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Discovering the Connection Between Marine Science, Climate Change and Science Communication

By Trinity Bea ’22 and Lindsey Smith ’23 Hello! Our names are Trinity Bea and Lindsey Smith. Trinity is a senior, majoring in neuroscience,

William & Mary and UVA Host Joint Climate Action Talk

On Tuesday, April 12th, student representatives from William & Mary and the University of Virginia met virtually to host a Climate Action Talk. The

William & Mary Hosts Climate Teach-in

On Wednesday, March 30th, students and speakers gathered into three rooms in the ISC to discuss issues of climate and justice as part of

Accessing Active Citizenship

Two years ago, I wrote about the member mentality and the Active Citizens Continuum which describes how our perspective on community engagement can change.

Executive Order 77: Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

By Justin Maynard ’23 Last semester I was a Sustainability Ambassador with the Office of Sustainability. After completing a project as a Sustainability Ambassador

Bin Liners: An Opportunity to Drastically Reduce Single-Use Plastic

Margaret O’Connor ’23 The typical American tosses 110 pounds of single-use plastic every year. With approximately 10,000 students, faculty, and staff, the William &

Trash Transformation: Eliminating Bin Liners & Centralizing Waste Collection

By Zach Roberts ’22 It is no secret that plastic waste, especially single-use plastics, is causing a huge amount of damage to the environment,

The Campus Compost Initiative Needs YOU!

By Isabella Chalfant ’22 William & Mary is not only a university that values the cultivation of knowledge within the student body, but also

Finding Alternatives to Single-Use plastics: A Major Step for Sustainability at William & Mary

By Grace Phillips ‘23 A huge contributor to climate change, pollution, and environmental degradation is something that many people use each day — plastics.