Outreach

Sewanee Takes Students to AASHE Student Summit

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A lunch with Dr. Sid Brown on October 2nd kicked off Sewanee's month of sustainability as she lead a discussion on what the AASHE conference offers to students, what they as individuals hope to gain from it, and what they can bring back to Sewanee afterward.

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Tackling Consumerism on Campus

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Sustainability undergraduate fellow, Parker Haynes (C'14) aims to expose the effects of consumerism to the Sewanee campus through various mediums. Read about it here!

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Work Continues on the Feasibility of Socially Responsible Investing

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In June 2012, environmentalist Bill McKibben, a Sewanee honorary degree recipient, sent student activists into a flurry with the publication of an Op-Ed in Rollingstone in which he called students to adopt a new strategy to combat climate change: divestment. To the current generation of activists, this term was unfamiliar, however, to the previous generation of activists this term was familiar as the strategy adopted to use economic means to end apartheid in South Africa. Students across the country were invigorated by this rhetoric and by the symbolism inherent in using a business strategy to combat the behaviors of business.

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