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World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities - On June 5 and 6, 2012, representatives from schools in 26 countries came together in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to discuss sustainability in institutions of higher education.  The event, the“World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities” (WSSD-U-2012), was an official parallel conference to the larger Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.  Macalester College sent two representatives to attend the WSSD-U-2012 - Sustainability Manager Suzanne Savanick Hansen and student Maria Langholz.  Check out the summary.  Check out the Rio +20 Summary and Rio +20 Resource List.  As part of the trip to Brazil, Suzanne and Maria also traveled to Curitiba, Brazil to gather information on this famous sustainable city.  Check out resources on Curitiba.