Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speaks on Climate Change

By: Alex Knutte On Thursday, Feb. 11 and Friday, Feb. 12th, Miami University welcomed Dr. Jonathan Overpeck, the Dean of the University of Michigan school for the Environment and Sustainability, to speak virtually to students, staff and alumni. Overpeck was this year’s speaker for the annual Dr. Gene and Carol Willeke Frontiers in Environmental Science … More Nobel Peace Prize Winner Speaks on Climate Change

139 Reasons

By: Sofia Liszka All sorts of numbers frame and convey our triumphs in life, but my time as Editor in Chief of GreenHawks Media can best be encapsulated by just one: 139. When I look back on the 139 articles and photo pieces published on the site during my tenure, each of them revives the … More 139 Reasons

Miami Alumni Profile: From Cotton to Coffee

By: Karis Gladieux Una Hrnjak-Hadziahmetovic is a Miami alum with an impressive resume – having held corporate sustainability positions for two Fortune 500 companies, an extensive history of volunteer work and many honors and recognitions for her achievements. Having just transferred to her new position with Starbucks mere weeks before we spoke, I am certainly … More Miami Alumni Profile: From Cotton to Coffee

Quarantine Sanity: Figuring Out YOUR Balance

By: Sammy Harris Hi again, guys!! It’s been so much fun writing two posts now for GreenHawks Media each month this semester, especially because I am writing about very different, but intertwined and related, topics: ~quarantine sanity~ and sustainable shopping/eating. I am especially excited because this week is perfectly fitting for a ~quarantine sanity~ activity … More Quarantine Sanity: Figuring Out YOUR Balance

I Tried Not To Create Any Waste for Three Days

By: Jules Zimmerman According to The World Counts, we dispose of a massive 2.12 billion pounds of waste each year. If all that waste was loaded onto standard garbage trucks, stacked up, those trucks could circle around the globe about 24 times. This waste can be toxic to the environment and our health, especially waste … More I Tried Not To Create Any Waste for Three Days