Now that classes are finished and students are battening down the hatches on their final push of work and exams, it seems like a good time to reflect on last week’s numerous (and overwhelming successful) EarthWeek events. While all of the events were received well and had healthy turnouts, it is perhaps best to summarize the three of the best events of the week.
The Sweet Smell of Sewanee Wildflowers
Fragrant flowers are starting to bud in bold colors across the Sewanee Domain around this time of year. Shakerag and Lost Cove are two of the most popular places to catch a glimpse of this dazzling botanical display. The flowers exist all around Sewanee, but in these two spots they are protected from the white-tailed deer, a popular predator who view these beauty’s as floor candy fresh for the nibbling.
PowerSave Campus Interns Host Green Career Panel
The six PowerSave Campus Interns, in a joint venture between the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Alliance to Save Energy, helped host a Green Career Panel with the Babson Center for Global Commerce and the Office of Environmental Stewardship.
Sewanee Sustainability Initiatives and Dorm Renovations
Our building renovations have made the news!
Construction Update, Fall 2012
While on a recent walk around campus with Reggie Vachon, Sewanee’s assistant director of Physical Plant Services, he remarked that this academic year would henceforth be known as “The Year of the Orange Fence” at Sewanee. And any quick visit to campus will indeed reveal new construction in numerous locations.