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D.C. Underground: Your Next Adventure

D.C. Underground: Your Next Adventure

By Sophie Fang and Naya Karam March 31, 2023

Washington, D.C., has a LOT of museums. Between the 19 Smithsonian museums alone, it can be hard to keep up. But perhaps the most “underground” of the Smithsonian family is the Anacostia Community...

Georgetown Students, Professors Revitalize Conservation Center in Kenya

Georgetown Students, Professors Revitalize Conservation Center in Kenya

By Nina Raj September 15, 2022

A group of Georgetown undergraduates and professors helped rebuild an educational visitor center in the Diani Beach region of Kenya this summer. The center was built under the jurisdiction of Colobus...

Georgetown Launches Institute for Environmental Justice

Georgetown Launches Institute for Environmental Justice

By Laetitia Haddad February 24, 2022

Georgetown University announced Feb. 15 the launch of the Earth Commons Institute, which focuses on strengthening the university’s engagement with the environment.  Through research, education...

COMMUNITY CORNER: Is Our World Doomed? This Georgetown Professor Says Otherwise

COMMUNITY CORNER: Is Our World Doomed? This Georgetown Professor Says Otherwise

By Melanie Elliott November 4, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/multimedia-editor/community-corner-is-our-world-doomed-this-georgetown-professor-says-otherwise/s-HNwj2HyX5mz?si=5c93293361c3444a9441759fbd009fd9 Dagomar Degroot, professor...

VIEWPOINT: Cultivate Environmentalism in Business

VIEWPOINT: Cultivate Environmentalism in Business

By Scott Kase January 28, 2021

For far too long, successful business ventures have come at the expense of sustainability and environmental protection. The main critique of business’s environmental impact arises from many companies’...

PUKAS: Reject the Fast Fashion Industry

PUKAS: Reject the Fast Fashion Industry

By Annabelle Pukas September 24, 2020

Fast fashion may appear unassuming, but behind the scenes, the garments necessitate perpetually overworked fields and the mass transformation of crude oil into market-ready forms that leak toxic chemicals...

ALEXA VILLALPANDO FOR THE HOYA | Panelists discussed ways to enhance student environmental consciousness and promote and promote a culture of sustainability on campus.

GU Should Work Toward a More Sustainable Future, Panel Says

By Grace Buono November 15, 2019

Promoting long-term sustainable practices at Georgetown University requires determining community members’ roles in enhancing environmental consciousness, panelists said at a Nov. 14 event.  The...

FILE PHOTO: KASSIDY ANGELO/THE HOYA | Museums in Washington D.C. showcase exhibitions on sustainability, showing how artists can incorporate environmentalism into their work, educating audiences in an engaging way.

Artists and Museums Embrace Sustainability To Preserve the Past and the Future

By Annah Otis November 8, 2019

Environmental concerns, like the onset of climate change and the impact of pollution, have inspired this new generation of artists to move beyond traditional materials and representations as a means of...

CLARA GRUDBERG FOR THE HOYA | Dumbarton Oaks three year Access Initiative to improve its gardens includes renovating its current greenhouse as well as building another.

Dumbarton Oaks To Add New Greenhouse, Renovate Another

By Clara Grudberg October 4, 2019

The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, gardens and a research library for Byzantine and pre-Columbian studies, has plans to renovate its current greenhouse into an education space and construct...

TALATI: Justify Environmentalism With Genesis

TALATI: Justify Environmentalism With Genesis

By Haley Talati September 20, 2019

“In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth,” humanity’s troubled relationship with the environment began in earnest. (Genesis 1:1) 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls flocked...

KAPASI: The Ballad of Yellowstone

KAPASI: The Ballad of Yellowstone

By Nabil Kapasi February 28, 2018

When President Ulysses Grant established Yellowstone National Park on March 1, 1872, he helped introduce a new concept to the West. By setting Yellowstone aside as the first American park, Grant provided...

VIEWPOINT: Protect EPA From Pruitt

By Justin McCartney February 24, 2017

Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s confirmation last Friday as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency spells an ominous sign for the future of the agency. Pruitt’s official attorney...

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