William and Mary Digest: Jan. 11

William and Mary Digest: Jan. 11

Sustainability on the rise

William and Mary is well on its way to having a more sustainable campus thanks to grants awarded by its Committee on Sustainability.

•The college's Bird Club received $2,613 to help treat the windows in the glass lobby of the Muscarelle Museum of Art. Hundreds of federally protected birds die by hitting the glass lobby each year, according to the college.

•To help VIMS students and faculty grow healthy food to bring home to their families, the committee awarded its community garden $3,055. The money will go toward two main purposes: To provide maintenance to some of the oldest garden beds on the campus, and to buy signage that could draw...