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Employees Welcomed & Encouraged to Engage with Office of Sustainability

Given Auburn’s commitment to sustainability as a core value and guiding principle for its operations, instruction, research, and outreach, it makes an excellent topic for Auburn faculty, administrators, and staff to explore as a part of their professional development.  To get you started, we have assembled some resources you may find useful…
Jen Morse
September 20, 2022
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A Comeback Story: Sustainability Picnic 2022

by Camille Colter, Office of Sustainability The Campus Kitchen at Auburn University. This past August, the long-awaited return of the Sustainability Picnic became a reality. Despite postponing the event due to rain, the picnic persevered, and on August 31st, students gathered at the Arboretum for a near zero-waste, food and fun…
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September 19, 2022
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HR Connection

by Patrick Johnston, Human Resources  Need a ride to HR? Try Tiger Transit. Did you know that AU Human Resources is located inside the East Glenn Administrative Complex – just two miles east of campus? This year, we are on pace to have over 3,000 in-person visitors. Many of them are…
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September 6, 2022
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Mindfulness Meditation Comes to the Arb

by Dr. Marilyn Vogel, Lecturer in the Geosciences Department Dr. Marilyn Vogel, on a nature meditation retreat outside of Boulder, CO with Mt. Audubon and the Ancestral Rockies in the background. Any person involved with sustainability has likely encountered the emerging emphasis on personal ethics and well being as important…
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September 6, 2022
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Parkerson Mill Creek Greenway Progress & Updates

by Ben Burmester, Facilities Management  The Parkerson Mill Creek trail serves as a pleasant amenity for pedestrians and cyclist alike. Trails and shared-use pathways are growing in popularity everywhere thanks to health, environmental, transportation and quality of life benefits they bring to a community. When located away from a roadway…
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September 1, 2022
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Walking the Walk and Biking the Bike

by Rebecca Retzlaff, Director of the Academic Sustainability Program Most of the people at Auburn who are involved in sustainability also have a personal commitment to living a sustainable lifestyle. Many of us try to walk the walk (or bike the bike) of what we advocate. While I wish that…
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September 1, 2022
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Suicide Prevention on Campus

by Chase Chaplin, Health Promotion and Wellness Services *Please note that this story contains mention of suicide in reference to prevention and intervention*   In 2021, over ¼ of college students surveyed nationally scored at risk of suicide (NCHA, 2021).  Therefore, it is not surprising that suicide is the second…
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September 1, 2022