Divestment in a Global Perspective
Sustainability undergraduate fellow Jordan Long ('14) is focusing on the feasibility of socially responsible investing at the University. Read about how this issue is gaining momentum globally.
Continued Conversations About Socially Responsible Investing
Last week, Sewanee continued dialogue about socially responsible investing as the Investment Club and the Coalition for Responsible Investments brought Joseph Kinard to speak on campus.
Moving How We Move
One of the issues we are tackling at Sewanee is transportation. Here is a short piece by Sustainability Undergraduate Fellow David Evans (C'15) about what's happening "off the mountain" in transportation.
Work Begins on Potential University Farm Expansion
Joanna Parkman C’14, undergraduate sustainability fellow, and Dr. Chris Van de Ven, GIS Instructor and Lab Manager of the Landscape Analysis Lab, began work this week on surveying a parcel of land next to the Old Dairy and Lake Cheston.
Biology Professor and Students Present at Water Education Summit
On September 24, Dr. Deborah McGrath, Joanna Parkman (’14), and Grace Saunders (’14) traveled to Chattanooga for the 2013 Water Education Summit. They were joined by co-presenter Laurie Fowler, Associate Dean of the University of Georgia's Odum School of Ecology.
Undergraduate Fellow Undertakes the "Greening" of Dining Services
Sustainability Undergraduate Fellow, Brelyn Yuratich (C'14) will be working on increasing sustainability of the University Dining Services. This will include increasing awareness of sustainable food options in McClurg and the environmental implications of students’ food choices.