Lipscomb University Sustainability News
Greener Roots Farm gives alternative to conventional farming
Lipscomb alumnus Jeffrey Orkin created Nashville's first hydroponic farm called Greener Roots Farm.
Blue Stream Aquaponics farm started by December 2015 graduate Jamie Wilkerson
Blue Stream Aquaponics Farm is a local organic aquaponics farm offering year-round leafy green vegetables, herbs, and fish to local restaurants in the Nashville area.
Lipscomb's Principles of Water Resources and Systems Management class closes with a service project
We closed out our water management class today with a service project on Sevenmile Creek.
HumanDocs- The hand that feeds
HumanDocs – The Hand That Feeds The last HumanDocs of the semester explored themes of inequality, civic representation, immigration and race through the provocative and heartwarming documentary The Hand That Feeds. Set in a sandwich store in Queens, NY, it told the tale of the stores employees.
Collaborative Conversations permeates the art department!
Lauren Roberts is a student in an Environmental Biology class this fall and participating in the SALT (service and learning together) partnership,
Lipscomb Academy host recycling day for the Nashville community
Lipscomb Academy and Lipscomb University offered the community two opportunities to recycle household items such as electronics, fluorescent lights, inkjet cartridges and outdated medications that standard recycling drop sites normally don’t accept.
Human Doc Special Screening- The Hand that Feeds- December 2nd 6:30pm
HumanDocs Special: The Hand that Feeds. As you know, this term, the College of Leadership and Public Service has held a series of Collaborative Conversations around immigration. As part of that ongoing prac-ademic (integrated practice and academics) conversation, your colleague Eleanor Phillips is moderating a panel following the screening of the documentary The Hand that Feeds. The event starts at 6:30. Come watch the documentary and listen to the panel discussion. Eleanor is pursuing a concentration in Food System Sustainability, finishing an elective course on the same topic. I'm confident that she will bring a perspective informed with passion and knowledge to the questions she poses to the panel.
Undergraduate students visit the water treatment plant
Visiting the water treatment plant was not a field trip I intentionally was excited about, but interested to see how our water is treated and returned to the river. The plant was impressive to me in many ways.
ISP faculty member Dr. Janice Frew Dyer in the news with the opening of Whole Foods in Huntsville, AL.
The Food Bank is excited about last Saturday's opening of the Whole Foods Market Huntsville! Pictured here is the Farm Food Collaborative's Janice Dyer accepting a check from Whole Foods that will provide 25,000 meals to neighbors in need.
Undergraduate students learn first hand about the Cheatham Dam
On Tuesday, November 10th, the students in both the Water Resource Management and Intro to Sustainable Energy classes took a trip to Cheatheam Dam.