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Sustainability In Action: Trey McDonald

Over the past decade, anthropogenic climate change has garnered huge amounts of attention, and for good reason. As average global temperatures increase, so does the number of people working to adapt to unavoidable changes and prevent the worst from happening.  Trey McDonald, Auburn alumnus, 2014 Spirit of Sustainability Award winner,…
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March 5, 2015
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Come Work With Us: Now Taking Applications for 2015-16 Interns

The Auburn University Office of Sustainability is offering unpaid student internship opportunities for the 2015-16 school year beginning with the Fall semester in August. Students interested in or passionate about sustainability who want to make a difference by applying their talents, training, and skills in ways that will support Auburn…
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March 5, 2015
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Hungry? Got Bugs?

Auburn student, Cam Brantley-Rios, has challenged himself to incorporate bugs into his diet for 30 days. Why would he do this? How does this relate to living sustainably? We interviewed Cam to see what he has to say about his 30 Days of Bugs project. Q: What was your original…
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February 20, 2015
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Sustainability in Action: Wake Up Coffee Company

In recent years, consumers everywhere have started seeking more socially responsible products, and businesses have responded by significantly increasing their focus on providing these in a sustainable manner. A local leader in this area is Wake Up Coffee in downtown Auburn, owned by Wade and Megan Preston. Wade grew up in…
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February 5, 2015
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Our Sustainability Story — The Latest Chapter

Sustainability efforts at Auburn can be found enhancing all areas of the university's mission: research, instruction, and outreach, and are being implemented throughout the university's operations.  We're pleased to provide this overview of just some of the many efforts underway.  These varied programs, initiatives, and people represent the larger passion and commitment to…
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January 26, 2015
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Sustainability in Action: Anna Ruth Gatlin

 Anna Ruth Gatlin is a change agent for a more sustainable Auburn University. One project at a time, she demonstrates the advantages of a new approach. Anna Ruth has served as an interior designer for the university for three years. She and her coworker, Margaret Devall, work on projects requiring…
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January 15, 2015
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Nominations Open for the Spirit of Sustainability Awards

The Office of Sustainability is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Spirit of Sustainability Awards.  Students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni may be nominated for an award either individually or as a group.  Self-nominations will also be accepted.  Nominations must be submitted to the Sustainability Office by close of business…
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January 14, 2015
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Sustainability in Action: JT Hazelrigs

Recently, Auburn has been placing more of an emphasis on wellbeing and sustainability, and JT Hazelrigs is one of the driving forces behind this effort. JT serves as the Assistant Director for Campus Recreation overseeing the Auburn Outdoors program, an “adventure-based education program” that provides numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation.…
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November 6, 2014
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Sustainability in Action: Rosa Cantrell

Rosa Cantrell is an Auburn senior with a passion for real food – food that “truly nourishes producers,communities and the earth” (realfoodchallenge.org). From studying Agricultural Communications to leading the Auburn Real Food Challenge as its president, Rosa aspires to effect big changes in the food system at Auburn and beyond.…
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October 2, 2014
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Green Game 2014: LA Tech vs Auburn

 http://vimeo.com/106867186 Join us for this year's Green Game vs. LA Tech on Saturday, September 27th.  The game will feature expanded recycling opportunities for fans, special sustainability activities at Fan Fest, and on-field recognition of the 2014 Spirit of Sustainability Awardees.  Festivities kick off Friday at 11 am with a Sustainability…
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September 24, 2014