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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SUSTAIN SEWANEE

 

Sewanee Grad gives Inspirational Talk on Sustainable Urban Planning

January 23, 2015

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”.

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New field study course offered this spring and summer: Iceland

January 12, 2015

Dr. Russell Fielding is leading a two-part course exploring the effects of climate change and natural hazards in Iceland.

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Housing Sewanee Inc. Incorporates Sustainable Practices into Latest Project

November 18, 2014

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.

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OESS to manage the University Farm and the Greater Domain

November 09, 2014

The University has recently expanded the Office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability under Assistant Provost Jon Evans to oversee management of the outer Domain and the University Farm as part of the University’s strategic vision for environmental education.

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