River Hall, which reduced its electricity usage by 17.1 percent over the past two weeks, won this year’s challenge, while Furnald Hall increased its energy consumption by 16.9 percent—the worst result among the 14 participating Columbia dorms.
Sammy Roth investigates Columbia’s sustainability efforts and examines how we measure up to other universities.
A team of Columbia graduate students designed a winning case solution in the Department of Energy’s third annual Better Buildings Case Challenge last week.
The Engineering Student Council passed an initiative Monday night to make research labs more environmentally conscious.
Radiator Labs—a Columbia Technology Ventures startup by SEAS alumnus Marshall Cox—is planning to launch an app next year that will allow students to access heaters in their rooms to regulate the temperature.
This weekend, catch the end of the New Museum's second Ideas City, a biennial festival which marries the arts and sciences for urban improvement.
Barnard students and administrators have begun to determine how to implement the senior class gift, which will fund a sustainability initiative.
Richard Sun, CC ’13, is leading the initiative to put together a senate committee of professors, administrators, and students who will work to create a more sustainable campus.
We need to look more critically at ways to foster a "green" community.
In partnership with other New York colleges, campus sustainability groups are looking to provide New Yorkers with a database of eco-friendly and ethical neighborhood shops.
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Did you miss the General Studies Student Council meeting on Tuesday night? Council correspondent Stephanie Frescas brings you five things you need to know: Not too late: GSSC President Hannah Germond, GS ’16,... Read More
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The days of “Flappy Bird” are long gone, but with finals season inching nearer every day, there grows a new thirst for procrastination (I’m lookin’ at you, senioritis). Nothing is... Read More
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