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  1. In My Words: Sun rises to take on climate change

    In the lead up to Earth Day 2015, Associate Professor Dave Gammon writes for regional newspapers about the falling costs of solar energy and the bright news ahead for both the environment and industry.

  2. April events commemorate Earth Week

    Earth Day celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2015, and several campus activities will offer students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to learn how their actions impact the planet - and what they can do to be good stewards of the environment.

  3. Activist tells students to push for food policy changes

    Prominent "foodie" and author Marion Nestle shared with her Elon University audience Tuesday night a brief history of American agricultural policies while suggesting ways for students to be advocates for better federal oversight of food production and marketing.

  4. Energy conservation competition debuts Sept. 17

    A new two-part "Phoenix Cup" contest sponsored by the Office of Sustainability gives students, faculty and staff an opportunity to win prizes by making team efforts to reduce their environmental impacts.

  5. 'Don’t Trash It!' donation campaign runs May 14-25

    Own a couch or desk or clothes you can't seem to sell on E-net? Instead of tossing them into the nearest Dumpsters this spring when heading away from campus, consider donating usable items to local charities that assist the needy of Alamance County.

  6. A new arrival Under the Oaks

    Workers spent Tuesday morning planting a tree in a campus grove known as Under the Oaks after a winter ice storm last month led to the removal of a tree that predated Elon's founding.

  7. April events commemorate Earth Week

    Several student organizations and departments have partnered to host programs that run through April 26, 2014, in celebration of Earth Week and the university's commitment to sustainability & the environment.

  8. The Oaks & Historic Neighborhood win POWERless competition

    The equivelant of 16 homes in North Carolina could have been powered for a month with the electricity saved by students living on Elon University's campus in a recent contest that challenged residence halls to cut back on energy use.

  9. Elon begins updates to Sustainability Master Plan

    The Office of Sustainability and the Environmental Advisory Council are hosting events on April 2 and April 23 for students, faculty and staff to contribute ideas and suggestions for the future of environmental, social and economic initiatives on campus.

  10. RecycleMania contest returns to Elon in February

    Students and employees will square off against counterparts at hundreds of colleges and universities around the United States and Canada as part of a friendly competition to reduce landfill waste.

  11. Elon STARS: CJ Dickson

    Environmental ethics course helps students develop tools for making socially and environmentally responsible decisions.

  12. POWERless contest to debut team competitions

    This fall's POWERless campus contest featuring "COMPETE to CONSERVE" marks the 10th competition designed to promote and reward energy conservation in residential facilities. Competition begins Sept. 17.