EPA Representative Visits the OESS
Sewanee's Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability got the chance to sit down with B. Suzi Ruhl, JD, MPH, Senior Attorney Advisor, Office of Environmental Justice, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to discuss a myriad of issues relating to sustainability
What is the Organic Prayer Project?
On a sizeable leap of faith and armed with a stockpile of passion, Nathan Bourne (C ’11) and myself (Eileen, C’13) have dedicated our year to the formation of the Organic Prayer Project.
Self-Op Dining: A Year in Review
Self-Op…what does that really mean? And what does it mean for McClurg Dining Hall? I sat down with McClurg Executive Chef Rick Wright last week to find out just this and how the last year has changed the dining experience for Sewanee students.
Utility Conservation Corps - Saving Energy for the Local Community
Many families in Sewanee's surrounding community struggle to pay their bills. The Utility Conservation Corps is a project lead by students that reaches out to the community by performing free energy audits to houses and fixing as many of the energy losses as possible.
New Additions to the Cumberland Farmer's Market
The Cumberland Farmer's Market, a local organization bridging local farmers to local customers, has recently expanded offerings and services.
A visit from the Southern Environmental Law Center
On Tuesday, April 9th, Anne Davis and Keith Johnston, two members of the Southern Environmental Law Center, visited Sewanee to talk about hot issues in their line of work during two internal meetings, a presentation to a Conservation Biology class, and a lunch open to students. Issues from land conservation to the controversial issue of hydraulic fracturing “fracking” were discussed.