What’s Happening


jeremy king

Jeremy King ’97 developed a passion for sustainability during his tenure with the Peace Corps.

Date: February 17, 2017



From the desk of the Coordinator: Picking the Right Theme

Date: November 14, 2016
denison doane administration bldg

Denison will move forward on a solar array, furthering its commitment to sustainability.

Date: October 31, 2016
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education logo

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, AASHE, has recognized Denison for its achievements in sustainability.

Date: October 26, 2016
olin hall

Olin Hall has received upgrades to its heating and lighting systems to make them more sustainable.

Date: September 6, 2016
denisondoane administration bldg

Denison University was recognized for the excellence of its sustainability efforts by the Ohio EPA with an Encouraging Environmental Excellence award.

Date: September 2, 2016
tractor in a field

The Denison Sustainability Fellows and the Office of Sustainability presents the Sustainability Documentary and Dinner Film Series for the fall semester.

Date: September 1, 2016
icecream cone

Tom Seiter '08 is living his dream, making ice cream from all local ingredients - including milk from his own cows.

Date: July 27, 2016
Testing Water for Lead

Denison students presented their research to Granville township about lead content of former trapshooting site.

Date: April 7, 2016

Associate Professor for Environmental Studies Doug Spieles presents “Landscape Ecology & Land Conservation” at the Bryn Du Mansion.

Date: March 24, 2016

Michael Stern, a member of the Denison class of 1983, vice president of Monsanto, presents “Trends in Global Agriculture: Challenge and Opportunities.”

Date: March 17, 2016

From the desk of the Coordinator: Recycling Redux

Date: January 1, 2016


Denison's partner in food, Bon Appetit, has been furthering the college's sustainability practices, and gaining kudos for its innovative work.

Date: August 6, 2015
Photo of Swasey Chapel

Denison University's Green Hill Fund, a "Green Revolving Fund," is netting high marks.

Date: June 18, 2015

Denison is profiled in a University Business article about sustainable food practices on college campuses.

Date: April 28, 2015

Colleges and Universities across the country are competing to see who can recycle the most per capita.

Date: March 10, 2015

R.J. Dannemiller Student Sustainability Award Nominations are due by March 31. The Award is for a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to sustainability.

Date: March 10, 2015

A New York Times article taps Denison’s sustainability programs as an example to be followed.

Date: February 6, 2015

Sustainability Coordinator Jeremy King discusses Denison's partnership with the Licking County Community.

Date: January 6, 2015

Denison University is seeking a village permit for a solar array that will provide 2 megawatts of energy to the college.

Date: January 5, 2015

From the desk of the Coordinator: Is It Apathy?

Date: January 1, 2015


Saturday, October 4, 2014
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Denison Professor Joe Reczek and Sustainability Coordinator Jeremy King will weigh in on Solar Power.

Date: October 1, 2014

Denison hosted its second Eat Local Challenge Day, a national campaign from Bon Appetit that challenges its chefs to create a 100 percent locally sourced meal.

Date: September 24, 2014
Saturday, October 4, 2014
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Interested in learning more about the possibility of solar power on your home or business? Attend the First Annual Licking County Solar Conference co-sponsored by Denison.

Date: September 17, 2014

Sierra Club magazine just released it's “Cool Schools” rankings for sustainability practices. Denison was the second-ranked university in Ohio, after Oberlin College and ahead of Ohio State University.

Date: August 21, 2014

From the desk of the Coordinator: The State of Sustainability

Date: January 1, 2014


National Campus Sustainability Day
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

We celebrate it each year by launching our annual campus sustainability pledge.  Last year over 400 members of the community signed.  

Date: October 17, 2013
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
11:00 AM to 2:45 PM

Bon Appétit is sponsoring the Eat Local Challenge during lunch in our dining facilities. This is a great opportunity to enjoy good locally sourced food right here on campus!

Date: September 18, 2013
Triple Divide
Thursday, September 19, 2013
7:00 PM

Screening of the documentary Triple Divide about the oil and gas industry and hydraulic fracturing.

Date: September 17, 2013

The GreenSheet newsletter, the Office of Sustainability's monthly newsletter gets you up to speed on Denison’s latest “green” efforts on campus.

Date: September 5, 2013