BEAT the WASTE

By: Allison Forsythe On Saturday, Nov. 9, the oldest green organization on campus, Green Oxford, made a great leap for all green organizations into the uptown Oxford bars. Green Oxford hosted an event called BEAT the WASTE at Brick Street Bar and Grill’s famous Beat daytime hours. Although Beat is known for its weekend deals … More BEAT the WASTE

Thankful and Hopeful, Despite the Climate Crisis

By: Caroline Roethlisberger Lately, I’ve felt like despite many efforts to fight climate change, our hard work is not paying off. On Monday, Nov. 4, the Trump Administration announced its plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement. That same day, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced that it was weakening regulations on … More Thankful and Hopeful, Despite the Climate Crisis

“Paris to Pittsburgh” Viewing and Discussion Panel Wraps Up Sustainability Week

By: Denali Selent As a great way to wrap-up Sustainability Week 2019, the Oxford Interfaith Center and Miami’s Green Oxford, with the support of other organizations, hosted a “Paris to Pittsburgh” documentary screening on Sunday, Oct. 20. The screening was followed by a faculty discussion panel on climate change. “Paris to Pittsburgh” is a 2018 National … More “Paris to Pittsburgh” Viewing and Discussion Panel Wraps Up Sustainability Week

McKay Jenkins to Speak at Miami – “Eating It: GMOs, Industrial Food, and ‘Feeding the World'”

By Sarah Tyrrell Author McKay Jenkins will be visiting Miami University Thursday, Nov. 12 to speak about the science and politics of genetically modified organisms and the food industry. Genetically modified organisms, GMOs, are allowing farmers to produce major crop yields and feed the world. But at what consequence, if any, are we yielding thousands … More McKay Jenkins to Speak at Miami – “Eating It: GMOs, Industrial Food, and ‘Feeding the World'”

New Environmental/Sustainability Courses Offered for Fall 2015

Miami University is offering brand new courses related to the environment and sustainability for the upcoming fall semester. The courses are JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science, JRN429 and JRN529: Environmental Communication, and AMS/IES306: The Anthropocene. JRN350: Reporting on the Environment and Science (section A) Clinical journalism professor Annie-Laurie Blaire will be teaching section … More New Environmental/Sustainability Courses Offered for Fall 2015