All posts tagged "green"

  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    U of L adds urban sustainability degree

    By Kyeland Jackson —  U of L will add undergraduate in urban sustainability, according to an announcement during the May 9 staff senate meeting. The university plans to eventually add a doctorate as well. The degrees will include...

    • Posted May 21, 2016
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  • Farmer’s Market brings healthy options to campus

    A closer look at why local produce that comes to campus is not only delicious, but also conscious. By Danielle Schretzman– Sustainability, affordability and localization are not just power words used by businesses to lure in customers...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • U of L recognized as “green and compassionate”

    U of L was one of 87 American colleges to receive a nationally recognized sustainability award for “green and compassionate student actions” from the myActions group for the 2014 fall semester. The award recognizes undergraduate schools for...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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  • Yarmuth takes stance on climate change politics

    By Jacob Abrahamson– The Chao Auditorium was filled nearly to capacity with students and faculty as Congressman John Yarmuth, the representative of Kentucky’s Third District, delivered a lecture and took questions about the politics of climate change...

    • Posted February 21, 2014
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  • Recycling tournament begins on campus

    By Kylie Noltemeyer– Did you know that 60 percent of the University of Louisville’s potentially recyclable items end up in landfills? It is alright if you did not, because most students are not aware. This is where...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • U of L students pushing for environmental change

    By Olivia Krauth– U of L student organization Group Recycling and Sustainable Solutions, better known GRASS, is pushing Ky. legislature to help support green efforts in the KSEC Statewide Day of Action. The group will be taking...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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  • Finding the balance between simplicity and excess

    By Daniel Runnels–   Reduce, reuse, and recycle. The three R’s are well-known. You can even put a cute little symbol on a bumper sticker or product packaging to let it be known that you are into...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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  • Sustainability measures proposed in SGA Senate

    By Maggie Cunningham– The University of Louisville’s SGA Senators may have some new changes coming to campus in the future. The Senate came together on March 19 for its biweekly meeting. The topics discussed were varied from...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • New ‘green’ efforts would place fee on disposible plastic bottles

    By Genevieve Mills– Following recent efforts to make the university’s campus a greener place, a proposal has been made to decrease the amount of plastic bottles that are used and thrown away on campus. This proposal, brought...

    • Posted January 30, 2013
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  • Going green at U of L

    By Aimee Jewell– A plethora of activities took place throughout Louisville last week, including the Campus Community Partnerships for Sustainability Conference, which educated attendees on the environmental partnership that the Metro Louisville Government, UofL, Jefferson County Public Schools,...

    • Posted November 8, 2012
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