Category Archives: RLC Santa Cruz

Annual Right Livelihood College Laureate Lecture with Bill McKibben

On February 26th 2015, UCSC Kresge College had the great honor of hosting Laureate Bill McKibben through a Skype conference call. The event brought together roughly 200 students, faculty and community members. Students involved in a University of California wide fossil fuel divestment campaign introduced Bill, and divestment was a major theme of Bill’s talk. After Bill’s keynote, we continued with interactive exercises using The Work that Reconnects, a World Cafe conversation, and dinner. Continue reading

Environmental Author and Activist Bill McKibben Speaks at UCSC Feb 26th

Common Ground Center at the University of California is honored to host Right Livelihood Award Laureate Bill McKibben on Thursday, February 26, 2015 in the Kresge Town Hall. Bill will present via Skype (in honor of greenhouse gas reduction) beginning at 2pm with Q&A to follow until 3pm. Following his talk will be a series of interactive exercises, inspired by Joanna Macy’s Work That Reconnects, World Café conversations and a free dinner prepared by India Joze, with an anticipated end time of 6:00pm. Continue reading

Laureate Bill Mc Kibben at RLC Santa Cruz

Logo_UCSCBill McKibben, RLA Laureate 2014, will be giving seminars for students at RLC Santa Cruz via Skype on 12 February 2015. The California Campus is also currently building up an extensive online database on all RLA Laureates to date. Two students will be involved in this project, researching ways to better connect Laureates and UCSC’s faculties. Continue reading