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Campus Changemaker: ONE Campaign at Auburn

By Grace Reilein. Colleges and universities are often the breeding grounds for change. Students and faculty alike come up with innovative solutions to global issues that many individuals face. Students of institutions across the United States are presented with unique opportunities to make a difference, and Auburn University is one such institution. One of these…
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October 28, 2021
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Campus Changemaker: Tony Moss

By Grace Reilein. It is hard to imagine that the beautiful planet that we call home is 71% water. As humans, we occupy the land that only takes up around 20%. It can be easy to disregard the ocean and only focus on our stretch of land, but that would…
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October 5, 2021
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When It Rains, It Pours: Sustainability Picnic 2021

By Molly Kilpatrick. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, and sometimes it just rains. The Sustainability Picnic was canceled this year due to heavy afternoon rain on Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The annual Welcome Week picnic brings together Auburn students, employees, and community members for a gathering of all things sustainability with free food,…
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September 2, 2021
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Campus Changemaker: Miriam Wyman

By Grace Reilein. Dr. Miriam Wyman works within the Academic Sustainability Program at Auburn, working as the primary instructor of the Introduction to Sustainability and Sustainability Capstone classes. Dr. Wyman’s years of experience with sustainability studies both in an academic setting and in the field have equipped her to provide…
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August 31, 2021
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How Auburn University & Higher Education Can Address Quality Education

By Miriam Wyman. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Quality Education recognizes the need to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.”  Quality Education is also highlighted under the U.S. Chapter of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)’s vision for achieving the SDGs through “facilitating…
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August 27, 2021
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Orange & Blue Goes Green with Gameday Waste & Recycling Program

By Joan Hicken. Student volunteers pass out bags to tailgaters to collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans for recycling. College sports are making a commitment to greener practices as part of the growing sports sustainability movement. They support campus-wide environmental goals, provide a platform for environmental education, and signal Auburn…
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August 27, 2021
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Where, How, & Why We Learn: Promises of Whole School Sustainability

By Lisa Kensler. Sustainable Development Goal 4 calls for ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all. The targets speak to addressing every aspect of education from equity and teacher quality to facilities and curricula. The systemic challenges facing education and those of us striving to improve it – whether…
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August 24, 2021