Mon, 27 Jan 2020
Rochester is the sixth higher education institution in the nation to join this coalition of investment firms, pension funds, and institutional investors pushing corporations to take action on climate change.
Thu, 09 Jan 2020
Amid growing alarm over the plastic that pollutes our environment, biomedical and optics researchers are devising ways to quickly detect microplastics in drinking water to better understand their potential impacts on human health.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019
The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has recognized the University of Rochester’s Horticulture and Grounds staff with a national award for exceptional grounds maintenance.
Thu, 31 Oct 2019
Autumn’s Harvest Farm is one of the University’s newest local food suppliers, providing sustainable pork, beef, and eggs to campus dining centers. The growth of local and responsible food purchasing has led to recent awards for University Dining Services.
Thu, 23 May 2019
The University of Rochester has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.