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Coalfields Alternative Spring Break a Success!

Drs. Theresa Burriss and Rick Roth went with 11 students to the borderlands of Virginia and Kentucky to study coal mining, coal culture, and coal mine land reclamation, and to participate as volunteers in a reclamation project on a mountaintop … Continue reading

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RU Environmental Center Associates Get QEP Grant for Alternative Spring Break

Drs. Theresa Burriss, Rick Roth, and Christine Small received a Radford University QEP grant to support taking up to 15 students (and interested faculty, we hope) to mountaintop removal sites in Virginia and/or Kentucky for a 3-day, two-night period during … Continue reading

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Radford’s Greening Efforts Get Attention

Dateline September 4, 2012 The Roanoke Times is running a story on some of the sustainability-related activities on campus.  Check it out at http://blogs.roanoke.com/theburgs/news/2012/09/01/green-efforts-ongoing-at-ru/ The grant that is referred to was the result of a collaboration between R.U. Environmental Center … Continue reading

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Environmental Center Associates Head for the Coalfields

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On November 11, 2011, three RUEC associates and two students headed southwest into the Central Appalachian coalfields of Kentucky and southwest Virginia to learn more about mined land reclamation.  Theresa Burriss (Appalachian Studies), Rick Roth (Geospatial Science), and Christine Small … Continue reading

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Campus Sustainability Day

Oct. 19 7 p.m., Bonnie Auditorium Carbon Nation Carbon Nation is a documentary movie about climate change SOLUTIONS. Even if you doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don’t buy it at all, this is still … Continue reading

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