Local teachers learn about indigenous values for sustainability education

Prof. Phil Arnold, Religion, heads up curriculum development under an EPA grant.…

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Biologists look at Climate Change effects on grasses

An international research team is involved in long term study in England.

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Success in Spreading Sustainable Materials Management Practices

Students celebrate completion of Stewardship Program

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EarthFest!

Over 1000 people attended this year's EARTHFEST.

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Student Digital Sketchbooks: POWER ENERGY CLIMATE

Students contribute to crucial decisions which determine our energy future.

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FLINT: Water+Pipes+Lead

Congressman Dan Kildee speaks candidly about the drinking water crisis

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First grants awarded for Campus as Lab for Sustainability

First grants awarded for Campus as Lab for Sustainability

Six faculty and student projects will receive grants totaling $50,000 this spring through the new Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) funding program. The call for proposals sought projects that address climate disruption and offer opportunities for communication and outreach to the campus and wider community. Here are the winners:

  • Profs. Steve Chapin and Peter Wilcoxen, for an electric vehicle lab;
  • Profs. Amber Bartosh and Mark Povinelli, for a virtual reality simulation about energy awareness;
  • Prof. Jeongmin Ahn, to research membrane technology to reduce GHG emissions;
  • Grad student Kristina Gulches, to evaluate water and salt runoff on campus;
  • Profs. Jason Fridley and Doug Frank, to study carbon cycling in plants;
  • Grad students Hugh O. Burnham and Adam Fix, to develop an oral history of climate activism at SU.

Students push to eliminate plastic bags from bookstore

Students push to eliminate plastic bags from bookstore

The Syracuse University Bookstore, in conjunction with the Student Association (SA), Students of Sustainability at Syracuse University and the Energy Systems & Sustainability Management Department, will be launching a reusable bag program starting this summer. The goal is to reduce usage of plastic bags, which can be harmful to the environment. Read the SU News story here.

Green Building grant announced

Green Building grant announced

Professor Patrick Penfield of the Whitman School of Management and Prof. Rene Germain of SUNY-ESF were awarded a $19,000 Sustainable Enterprise Partnership Award. They will research the barriers to adoption of sustainable structural wood materials in construction. Read more here.