Designing for the environment

By Mariel Brunman, Jamie Chang and Gabrielle Franchina When Jackson Foster ’11 spent a semester at the High Mountain Institute in Colorado during his junior year, he was exposed to and inspired by the sustainable and environmental life style. Now a senior, Foster took on an independent study to experiment with his environmental and artistic […]

Alternative energy expert lectures at Middle School

A Solar Reserve speaker taught middle school students about the energy that is used in people’s homes and how that energy is generated.  About half of the eighth grade heard Andrew Wang speak on Thursday Nov. 4. Wang’s main focus was alternative forms of energy.  He spoke about solar power, wind power, nuclear power and geothermal […]

Steiner makes nwe fuel

By Ester Khatchatryan Alex Steiner ’09 made biodiesel fuel with particular emphasis on the effects of temperature on biodiesel, the nation’s fastest growing alternative fuel industry according to the National Biodiesel Board. “I started researching biodiesel because I was interested in doing an alternative energy research project and wanted to be able to do a project […]