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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.


Compound could transform energy storage for large grids

Wed, 31 Jan 2018

University of Rochester chemists are working on changes to existing batteries to provide clean energy when the sun isn’t shining and the wind doesn’t blow.


Ocean waters prevent release of ancient methane

Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Environmental scientist Katy Sparrow ’17 (PhD) set out to discover whether ancient-sourced methane, released due to warming ocean waters, survives to be emitted to the atmosphere.