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2016

olin hall

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

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted Date: July 27, 2016
Testing Water for Lead

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

Posted Date: April 7, 2016
DougSpieles

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

Posted Date: March 24, 2016
mike-stern

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

Posted Date: March 17, 2016

2015

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

Posted Date: August 6, 2015
Photo of Swasey Chapel

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

Posted Date: June 18, 2015

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

Posted Date: April 28, 2015

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

Posted 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.

Posted Date: March 10, 2015

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

Posted Date: February 6, 2015

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

Posted 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.

Posted Date: January 5, 2015

2014

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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted Date: August 21, 2014

2013

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.  

Posted 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!

Posted 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.

Posted 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.

Posted Date: September 5, 2013