Songbird Ecologist and Author J Drew Lanham to Deliver UM Earth Day Keynote

Written by Kendall McDonald Songbird ecologist and award-winning author and poet J Drew Lanham is the University of Mississippi’s 2019 Earth Day keynote speaker. Lanham will deliver his address, “Head to Heart- Creatively Writing the Bridge Between Science and Art,” on April 24 at 7pm in Weems Auditorium, located in the UM Law School. Dr. … More Songbird Ecologist and Author J Drew Lanham to Deliver UM Earth Day Keynote

Meet Katie Boyle, Environmental Educator and the Creator of the Oxford Wonder Walks

You may have noticed a few new events on the Green Week schedule this year. One of these events is the Wonder Walk led by Katie Boyle, an environmental educator and the creator of Oxford Wonder Walks. The Oxford Wonder Walks are typically geared towards children ages 2-12, but the special Wonder Walk that will … More Meet Katie Boyle, Environmental Educator and the Creator of the Oxford Wonder Walks

Win a $50 Amazon gift card plus save the planet and your wallet!

Commuting is expensive. Reduce the cost of your commute with Zimride! The Zimride rideshare program was designed to help decrease the commuting costs of university faculty, staff, and students. Registering with Zimride is quick and posting and finding rides is easy. As part of the March 2019 Spring Break Promotions, Zimride, the University of Mississippi’s … More Win a $50 Amazon gift card plus save the planet and your wallet!

Black History Month 2019: A Celebration of Black Environmentalist Leaders

By Jade Chalkley On the 27th of September in 1962, Rachel Carson’s seminal book Silent Spring was released. This book would lead to the formation of legislation that continues to protect natural spaces and the health of communities,  and would eventually spark the formation of the modern environmental movement. Three days after the release of her book, a … More Black History Month 2019: A Celebration of Black Environmentalist Leaders

Mississippi Recycling Coalition Recognizes UM Students for Waste Reduction Leadership

By Lindsey Abernathy Four University of Mississippi students were selected to receive scholarships from the Mississippi Recycling Coalition in January based on leadership experience related to recycling and waste reduction, including composting. The students who received the scholarships were: civil engineering major Jay Rao; psychology major Taylor Robertson; biology major Megan Stubbs; and communication sciences and disorders … More Mississippi Recycling Coalition Recognizes UM Students for Waste Reduction Leadership