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UNH SEAC will celebrate the 20th annual Solarfest, a solar-powered music and arts festival this year. Photo credit Abigail Gronberg.

Earth Day Celebrations on Campus

4/15/2013 // By Sara Gassman

Students at colleges and universities across the nation and even across the world have been celebrating Earth Day yearly since its inception in 1970. Many colleges and universities host an array of events throughout “Earth Week” and even “Earth Month,” […] Read more >

Michigan Students Urge Fossil Fuel Divestment at Universities

4/15/2013 // By Liz Starke

NWF’s Campus Ecology team provides resources and and support to students on more than 1,000 campuses each year, helping them move their campuses toward more renewable energy and sustainable practices. Currently, several students affiliated with the Michigan Student Sustainability Coalition, […] Read more >

Advancing US Workforce for 21st Century: National Thought Leaders Convene

4/14/2013 // By Julian Keniry

What are the skills needed for a competitive, 21st century workforce?  How are US community colleges helping to meet these needs?  What is the role of employers?  Policy-makers?  Students and other stakeholders? Smart Grid to Battery Storage: These were among […] Read more >

Farm to Table: Sustainable Food in Higher Education

4/11/2013 // By Eriqah Foreman-Williams

On April 5, Campus Ecology’s Georgia Campus Sustainability Network (GCSN) hosted a workshop on sustainable food for the our Spring Topic Specific Workshop series. Thirty-seven participants from colleges and universities across the state came to Georgia Southern University to learn and brainstorm on sustainable dining […] Read more >

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Three Tips for “Making Good” from Billy Parish

3/29/2013 // By Sara Gassman

Are you about to graduate? Interested in working to make the world a better place, and also interested in making money along the way? For those convinced that the two goals are mutually exclusive, the latest webinar in the NWF Emerging […] Read more >

Initiating Sustainability through the Production of Biodiesel Fuels

3/8/2013 // By Eriqah Foreman-Williams

In the not too distant future, Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) lawn mowers and yard equipment could be powered by biodiesel fuels produced from cooking oils used in the College’s snack bar. PCC is taking the lead in promoting sustainability and […] Read more >

NWF Fellowship Program Grows to Offer Additional Leadership Opportunities for Emerging Leaders

2/28/2013 // By Courtney Cochran

Since 2000, NWF’s Campus Ecology Program has awarded over 150 Fellowships to student leaders at 112 different colleges and universities in 36 states and Puerto Rico; reaching more than 2.5 million students, faculty, staff and community members at the fellowship campuses. Through the […] Read more >

Florida Students Gather to Push for Climate Change Legislation

2/26/2013 // By Guest Author

On February 19th, two days after the largest climate rally in history took place in Washington, D.C., guest blogger Victoria Griener and a large group of her fellow students led a local protest at the University of South Florida to keep […] Read more >

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A Student’s Guide to the National Climate Assessment

2/13/2013 // By Sara Gassman

We are currently in the midst of a 90-day comment period for a defining government document on the climate, the draft National Climate Assessment. The 1,000-page report is available online for the general public to review and, importantly, to submit […] Read more >

Campus Conservation Nationals 2013 – Nation’s Largest Electricity and Water Reduction Competition Kicks Off February 4

2/4/2013 // By Kristy Jones

Students at hundreds of campuses across the country will soon be taking very short showers, studying by flashlight, and cozying up by moonlight when the Campus Conservation Nationals begins its electricity and water reduction competition on February 4. Running until April […] Read more >