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OUR VIEW: Mother Nature had its best celebration in years

April 28, 2020

Because of the international crisis of COVID-19, people all over the world have been in self-isolation and/or quarantine. This has left a positive impact on the environment since there has been less pollution in the air from automobiles and factories. While many have been enamored with the pandemic...

Global warming: it’s real

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The Wichitan

January 22, 2020

OUR VIEW: An entire continent has been on fire since September 2019, yet there are still people who deny climate change is a reality. Last year, one of Texas's largest cities was drowned and caused millions of dollars in damages after two 100-year hurricanes hit Houston back-to-back. It's tiresome...

The environment should be a priority on campus

Todd Giles, Guest Columnist

February 12, 2019

Back in 2014 I had the privilege of hosting a Philosophy Club panel discussion with professors Rebecca Dodge (Environmental Science) and Lucy Schultz (Philosophy) on environmental science and ethics. It was, one longtime faculty member told us during the Q&A, the first public discussion about environmental...

Water conservation panelists discuss initiatives

Samuel Frederick, Reporter

April 17, 2018

To discuss the past, present and future initiatives toward water conservation in Texas and Wichita Falls, the Environment Science Organization members held a panel discussion in Dillard 101 on April 16. List of Panelists Isaac Christiansen | assistant professor of sociology Rebecca Dodg...

About 100 students attend panel on climate change

Tyler Manning, Reporter

November 14, 2017

To inform students on the specific science behind Earth's changing climate, William Meddaugh, professor of geoscience, hosted a lecture discussing the topic in Bolin Room 100 on Nov. 9 as a part of the geoscience department's colloquium. Each semester, the geoscience department hosts three lectures,...

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