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A Summer in Icelandic Nature

Lupine flowers at the village during the midnight sun. This summer, I spent three months interning at Sólheimar Ecovillage in Iceland. About 100 people live in the village, including staff, volunteers, and Icelanders with special needs. I lived in a house with volunteers and interns from all over Europe and…
September 30, 2015
Director's CornerUpdates

Director’s Corner: Jump In!!

“There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”  Nelson Mandela “Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” …
Mike Kensler
August 7, 2015

Come Work With Us: Now Taking Applications for 2015-16 Interns

The Auburn University Office of Sustainability is offering unpaid student internship opportunities for the 2015-16 school year beginning with the Fall semester in August. Students interested in or passionate about sustainability who want to make a difference by applying their talents, training, and skills in ways that will support Auburn…
March 5, 2015

Our Sustainability Story — The Latest Chapter

Sustainability efforts at Auburn can be found enhancing all areas of the university's mission: research, instruction, and outreach, and are being implemented throughout the university's operations.  We're pleased to provide this overview of just some of the many efforts underway.  These varied programs, initiatives, and people represent the larger passion and commitment to…
January 26, 2015

Nominations Open for the Spirit of Sustainability Awards

The Office of Sustainability is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Spirit of Sustainability Awards.  Students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni may be nominated for an award either individually or as a group.  Self-nominations will also be accepted.  Nominations must be submitted to the Sustainability Office by close of business…
January 14, 2015
Sustainability in ActionUpdates

Sustainability in Action: Taryn Wilson

Making Time Count:  A Dedicated and Extremely Involved Sustainability Advocate by: Jaclyn Brass Office of Sustainability Intern Taryn Wilson,a junior in accounting, approaches life with an immovable determination and a core dedication to sustainability. From SGA involvement to recycling enthusiast, Taryn has embarked on a journey to effect change at…
April 22, 2014