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May 6, 2015
Sustainability
Jasmin DruffnerJasmin Druffner, a sophomore in Product Design with a minor in Sustainability and founder and “Chief Leaf” of Otis’ Dirty Deeds Garden Club, won first place at the sixth annual ECO Innovators’ Showcase at Metropolitan Water District’s (MWD) Spring Green Expo 2015.  Each spring, the MWD invites Southern California college students to showcase their work, not [more]
Apr 14, 2015
Sustainability
Eco-PirateSave the date! “Movies that Matter” presents a special Earth Day screening of Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson (of “Whale Wars“) on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00PM in the Forum. The film is “..about a man on a mission to save the planet and its oceans”, and an action-packed “thrilling and compelling portrait of an ecological [more]
Apr 11, 2015
Sustainability
FREE Water Conservation WorkshopThe Dirty Deeds, Otis Garden Club, is hosting a Water Conservation Workshop for home gardens this Sunday, April 12, from 10:00 – 11:00AM, at the Emerson Community Garden in Westchester. The workshop comes in perfect timing as mandatory water conservation measures are being asked to implement in Southern California in the face of a serious [more]
Mar 30, 2015
Sustainability
Urban Fruit a film about urban farmers in Los AngelesPlease join the Dirty Deeds, Otis Garden Club, in welcoming Roman Zenz and his documentary Urban Fruit, to Otis College of Art and Design. Urban Fruit tells the story of a handful of city dwellers growing food in Los Angeles, CA. They are a diverse group intent to reclaim a skill that has been lost to the industrial [more]
Nov 21, 2014
Sustainability
LA+WATERWe’re excited to announce the addition of Lewis MacAdams, Otis Graduate Writing Faculty, esteemed poet, and cofounder of Friends of the LA River, to the great line up at LA + WATER: Reimagining the LA River. Lewis will start the afternoon off with a reading and introduction. See details below. We hope to see you there! [more]
Nov 12, 2014
Sustainability
Break it Make ItCreative Action class, Ban the Bottle Abolish the Bag, taught by Lara Hoad in partnership with the Surfrider Foundation, presents Break It Make It, Wed. Nov. 19th 11am-12:30 on the Otis Lawn.  
Oct 12, 2014
Sustainability
PALS-Summit-2014_webThe 2014 Partnership for Academic Leadership on Sustainability (PALS) Summit met Oct. 1-4 at Pratt Institute in NYC. Michele Jaquis, Otis Director of Interdisciplinary Studies and PALS Fellow co-organized the summit with Deb Johnson, Executive Director of the Center for sustainable Design Strategies at Pratt Institute, and Deborah Obalil, AICAD’s Executive Director. Michele also gave [more]