Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
Shippensburg University AnnualShippensburg University World History Speaker Dr. Jonathan Reynolds: “History in Your Hand: What the Burrito tells us about World History”
Every bite we take is a taste of World History. Every snack or meal we consume is the culmination of thousands of years of environmental modification, technological innovation, and cultural interaction. This talk will explore what a relatively recent food item, in this case the burrito, can tell us about not only recent culinary history, identity, and cultural exchange, but also the deep history of humanity's influence on the very world we live in. And we'll get to eat burritos.…Find out more »
In the Orndorff Theater at Shippensburg University, join award winning author and photographer, Tim Palmer, who will discuss the irreplaceable beauty of these magnificent trees, and how exotic insects and pathogens are tragically decimating one of the most beloved forest types in eastern America. This is part of the South Mountain Partnership Speakers Series.Find out more »
The South Mountain Partnership, Capital RC&D, and others invite you to attend the South Mountain Partnership Trail Workshop: Building Strong Community Connections on November 20 from 8:30 am to 5 pm at Shippensburg University. During this workshop you will learn how to effectively work with landowners, municipalities, and others to build better bike and pedestrian trails that connect communities, enhance economic development, and improve quality of life. This event is intended for anyone who wants to fund, design, construct and/or…Find out more »
Introduction to Climate Change Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 at 6:30 PM Shippensburg University Dr. Tim Hawkins, SU Professor of Geography-Earth Science, will kick-off the CLUS climate series with an introduction to climate change. His talk will focus on the current state of scientific knowledge, anticipated impacts including to the local area, and practical solutions. Tim’s primary teaching and research interests are climatology and hydrology. His recent research with the CLUS explores how forest ecosystems and hydrologic processes in the Delaware…Find out more »