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When The Levee Breaks: Derek Sawyer's Research Goes To Great Depths

For most Americans, levees are man-made engineering projects, rarely mentioned outside of the flooding that follows disasters like Hurricane Katrina.However, recent research conducted by Earth and Environmental Science (EES) Assistant Professor Derek Sawyer published in the journal “Geology” sheds new light on levees most of us never see – those built naturally by underwater rivers deep below the ocean’s surface.

Pioneer Natural Resources Stratigraphy and Paleo-environments Lab Opens

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences formally opened the Pioneer Natural Resources Stratigraphy and Paleo-environments Laboratory on Friday, Feb. 14.

Greenhouse Commercial: see blue. live green.

We wanted to make a really cool commercial to show the world all the great things happening with UK's new Environment and Sustainability Residential College - Greenhouse.

Unfortunately, this is what the auditions looked like.

see blue. live green.

Go to greenhouse.uky.edu to find out more details. You can also find us on Facebook at facebook.com/UKGreenhouse

A Fresh Perspective on Living and Learning: Greenhouse Residential College

The College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will be collaboratively running a new Residential College called Greenhouse, which opens its doors in August 2014. 

UK’s Greenhouse is designed for students interested in learning different aspects of their local environment, all in the context of sustainability. Greenhouse students will extend their classroom learning through community engagement with organizations and like-minded students committed to developing a sustainable Lexington.

This podcast features Mary Arthur, Carmen Agouridis, Shannon Bell and Alan Fryar, UK professors that will serve as co-directors for the Environment and Sustainability Residential College, as well as Shane Tedder and Mariah Lewis, who are deeply involved in sustainability initiatives around campus, and what their hopes are for the Environment and Sustainability Residential College and its place on campus and in the Lexington community. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

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A Fresh Perspective on Living and Learning: Greenhouse Residential College by Cheyenne Hohman is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

EES 110-220

Instructor: Kent Ratajeski
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