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.
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.
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.
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.
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.