by Mariah Parker, Multimedia Editor
by Christian Diaz, News Editor
by Nathan Gower, staff writer
Students to propose a new crew to continuing running operation
Crew assesses energy efficiency of older office on campus
Ehrlich takes over as Environmental Sustainability PAC Representative
The founder of Warren Wilson’s Environmental Studies program returns to campus to discuss his new book, Restoring Ecological Health to Your Land.
In order to reach the energy consumption goals set by the Climate Action Plan, Energy Services Crew initiated a project that will show exactly how much energy is being consumed at any moment.
Interview with Jeff Biggers, visiting author and environmental activist
Did you know what the biggest waste of energy was on WWC’s campus.
Jess Fadem, Energy Services’ plumbing specialist, developed a plan to drastically reduce water usage in a majority of buildings across the Warren Wilson College campus.
President Pfeiffer, Open Letter (pfeiffer@wwc) To the Campus Community: I regret to inform you that Margo Flood has decided to resign from her roles as executive director of the Environmental Leadership Center (ELC) and chief sustainability official of the College, effective May 15, 2011. The ELC has contributed greatly to the success of the College, [...]
Elizabeth Bonham, Design Editor (ebonham@wwc) Climate change activist and author Bill McKibben adressed an enthusiastic crowd Wednesday night in the college Chapel. His second visit to Warren Wilson in the past five years, McKibben delivered his lecture as part of his latest “350 mission” environmental action tour. The audience, which more than filled the capacity [...]
Acting division chair of environmental science and chemistry professor John Brock, Ph.D, has received a federal grant from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to study the health impacts of climate change in southern Appalachia.
Last year the campus greening crew found that over 20 offices regularly purchased bottled water coolers. If we are going to buy jugs of water for departments or crews, shouldn’t we be buying them locally? What’s the truth behind bottled water and purity levels?
For the fourth year in a row, Warren Wilson College is one of Sierra Magazine’s top 20 “Cool Schools” – colleges and universities recognized for their efforts to stop global warming and operate sustainably. Warren Wilson, ranked No. 14 this year, has appeared on the annual list ever since Sierra launched it in 2007. “It [...]