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Leventhal Center Wins Boston Preservation Award

Makeover of former Hillel for busy Admissions hub By Joel Brown For prospective students and their parents, the Alan and Sherry Leventhal Center is BU’s new front door. The striking International Style building at 233 Bay State Road, formerly BU’s Hillel House, underwent a major renovation before reopening in March 2014 as the admissions reception […]

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School of Theology Community Center Certified LEED Gold

Every Wednesday the School of Theology (STH) gathers for a community lunch in what is easily the most popular space in the building—the basement.  The space, whose awkward layout and dim lighting once made it underutilized, underwent a major renovation during the summer of 2013 making it a functional and versatile space. A year after […]

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Boston Awards BU a Carbon Cup

For being ahead of schedule in cutting greenhouse gases

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BU Earns Greenovate Boston Award

Hosts ceremony, receives one of 18 sustainability honors BU’s favorite color—right behind scarlet and white, of course—is green. Why? Because the University has made a solid commitment over the past several years to embrace ecofriendly practices that have revolutionized the way it consumes energy and water, reduces waste, and expands in a sustainable manner. Now, […]

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BU Receives 2013 Greenovate Boston Award

Greenovate Boston Awards recognize achievements in the City’s residential, business, and sustainable food sectors.

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Green Restaurants

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’12 GSU Named a Green Restaurant

On February 24th, 2012, the George Sherman Union Food Court became a Certified Green Restaurant® by the Green Restaurant Association, with the most Green Points™ in all of New England! In addition, it is the only food court in the US to be a Certified Green Restaurant®. Through this third-party certification, we hope to validate […]

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$ Billion Green Challenge

BOSTON UNIVERSITY JOINS LAUNCH OF $1 BILLION ‘GREEN CHALLENGE’ Boston University, Harvard, Stanford, Arizona State, and other leading colleges commit a total of $65 million to innovative energy efficiency financing initiative PITTSBURGH, PA (Oct. 11, 2011)– Boston University joined with 32 other leading institutions today to launch the Billion Dollar Green Challenge. The goal is […]

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’10 Bicycle Friendly Business Award

Mayor Menino’s Bike Friendly Business Award recognizes companies that encourage and incorporate bike-friendly practices. Bike-friendly practices include the installation of outdoor bike racks, financial incentives for bike commuters, covered bike parking and promoting shower facilities for commuters. In 2009 and 2010, the Boston University Medical Center took home the Silver Prize. In 2009, BU Parking […]

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’11 Eco Awards

Boston University Medical Campus receives the Excellence in Commuter Options award by encouraging employees to use alternative modes of transportation.

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