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You’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat …

By Eve Brantley. Have you seen Jaws? I watched it as an 11-year-old, peeking through my fingers. The iconic line about needing a bigger boat describes the realization they are in a situation much bigger than originally anticipated. Each day we learn more about how our actions impact the world…
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August 9, 2021
Sustainability in Action

Campus Changemaker: Service Programs in the Office of Student Involvement

By Chloe McMahon In the Office of Student Involvement, the Service Programs branch has established itself as a vital part of student life. With their commitment to learning by doing, Service Programs at Auburn allows students to engage in meaningful service that can have an impact on their local, national, and even international community.   There are several different programs…
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August 9, 2021
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Community-University Partnerships: Lessons from the Field

By Sean A. Forbes and Carey E. Andrzejewski. Auburn University’s classification as a Carnegie Community Engaged university speaks to the institution’s recognition of the value of partnerships in fulfilling its land-grant mission of bettering the lives of those in Alabama and beyond. The Carnegie Foundation articulates that “the purpose of community…
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August 9, 2021
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Once is Not Enough. Recycle.

By Joan Hicken. Colorful illustration of the three Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle. Living sustainably is about making small changes. It is important to remember the three Rs – reduce, reuse and recycle. Practicing them will reduce the amount of waste you produce. Adopting these habits now will set…
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August 9, 2021
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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…
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April 29, 2021
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Meet Our Staff – Chloe McMahon

Presenting Chloe McMahon! Chloe, a Literature major, worked in our office her senior year. As our Program Coordinator, she oversaw the Peers Network and Battery Recycling Program, in addition to writing our Campus Changemakers blog posts which highlight people making a difference around campus.  
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April 29, 2021