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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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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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Advice & Tips
Kevin Mercer, manager of Denison's groundskeeping, offers advice on best solutions for winter snow and ice.
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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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Advice & Tips
Sustainability Coordinator Jeremy King reflects on the lessons to be learned through Thanksgiving.
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Advice & Tips
What's the most sustainable option for Christmas trees? Live or artificial?
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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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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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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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Alumni
Jeremy King '97 developed a passion for sustainability during his tenure with the Peace Corps.
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Alumni
Jeremy King '97 developed a passion for sustainability during his tenure with the Peace Corps.
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Newsletters
From the desk of the Coordinator: Picking the Right Theme
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Announcements & Updates
Denison will move forward on a solar array, furthering its commitment to sustainability.
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Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education logo
Recognition & Accolades
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, AASHE, has recognized Denison for its achievements in sustainability.
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Recognition & Accolades
The Sierra Club has recognized Denison University for its sustainability efforts, adding the university to its “2016 Cool Schools” list.
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Recognition & Accolades
Olin Hall has received upgrades to its heating and lighting systems to make them more sustainable.
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Recognition & Accolades
Denison University was recognized for the excellence of its sustainability efforts by the Ohio EPA with an Encouraging Environmental Excellence award.
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Lectures & Discussions
The Denison Sustainability Fellows and the Office of Sustainability presents the Sustainability Documentary and Dinner Film Series for the fall semester.
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Alumni
Tom Seiter '08 is living his dream, making ice cream from all local ingredients - including milk from his own cows.
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Testing Water for Lead
Student News
Denison students presented their research to Granville township about lead content of former trapshooting site.
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Announcements & Updates
Denison University has reduced its carbon footprint and achieved a 10 percent reduction of energy usage.
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Faculty
Associate Professor for Environmental Studies Doug Spieles presents "Landscape Ecology & Land Conservation" at the Bryn Du Mansion.
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Alumni
Michael Stern, a member of the Denison class of 1983, vice president of Monsanto, presents "Trends in Global Agriculture: Challenge and Opportunities."
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Newsletters
From the desk of the Coordinator: Recycling Redux
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Recognition & Accolades
Denison's partner in food, Bon Appetit, has been furthering the college's sustainability practices, and gaining kudos for its innovative work.
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Earth Week 2018

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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