Post written by Irina Trubetskova I was lucky to participate in the 2011-AASHE (American Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education) in Pittsburg, PA, and am very grateful to the UNH Sustainability Academy and the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment for the support that enabled me to present my research there. The central topic of the AASHE-2011 in Pittsburg, PA, was succinctly defined by Dr. Timothy P. White in his keynote: “If we cannot envision...Read More
This is Colleen, the new administrative assistant at Sustainability Academy. I’d like to share a pretty neat phenomenon that is happening right now: the tiny house movement.
Since the economic recession some people have been reflecting on the growing size of American homes and the efficiency and ecological footprint of their construction. A movement has evolved out of this discussion to build and/or inhabit small homes. There are many leaders of this movement, including Jay...Read More
BIG congrats to UNHstudents Jessica Daigle ’13 and Bobby Lambert ’10, ’12G, the image and video winners, respectively, of our first annual “What Sustainability Means to Me” student video and image contest!
Each has won $500, and their work – along with other student submissions – is on display through April 4, 2012, at the Museum of Art at UNH.
Make sure you check out all the video entries and image entries online. We announced the winners Wednesday at the Museum of Art.
Video winner...Read More
This week is a big one for sustainability at UNH.
Today we begin "Sustainability Unbound," the 2011-2012 Sidore Lecture Series. Please join us today and tomorrow for lectures by several amazing humanities and liberal arts scholars. All lectures are free, open to the public, and in the Huddleston Hall ballroom.
And today at 12 noon in the Museum of Art, UNH (A219 PCAC) we'll be announcing the winners of UNH's very first "What Sustainability Means to Me" Student Video and Image Contest. Please...Read More
This year is UNH's first student video and image contest on sustainability. Under the theme "What Sustainability Means to Me," we asked students to put their creative talents to use in video and digital imagery, and they came through with flying colors. Now it's YOUR turn to help us choose our top winners!
From now until March 16, visit our contest on Facebook, YouTube (for the videos), or Flickr (for the images). The like or comment on your favorites. The three videos and three images with the...Read More
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New UNH Sustainability Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica Launches this SummerSustainable development and eco-tourism. Spanish language and Latin American studies. Corporate social responsibility and community service. These are just a few of the topics UNH students can immerse themselves in learning this summer as part of UNH’s new study abroad program in Costa Rica -- all while experiencing the biological and cultural richness of this beautiful country...Read More
It's near impossible to convey the emotional power of Chris Jordan's work in words. You really have to go see it for yourself. Last week, we did just that as Chris Jordan: Running the Numbers opened at the Museum of Art, UNH. Go see it. This video is just a taste. You really have to go for yourself.
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"What Sustainability Means to Me" Video & Image ContestAdmit it: you want to be the next YouTube phenom or Facebook star.
Here’s your chance, all while spreading the word about sustainability: the UNH Sustainability Academy and Museum of Art, UNH are holding the university’s first-ever student sustainability video and image contest!
Current UNH students can enter a digital image or 3-minute or shorter video on what sustainability means to them -- and...Read More
GreenScreenTV did a great segment at the inaugural Institute for Corporate Sustainability, a partnership of our office, the UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics, and NH Business for Social Responsibility. Check it out, and make sure to join us at the next Institute!
How time flies.
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Check it out for stories on UNH earning STARS Gold, Climate Counts' new partnership with UNH, a profile of Dr. Paula Salvio from Education, and much more.