All posts tagged "sustainability"

  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    U of L named a ‘Cool School’ for eighth year straight

    By Hannah Esrock– The University of Louisville has once again been named one of America’s greenest higher education institutions. For the eighth consecutive year, U of L has landed in the top 100 in the Sierra Club...

    • Posted September 20, 2016
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  • U of L Free Store opens for students

    By Eric Matthews– A store just opened on campus that’s definitely in your price range. The U of L Free Store opened for the semester on Sept. 14. All members of the campus community can shop for...

    • Posted September 16, 2016
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  • 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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  • U of L achieves STARS Gold sustainability rating

    By Phillip Lentsch– U of L has achieved a new STARS Gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE). The award is given for Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS)....

    • Posted March 20, 2016
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  • Student Opinion
    How much do you really know about your trash?

    By Caroline Miller– The prolific “Trash Island” in the Pacific Ocean has become an increasing and alarming environmental issue over the past several years.  The collections of debris in various parts of the marine waters resemble that...

    • Posted January 6, 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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  • Searching for green: U of L makes Princeton Review’s green guide

    Do students care about sustainability when it comes to picking a college? The Princeton Review Guide for 353 Green Colleges seems thinks so, and they included U of L in their list. The Princeton Review Guide gave U...

    • Posted April 22, 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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  • Campus switches to compostable dining ware

    By Raquel Wolter– With the University of Louisville’s Green Initiative, students have noticed many changes around campus. There are just as many recycle bins as waste bins it seems, and recently, U of L has integrated compost...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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  • Sustainability: More Than Just a Day, More Than Just Green

    U of L is making its way towards a greener campus. This past Wednesday, its efforts were put on display during the seventh annual Campus Sustainability Day, the university’s version of National Campus Sustainability Day. From 10 a.m....

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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