The report by the local FOX affiliate highlighted the features at Richard W. Sankey Hall, which opened in 2018 and was recently certified as LEED silver.
Sankey Hall has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for sustainable design and construction with the LEED Silver certification.
Donation stations are set up throughout campus to collect gently used items to benefit local nonprofit organizations
Elon University’s convocation center has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for sustainable design and construction.
Mike Kingston presents invasive species research at the 117th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Science
This March 23 oral presentation by the professor of biology and environmental studies communicated the results of a five-year study examining the role of fish predators in preventing the establishment and spread of the invasive light bulb tunicate on submerged hard surfaces at the Duke University Marine Laboratory in Beaufort, N.C.
Students from a variety of majors came together March 1-2 for the 2019 Elon Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
Elon University's newest buildings have been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council for sustainable design and construction.
Pick up a free Sustainable Wrapping Kit at College Coffee on December 4 or at the Festival of Holiday Lights on December 6.
A. L. Hook Emerging Professor in Science and Mathematics Jen Dabrowski was invited to present at the 70th annual Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society.
Students presented their research at the annual Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) in Augusta, Georgia.
Now in its 11th year, the program will aid yet another diverse group of faculty in integrating sustainability into academic courses across campus.
The university has been recognized for a ninth year in a row as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada.
The week offers multiple opportunities to examine sustainable habits and learn about the university's sustainability practices.
Bring your favorite worn-out clothes to Maker Hub-Colonnades to give them new life. Bring an old T-shirt and learn how to turn it into a reusable bag.
Elon's Class of 2022 received stainless steel water bottles that are a part of Cupanion's Fill it Forward campaign, which provides access to clean water for millions of people globally.
Students, faculty, and Staff are encouraged to bring their reusable mug to College Coffee each week for a chance to win $100 Phoenix Cash.
A. L. Hook Emerging Scholar Jen Dabrowski authored a peer-reviewed article in the journal Nature Reviews Chemistry
The podcast from the Renewable Now Network focused on sustainability efforts at Elon University with insights from Director of Sustainability Elaine Durr and Azzurra Catucci '18.
Have a perfectly good item you won’t need anymore? Donation Stations will be set up throughout campus May 9-23 to collect your items and bring them to local nonprofit organizations.
Students of all years and majors are encouraged to submit their individual or group projects to the Database.
A delegation from the State Department visited Elon to learn about service-learning in a presentation from the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Community Engagement and had a chance to serve with students on Loy Farm.
Celebrate Earth Week 2018 through a variety of activities planned April 16-20.
The university has earned a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education.
This spring, a record number of students, faculty and staff competed to reduce landfill waste.
Three Elon students represent Elon at the annual conference that brings together sustainability student leaders in the region.
The U.S. Green Building Council recognizes Elon University's newest buildings for sustainable design and construction.
Applications for spring 2018, summer 2018 and academic year 2018-2019 internships and Eco-Rep positions are open until Friday, March 30.
This new program at Elon is part of an effort to build upon the university's sustainable campus initiatives and further reduce energy consumption.
The annual waste-reduction competition runs through March 2, with participants earning rewards for adopting habits that reduce landfill waste.
A group of students participating in the Winter Term program The Call of South Africa write about the effort to offset the environmental impact of international travel by planting trees at the University of Cape Town.
SURE student Jenny Kane '18 and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jen Dabrowski presented their research on conversion of biorenewable resources to fine chemicals at the annual Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS) in Charlotte, N.C.
As part of the project, more than 100 trees were planted along the Greensboro Greenway to increase urban tree canopy.
Running strong in its 10th year, the program will aid yet another diverse group of faculty in integrating sustainability into new and existing courses across campus.
The fall semester competition challenged Elon students, faculty, and staff to reduce energy use.
"Solar Financing in North Carolina: The Untapped Potential of Power Purchase Agreements" by Associate Professor Andy Haile was published in the most recent issue of the North Carolina Law Review.
The Environmental Advisory Council and the Office of Sustainability are conducting a Sustainability Survey to assess attitudes and behaviors of Elon University students, faculty and staff related to sustainability.
The honor is bestowed upon colleges and universities around the country that have made exceptional commitments to the environment and sustainability through academic offerings and career preparation for students, campus policies, initiatives and activities.
The business of biodiesel: Elon students work with N.C. company to bring locally sourced biodiesel to campus
Students in courses taught by Susan Manring, associate professor of management, have been working with Biodiesel 4 Schools, an N.C. company that focuses on turning waste cooking oil into biodiesel to fuel school buses.
The competition on campus this fall is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to win prizes for conserving energy.
Zipcar offers Elon students, faculty and staff 24/7 convenient access to vehicles that can be rented by the hour or the day.
The free ridesharing program includes a secure and user-friendly online tool to find commuting or single-trip solutions.
The 2018 edition of “The Best 382 Colleges” guide recognizes Elon as one of the nation’s best-run colleges with an outstanding environment for learning.
The pilot program will continue for fall. Students are encouraged to enroll now.
Wondering what to do with that perfectly good item you don’t want to pack? Donation Stations are set up throughout campus May 10-24 to collect donations which go to local charities.
Need volunteer hours? Volunteer with the Office of Sustainability and help reduce Elon's waste!
The Sustainability Projects Database provides an opportunity for students to contribute to Elon’s sustainability efforts.
Robert Bullard, who is known as the "father of environmental justice," will speak at Elon on Tuesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in McKinnon Hall.
"Inside Dakota" is the first of several student eco-art installations that will rotate over the next four weeks of spring semester
The Office of Sustainability's latest newsletter highlighting past and upcoming sustainability events is now available.
Students, staff and faculty receive awards for participating in Phoenix Cup Waste, a competition to reduce landfill waste.