The Motives for a new Purchasing Policy
There are a lot of frightening statistics floating about the internet regarding consumption and waste.
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.
Fall Break Trip To Haiti
The Haiti Institute in Sewanee, an organization dedicated to improving livelihoods in Haiti through incentivizing tree planting and maintenance, recently traveled to Haiti over Fall break to check and plan the next steps for the project.
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.
Society of Environmental Journalists Stop by Sewanee
On October 3rd, an enthusiastic group from the Society of Environmental Journalists visited Sewanee as a part of their 23rd annual conference. This year the conference was held in Chattanooga where the journalists were able to experience much of the sustainability of the Southeast, including the Conasuga River, the Cumberland Plateau, Oak Ridge, the Sequoyah Nuclear Plant, the state-of-the-art Volkswagen factory, the Tennessee Aquarium, and more.
Students Reinvigorate Sewanee Natural History Society
After some semesters of dormancy, Sewanee seniors Meg Armistead and Jeff Kirchberg bring back the Sewanee Natural History Society in full swing with hikes, caving trips, identification walks, and more!