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Studying the science and technology of sustainability

Undergraduate Program
University of Rochester's Community-Engaged Summer Sustainability Fellows program at the Rochester Public Market.

Taking interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability

Undergraduate Program
University of Rochester professors Leila Nadir and Cary Peppermint host The New Media Fermentation Workshop.

Combining sustainability with art and media

Undergraduate Program


Take coursework that is related to sustainability or has a sustainability focus.

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Experiential Learning

Explore ways to get involved in campus sustainability initiatives.

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Meet the professors and instructors who make sustainability part of their teaching and research.

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Students sitting under a tree on the Eastman Quad.

Go Green!

The Green Dandelion

The Green Dandelion blog serves as a forum for communication and discussion of sustainability at Rochester. Run by University of Rochester facilities and services staff with the help of student interns, the blog is updated weekly with sustainability tips along with information on programs and opportunities in sustainability and recycling at the University.

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4sustainability clusters

There are currently four Sustainability clusters offered in the natural science/engineering, social science, and humanities divisions.

1000dollar stipend

Sustainability-related summer internships provide a $1000 stipend and free campus housing for the months of June and July to selected students.

Sustainability at Rochester

The University of Rochester aims to be a leader in promoting a sustainable society through our academic, education, research, patient care and health programs, in the operation of our campuses and facilities, and in our interactions with the community.

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The New Media Fermentation WorkshopArt andHumanities
Fuel cell in the Gavett HallScience andTechnology
UR students tutor a kindergarten class in the Rochester City School.Education andCulture