Call for Proposals

“Metanoia on The Environment”

To foster diverse opportunities for comprehensive discussions around themes of the Metanoia on The Environment, the steering committee is soliciting proposals for events and activities to be held during the Spring semester 2018. Although activities may occur over the entire semester, the week of April 16th, leading up to Earth Day on April 22, is particularly appropriate for a Metanoia on The Environment.

2018 UConn Environmental MetanoiaProposals across all disciplines and components of the University community are welcome: Proposals may include guest speakers, performances, classroom activities, and other efforts that enable authentic discussions with a potential to affect attitudes about and understanding of the environment, and enhance awareness of the significance of our shared, global environment. Graduate and undergraduate students are encourage to participate. Proposals seeking financial support will be considered beginning February 20, 2018. Proposals submitted after that date will receive consideration based on remaining funds.

Proposals should contain:

  1. Title
  2. Date(s)
  3. Proposers and affiliations
  4. Intended audience (up to 50 words)
  5. Description of activity or event (up to 500 words)
  6. Brief statement about potential to affect attitudes concerning the environment (up to 100 words)
  7. Requested support including budget (including any matches from other sources)

Submit Proposal


Proposals will start being reviewed February 21, 2018. Late proposals will be considered if remaining funds are still available.

For additional information please contact faculty co-chairs david.wagner@uconn.edu, john.clausen@uconn.edu, or undergraduate co-chair benjamin.breslau@uconn.edu.