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    Top Green Jobs

    With graduation right around the corner, many undergraduates are beginning to explore and apply for jobs and enter the workforce for the first time. Many adults are doing the same, as according to a recent University of Pheonix study,… Read More

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    University Transportation Alternatives through UR Connections

    According to a recent report from the EPA, transportation composed 28% of the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by economic sector in 2012. Passenger cars specifically are one of the biggest contributors to this pollution. On October 21,… Read More

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    Student’s Corner

    There are many topics that we avoid at the dinner table to keep harmony within the family. The obvious culprits include religion, politics, and of course war. However, I want to steer the focus to something less obvious… Read More

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    Pro-Vaccine is Being Green

    Because vaccines are only effective in containing infectious disease through “herd” immunization, converting those on the fence is especially important.

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    Corporate Consciousness: Practices for Profit

    While many collectives like BCorp, American Sustainable Business Council, Sustainable Brands, and World Business Academy, are pushing for a paradigm shift in the business world, large corporations themselves actually have tangible, financial incentives to make sustainable choices on their own volition.

University Facilities and Services Mission

To create and manage a physical environment that promotes academics, student life, healthcare, research, and public service at the University of Rochester through our core values of teamwork, trust, integrity, professionalism and quality.

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The University is a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in a row, the Arbor Day Foundation has announced. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest… Read More

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How to Recycle – Ink Jet and Toner Cartridges You can mail ink jet and toner cartridges to University Mail Services. Please place in original or replacement packaging and mail to PO Box 270001. On River Campus, you… Read More

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2013 Milestones

Each year the University of Rochester updates its Sustainability Milestones. The modernization of the Central Utilities chillers is one of the accomplishments. 2013 includes accomplishments in the areas of Computing, Ecology, Energy, Hazardous Materials LEED, Power Plant, Purchasing, and… Read More

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