Lipscomb University Sustainability News
Lipscomb students invest in local refugee students through partnership with Nashville International Center for Empowerment
Throughout a partnership with the Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE), a community-based nonprofit dedicated to empowering refugees, as well as Nashville After Zone Alliance and McMurray Middle School, Lipscomb students from within the freshman-level SALT course have volunteered in the CRAZE after-school program and have taught environmental biology lessons to refugee middle school students at McMurray Middle School.
Join us for a Green Tour of Nashville, lunch and a class visit to Green Building and Design
Prospective Graduate or Undergraduate Student Event - Tour Highlights Examples of Applied Practices of Various Professional Careers
Environmental Show of the South
We sponsored the plenary luncheon of the 2017 Environmental Show of the South on May 17th! Great way to learn about our graduate program offerings. Convenient, Customizable, Value Added
Reflections of the SALT field trip to the Nashville Zoo
For a bunch of middle schoolers, a rainy Monday afternoon can only mean a great trip to the zoo. My classmates and I were a little hesitant about how the field trip was going to turn out, but once the bus arrived full of smiling children we knew it was all going to be okay
2017 National Cohousing Conference in Nashville, May 19-21.
Attend the 2017 National Cohousing Conference in Nashville to learn about Building Resilient and Sustainable Communities.
Livable Nashville - Mayor Berry's Sustainability Initiatives
Mayor Began Barry’s sustainability staff and subcommittee chairs for Livable Nashville held a panel discussion at April 27th’s River Talk, held at the Cumberland River Compact. One year ago, the Mayor organized the Livable Nashville Committee, which was devoted to developing and implementing ways to enhance Nashville’s livability and environmental quality.
Move Out Waste at Lipscomb University
This semester, a group of us with the campus club A Rocha had the opportunity to tackle our second annual end-of-the-year waste move-out event. Our theme was "Ditch the Dumpster."
The Gateway Bug
Upon arriving at the theater doors, each filmgoer was prompted with the opportunity to eat roasted crickets and take an Exo protein bar that is made with cricket protein powder.
Nashville Food Waste Initiative Meeting
According to the Natural Resources Defense Council, 40% of food produced in the United States goes uneaten. Along with wasting food, the water, agricultural chemicals, energy, labor and other resources spent in getting that food to its destination, are wasted as well.
Michael Bjorklund's Special Topics presentation - May 3rd at 7:00pm in McFarland 109
I will be sharing my research about business models that are currently present in the wave energy industry along with some history about the industry.