Sewanee Launches Green Revolving Fund Do you have an idea about how we can save energy or water on campus? Has it been nagging you?
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Sewanee’s Natural Environment Sewanee’s 13,000-acre campus provides a powerful natural laboratory for students and faculty to understand sustainability and the environment. The Sewanee community refers to the swath of land as The Domain, an appellation befitting an asset that is intrinsic to the university. The topography is rugged and diverse, invitingly so. There are caves, coves and cliffs, waterfalls and wetlands, meadows, ponds, forests, streams and lakes—an environment that begs to be explored.
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Sustainability Master Plan Officially Passed Sewanee's Sustainability Master Plan (SMP) has been formerly adopted. This Plan, the first of its kind at Sewanee, represents a blueprint for our institution's commitment to sustainability as we move forward, empowering Sewanee to teach and lead by example.
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Sewanee Receives Silver Sustainability Rating After months of long meetings, countless conversations, and seemingly insurmountable metrics, the grading is finally complete: Sewanee’s Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability announces that the university has achieved the certification of AASHE STARS Silver, joining a small group of liberal arts colleges that have attained that rating.
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Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability

Kevin Hiers, C’96, appointed Director of Environmental Stewardship

August 19, 2014

University invests in realizing Domain's potential by appointing a chief administrator for use of the landholdings.

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Green isn’t always good

July 09, 2014

A look inside Sewanee’s sustainable golf course

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Students raise awareness of invasive species

June 18, 2014

Students conduct a survey and raise awareness of invasive species on the Domain.

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Belize - an update from the field

May 31, 2014

Sewanee student Maren Johnson continues her periodic reports from Belize.

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