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Students, I am writing to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the Green Fund Committee Chair for the 2012-13 academic year. The Green Fund is a student-financed and student-managed fund for sustainability projects in the campus community financed by an opt-out $15 per semester fee. The Chair oversees and facilitates the workings […]

The College of the Environment is pleased to announce Summer and Fall 2012 Internship for Wesleyan University Students. All details and the application are posted on the College of the Environment Website (www.wesleyan.edu/coe). Please download and complete. The deadline for applications is due on or before Monday, February 20, 2012, allowing us to announce internship […]

Dear students, If you have an idea to improve sustainability in the campus community but need funding, write a proposal to the Green Fund today. This semester, proposals to the Green Fund are due by Monday, April 9th. The proposal page can be found here: https://greenfund.wsa.wesleyan.edu/applying-for-funding. It is helpful to be as detailed as possible but we understand that […]

Andrea McNight ’00, Esq. will talk about the Masters  and J.D. Programs at Vermont Law School for careers in the environment or the law this Thursday, Feb 9, at 12:15pm in 41 Wyllys, room 114. Vermont Law School is the number one environmental law school in the U.S., and it also offers a great one […]

Green Fund Application

Hi students, Just wanted to remind you all that the fall semester application deadline for Green Fund proposals is Friday December 9th at 9pm. The application can be found at https://greenfund.wsa.wesleyan.edu/applying-for-funding/ If you have any questions about the application process or the Green Fund in general feel free to contact me. Good luck with finals and […]

Hi everyone,  If you’re leaving campus for Thanksgiving Break, take a few minutes to reduce energy consumption and save the school some money. Here are some suggestions:  Unplug electronics and appliances (TVs, computers, chargers, microwaves, etc.). Turn off your lights and alarm clocks before you leave. Close your windows. Turn down your thermostats, if you […]

Chasing Storms and Stalking Mercury:  How We Can Use Environmental Monitoring To Make Good Policy Decisions Rachel Allen, Environmental Analyst from the San Francisco Estuary Institute will present SFEI’s unique model for a research organization, discuss the history of water quality and water quality monitoring in the Bay and illustrate some of the ongoing challenges […]

Where on Earth are We Going? Saturday, November 5, 2011 Two Presentations: 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Exley Science Center, Tishler Lecture Hall 150 The Energy Puzzle Will Not Be Tweetable: the energy puzzle in more than 140 characters   Lisa Margonelli directs the Energy Policy Intiative at the New America Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank […]

Come experience the College of the Environment’s inaugural think-tank on the topic: Vulnerability of Social, Economic and Natural Systems to Environmental Stress. Reports by Bryan Bannon (College of the Environment), Jeremy Isard (College of Social Studies), Helen Poulos (College of the Environment), Dana Royer (Earth And Environmental Sciences), Phoebe Stonebraker (Biology) and Gary Yohe (Economics) […]

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