Women’s role in sustainability issues will be the focus of a lunch buffet from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, in the lobby of the Applied Research and Development building. Event speaker Sandra Kennedy, an Arizona Corporation Commission member, will speak on “Women and Sustainability: What can we do to promote clean energy?” The event is $15. To reserve a space, please contact Beth Schuck, associate university librarian, at Beth.Schuck@nau.edu or call Schuck at (928) 523-6779.