Newsroom University of Denver (Sustainability)

2017
October
13,
2017
The international solar decathlon competition is not only a learning experience for the 11 student-teams who spent more than two years building the homes; the 10-day competition has also been an opportunity for middle school students from around the ...
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October
05,
2017
Countertops made from recycled materials; a water system that recycles shower water; fiber optic cable that helps with interior lighting. After two years of planning, designing and building, a collaborative effort between the University of California...
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September
21,
2017
Over the past few years, the push for more sustainable, local food has become a movement in America. From organic vegetables to fair trade coffee, consumers’ demand for better food has been on the rise. The movement also has put local farmers bac...
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July
27,
2017
The University of Denver Board of Trustees has endorsed a resolution encouraging new actions and backing continued efforts at embracing sustainability and addressing climate change on campus. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of...
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July
10,
2017
Megan Lane (BA ’13, MA ’14) and Kaela Martins (BS ’16) are proponents of sustainability. While studying at the University of Denver, the two worked in DU’s Center for Sustainability, assisting with the University’s sustainability efforts. The cen...
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June
05,
2017
The University of Denver has signed a commitment to the international community to endorse actions being taken at local and state levels to address climate change in support of the Paris Agreement. The open letter — titled “We Are Still In” — call...
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March
29,
2017
All the little things that people do can add up to make a big difference. That’s the message to students from DU’s Center for Sustainability as it revamps its Green Room Certification program. The idea is to get students accustomed to making susta...
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March
10,
2017
From pickles to 3D printing, DU students, faculty, staff and community members had the opportunity to show off their homemade goods at the first-ever Maker's Market. The Feb. 28 event was presented by the Center for Sustainability. First-year stud...
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January
24,
2017
The University of Denver announced today that it will adopt a formal policy related to climate change and sustainable development that leverages the University’s partnerships as well as its academic efforts in research, teaching and service. The d...
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January
23,
2017
If you need to find the fastest route for your drive, there’s an app for that. If you need to get a ride to and from your house for a night out, there’s an app for that. If you need a ride to your favorite ski resort, there’s now an app for that, too...
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2016
October
24,
2016
“Making solar energy as cheap as coal. Making electric vehicles as affordable as the ones that run on gas. They’re ambitious goals, but they are achievable. We are encouraging companies, research universities and other organizations to get involved a...
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October
20,
2016
Students, faculty and staff, and community members gathered in DU's Bridge Community Garden on October 17, a beautiful autumn day, to celebrate the garden's second season. The celebration was part of DU Food Week, a series of events organized by t...
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July
22,
2016
  Temperatures in Colorado are on the rise, and they won’t be falling anytime soon. Fort Collins, Greeley and Boulder are three of the cities nationwide that have had the biggest temperature increase in the last 40 years. While those are the th...
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June
22,
2016
Wednesday was Bike to Work Day in Colorado. More than 35,000 people ditched their cars for a bike, many taking advantage of the more than 200 breakfast and water stations around the metro area. Once again, the University of Denver was one of the ...
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