SMU students are attending a conference organized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education during October 2012 in Los Angeles.
An update from Gwen, a sophomore double major in civil engineering and Spanish: Me in front of a cool sculpture on our way to the convention. I’ve been so inspired and invigorated today! After pulling myself out of my cushy queen-size bed at 6 A.M. (9 A.M. in Dallas, so not so bad!), I met up with my 3 student colleagues and we headed out to our conference site 15 minutes away. From there on out it was a whirlwind of amazing discussions and collaboration with other schools and their sustainability perspectives. I heard presentations from students who grew their own food, banned water bottles on their campuses, created bio-digesters for their schools, committed themselves to 20% sustainable [...]