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The Collegian News Hour S5 E4: Sullivan not recalled, AFD, coronavirus and Sustainability Slammer

The Collegian News Hour S5 E4: Sullivan not recalled, AFD, coronavirus and Sustainability Slammer

By Collegian News Staff
February 18, 2020
Filed under Archives, Campus News, Crime, Five College News, Local News, News, News Multimedia, News Podcasts, Podcasts, Scrolling Headlines, SGA, The Collegian News Hour, Web-Exclusive

This week, our news team talks about the SGA judiciary deciding to not recall President Timmy Sullivan, data from the Amherst Fire Department, two Smith College students who were cleared after concerns of coronavirus, the Sustainability Slammer and the Feb. 19, 1918 issue of the Collegian.

Sustainability Slammer gathers UMass sustainability and environmental groups

Ana Pietrewicz

By McKenna Premus, Collegian columnist
February 13, 2020
Filed under Archives, Campus News, Headlines, News, Scrolling Headlines

The campus community had the opportunity to learn more about how environmental organizations promote sustainable living both on and off campus

The need for sustainability gen-eds in the UMass curriculum

(Collegian file photo)

By McKenna Premus, Collegian Columnist
November 12, 2019
Filed under Archives, Campus, Columns, Headlines, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

The University of Massachusetts takes pride in promoting sustainability in the lifestyles of students, faculty and campus visitors, as well as in off-campus communities. Through food waste and recycling programs, the installation of over 15,000 solar panels and the development of numerous green buildings, it comes as no surprise that UMass was recently ranked No. 30 among 413 profiled colleges and universities on ...

Amherst hosts the 10th Annual Sustainability Festival

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/Daily Collegian)

By David Geddes, Collegian Contributor
April 29, 2019
Filed under Archives, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

One vendor collected various used items for repurposing that would otherwise be thrown away.

Earth Day: UMass students surveyed on their attitudes and approaches to climate change and sustainability

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By Chris McLaughlin, Assistant News Editor
April 17, 2019
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Five UMass students explain their concerns related to climate change and actions they take to promote sustainability.

New sustainability monster makes its home in Blue Wall Cafe

(Sammy Racine/Daily Collegian)

By John Buday
November 26, 2018
Filed under Archives, News, Scrolling Headlines

Leif Lindholm’s work is located in front of The Grill in the Blue Wall Café.

Smith College assistant professor discusses campus sustainability and social change on campuses and internationally

(Elizabeth Donoghue/ Daily Collegian)

By Elizabeth Donoghue, Collegian Correspondent
September 19, 2018
Filed under Archives, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Assistant professor Washington-Ottumbre discusses campus sustainability at Smith College.

‘Sustainability Slammer’ brings together environmentally-focused groups

Courtesy of Isabelle Sarra

By Isabelle Sarra, Collegian Correspondent
September 12, 2018
Filed under Archives, Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines

This is the second event held by the Sustainable Organization Coalition.

‘Sustainability Slammer’ spreads the word of going green

(Erica Lowenkron/ Collegian)

By Izzy Salant, Collegian Correspondent
January 31, 2018
Filed under Archives, Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines

UMass sustainability groups participated in the first ever ‘Sustainability Slammer’ on Jan. 30 in the Cape Cod Lounge.

Princeton Review ranks UMass in top 50 for sustainability

Princeton Review ranks UMass in top 50 for sustainability

By Rebecca Duke Wiesenberg
September 28, 2017
Filed under Archives, Campus News, Env. & Tech., News, Science & Technology, Scrolling Headlines

(Translated: Princeton Review coloca a UMass en las primeras 50 universidades “verdes”) The University of Massachusetts has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability. In the 2017 Princeton Review’s Guide to 375 Green Colleges, UMass has been ranked number 42. The University held a ranking in 2015 and 2016 as well. The University has committed to sustainability in its academic and social facet...

Letter: Universities should be spearheading sustainability efforts

Letter: Universities should be spearheading sustainability efforts

By Opinion & Editorial Staff
September 3, 2017
Filed under Headlines, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Dear Editor, In good weather on my days off, I take a stroll with my little spotted beagle and bask in the benefits of my favorite star—the sun. I watch the wind ripple through the tall grass and I marvel at the power of the sun and the wind, wondering why we’re so reliant on dirty sources of e...

Eco-Rep Program brings leadership and sustainability to the classroom

Collegian file photo

By Carson McGrath
March 30, 2017
Filed under Archives, Campus News, Env. & Tech., Environment, Five College News, Health & Wellness, Local News, News, Scrolling Headlines

The Eco-Rep program at the University of Massachusetts is run by the students, for the students. This two-credit course offered through the environmental science department allows students to be the teachers, covering environmental sustainability and literacy on campus. “It is a great program for leadership dev...