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.
Fall Party Recycling Cup
Sewanee greek life competed in a recycling challenge to promote awareness about waste management and recycling during Homecoming Weekend in the Advent 2015 semester.
Divest Sewanee’s Bottle Blitz Sparks Discussion
Student-led group sparks discussion about divestment from fossil fuels and receives 300 signatures from faculty, students, and members of the School of Theology on divestment petition.
Sewanee Sequesters Carbon and Conducts Research on Haitian Farms
Sewanee-Haiti Institute distributed first carbon payments to Haitian farmers with funds from the Sewanee Green Fee.
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.
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.