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Scroll on down for a number of special events and announcements specifically for the Auburn student body.

Learn Even More About Green Building


Auburn's Emerging Green Builders Presents:

Drew Yantis, with Holder Construction Company, will be discussing a practical approach to achieving a sustainable building with an understanding of the potential cost impacts on a project. He will present two LEED certified projects as a case study.

Date: Tuesday, October 16th

Time: 5 pm

Location: Gorrie Center Room 205 (Building Science)

WaCaDa Needs Your Volunteer Help



We need your volunteer help to remind everyone in Auburn that we all Walk and Cycle and Drive Alike

Our invaluable volunteers will help us hand out information and treats around campus each day this week between 10am and 2pm.

If you can help for even 15 minutes at a time, please contact Matt Williams at miwilliams@auburn.edu

The WaCaDa campaign is a recurring week-long program developed by The City of Auburn and Auburn University.

Power Shift 2007


Join the team of nearly two-dozen students from Auburn that will be attending Power Shift 2007

"On November 2, 2007, thousands of young adults will converge on Washington, D.C. for Power Shift 2007, the first national youth summit to solve the climate crisis.

Youth of all backgrounds will use their experience from local and state level climate change movements to create a fresh, positive, and inspiring vision of the future, one focused on our potential to overcome the challenges of the 21st century, build a clean energy economy, achieve energy independence, create millions of green jobs, increase global equity, and revitalize the American economy."

List of workshop topics

Date: Friday, November 2nd through Monday, November 5th

Location: University of Maryland & Washington D.C.

There are three spots left available for Auburn and the deadline to register is quickly approaching. Registration transportation, and lodging, are already arranged.

For more information please contact the Auburn Campus Coordinator, Steven Gaffin at gaffiss@auburn.edu

Project Vote Smart on Campus Thursday


Cut through the misinformation and learn where candidates from all parties really stand!

Project Vote Smart is a voter education project that includes truly non-partisan information on candidates' voting records, speeches, campaign finance information and interest group ratings.

Project Vote Smart was founded by national political leaders of both the Republican and the Democratic parties including former Presidents Ford and Carter, former Congresswoman Ferraro, and Senator McCain.

The Vote Smart bus will be making a stop at Auburn this week:

Date: Thursday, October 18th

Time: 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

Location: Haley Concourse (near the Quad)

Get Green on Your Lunch Hour


"Green Genes"

Dr. Kevin Fielman, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Auburn University

Date: Monday, October 22nd

Time: 12 noon

Location: Foy 208


The Auburn University Sustainability Initiative "Green Lunch" series is open to anyone on campus (students, faculty, staff, administrators) as well as interested members of the community.

These brown-bag lunch seminars (water, iced tea, and coffee provided) will offer informal, non-technical talks by AU faculty and staff on a wide range of sustainability-related topics.

For information about additional speakers this semester, please check our Green Lunch schedule.

Visit Auburn Sustainability Initiative for more information about Auburn's move toward a sustainable future.
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