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Environment - Davidson College

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Service  |  Academic Work  |  Education & Training  |  Capacity Building  |  Deliberative Democracy 


 Sub-categories in this issue

  • Fair Trade
  • Exploitation
  • CO2 Emissions
  • Slash and Burn
  • Recycling
  • Sustainable Development
  • Slow Food
  • Alternative Energy Sources 


Types of Service   short-term  |  ongoing school year  |  summer

  • Engage for Change (2008-2009) -
  • Water Walk (Short-term) - 5K interactive water walk to raise awareness of water scarcity globally, specifically in Sudan
  • Greenstock (Short-term) -



Academic Work   courses  |  service-learning  |  CBR and policy research   |  departments and institutes

  • Anthropology 325 - Cultural perspectives on human-environment relations and linkages between the environment and the global economy.
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Studies 171 - An introduction to environmental studies
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Studies 233 - The Global Energy Challenge
  • Anthropology 267 - Food and Culture
  • Chemistry 103 - Community Air Quality
  • Chemistry 490 - Chemistry Independent Study/ Studying Air Quality in Davidson College
  • English 100W - Composition I/ Environmental Writing
  • German 340 - Environmentalism on Film
  • Political Science 214 - Public Policy: Environment


Education & Training   forums  |  workshops  |  reflection activities

  • Janisse Ray Lecture - Writer and environmentalist Janisse Ray (First year students read a book she had written during the summer prior to entry at Davidson)
  • The End of Food: Inequalities in the Global Food Market - Lecture by journalist and author Paul Roberts
  • Sabbath Environmentalism - Lecture by Norman Wirzba
  • Do It in the Dark  


Campus and Organizational Capacity-Building   training  |  fundraising  |  resource development

  • The first-year Service Walk for the Class of 2012 raised money for the Catawba Lands Conservancy.  A presentation about local and global environmental issues was created for this walk as were various environmental fact cards.
  • Creation of an Office of Sustainability



Research, Policy Analysis, Deliberative Democracy   evaluations  |  policy research  | issue forums  |  advocacy



Contacts   staff  |  faculty  |  students  |  community partners (local, regional, national)

  • Community Service Office Staff - Stacey Riemer, Kristin Booher, Ashley Butler, Emily Moser
  • Catawba Lands Conservancy


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