Laura Cochrane considers art to be her first love and a lifelong pursuit. During her sophomore year of college, the studio art major studied in Ghana for a semester, working as an apprentice for a woodcarver…. Read moreSPOTLIGHT: Laura Cochrane, cultural sustainability
Formerly known as Recyclemania, the revamped 2021 Campus Race to Zero Waste is indicative of the growing movement to prioritize all forms of waste reduction from composting to recycling and up-cycling. This year, CMU has joined… Read more2021 Campus Race to Zero Waste
We are not lacking in words to describe 2020 as a year. It’s been complicated, unprecedented, disappointing, frustrating, heartbreaking and at times, inspiring. Our individual experiences have varied, but we all share a universal truth: there’s… Read moreA Year in Review: Central Sustainability
This post was written and submitted by Marie Koper, the Community Coordinator for the Central Michigan Climate Solutions Summit and Group Leader of Mt. Pleasant Citizens’ Climate Lobby/Education. On Oct. 16, 2020, a new collaboration between… Read moreCONTRIBUTING: Central Michigan Climate Solutions Summit: What’s Next?
Growing up in Jamaica, Cedric Taylor recalled having a strong desire for explanations. He witnessed issues around skin color and experienced colorism as a darker-skinned Jamaican. By the time Taylor took his first sociology course, he… Read moreSPOTLIGHT: Cedric Taylor, social sustainability
Welcome to our small corner on the internet! During the summer, we created Central Sustainability for the Office for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Although CS is still a fairly new platform, we’re excited to share… Read moreAn ode to sustainability