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Advice & Tips
Arbor Day celebrates the role of trees in our lives and promotes tree planting and care.
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It's Earth Day 2020 - Take a moment today to step outside and appreciate our Earth - the blue pebble in our solar system.
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Weston Massachusetts sign
Alan Orth '71 began advocating for the environment while a student at Denison and brought a sustainable culture to his hometown of Weston, MA.
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Gathering at the Homestead
Homestead students step outside the structured college environment & connect with the natural world; close, meaningful community & hands-on work.
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Internships
The Sustainability Professionals Initiative gives students practical skills to land a job and lead toward positive social and environmental impacts.
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Sarah Davis '94
A 20-year National Park Service veteran, Sarah Davis '94 is the first female Chief Park Ranger at Yellowstone National Park.
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Lily Gross '19
Change-maker Lily Gross '19 is working with Bon Appetit, creating positive change by educating consumers and supporting more sustainable products.
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Solar panel in a bed of sunflowers
Denison University’s pollinator-friendly solar array is the first of its kind in the State of Ohio.
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Service & Awareness
Denison celebrates Earth Week with a week-long series of events designed to get you outside to appreciate our living environment.
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Swasey Chapel
Certification as a Wildlife Habitat, as well as a Tree Campus USA, are examples of Denison's work toward sustainability.
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Nathalie Miebach artwork
Exhibitions
The Weather Variations, Connecting Data, Sculpture, and Music through the work of artist Nathalie Miebach
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Eating dinner outside
Service & Awareness
Denison’s solar array and pollinator habitat inspired a “Pollinator-theme” dinner at the site.
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Purple sunset in a field with solarpanels
Recognition & Accolades
Denison's 6,750 panel solar farm will be included in a licking county "green energy" tour.
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Announcements & Updates
Denison is on Sierra Club's top 100 list of cool schools for sustainability.
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Heart shaped earth floating in grass
Service & Awareness
Denison celebrates Earth Week with a week-long series of events designed to get you outside to appreciate our living environment.
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student walking up stairs with trees in the background
Denison's campus is known for its beautiful trees, and with more than 3,000 trees and an arboretum, the college also is a 'Tree Campus USA.'
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Foot pressing down on shovel in snow
Advice & Tips
Kevin Mercer, manager of Denison's groundskeeping, offers advice on best solutions for winter snow and ice.
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Solar Panels
Athletics
Denison's 2.3 megawatt solar array is almost ready for the "on" switch. It will provide about 15% of Denison's energy needs.
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charlie brown celebrating thanksgiving outside
Advice & Tips
Sustainability Coordinator Jeremy King reflects on the lessons to be learned through Thanksgiving.
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ornament hanging from tree
Advice & Tips
What's the most sustainable option for Christmas trees? Live or artificial?
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recycling leaf
Service & Awareness
America Recycles Day
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Solar panels
Announcements & Updates
Denison partners with solar and energy experts to open a solar array later this year that will provide more than 2 megawatts of energy.
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Tree growing in pile of dirt held by person in hands
Service & Awareness
Plant a tree, see a film, go for a wellness walk - all part of Denison's Sustainability Week.
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Manhattan underwater - an inconvenient truth
Film Screenings
Denison hosts a screening of the documentary "An Inconvenient Sequel," the follow-up to the 2006 award-winning "An Inconvenient Truth."
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Beth Eden in the fall
Service & Awareness
Join us in this community event to help spruce up our beautiful campus in advance of Big Red Weekend.
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campus tree
Announcements & Updates
Sustainability initiatives at Denison University have made some great strides this summer with EV charging stations and accreditation for the arboretum.
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Aerial Drone Photo of Denison Campus
Recognition & Accolades
The Sierra Club has recognized Denison University for its work in sustainability as a 2017 "Cool School."
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President Weinberg signs Paris Agreement open letter
Announcements & Updates
President Weinberg has signed a Paris Agreement open letter together with U.S. state, local, business and higher ed leaders.
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jeremy king
Alumni
Jeremy King '97 developed a passion for sustainability during his tenure with the Peace Corps.
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jeremy king
Alumni
Jeremy King '97 developed a passion for sustainability during his tenure with the Peace Corps.
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It's Earth Day 2020 - Take a moment today to step outside and appreciate our Earth - the blue pebble in our solar system.

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