Reporting students' blogs
cover environmental forum


Elon Reporting students wrote straight-news blogs covering an Oct. 8 workshop titled "Roadmap to the Future: Tomorrow by Design." It examined issues critical to sustainable communities and development. Speakers included two of the nation's leaders in the field of sustainable development and environmental planning: David Orr of Oberlin College and Stuart Hart of Cornell University. Afternoon breakout sessions included a discussion on sustainable agriculture and a session focused on sustainable community and business design. The event also included a car show with alternative-fuel vehicles and a cooking demonstration employing locally grown organic foods.

Click on the links below to read student accounts of the workshop sessions:

Bettina Johnson: Elon forum shines new light on issues
Alec Campbell: Forum Bleeds Sustainability
Jacob Potter: Doing more with less topic of Elon forum
Ashley Feibish: Orr, Hart focus talks on awareness
Andrew High: Organic and solar are still the way to go
Scott Myrick: Biotechnology has supporters, detractors
David Douglas: Hybrid, biodiesel offer drivers alternatives
Laura Somerville: Forum events offer sustainability theme
Carrie Morgan: Community discusses environment's future
Jacquie Anderson: Experts Orr, Hart at Elon's fall forum
Rasmi Gamble: 'Sustainable value' discussed at conference
Cheryl Williams: Elon forum is a sustained success
R.J. Fenn: Roadmap for the future is topic at Elon

Established in 2000, the Center for Environmental Studies promotes environmental education, responsibility, stewardship and leadership while providing opportunities for students and faculty to work with individuals and organizations outside the university. The center is involved in the creation of a database of organizations that monitor the water quality in the Cape Fear River basin, streamlining efforts to maintain the watershed’s health. Visit the workshop's Web site by clicking the link below:



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