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BU Dining Services, Club GiiVE Co-sponsor Compost in Campus Dining Halls

1/29/2014 By Taryn Ottaunick Boston University Dining Services teamed up with Club Get Involved in Volunteer Experiences to hold an environmental awareness campaign in dining halls across the Charles River Campus Tuesday. “Composting Comes Out” encouraged students to become aware of the dining halls’ food disposal process by giving them the choice to either clean […]

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2014 Survey

Thank to all who participated in the 2014 sustainability@BUsurvey. We were thrilled by the responses we received. Over 4,000 people participated! Congratulations to Douglass Payne, the randomly selected winner of an iPad mini with Retina display! The survey was designed to gauge progress on sustainability awareness at Boston University. Having information about your understanding and […]

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SG to Sponsor Bike Charging Stations on Campus

01/28/2014 By Emily Hartwell Boston University Student Government will sponsor the installation of stationary bike-charging stations throughout campus, SG officials said at a senate meeting Monday night. The environmental initiative, which was presented by Claire Richer of BU’s Environmental Student Organization, proposed the installation as a way to motivate students to be more active and […]

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What Ancient Dinners Tell Us about Climate Change

CAS archaeologist looks to the past to study the present 01.23.2014 By Rich Barlow Catherine West made the breathtaking ruggedness of the Gulf of Alaska her climate change workshop last summer in part because of the feral cows. That’s right. Wild cattle, the descendants of domestic bovines introduced by American ranchers in the 19th century, […]

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Danielsen Wins BU’s First Energy Competition

The residents of Danielsen Hall are the champions of the first ever energy competition at Boston University! Their dedicated effort to energy efficiency during the months of September and October resulted in an impressive 15% energy reduction compared to the same two-month period last year. Student Government (SG) announced the inter-dormitory competition last fall in […]

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LED Lighting Upgrade at Track and Tennis Center

Things are looking a little brighter at the Track and Tennis Center this semester.

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