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Since 1992, when the UN designated March 22 as World Water Day, there have been celebrations around the world every year as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. This year, Wesleyan will be a part of this worldwide movement, so please join […]

COLLEGE OF THE ENVIRONMENT INTERNSHIPS ANNOUNCED The College of the Environment internships allow students to undertake research on environmental topics under the guidance of a faculty mentor during the Summer or Fall, 2011.  The scope of environmental topics is meant in the broad sense and the research may be undertaken using techniques, approaches and paradigms […]

The WSA is pleased to support the creation of a new student group to help us address the reduction of our waste in a reinvigorated composting program. This new Composting Committee will be holding information sessions this Wednesday (11/11) and Thursday (11/12) at 8 p.m. in Usdan 110. We encourage all students who live in […]

Dear Students, Last year, students, the WSA, and the administration teamed up to create the Wesleyan Green Fund: a student-elected, student-financed, and student-managed pool of money which will sponsor sustainability initiatives on campus. Critical to the Green Fund’s success is the Green Fund Committee, a group of five students who will seek out, review and […]

Waste Not! is an EON (Environmental Organizers Network)-sponsored effort run by the Sustainability Interns to reduce unnecessary waste during move-out and encourage items to be recycled from year to year.  At the end of the spring semester, EON collects unwanted items and then, in the fall, we hold a HUGE tag sale to sell those […]

Donate to Waste Not! Waste Not is Wesleyan’s student-organized collection of unwanted items at the end of the Spring semester. Don’t throw away your stuff at the end of the year, give it a new home! In the fall 2010, we’ll have a huge tag sale in an effort to keep our stuff in circulation […]

The 35th Peter A. Leermakers’ Symposium will be held on May 7, 2010 at Wesleyan University.  This years’ symposium, entitled Green Energy and Biofuel Technology, will feature an outstanding program of talks from leaders in government, industry and academia.   For more information, refer to the symposium web page.  http://www.wesleyan.edu/chem/Leermakers/index.htt

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year’s Earth Day Celebration:   KEEPING OUR FEET TO THE FIRE: JOINING ART AND SCIENCE TO ENGAGE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  Thursday, April 22   8 p.m.  CFA Hall The event will feature a world premier screening of Paul Horton’s film:   CONNECTIONS WITHIN A FRAGILE WORLD   There will […]

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year’s Earth Day Celebration:   KEEPING OUR FEET TO THE FIRE: JOINING ART AND SCIENCE TO ENGAGE ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES  Thursday, April 22   8 p.m.  CFA Hall The event will feature a world premier screening of Paul Horton’s film:   CONNECTIONS WITHIN A FRAGILE WORLD   There will […]

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