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Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

Thu, 17 Jan 2019

The University of Rochester is the national champion in the diversion category of the most recent National GameDay Recycling Challenge, the nation’s premier collegiate football waste reduction competition.


University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

Thu, 27 Dec 2018

The University has earned its first ever silver award as a bicycle friendly campus from the League of American Bicyclists. Awardees scored high on “Five E’s”—engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation.


Ethical advisory committee ensures responsible investing

Thu, 13 Dec 2018

The Ethical Investment Advisory Committee includes three full-time faculty members and three non-faculty members: an undergraduate, a graduate student or post-doctoral fellow, and a non-academic staff member.


What does a persistent bloom of algae indicate about the health of the planet?

Fri, 16 Nov 2018

Algae blooms known as red tides that plague the Gulf of Mexico have existed for millennia, but the cycles are now more frequent and intense, say Rochester alumni leading the effort to study their impact.


Dining Services grows its local foods program through partnership with Harvest Table

Tue, 14 Aug 2018

Dining Services is now one of a few college and university dining programs nationwide to embrace a fresh, customized “food first” philosophy through a new partnership with Harvest Table Culinary Group.