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Sustainability Stories


VWC Means Green

Virginia Wesleyan has been selected by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada. The College is featured in the 2014 edition of The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges.


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


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.


Who's The Greenest of Them All?

When we say green, we mean green. Virginia Wesleyan is included in the Princeton's Reviews 2011 Guide to 311 Green Colleges.


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"


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.


Tulip Poplars Populate Campus

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


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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