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Sustainability in the Core Curriculum

by Becki Retzlaff Photo credit: Becki Retzlaff An important part of getting an undergraduate education is the core curriculum. The core curriculum helps Auburn maintain its accreditation, makes sure that students have basic knowledge of a variety of subjects, draws different parts of their education together, and provides a well-rounded…
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October 31, 2022
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Engagement through the lens of the Academic Sustainability Program

by Miriam Wyman Students who want to be involved in sustainability efforts during their college experience have an outlet with the Academic Sustainability Program, the Office of Sustainability, and various sustainability-related clubs and organizations around campus. A highlight for engagement is the SUST 5000 Senior Capstone course for the sustainability minor where students…
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October 4, 2022
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Involvement Starts When You Are Ready

Student Involvement by Emeline Jones We are Student Involvement. You may have seen us on social media, at your Camp War Eagle session, at tables up and down Haley Concourse, or in the Melton Student Center. You may have never even heard of us, but we want to take this…
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October 4, 2022
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Campus Engagement ASSESSMENT: AUBURN UNIVERSITY’S STARS REPORT

by Randy Martin, Office of Sustainability Auburn’s vision and mission statement declares, “Auburn University is dedicated to improving the lives of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education...”. We can’t have a forward-thinking education without teaching sustainability. Sustainability is already permeating every facet of our lives.…
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September 30, 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