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Sustainability in Action: Charlene LeBleu

Throughout the nation and here on Auburn’s campus, developers are beginning to focus more on creating buildings and landscapes that are both beautiful and sustainable. Charlene LeBleu, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, is one of the people working towards turning this idea into reality. Growing up in Saint Augustine, Florida,…
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April 3, 2015
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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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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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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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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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Sustainability in Action: Mark Wilson

If there is one question that inspires and energizes Mark Wilson, Director of Civic Learning Initiatives in the College of Liberal Arts, it is “How can citizens work together for the public good?”   Mark has an abiding faith in people and the processes of democratic civic engagement that empower…
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September 5, 2014
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Sustainability in Action: Taryn Wilson

Making Time Count:  A Dedicated and Extremely Involved Sustainability Advocate by: Jaclyn Brass Office of Sustainability Intern Taryn Wilson,a junior in accounting, approaches life with an immovable determination and a core dedication to sustainability. From SGA involvement to recycling enthusiast, Taryn has embarked on a journey to effect change at…
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April 22, 2014
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Sustainability in Action: Tammy Hollis

Creating a Culture of Health and Wellbeing by: Jaclyn Brass Office of Sustainability Intern Tammy Hollis has become a force for health, wellness and sustainability on Auburn’s campus. Tammy believes in the power of individual wellness in leading a sustainable life because she asserts that without health, it’s difficult to…
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February 20, 2014