Since my last blog post, Professor Bauce and I have been making tremendous progress with our research. We finished meeting with Provost Uday Sukhatme and Angelo Spillo. At both of the meetings Professor Bauce and I obtained some quality information that will be added to our end of the year report. We were both very [...]
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I have been making significant advancements in the readings related to my research project. For example, I recently finished “Diet for a Hot Planet,” by Anne Lappe, for which I have compiled a document of prominent sources and information vital to our research. The text provided an extensive amount of information, while also providing different [...]
Professor Marley Bauce and I are making substantial progress on our research. Firstly, our application to the Institutional Review Board was accepted with minimal revisions. (The chair of the IRB said that our proposal was in “wonderful shape.”). We now have permission to send out our surveys to 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students on the [...]
Campus-Wide Environmentalism: Understanding Pace’s Sustainability Initiatives Through its Dining Halls
Posted in Alireza Vaziri on Oct 13th, 2012
The purpose of this study is to examine the sustainability goals of Pace University as applied to its Dining Services Office. Data emerged has indicated that industrial food production (particularly animal agriculture) is the key driver of climate change, biodiversity loss, deforestation/desertification, and water pollution. Many people regard environmentalism as a valuable ethical concern, but [...]