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Less Bad Isn’t Good Enough

“This is the ultimate failure of the ‘be less bad’ approach: a failure of the imagination.” - McDonough and Braungart, Cradle to Cradle I recently gave a presentation about mental models, which are unexamined and systemically flawed assumptions that blind us and limit us to familiar ways of thinking and…
Mike Kensler
October 4, 2022
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Engagement through the lens of the Academic Sustainability Program

by Miriam Wyman Students who want to be involved in sustainability efforts during their college experience have an outlet with the Academic Sustainability Program, the Office of Sustainability, and various sustainability-related clubs and organizations around campus. A highlight for engagement is the SUST 5000 Senior Capstone course for the sustainability minor where students…
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October 4, 2022
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Involvement Starts When You Are Ready

Student Involvement by Emeline Jones We are Student Involvement. You may have seen us on social media, at your Camp War Eagle session, at tables up and down Haley Concourse, or in the Melton Student Center. You may have never even heard of us, but we want to take this…
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October 4, 2022
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STARS: Campus Engagement

by Randy Martin, Office of Sustainability Auburn’s vision and mission statement declares, “Auburn University is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education...”. We can’t have a forward-thinking education without teaching sustainability. Sustainability is already permeating every facet of our lives.…
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September 30, 2022