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Water on Stage, Screen and Canvas: Events

qc_theme_2014waterJust Water: Theology, Ethics, and the Global Water Crisis
Christiana Peppard, assistant professor of theology, science and ethics at Fordham University
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Charles F. Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Student Projects

water_student_guyetteI am currently working on incorporating the Town of Fairfield and the University with water awareness and programs. I believe that this theme is important to expand beyond the University and into the town. I am also reaching out to UNC Chapel Hill since they also have a water theme.

About Water

qc_theme_2014waterWater covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, and this fact is becoming increasingly salient to the vision and mission of Fairfield University.

As a site of travel, trade, precious resource, scientific study, and artistic imagination, water is a crucial focus for researchers across all disciplines. It is also the basis of many new global paradigms of study, as we shift from thinking about territory to thinking about the history of maritime travel, trade, and migrations that created the modern world.

First Annual Leaders in Campus Sustainability Awards Recipients

IMG_0009-300x225Fairfield University community members Drs. Lisa Newton, Jennifer Klug, Tod Osier and James Fitzpatrick were honored with the inaugural ‘Leaders in Campus Sustainability Awards,’ given by the University’s Program on the Environment.

Single Stream Recycling at Fairfield

single_stream_recycling2-246x380Over the past 10 years, Fairfield University has become more environmentally conscious and “green,” especially this year when the Single Stream Recycling system was put into place. Single Stream Recycling is a system that is extremely simple for the consumer because anything recyclable is able to be placed in the same bin

Campus Garden

green_carrot_picking2The campus garden, located by the Charles F. Dolan School of Business, exemplifies living and learning outside the classroom. Initiated by Dana August ’11, Co-director of Projects for LEAF, the garden acts as an outdoor classroom for biology and environment students. Growing organic food for the University’s dining hall creates hands-on experiences with food production and the local food economy.