University of Rochester

Rochester Review
November–December 2011
Vol. 74, No. 2

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CHARGING UP: Alessandro Battisti ’15 of Rochester (left) and Sonya Bentovich ’12 of Cleveland plug in their laptops while sitting at a solar-powered picnic table installed on the River Campus this fall. The table—made from about 1,200 recycled milk cartons—features a 235-watt, solar-powered charging station to provide on-the-go power to laptops, cellphones, and other portable electronic devices—all while the owners of the technology enjoy a nice fall day outdoors.