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Edge Central Dining: Plant-Based Meal Event

Students from the Sustainability Capstone Course are hosting a plant-based meal event at the Edge Central Dining on campus. Their focus is to serve a plant-forward meal at one of the stations, utilize produce grown on campus, and educate diners on the positive environmental and health impacts of eating plant-based.
March 20, 2023
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Student Sustainability Essay Award

Photo courtesy of Becki Retzlaff The Academic Sustainability Program and the Writing Center are sponsoring a sustainability essay award. The award recognizes an essay that reflects on the holistic nature of sustainability and analyzes the relationship between self and the physical environment. Winners will receive an award, a gift card…
January 24, 2023
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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…
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…
October 4, 2022

Employees Welcomed & Encouraged to Engage with Office of Sustainability

Given Auburn’s commitment to sustainability as a core value and guiding principle for its operations, instruction, research, and outreach, it makes an excellent topic for Auburn faculty, administrators, and staff to explore as a part of their professional development.  To get you started, we have assembled some resources you may find useful…
Jen Morse
September 20, 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…
September 1, 2022