The Central Utilities Plant was originally built in 1970 and has been an integral part of the University for over 40 years now. The plant provides steam, electricity, hot water, and chilled water to the University of Rochester… Read More

Student’s Corner


In 2013, O’Brien Hall, one of the newer residence halls on campus, was awarded LEED Gold Certification. While this may seem on the surface may seem minimal, the reality is quite the opposite. LEED, a program (Leadership in… Read More

Student’s Corner


Happy Halloween Everyone!! Today is October 31st, the day in which hundreds of thousands of people all across the nation dress up in costume to partake in the american cultural event of Halloween. Outfits, makeup, decorations, and candy populate… Read More

Save the date – 40th Annual CEI Community Salute to the Environment

Save the date!! The Center for Environmental Initiatives (CEI) is hosting its 40th Annual Community Salute to the Environment on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. Come join us to celebrate CEI’s 40th Anniversary, our Environmental Award recipients and our… Read More

O’Brien Hall Receives NYSERDA Award

O'Brien Hall

In addition to being officially recognized as a LEED Gold building, O’Brien Hall just received $59,361 from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)for the installation of energy ifficiency measures as part of the New… Read More