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Research on Site: The Princeton Campus as Living Lab

November 11, 2014 ・ Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

Princeton Continues Significant Progress Toward Sustainability Goals

November 15, 2010 ・ Ruth Stevens

For the second consecutive year since adopting a Sustainability Plan, Princeton University’s on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased. Last year, emissions declined for the first time since the University’s energy-efficient cogeneration plant was installed in 1996 by a modest amount…

Campus Sustainability Efforts Expand Over Summer

August 30, 2010 ・ Emily Aronson

Alana Tornello, a member of Princeton’s class of 2012, uses a monitoring probe to collect real-time data about the water quality of Washington Road stream. Tornello was one of the participants in the Princeton Environmental Institute’s Summer Undergraduate Research Training…

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

ENV Freshman Open House

December 31, 2009 ・ Carol Peters
S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Princeton Takes Significant Steps Toward Achieving Sustainability Goals

November 11, 2009 ・ Ruth Stevens

In its first report since adopting a Sustainability Plan in February 2008, Princeton University states that on-campus greenhouse gas emissions have decreased for the first time since the University’s energy-efficient cogeneration plant was installed in 1996. While the decrease in…

The Environmental Studies (ENV) Program Freshman Open House Draws Engaged Students

September 17, 2009 ・ Carol Peters

The Program in Environmental Studies (ENV) held its Freshman Open House on September 15. Filling the ENV lab to capacity, the enthusiastic students were eager to learn how to incorporate environmental studies into their undergraduate coursework. Henry Horn, Professor of…

New Princeton Dorms Sprout Green Roofs

August 13, 2009 ・ Krystal Knapp

From Top to Bottom, Butler Will Be a Living Environmental Laboratory

August 13, 2009 ・ Kitta MacPherson

Roofs on more than half of the Butler buildings have been planted with 14 varieties of hardy sedum. The contrasts in the palette of the many-hued rooftop garden will intensify as summer turns to fall. (Photo: Denise Applewhite) In University-led…