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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ian Banner

Sewer project won’t hurt Whirlpool Trail

The installation of a 6-inch sewer pipe line along the Thacker Mountain Trail won’t affect the path and tree canopy of the trail, according to the University of Mississippi. (October 24, 2013, Page 1, 5)

Building boom at university continues

With over $118 million in construction projects planned to begin in 2012 or currently underway, the University of Mississippi, will see a lot more hard hats around campus. (November 23, 2011, Page 1A)

Housing, projects increase UM budget

Miller Hall is coming down after 50 years to make way for three new residence halls. The university is waiting word from the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to ensure that they can move forward with the project. (January 31, 2011, Page 1)

Maybe I’m a dreamer, but at least I show up

Staff Writer Melanie Addington takes on non-voters and those who don’t attend meetings that will affect their community and way of life just a few days after midterm elections. She urges residents to take part in the entire process and to let elected and appointed officials know how they feel about issues. (November 4, 2010, Page 4)

Communication may be key to sustainability for future

During Tuesday’s session at the ongoing American Institute for Architects Conference on Sustainable Design, locals expressed concern that the real issue is a lack of communication between local governing bodies. (November 3, 2010, Page 2)

UM builds for the future

The University of Mississippi has been busy building and renovating structures on campus this year. With more than $154 million in projects currently underway, the projects are in various stages of construction. (September 28, 2010, Page 1, 2)

City looking into future needs

A preliminary visit from the Sustainable Design Assessment Team wrapped up Tuesday as part of a larger study of how to make Oxford a more sustainable community. A team selected by the American Institute of Architects will work with city leaders and a steering committee to identify strategies to control sprawl and encourage compact development. (July 21, 2010, Page 1)

Small Planet, Big Egos… Who Cares?

Ian Banner, University of Mississippi architect and director of facilities planning, will present April’s Green Bag Lunch and Lecture series. The discussion includes architecture, energy, respect and waste as Banner evaluates a system of values. Everyone is invited to bring a lunch and enjoy the discussion. (March 31, 2010)

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