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Stay in touch with the Academic Sustainability Program

By Sarah Hamilton. The Academic Sustainability Program has had a busy year. We’ve added dozens of courses to the redesigned minor in Sustainability Studies, toward which a record-shattering 128 students are currently working. Students in the Capstone course this spring produced outstanding student work that drew on their expertise in…
April 29, 2021

2020 Executive Summary of Sustainability at Auburn University

We invite you to view our 2020 Executive Summary of Sustainability at Auburn University. The 2020 Executive Summary gives a sense of the history of sustainability at Auburn University. While no means comprehensive, it shows our steady progress in integrating sustainability into our operations, outreach, administration, teaching, and research. The…
April 20, 2021
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Spring Course Offerings in Sustainability

A wide variety of courses related to sustainability will be offered on campus during the Spring 2020 semester. Twenty courses which span 8 colleges on campus will be offered as part of the Minor in Sustainability Studies. Many of these courses also can be used toward core curriculum requirements, majors,…
September 30, 2019
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An Eye-Opening Experience Abroad

Post contributed by Ethan Heard, Sophomore at Auburn University Over the past month and a half, I have been all over the world. My journey started when I landed in Dunedin, New Zealand, and it ended in Nadi, Fiji. Now I know what you are wondering how that could be…
January 8, 2019
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My Brother Jona

Post contributed by Dominic Linehan, Freshman in Natural Resources Management I woke up early, around 6 in the morning. My host brother, Jona, was already awake and waiting for me. This was the first time that I saw him in daylight. The night before, he had gone to the mainland…
September 5, 2018
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Largest Selection of Sustainability Courses to Date

Post contributed by Nanette Chadwick, Director of Academic Sustainability Programs For fall semester, Academic Sustainability Programs is offering the largest-ever selection of approved sustainability courses at Auburn. Several new courses have been added this year, including selections related to community planning, food systems, and biosystems engineering. The total number of…
April 2, 2018

Would You Love to Make a Difference as a Part of Our Team?

Our 2016-17 interns pause for a brief photo while exploring Baltimore at the 2016 AASHE conference. The Auburn University Office of Sustainability is offering unpaid student internship opportunities for the 2017-18 school year beginning with the Fall semester in August. Students interested in or passionate about sustainability, who want to…
February 28, 2017