Wed, 26 Apr 2017
Engineers Without Borders partners with the Escuela Taller Santa Maria Josefa Rossello school to provide clean drinking water for the more than 400 pre-K-through-8th grade students
Mon, 03 Apr 2017
Students enrolled in a new course in Food Justice & Social Practice combine urban farming, food security, and socially engaged art.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017
When the clock strikes 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, iconic international venues such as Times Square, the Sydney Opera House, and the Taj Mahal all will become dark. So, too, will the River Campus’s Wilson Quad.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017
One of the first Rochester students to graduate with a BA in data science, Ulrik Soderstrom ’16, ’17 (MS) is combining his love of math and computers with a passion for environmental sustainability and renewables.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017
There is very little data on the methane levels in the Great Lakes, the world’s largest collection of freshwater. Early last spring, earth and environmental sciences professor John Kessler invited five undergraduate students and a master’s degree candidate on a research venture designed to change that.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016
When you head home for winter break, what are you hungry for? Dani Douglas ’17 poses the question to four of her classmates, and provides links to recipes for these home-made favorites.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016
Andrew Light, a climate change policy expert and a philosopher, explains why the Paris Agreement is a breakthrough in climate change diplomacy, as this month's Humanities Center Lecture Series continues its focus on the environment.
Fri, 22 Apr 2016
Every day the University has an eye toward making tomorrow even better through sustainable contributions in recycling and waste reduction, ecology, energy, hazardous materials, construction, power plant operations, and purchasing, as well as groundbreaking research to improve the global environment.
Tue, 19 Apr 2016
The University's initiatives and research in sustainability have earned a STARS Silver Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The program is the most widely recognized framework in the world for reporting information related to a college or university’s sustainability performance.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016
In 2007, it was 11 percent, but today more than 56 percent of everything served and sold on campus is grown, raised, processed, or wholly manufactured within New York State.