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News & Events at SCU related to sustainability. Displayed on the homepage.

  •  Forge Garden Showcase

    Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2013
    Faculty and Staff: Join us for a glass of wine, mingle with colleagues, and get to know the Forge Garden-your organic garden!
  •  Sustainability Update, March 2013

    Monday, Mar. 11, 2013
    Featuring Society of Women Engineers; Sherry Booth & ecofeminism
  •  Energy Challenge Building Dashboard

    Friday, Feb. 8, 2013
    View Energy Challenge results.
  •  Sustainability Update: February 2013. Tim Hight inspires; Students power down, unplug, switch off

    Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
    "SCU Unplugged" kicked off the Energy Challenge | SCU Solar Decathlon faculty advisor inspires students; leads the way in 2013 | SCU’s electricity use per sq ft has decreased 16% since '08 | News and events in February | Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to energy conservation
  •  Energy Challenge 2013

    Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
    The 4th annual Residence Energy Challenge takes place the entire month of February. Students in the top-conserving building and those in the building with the most enthusiasm for energy conservation will win! Show your enthusiasm: post on the Sustainability at SCU Facebook page, mention @sustainablescu on Twitter, and tag #sustainablescu in Instagram.
  •  2013 Energy Challenge: Zero-Power Hour

    Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013
    Celebrate the first week of the Energy Challenge with your RLC by powering down, turning off, and unplugging as many lights, appliances, and devices in your building as possible. Look for more info from your RLCA rep and CFs, as there will be a special zero-power event in each RLC! Getting your whole community to participate will help get your RLC a head start in the Energy Challenge with more energy savings and enthusiasm points!
  •  Make a resolution for a sustainable 2013

    Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

    While world leaders work to hammer out global solutions to climate change, there are many ways individuals can make sustainability a personal New Year's resolution in 2013. Sustainability requires us to more closely examine our relationship with the environment as well as with others around us. Here are five simple resolutions you can make to help the planet and save you money and time.

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  •  Faculty/Staff: Tell us about your involvement with on-campus sustainability

    Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
    Please complete a 3-minute survey for us. The Office of Sustainability is conducting an inventory of sustainability-related curriculum, research, and co-curricular programs. Results will be used for internal metrics as well as reporting to public rating systems like Princeton Review, Sierra Club, and STARS.
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