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UM, Oxford Green Week Begins April 20

11th annual celebration includes Felder Rushing gardening workshop, Wonder Walk

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi and Oxford community’s 11th annual Green Week observance is scheduled for April 20-26. Green Week is a series of events designed to raise awareness of sustainable practices and to highlight organizations and resources available to the community. “The goal of Green Week is to recognize the important sustainabilityRead the story …

University’s 10th Annual Green Week Begins April 17

Campus and community organizations raise awareness of resource stewardship

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will host its 10th Annual Green Week April 17-22 with a series of events designed for students, faculty and staff and community members. The week is filled with programming to raise awareness about the importance of resource stewardship and includes events ranging from the annual Sustainability Fair toRead the story …

Challenge Invites LOU Community to Explore Resources for Green Week

UM, Oxford to host annual sustainability observance April 17-22

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi and Oxford community will celebrate Green Week April 17-22. The annual series of events focuses on bringing awareness to sustainability topics, resources in the area and the importance of living a resource-conscious lifestyle. “We all want to make the world a better place, but knowing how to doRead the story …

UM’s Eighth Annual Green Week Begins April 16

Campus, community organizations collaborate for weeklong series of sustainability-focused events

The University of Mississippi’s eighth annual Green Week celebration, coordinated by the Office of Sustainability, is set for April 16-24. Established in 2009, Green Week features a variety of interactive events that allow UM students, faculty, staff and Oxford residents to explore ways to live a more sustainable life and the importance of doing so.Read the story …

University to Celebrate Green Week April 21-24

Events include lectures, a film and annual Sustainability Fair

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi will observe Green Week April 21-24 with the goal of raising awareness on campus and in the community about the importance of environmental sustainability. “For me, Green Week is a high point in the academic year, since it offers a wonderful opportunity for students to learn about ourRead the story …

UM Hosts Annual Green Week Celebration April 22-25

Author Rob Nixon to deliver Earth Day keynote lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi’s sixth annual Green Week celebration kicks off on Earth Day (April 22) with the goal of opening a campuswide dialogue about sustainability. Rob Nixon, author of “Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor” (Harvard University Press, 2011), will deliver the Earth Day keynote lecture at 7 p.m.Read the story …

UM Green Week Explores ‘Enough for All, Forever’ April 22-26

Annual event to focus on food supply, environmental social issues, awareness

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi kicks off its fifth annual Green Week on Monday (April 22). The weeklong event, which runs through April 26, aims to educate students, faculty, staff and community members on the benefits of sustainable living, as well as the large impact a small adjustment in daily life can make.Read the story …

Leaders in Sustainability Honored During Green Week 2012

Members of the University of Mississippi and Oxford community who have shown outstanding leadership in sustainability were honored at the third annual Sustainability Leadership Awards at the Powerhouse Community Arts Center on April 18. During the event, which was part of Green Week, Alice Clark, UM vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs, and OxfordRead the story …

Green Week Activities Include Potluck, Yoga, Sustainability Fair

OXFORD, Miss. – The third annual Green Week, a sustainability awareness celebration hosted by the University of Mississippi and the city of Oxford, kicks off April 15 and culminates with an Earth Day in the Park event April 22. Coordinated through the UM Office of Campus Sustainability and various community organizations, the weeklong event offersRead the story …

Ole Miss Green Week: Bioswale

Watch video of the Bioswale.     Jeff McManus (pointing), director of landscape services at the University of Mississippi, shows off the university’s new bioswale Monday morning near Crosby Hall as part of the university’s Green Week 2009 activities. A bioswale uses rocks and plants to slow rainwater runoff to help purify water and reduceRead the story …