Episode 102: Meghann Jarchow, founder and coordinator of the Univ. of So Dakota Sustainability Program
The Univ. of So. Dakota is building a Sustainability Program at the campus in Vermillion, SD. Though a young interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree housed in the biology dept., It is working toward a master’s program and eventually a Ph.D.
Dr. Meghann Jarchow (JAR-koe) is the founder and coordinator of the program. She works with numerous organizations in a basically conservative state, to create a vision of sustainability. The means to reach that vision are very much in development among the various stakeholders in this agriculture-based state. In addition to Sierra Club, the Sustainability Club, Greening Vermillion, and others, USD is a member of UMACS — Upper Midwest Assoc. for Campus Sustainability.
Meghann’s sites: http://www.usd.edu/sustainability
Also Mentioned–Sandra Steingraber: Fracking and Public Health
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