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Sustainable Living, Sunday with a Scientist

Monday, June 24, 2019

The OS was asked to present at Sunday with a Scientist on June 23, 2019 at Morrill Hall. Sunday with a Scientist is a series of presentations that highlight the work of scientists, while educating kids and families on a variety of topics related to science and natural history. Presenters share scientific information in a fun and informal way through talks, demonstrations, activities or by conducting science on site.

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Environmental Studies Senior Thesis Showcase

Monday, May 20, 2019

A full year of research, dedication and grit culminated for several seniors on Wednesday, April 17th at the Environmental Studies Student Theses Showcase. “Writing the thesis was tricky at first because you have a year to complete it so it seems really daunting. But getting to pick a topic I was actually passionate about for the first time in my college career made it really exciting,” said Lila Peterson, Environmental Studies major.

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The University has earned recognition for its comprehensive sustainability efforts, its commitment to constructing and renovating existing buildings sustainably and its efforts to establish and sustain healthy community forests.