Tag: sustainability

Kauaʻi CC prepares students for sustainable living careers

Kauaʻi CC prepares students for sustainable living careers

February 10, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Kauaʻi CC’s Hoʻouluwehi: Sustainable Living Institute provides students with a broad range of experience in constructing sustainable housing

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Public talk: Keeping pesticides out of the food chain and other environmental chemistry

Public talk: Keeping pesticides out of the food chain and other environmental chemistry

February 4, 2015  |  Comments
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Entomologist Steven Lee Montgomery will present “Using Science for Healthy Choices: Getting the Chemistry Right” at Windward CC on February 12.

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Philippine environmentalist Antonio Oposa on climate justice

Philippine environmentalist Antonio Oposa on climate justice

February 3, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Award-winning Philippine environmentalist Antonio A. Oposa, Jr. will presents “Climate Justice for Future Generations,” lecture on February 17.

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Registration open for Sustainability in Higher Education Summit

Registration open for Sustainability in Higher Education Summit

February 3, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The 3rd Annual Hawaiʻi Sustainability in Higher Education Summit will be held at UH Mānoa, February 26–28.

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University task group to study divesting UH of fossil fuel investments

University task group to study divesting UH of fossil fuel investments

January 22, 2015  |  4 Comments
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UH Board of Regents appointed task group members to examine the feasibility and desirability of the university divesting itself (selling off) of investments in companies involved in fossil fuel production.

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UH Mānoa energy efficiency saves millions

UH Mānoa energy efficiency saves millions

January 20, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Since 2007, UH Mānoa has saved more than nine percent on its projected energy costs, representing $3.4 million in energy savings in 2014 alone.

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UH to study divesting from fossil fuel companies

UH to study divesting from fossil fuel companies

January 8, 2015  |  3 Comments
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The Board of Regents approved the formation of a task group to evaluate how the university can divest itself of its interests in fossil fuel companies.

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UH research center adds renewable energy focus

UH research center adds renewable energy focus

November 13, 2014  |  Comments
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The U.S. Navy modified its contract with UH’s Applied Research Laboratory to add a new core technical competency in renewable energy.

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Gartley Hall built in 1921 receives 21st century renovation

Gartley Hall built in 1921 receives 21st century renovation

November 6, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Gartley Hall, the second oldest building at UH Mānoa, received a new lease on life after a 14 million dollar renovation.

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UH student Doorae Shin recognized for environmental stewardship

UH student Doorae Shin recognized for environmental stewardship

October 29, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa student Doorae Shin receives Brower Youth Award for significant efforts to improve campus sustainability.

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