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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
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Level Up: A Better U

by Patrick Johnston "I believe in a sound mind, in a sound body and a spirit that is not afraid…”   ~ George Petrie, the Auburn Creed If you are an Auburn employee, then you can access multiple resources to help sustain the mental health wellness of you and your family.…
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August 10, 2022
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Campus Changemaker: Becki Retzlaff

By Grace Reilein. When was the last time you rode a bike to work? Yesterday? Every day this week? How about for the last 25 years? Becki Retzlaff falls in that final group, and as the newest Director of the Academic Sustainability Program, it could not be more fitting. Becki…
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August 10, 2022
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Meet Our Staff – Skylar Morgan

Presenting Skylar Morgan! Skylar, a Marketing major with a Graphic Design Processes Minor, worked in our office in her senior year. As our office's Communications specialist, she managed our social media posts, our event calendar, and other promotions, and created and sent out our monthly digest. Thank you Skylar!
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April 29, 2022