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Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just a day away, here are a few tips for keeping the holiday eco-friendly.   Consider a Tinier Turkey – A common suggestion for having a more sustainable Thanksgiving is cutting the Turkey all together. If your family is not about to give up any Turkey Day traditions, consider buying a smaller turkey […]

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Transforming Nature

This past summer, Miami University faculty members teamed up for a six-week fellowship with four student artists and three student scientists to bring science to the community using various art mediums. Through the collaboration, a potentially transformative idea was born: showing factual, statistical material in a way that relates to the public. In fact, Transforming […]

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HAWKS Peers Help Promote Health

Health Advocates for Wellness Knowledge and Skills, also known as HAWKS Peer Health Educators, are a group of students who work out of Miami University’s Office of Student Wellness.  They provide educational resources and promote the health of their peers at Miami. The HAWKS mission is to engage students and help them consider issues of […]

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EarthJOY: A Tree Climbing Adventure

EarthJOY is a company co-owned by Shelly Byrne and Bill Byrne with the purpose to empower individuals by connecting them with nature. Both the Byrnes are adept, certified climbing instructors, and those who sign up for a class with EarthJOY will get to adventure up into the boughs of trees. Luckily for all Miami students, […]

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Miami University Sustainability Committe Takes Charge

The Sustainability Committee at Miami University was founded in 2008. They have a broad charge, stated below, and they are composed of a diverse selection of Miami students and faculty members. “The function of the Sustainability Committee is to promote environmentally and economically sustainable practices at Miami University through collaboration among students, faculty, staff, and […]

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Staying Warm and Green

Now that winter is upon us, getting to class alone overexposes us to the elements. Since winter break is a mere two weeks after Thanksgiving break, planting anything sounds like a fruitless waste of time for anyone not living in Oxford. Still, being exposed to nature is a very important thing, even for stressed college […]

LÄRABAR gets points with me mainly because of its marketing. The name is the first thing I see, and automatically it looks authentic (thanks to the accent above the A). Something about the lettering looks organic and very outdoorsy to me, which makes me believe its many claims on its wrapper. I used to be […]

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Courtesy of Alicia Auhagen

Transforming Nature

This past summer, Miami University faculty members teamed up for a six-week fellowship with four student artists and three student scientists to bring science to the community using various art … [Read More...]

Courtesy of HAWKS Peer Health Educators Facebook page

HAWKS Peers Help Promote Health

Health Advocates for Wellness Knowledge and Skills, also known as HAWKS Peer Health Educators, are a group of students who work out of Miami University’s Office of Student Wellness.  They provide … [Read More...]

tree climbing

EarthJOY: A Tree Climbing Adventure

EarthJOY is a company co-owned by Shelly Byrne and Bill Byrne with the purpose to empower individuals by connecting them with nature. Both the Byrnes are adept, certified climbing instructors, and … [Read More...]

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