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Latest News

April 8, 2014
Local Food Systems Talk
Chris Hartman, founder of Rochester’s Headwater Foods, and Mitch Gruber from Foodlink will discuss the Rochester area food hub at 7 p.m. April 10, 510 Morey Hall.

March 14, 2014
Budding Filmmakers: Spread Your Message via Greentopia
Greentopia | FILM is looking to fund the production of 3 short positive success stories. Proposals are due March 30 at noon.

January 23, 2014
National Science Foundation Seeking Research Proposals
Research proposals related to environmental sustainability are being sought by the National Science Foundation Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems – proposal due date Feb. 20, 2014.

December 17, 2013
University Honored for Green Cleaning Practices
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The University has received the Grand Award in the college/university category of the 2013 Green Cleaning Awards, released by American School and University magazine. Both the River Campus and School of Medicine and Dentistry Environmental Services teams were recognized for their healthy and sustainable approaches to cleaning.

November 27, 2013
Thankful for a Focus on Local Foods

The University works hard to find local sources for the foods served in our dining halls. The recent Global Local dinner, prepared as part of International Education Week, showcased these efforts with international recipes made from goods grown and purchased in New York State.

November 26, 2013
Environmental Health Sciences Center Fall Newsletter
Your Health & the Environment
The fall 2013 edition of the URMC Environmental Health Sciences Center’s Your Health & the Environment newsletter is now available online.

Shred Fest 2014

Shred Fest 2014

Dash for Trash

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From the Blogs

May 26, 2014
The Little Free Library Brings Communities Together
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