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A group of Trinity geology majors led by Daniel Lehrmann, the Gertrude and Walter Pyron Professor of the geosciences department, recently attended the fourth annual Texas Hydro-Geo Workshop at the Cave Without a Name, which is located about 40 miles north of San Antonio. The weekend-long event featured seminars hosted by specialists in a wide array of topics pertaining to geoscience and geoscience technology and was made possible by the owner of Cave Without a...

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If you’ve seen giant balloons floating into the sky on the weekends and thought you were hallucinating, your eyes haven’t deceived you “” it’s just the chemistry department’s latest project. Funded by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, or TCEQ for short, the Tropospheric Ozone Pollution Project was founded by Gary Morris in mid-2004, and involves collecting measurements of atmospheric ozone above metropolitan areas using helium-filled balloons. Data has been collected from other cities, including...

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Several groups and organizations at Trinity have been implementing policies that make campus life more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Sustainability on campus is an ongoing process, and many members of the Trinity community are working to make sure this process is advancing. Charles Robles, food service director of Aramark, explained a little about the efforts that he and other dining staff are making to move campus dining toward sustainability. “We’re doing our best with composting...