference. Snacks, writing prompts, friendship. Led by tUrn student crew members.

    Tuesday's tUrnout is on the third floor of the Library & Learning Commons, St. Clare Room

    no rsvp necessary...just show up and make your first climate move!