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West Lake Park and Mangrove Mania

If you build it, will they come? This is a question that restoration ecologists struggle with on eve […]

“PBS” – Even Better Than Downton Abbey

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The best part of wrapping up the my first semester was the chance to reconnect with all my DEL-MEM colleagues at the December Place-Based Session, also known as “PBS.” I’ve been looking forward to this PBS even more than the Downton Abbey premier and embraced the challenge to identify solutions to the the global problems each of us will work to address.

The degree is just the beginning

DEL-MEM grads braved cold weather to enjoy tailgating before a football game.

Message from successful DEL-MEM grads? The degree isn’t the end; it’s just the beginning.

An Immersion Education of the Oil and Gas Industry


This year, instead of heading to east to the coast, or west to the Blue Ridge highway for my fall break, I flew to Houston to participate in the Hydrocarbons field trip led by Professor Lincoln Pratson. Instead of being surrounded by wilderness, I was deep within the concrete jungle and engineering marvel that is the oil and natural gas industry.

Boma Construction: Behind the Scenes

As I write (in my notebook, later to be transcribed to computer), I am sitting in the shade of a sma […]

Dr. Banzhaf speaks on Environmental Economics and Christian Ethics


First of all, thank you to Dr. H. Spencer Banzhaf for coming back to your alma-mater to highlight an important intersection between Environmental Economics and Christian Ethics.

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