Sewanee’s Green House: Growing in Joy
The first Green House was established in 2008 after a group of Sewanee seniors attended an environmental conference and wondered how they could make a big impact with their final year. The house was originally conceived as a center for environmental student activism, and while that spirit remains in the house, it has also gained a focus on being an intentional community that strives to foster an environmentally conscious lifestyle among residents while they reach out to the wider campus.
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.
PowerSave Campus Internship Comes to a Successful End
This month marks the end of the two-year PowerSave Campus internship program at Sewanee. The internship, funded by the Tennessee Valley Authority and managed by the Alliance to Save Energy, focused on energy efficiency through four pillars: real energy savings, academic infusion, outreach, and green workforce development.
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!
Undergraduate Fellow looks to bring a Living Machine ® to Sewanee
Sustainability Undergraduate Fellow, Georgia Skerman (C’15) will be working to bring a water filtration and reuse system, known as the Living Machine ®, to Sewanee.
Update from the Environmental Residents
Find out who the Environmental Residents are and what they are up to this year!