Professor Veerkamp explains the idea behind the Empty Bowl Project, an international movement led by potters to raise awareness about hunger issues and funding to support organizations who provide food security. More information about this great movement can be found at www.emptybowls.net.
Civic engagement is core to #BeSouthwestern.
Unique to Southwestern University is the flock of yellow pirate bikes scattered across campus. The pirate bike program allows for anyone to ride a bike from point to b on campus grounds. Details on the program can be found at:southwestern.edu/about/piratebikes/ This video shows students, faculty, staff, and Southwestern University President Edward Burger enjoying the pirate bikes.
Filmed by Anne Bannister, Erica Grant, and John Gramza, edited by Anne Bannister.
Music: ‘Ho Hey’ by Lumineers