Green Spaces in Rochester

The City of Rochester has many green spaces both within the city and in the surrounding suburbs. A “green space” is an area of grass, trees, or other vegetation set apart for recreational or aesthetic purposes in an… Read More

Announcing Shred Fest 2017

On Friday, July 21, University Facilities and Services will host the Seventh Annual Shred Fest. The event will take place from 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Zone 3 South. University employees, faculty, staff, and students are invited… Read More

Campus Food Waste Diverted by Biodigester

As part of the renovation project of Douglass Dining Center which reopened last fall, University of Rochester Dining Services introduced a biodigester as a new way to divert food waste from the landfill. In addition to the University’s… Read More

Record Number of Eyeglasses Collected in March Competition

Picture above: Karen Guarino of the Lions Eye Bank at Rochester receives 1,221 pairs of glasses from The University   In conjunction with National Eye Donor Month, University Facilities and Services partnered with Lions Eye Bank at Rochester… Read More

Student-created Urban Micro-Farm

In October of 2015, Siri Chillara, an undergraduate student at the University studying chemical engineering, founded The Swaraj Project, an urban micro-farm. The Swaraj Project is located at the site of the former UR Microfarm, behind the graduate… Read More