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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.


University Dining Services recognized for environmentally sustainable operations

Fri, 20 Jul 2018

The student-led Team Green program has earned a Gold Award from the National Association of College and University Food Services for its local and sustainable procurement practices.


Hot town, Summer Sustainability Fellows in the city

Wed, 18 Jul 2018

How will climate change affect the health and well-being of City of Rochester residents? This summer, students in a new sustainability fellowship program worked with city officials to help answer the question.