Fall 2012 Sustainability Mini-grant Recipients
David Andersen (Hallie Ford Museum) and Ann Nicgorski (Department of Art History and Archeology)
LED Lighting: Pilot Project for the Hallie Ford Museum of Art Study Gallery
In spring of 1012, tungsten halogen lamps in the Art Study Gallery will be replaced with more environmentally friendly LED bulbs, with expected savings in labor, electricity, and costs.
Professor Jonathan Oster, Christopher Funk, Chad Krepps, Victoria Hines and Jeffrey Jorgensen (Willamette College of Law)
Hayden Island Sustainability Project Media Support Project
This is a project to create a media pamphlet or guide to create a voice for a low-income group, the Hayden Island Livability Project (HILP) in Portland. This group would be disproportionately affected by the development of the Columbia River Crossing (CRC).
Astra Lincoln (CLA Student-The Chrysalis)
A Post-consumer Literary Arts Magazine
The goal of this project is to print the next edition of Chrysalis using greener methods such as water-based inks, recycled or post-consumer paper, and more efficient machinery in order to produce less environmental impact and waste.
On-campus Native Plants Signs Project
The beginnings of a native plants information data-base, and creation of information signs for 20 or more native plants on campus are two goals for this project. Signs will include common plant name, Linnaean taxonomy, the Chinook WaWa name, and other botanical and cultural information.
Kaeli Swift (CLA Student)
Have a Green Period
This project will create an opportunity for women to be introduced to an alternative to disposable personal women’s products. The project includes education, a chance for a number of women to try the alternative, and follow-up.
Ellen Scheffer (CLA Student)
Growing Fungus Among Us: Mushroom Cultivation at Zena Farm
This project will provide education about growing edible fungi and the environmental benefits, as well as begin production of edible fungi at Zena Farm.
James Thompson (Professor of Art)
Archive of Ritual Celebrations that Sustain Community
This grant will be used to start a portable archive of DVD’s, CD’s, books and other audio and visual materials to how, world-wide, rituals practice, celebrations, and regular gatherings around food and agriculture to sustain communities.
Tana Watanabe (CLA Student)
This pilot project will collect and recycle formalwear for the use of incoming TIUA American Studies Program students for Black Tie.
Natividad Zavala and Emily Dickey (CLA Students)
VOZ: Understanding Environmental Racism through Performance Art
This project took place on November 7, 8. The grant funded part of the Border Fence project.