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The Path Towards a Sustainable Campus?

Higher Education’s Sustainability Imperative: How to Practically Respond? Kevin J. Krizek, Dave Newport, James White, Alan R. Townsend in International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education   What is the path for achieving a sustainable campus? The authors proposes that institutes … Continue reading

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Social Capital and Responses to Climate Change and Variability in Sub-Saharan Africa: Environmental Brown Bag 11/16/12

This Friday, on the 11/16/12, the Environmental Studies Program will have yet another Environmental Brown Bag Session. As usual, it will take place in Morgan 309 at 12.00 noon.   The talk will be presented by Professor Camille Washington-Ottombre from … Continue reading

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From Sb’s Desk: Food… Again?

Coming up this week: Tuesday, Nov 6: GreenHouse is playing “Crude” in Mateer Auditorium to kick off the ‘Fuel’ film series, Tuesdays at 7pm. (It’s 105 minutes, don’t worry too much about missing the election coverage) Saturday, Nov 10 at … Continue reading

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Pinkwashing: The Environmental Side of “Think Pink”

With the recent efforts by the college to promote awareness of breast cancer through the “Think Pink” campaign, it would only be right to present the darker side of the link between pink and breast cancer; emphatically, summed up as … Continue reading

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From Sb’s Desk: Wrapping up

What a great and productive week. Events of every shape and size were both exciting and informative. Tabling distributed a huge variety of information. If you would like to follow up about anything you’ve learned or want more information, please … Continue reading

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Scot Center reception

As part of RRR week, we had a reception in the Scot Center featuring local food prepared by Campus Dining. The reception honored the winners of an environmental studies scholarship funded by ESG: seniors Erin Plews-Ogan and Erika Takeo, and … Continue reading

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Reduce Reuse Recycle Week

Schedule of Events Sunday, Oct 21 1-3:30pm: Walk in the Park, meet outside Lowry and walk to Christmas Run Park together and spend the afternoon enjoying the outdoors. 4-8pm: Kick-Off Art-Off, a found-object art competition sponsored by Campus Sustainability Committee. Gift … Continue reading

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Towards Sustainability: The Role of Knowledge Generation

Transforming Knowledge for Sustainability: Towards Adaptive Academic Institutions Thaddeus R. Miller, Tischa Muñoz-Erickson, Charles L. Redman in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education   Some people believe that there is a gap in between the generation of knowledge by … Continue reading

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From Sb’s Desk: Recycling

Our recycling system is as easy as it can get, in my opinion. Blue bins are all over campus, you can request more from custodial, and everything goes in one bin. Let me give you a quick run-down, clear up … Continue reading

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Tree Campus

I was going to post about Wooster’s designation as a tree campus, but the Geology Department beat me to it. A good reminder that this designation is something the whole campus should appreciate.

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