UM Office of Sustainability Green Week Partners
Green Week 2021 is a cross-campus celebration around sustainability and environmental work on campus and in the community. As a collaborative event, many groups are responsible for making Green Week possible. Learn more about Green Week partners below:
To view the full schedule of events, click here.
- Environmental Studies provides an interdisciplinary curriculum to students that serves to grow and enrich a sense of environmental awareness and commitment to its stewardship and justice. Included in the minor are topics of humanities, social sciences, and sciences, all which serve to broaden the understanding of environmental studies as one that can be nurtured and appreciated in compliment to all disciplines.
- Green Week 2021 features KeyNote speaker, Petra Kuppers. Hosted by Environmental Studies, Kuppers is an international disability rights activist, poet and environmental advocate. Kuppers is currently a Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where she teaches courses on English, Women’s Studies, Theater and Ecofeminism. She is also the author of a number of books examining disability culture, poetry and community performance.
- Ole Miss’s Community Engagement Office provides a collective space for the sharing and advancement of campus and community partner engagement in special interests and situational similarities. OCE Roundtable discussions focus on issue areas such as “Health and Wellbeing” and “Environment and Sustainability” that help to bring campus and community ideas together and bolster new and collaborative ideas and discussions.
- Ole Miss Outdoors helps to promote a balance between personal wellness as well as community wellness and engagement.
- Ole Miss Campus Rec is hosting an Earth Day Trail Cleanup during Green Week 2021. Located on the main trail of South Campus Rail Trail, the event will help keep the trails and trail entrance debris-free.
- Wellness education is at the core of the William Magee Center’s mission. Working to change and improve lives through education, research, and support related to alcohol and other drugs (AOD) and holistic well-being, the Center engages with students to promote a culture of optimal student success and overall well-being.