Sewanee Grad gives Inspirational Talk on Sustainable Urban Planning
Sewanee graduate Daniel Church recently came back to his alma mater to give a talk about “rethinking the modern metropolis in the age of climate change”.
Housing Sewanee Inc. Incorporates Sustainable Practices into Latest Project
The Housing Sewanee program, based out of the University of the South, recently completed a home for a local family that aligns with the sustainability goals of the University.
Sewanee joins Planet Forward sustainability consortium
Planet Forward, a consortium of colleges and universities dedicated to highlighting issues of sustainability through story-telling and student engagement, announced today that the University of the South has joined the effort.
Renewable Energy in Haiti
While on the 2014 spring break Outreach trip to Haiti, students toured the Partners in Health Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti. There, they found some very sustainable methods of ensuring consistent and dependable energy for the hospital.
"Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher." - William WordsworthThe idea of Nature taking on a professorial role is taken seriously in Snowden Hall. Recently renovated and expanded, the home of the Forestry and Geology majors can boast exactly those things - wood and stone. Locally sourced wood and sandstone are highlights in the building, as well as the inclusion of local leaf etchings and as-yet-unidentified local fossils. Snowden hall makes a point to not only intellectually explore the Domain but also infuse it into the daily lives of its residents.
Congratulating the Sustainability Undergraduate Fellows
Early this semester, juniors and seniors from all majors applied to become Sustainability Undergraduate Fellows, who along with the Sustainability Post-Baccalaureate Fellows make up Sewanee’s Green Corps. We want take a moment to recognize the work they are doing.