Amanda King ’15 Final Project Report

April 17, 2015 Final Research Project Report ENST 480: Creating a Sustainable Society Project Title: Exploring Strategies to Gain Student Involvement at the IWU Peace Garden Abtstract: The Illinois Wesleyan University (IWU) Peace Garden is a campus garden located at the liberal arts university in Bloomington, Illinois. The Peace Garden’s mission is to meet the Read more about Amanda King ’15 Final Project Report[…]

Amanda King and Leann Lyden Fall Seminar’14

Binder: #89 Major: Environmental Studies and N/A Passion: Neighborhood Revitalization, Education and Outreach Organization: IWU ARC Project Title: “Westside Interactive Map” Project Summary: After deliberating on ways to help the West Side eliminate the healthy food drought that is on the WestSide, while promoting ways of being environmentally friendly, there was an apparent lack of knowledge Read more about Amanda King and Leann Lyden Fall Seminar’14[…]

2012 Weir Fellows: Danny Kenny and Ryan Dyar

Danny Kenny is an Environmental Studies & Hispanic Studies double major (2013). Ryan Dyar is a Political Science major (2014). Each student applied for the Weir Fellowship separately but combined forces to launch the IWU Peace Garden. The budget was used to buy seeds, tools, and other supplies. Both Danny and Ryan started the fellowship Read more about 2012 Weir Fellows: Danny Kenny and Ryan Dyar[…]

Danny Kenny

Danny Kenny

Danny Kenny, hailing from St. Louis, MO, majored in Environmental Studies and Hispanic Studies. As an alum of the CPP program, Danny worked on the upkeep of the Peace Garden, devoting much time towards pruning, weeding, watering, and harvesting of the plants. Additionally, Danny helped the Action Research Center develop a grand strategic plan through his research on Read more about Danny Kenny[…]