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Student Spotlight: Stella Cunningham ’21

A week or so ago I had the pleasure of meeting with current St. Edward’s student Stella Cunningham ’21 who is a Mathematics major with a minor in Computer Science. In Summer 2019, she interned with the Nature Conservancy working… Continue Reading →

Hilltop Highlight: Henry Gillespie ’20

For this student spotlight, Lorna Probasco ’20 spoke with Global Studies major, Henry Gillespie ’20. With his time on the Hilltop, Henry has been involved in both sustainability organizations and efforts on campus. Alongside his studies, he manages the community garden… Continue Reading →

Meet the new sustainability team member: Hayley Wood

Hayley Wood is a new, yet familiar face joining the President’s Office as the Sustainability Communications Strategist and Administrative Coordinator. She supports Sustainability Coordinator, Cristina Bordin in all activities of Dr. Martin’s office and implementing strategies to educate the St…. Continue Reading →

Meet Lorna Probasco ’20 – Sustainability Digital Media Intern

Hello, my name is Lorna Marie Probasco ’20 and I am one of two Digital Media interns for the Office of Sustainability! I am a fourth-year Global Studies student in the Dual Degree Program here at St. Edward’s in partnership… Continue Reading →

New Sustainability Office intern Julia Kudrick ’22 says hello

I am so excited to have been given the Digital Media Internship and to be a part of the Office of Sustainability team! As a new transfer student at St. Edward’s, I was looking for a way to get more… Continue Reading →

Meet our Greenhouse Gas Analyst Intern Andi Utter ’20

Andi Utter ’20 joined the Office of Sustainability as the Greenhouse Gas Analyst Intern for Fall 2019. Get to know Andi, learn about her project, and what she wants to do after graduation. Tell us about yourself and how you came to… Continue Reading →

Andi Utter ’20 on traveling abroad, sustainability, and living with no regrets

Hola! Dumelang! Habari gani? I just gave greetings in the three languages that I have a working understanding of. None of this knowledge would have been possible without studying abroad, which is why I am such a huge advocate of… Continue Reading →

From Sri Lanka to Sweden, Andrea Calderón ’19 is driving sustainable change

It’s safe to say that Andrea Calderón ’19 keeps busy. Whether she’s presenting research in Sri Lanka or headed to class on campus, Andrea stays focused and gives everything her all. Her best advice is to “give 200% at anything and… Continue Reading →

Meet Camille Dedeaux ’22, the new Office of Sustainability intern

Hello, fellow Hilltoppers!! I am beyond excited to introduce myself as the new Office of Sustainability Digital Media Intern for Spring 2019. My name is Camille Dedeaux. I am a first-year student here at St. Edward’s University and am loving… Continue Reading →

Magdalena Lopez ’19 brings sustainable artisans to your home

Identity is the senior graphic design exhibition that showcases the intersection of creativity, ingenuity, and tenacity. The show is open now through February 22. We’re highlighting projects with a focus on sustainability issues. En Casa Magdalena Lopez, ’19 Tell us… Continue Reading →

Jamaal Tribune ’19 takes on sustainable consumption

Identity is the senior graphic design exhibition that showcases the intersection of creativity, ingenuity, and tenacity. The show is open now through February 22. We’re highlighting projects with a focus on sustainability issues. Softwear_Domain_Urban_001 Jamaal Tribune ‘19 Tell us about… Continue Reading →

Elisa Robles ’19 takes you into The Jungle

Identity is the senior graphic design exhibition that showcases the intersection of creativity, ingenuity, and tenacity. The show is open now through February 22. We’re highlighting projects with a focus on sustainability issues. Tell us about The Jungle.  The Jungle… Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight: James Stewart ’17, Bioinformatics Major

Bioinformatics Major James Stewart ’17 has been following his passion for numbers, data, and the environment in some very interesting ways. He’s gone from writing computer programs to analyze plant DNA at the horticulture department at Michigan State University, to… Continue Reading →

Environmental Science and Global Studies Major Creates UN-Funded Recycling Program in Syrian Refugee Camp

A double major in Environmental Science and Global Studies with a 3.3 GPA, Natalie Fyffe ’17 spent seven months in Jordan her junior year. She studied for a semester and, funded by a Summer Academic Excellence Award, interned with Jordanian… Continue Reading →

MSEM Student Winfred Mudong Inspired by Pacific Island Home to Become “Foot Soldier in Fight Against Climate Change”

I’ve been living here in the US for the past 20 years and 10 months; 20 of those years I spent serving in the U.S. Military. The past 10 months were a fresh start for me and my family as… Continue Reading →

From Wild Basin Creative Research Center: Hook Scholar Research Spotlight

Wild Basin Creative Research Center just posted a Hook Scholar Spotlight on their blog! Click here to read it and find out how a group of Hook Scholars are researching habitat restoration techniques.

Welcome to Our New Sustainability Graduate Assistant, Ana Quevedo

We would like to welcome our new Sustainability Graduate Assistant, Ana Quevedo! Ana (pictured on Mt. Lemmon in Tucson, AZ) is a current Environmental Management and Sustainability graduate student with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University… Continue Reading →

Journalism Student Creates Video Feature on Local Farming Techniques

Tim Briones ’18, a Communications major here at St. Edward’s University, was recently asked to create a short video news package on something news-worthy occurring in Austin for his Broadcast Journalism class. He decided to create a piece on Agua… Continue Reading →

St. Edward’s Student Tells Story of Climate Change Through Art

St. Edward’s University student and Austin EcoNetwork intern, Amanda Madrigal, has taken the overwhelming issue of climate change and expressed it in a beautiful way through a series of paintings titled “The Art of Action on Climate Change”. Check out… Continue Reading →

Chemistry Student Will Attend United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris

Chris Jackson, a senior Chemistry major here at St. Edward’s and president of our American Chemical Society (ACS) Student Affiliate Chapter, has been selected as one of eight students from around the country to represent ACS as a student ambassador at the… Continue Reading →

Welcome the New Sustainability Graduate Assistant, Kelly McNab

We are excited to share with you that the Sustainability Graduate Assistant position has been filled by  current Master’s in Environmental Management and Sustainability student Kelly McNab. The position will involve assisting the Office of Sustainability and the School of… Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight: Tommy LaPoint MSEM ’15

Tommy LaPoint MSEM ’15 has been keeping busy in and out of the Professional Science Master’s in Environmental Management and Sustainability (MSEM) program. His interest in the environment and resource conservation opened up a wealth of internship opportunities for him… Continue Reading →

Pamela Millan, MSEM ’16 chosen as National Wildlife Federation Fellow

Environmental Management and Sustainability student, Pamela Millan, MSEM ’16, was recently chosen as a National Wildlife Federation (NWF) Fellow. She was selected as an EcoLeader Content Development Fellow and will be working with NWF this summer to develop content for its EcoLeaders site, the… Continue Reading →

MSEM Graduate Student’s Experience as the Environmental Education Specialist at Wild Basin

Marsha Barnes MSEM ’16  has had a wide variety of hands-on projects as the Environmental Education Specialist at the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. St. Edward’s University Wild Basin Creative Research Center serves as an extension of main campus and includes… Continue Reading →

Facilities Office Selects New Environmental Health and Safety Intern, Stacia Sheputa

The Facilities Department is excited to announce its selection of Stacia Sheputa as the new Environmental Health and Safety Intern here at St. Edward’s University. Stacia is a graduate student in the third cohort fo the Environmental Management and Sustainability… Continue Reading →

Graduate Student’s Reflection on the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Conference

To continue my previous blog on the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) conference in Destin, FL, I’ve written up a few memorable points that I came back to Austin with.  SEAFWA is an organization whose members are… Continue Reading →

St. Edward’s Student Project, AquaSprouts, is Funded on Kickstarter

AquaSprouts, the brainchild of St. Edward’s student Jack Ikard, is now fully funded through its Kickstarter campaign! They exceeded their goal of $60,000 with almost two weeks of the campaign left to go. Over the past few weeks, Jack and… Continue Reading →

Student Spotlight: MSEM students at St. Edward’s

2013-2014 marks the second year of the Master’s of Environmental Management and Sustainability degree program at St. Edward’s University. Program is relatively small with around 16 students accepted each year but they have a large impact in research activities on… Continue Reading →

Facilities Office Selects New Environmental Health and Safety Intern, Aaron Waters

The Facilities Department is excited to announce its selection of Aaron Waters as the new Environmental Health and Safety Intern here at St. Edward’s University. Aaron will assist the university in fulfilling the requirements set by the EPA, TCEQ, and… Continue Reading →

Research Paper by Janelle Sylvester ’14 Wins National Environmental Award

A research paper written by Janelle Sylvester ’14, Environmental Science and Policy major, titled “Impact of White-Tailed Deer Browsing on Plant Species Composition in the Central Texas Hill Country Preserves,” won the best undergraduate paper award for the 19th Annual… Continue Reading →

Janelle Sylvester ’14 Wins Prestigious TROPIMUNDO Scholarship

Out of over 1,000 applicants and 300 eligible submissions, Janelle Sylvester ’14, Environmental Science and Policy major, was selected as a TROPIMUNDO Scholarship recipient. This is the second prestigious scholarship that Janelle has won, following a $1,500 scholarship from the… Continue Reading →

Fox 7 News Interviews St. Edward’s Student on His Start Up, AquaSprouts

The technique may seem slightly fishy at first, but a young Texas entrepreneur is creating a way to use your home fish tank to help fill your refrigerator. “The fish create waste and the pump suck up the fish’s waste… Continue Reading →

The Outdoor Office: Summer 2012

Over the summer, my morning commute to the office consisted of a quick paddle into the wilderness. Life jackets replaced seatbelts and wind conditions were more of a concern than traffic jams. Parallel parking a canoe along the lakeshore was… Continue Reading →

Second SEU student wins $1,500 Scholarship from National Recycling Coalition + SXSW Eco Ambassador

Last month, we shared with you that Janelle Sylvester ’14, Environmental Science and Policy major and co-president of Students for Sustainability, won a National Recycling Coalition scholarship. Every year the National Recycling Coalition, Inc. (NCR) awards scholarships to students in… Continue Reading →

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