Inventorying Landscape Features at IU

By Ryan Clemens, campus landscape and public space planning intern Throughout the past nine months of my internship, one of my tasks has been collecting data on seemingly every landscape feature that Indiana University has throughout its many "campus neighborhoods" around the state, and I must say that it has been an arduous process—one that is … Continue reading Inventorying Landscape Features at IU

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Intern Spotlight: Ryan Clemens

Meet our campus landscape and public space planning intern, Ryan Clemens! Ryan is a second-year graduate student at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He is pursuing degrees in public affairs and environmental science with concentrations in sustainability/sustainable development and environmental planning. He previously graduated from Iowa State University with degrees in landscape architecture and … Continue reading Intern Spotlight: Ryan Clemens

Using GIS at Indiana University

By Robert Kendall, environmental quality and land use intern Geographic Information Systems are tools used to analyze multiple data sets at a specific location, as well to capture, document, store, update, display, and manipulate these multiple data sets. For the Indiana University Office of Sustainability (IUOS), this allows for thorough consideration when planning projects that are land … Continue reading Using GIS at Indiana University

Internship Spotlight: Emma Sperry

Meet our resource use and recycling intern, Emma Sperry! Emma is a senior pursuing degrees in sociology, economics, and math through the College of Arts and Sciences at IU. She is interested in the design and implementation of public policy that maximizes economic and social benefits to society while minimizing both economic and environmental costs. In order to … Continue reading Internship Spotlight: Emma Sperry

SustainIU Week: Where Ethics and the Environment Coincide

By Kristen Billings, Engagement Coordinator During the spring of 2009, student leaders organized the inaugural Sustain IU Week. Since then, the Student Sustainability Council and the Office of Sustainability have worked in concert to host a week-long series of lectures and events centered around a specific topic within sustainability. The aim of Sustain IU Week … Continue reading SustainIU Week: Where Ethics and the Environment Coincide