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The True Cost of the Fashion Industry

December 4, 2017

A review of the True Cost documentary, discussing the environmental impacts of the fashion industry.
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Sustainability Spotlight: Brew Bites

December 2, 2017

A look at what happens when school, business, and Duluth's local breweries mix.

The Diffusion of Innovations Theory as Applied to Student Engagement

November 27, 2017

E.M. Roger's Diffusion of Innovations Theory is a social sciences theory that explores how a product or idea is adopted and accepted into a...
UMD Stores' Ann Pellant

Sustainability Spotlight: Ann Pellant

November 16, 2017

An up-close look at UMD Stores' Ann Pellant and her great sustainability efforts.
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Nuclear Power: Is it Safe?

November 14, 2017

An article briefly describing how Nuclear Power is generated, and pro's and cons of the technology 

Food For Thought

November 13, 2017

Dr. Lisa Heldke speaks on our food systems and human consumption as a parasitic relationship.
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Music and the Environment

November 7, 2017

Have you ever noticed song lyrics that talk about the environment?
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Welcome our new Sustainability Activities Coordinator, Jonna Korpi!

October 25, 2017

To meet the rising demand for student-focused sustainability activities on campus, the Office of Sustainability has added a position,...
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Solar Power: A Feasible Future

October 6, 2017

A straight to the point article on how solar panels work

An Office Abroad: Växjö

October 5, 2017

Our final stop on this summer’s research trip was Duluth’s sister city, Växjö, Sweden.


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