EcoSports & Eats! | Events | Sport, Media, and Culture Minor | University of Notre Dame

EcoSports & Eats!


Location: Scholar's Lounge (View on map )

Voices Sustainable Sports Main

Are you a sports enthusiast with a passion for sustainability? Don't miss out on an exciting BYOL (bring your own lunch), drop-in event to talk all things sports and climate. Join the Sport, Media, and Culture minor in welcoming Lew Blaustein and Dr. Madeleine Orr to our casual luncheon and chat where they will share their expertise and want to hear your questions and opinions. Get ready to dive into the dynamic world where sports and sustainability collide - from college to pro leagues, and even the Olympics! Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows.

Dr. Madeleine Orr is Assistant Professor of Sports Ecology at the University of Toronto and founder of the Sport Ecology Group. She was named to the Forbes’ Sports 30 Under 30 list, and works to bridge the fields of sport management, natural resource science, and environmental policy. Her research focuses on climate vulnerability and adaptation, highlights the role of athletes as climate activists, and measures the impacts of sport on climate.

Lew Blaustein spent much of his career supporting businesses and helping nonprofits build their green brands through marketing, communications, and consulting. He is the proud founder of GreenSportsBlog and EcoAthletes, which both work to inspire athletes to take and lead climate action. He is working for a #ClimateComeback and wants to help Green the Irish.