Sustainability Stories

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Virginia Wesleyan College Breaks Ground on Greer Environmental Sciences Center

Virginia Wesleyan College held a ceremonial groundbreaking Jan. 13 for the nearly 40,000-square-foot environmental sciences center that will change the landscape of the College.

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Virginia Wesleyan College Announces Greer Environmental Sciences Center

State-of-the-art facility will provide unprecedented opportunities for students, foster regional collaboration

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Great Things Ahead for Gates Scholar

The educational sky's the limit for Gates Millennium Scholar and VWC environmental studies major Maurica Bynum '16

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Wesleyan Recognized as 2015 Green College

VWC featured in The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges

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Meet the Faculty: Dr. Elizabeth Malcolm

Associate Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science has much to celebrate, including a a new family member and a series of recent publications

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Being Seen Being Green: Chemistry Grant

Dr. Joyce Easter awarded first grant from Applied Separations, Inc. for implementation of environmentally friendly chemistry technique in the classroom.

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A Way with Worms

VWC President's Environmental Challenge Grant recipient Dr. Philip Rock unveils his first batch of "black gold," composted soil generated by the College's very own "worm farm"

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Being Seen Being Green: Compost Tea

There's a new kind of tea being brewed on the campus of Virginia Wesleyan College. The ingredients are comprised of mainly food scraps such as potato and orange peels, fruits and vegetables.

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Tulip Poplars Populate Campus

The newest members of the Virginia Wesleyan College campus are here to stay permanently.

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Our Classrooms are the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean

The state-of-the-art electronic system on the 45-foot Ocean Explorer research vessel reads the water below at 22 feet deep when senior Owen Davis throws a Dorn water sampler over the edge.

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