Attend the UM Transportation Fair, Sept. 11

    As campus grows, it becomes more and more important to share information about transportation options available–not only for our convenience, but our health and wallet too! The 2019 UM Transportation Fair will take place on Saturday, Sept 11 from 10am-1pm on the Union Plaza. This annual event offers an opportunity for faculty, students…

UM to Screen Food Chains Feb. 21

The University of Mississippi Environmental Studies Minor and Office of Sustainability will host a screening of the film Food Chains on Wednesday, February 21, as part of UM’s environmental film series. The screening will take place at 6 p.m. in the Overby Auditorium on the UM campus and is free and open to the public. Food…

Office of Sustainability Moves to New Location

The UM Office of Sustainability, previously located in Lyceum 304, has relocated to the John W. White Administration Building at 700 Hathorn Road. View the location on the campus map. The office is now housed in the brand- new addition of the John White Administration building. The space was designed specifically for the Office of Sustainability’s needs…

Green Fund Offers Sustainability Problem-Solving Workshop on Nov. 13

The University of Mississippi Green Fund Committee will host a sustainability problem-solving workshop on Nov. 13 to help participants identify sustainability issues and explore realistic solutions.  The workshop’s activities will ultimately help students, faculty, and staff write competitive Green Fund proposals to submit during the spring funding cycle. The workshop will also help individuals who…

Pathways Seeks Student Representative to Support Active Transportation in Oxford

The Oxford Pathways Commission seeks a University of Mississippi student to join the commission and provide a student perspective to its discussions and decisions. The Pathways Commission works to improve support of people choosing to walk or bike for transportation and recreation. The commission is an advisory group to the Mayor and Board of Alderman that holds meetings…

10 Reasons Recycling Is Cooler Than Snuggies & Nextflix

Sure, binge watching shows with the convenience of blanket sleeves is the pretty cool, but recycling at Ole Miss is even cooler. Recycling also never gave anyone freshman 15 either, so it’s certainly healthier. Recycling is one of the most convenient and easiest ways to do our part for the environment, so here are the 10…

Mississippi Water Security Institute Hosts Lecture on Changing Delta Waterscape

Christopher Morris, professor of history at the University of Texas, Arlington, will speak on the environmental history of the lower Mississippi Delta, with a focus on the area’s waterscape as part of a public seminar hosted by the Mississippi Water Security Institute. Morris’ lecture, “Water, Water, Everywhere: A Wet History of the Delta,” will take…