Search Results

41 resources

Green Revolving Fund

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Francis Dyke, former Vice President for Finance and Administration, signed the Billion Dollar Green Challenge on October 3, 2011 and committed the University of Oregon to creating its revolving loan ...


Student Sustainability Fund

  • University of Oregon (OR)

In April 2005, 81% of voting students at University of Oregon supported a fee increase of up to $2 per semester to purchase renewable energy and fund the installation of ...


Internal Carbon Tax: Methods and Results from the First Rigorous Willingness-to-Pay Study

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Internal carbon fees raise awareness, incentivize behavior changes, and create revenue streams to reduce emissions. While there are a substantial number of internal carbon pricing programs in the private sector ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Carbon Pricing on Campus: Four Models for Higher Ed Engagement on a Climate Solution

  • Smith College (MA)
  • Swarthmore College (PA)
  • University of Oregon (OR)
  • Yale University (CT)

To combat climate change, schools are using carbon pricing as a powerful tool for reducing campus emissions and advancing national policy solutions. Pricing has been used by both governments and ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Community sustainability partnerships: How to stimulate millions in local green investment and expand your program's visibility and impact

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The University of Oregon's Sustainability Office created three community projects in partnership with local governments. SolarizeU and rEVUp Eugene offered community members educational workshops and discount pricing on solar ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

48 kW Rooftop Array: Student Experience Center

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Advanced Energy Systems completed a 48 kW solar electric system for OSU Student Experience Center in 2014. The array consists of 188 SolarWorld 255 watt modules, and three SMA 12000 ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
  • Green Power Projects
  • View more

2 kW Rooftop Array: Kelley Engineering Center

  • University of Oregon (OR)

A 2.4 kilowatt photovoltaic system was installed on the Kelley Engineering Center during its construction in 2004. While this relatively small system provides a fraction of the power this ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
  • Green Power Projects
  • View more

2 kW Solar Trailer

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The OSU Solar Trailer is a portable device that captures and stores solar energy. Its purpose is to educate about photovoltaic (solar electric) energy technologies and provide a renewable, portable ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
  • Green Power Projects
  • View more

1 kW Pole Mount: Hatfield Marine Science Center

  • University of Oregon (OR)

A 1.1 kilowatt array at HMSC in Newport demonstrates, renewable energy technology to visitors and reflects OSU's commitment to education in sustainable practices. HMSC has also implemented campus-wide ...

  • Posted Dec. 15, 2016
  • Green Power Projects
  • View more

Renewably Powering and Empowering our Communities

  • University of Oregon (OR)
  • Weber State University (UT)
  • Wells College (NY)

Weber State University worked with a local nonprofit and community members to develop and implement a community-solar program during the 2015-2016 school year. The project served the three-county area surrounding ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Center for Sustainable Business Practices

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Part of the Business Innovation Institute at the Lundquist College of Business and housed in one of the nation's most environmentally friendly business school facilities, the Center for Sustainable ...

  • Posted May 20, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

University of Oregon Self Guided Sustainability Tour

  • University of Oregon (OR)

This self-guided tour will introduce you to a few of the University of Oregon’s numerous environmentally sustainable practices. The tour should take about 1-1/2 hours to complete (the ...

  • Posted April 15, 2016
  • Outreach Materials
  • View more

Zero Waste Campus Toolkit

  • University of Oregon (OR)
  • College & University Recycling Coalition (DC)

Created by the University of Oregon Zero Waste Program in partnership with College & University Recycling Coalition, this toolkit contains resources regarding the concept of Zero Waste, Zero Waste management ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

Sustainability Professionals in Student Affairs Networking Session

  • The Ohio State University (OH)
  • University of Oregon (OR)

This networking session is designed to give sustainability professionals that work in student affairs departments an opportunity to interact in a structured environment. The session will begin with introductions and ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

College & University Recycling Coalition Zero Waste Workshop

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • University of Oregon (OR)

Recycling, zero waste, sustainability coordinators and campus student leaders are welcome to attend the Fall regional workshop presented by the College & University Coalition in partnership with the University of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

College & University Recycling Coalition Annual Business Meeting

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The annual business meeting of the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC) is open to all conference attendees. Everyone is welcome to attend and learn about what CURC has been ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Knight Law Center: A Case for LEED EBOM on Campus

  • University of Oregon (OR)

In 2011, the University of Oregon began the process of certifying an existing facility using LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (EBOM). Many campuses across the United States have ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

The Nuts & Bolts of Adapting the UO’s Sustainable City Year Program

  • University of Oregon (OR)

In 2010, the New York Times called the University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) “perhaps the most comprehensive effort by a U.S. university to infuse sustainability ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

The Sustainable City Year Program: A Radically Simple Way to Change Campus and Community

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) at the University of Oregon (USA) is a multi-disciplinary, collaborative effort to radically alter the function of a University to meet the sustainability challenges of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Overcoming Silos in Student Activism

  • University of Oregon (OR)

How do students break isolation between campus activists to create authentic and affective collaboration? Our university houses 106 student groups, each focused on a unique issue. Yet even with such ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Making Sense of the Label: A Collaboration Between Chemistry Graduate Students and University Facilities to Rank and Compare Green Cleaning Products

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Green cleaning products are traditionally considered based on vendor recommendations and third-party certifications as well as cleaning efficacy. A desire to satisfy the green cleaning standards for LEED certification raises ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Ecochallenge: Tips for creating and implementing cost effective behavior change programs for your campus

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Ecochallenges encourage people to experiment with simple environmentally friendly changes in their daily routines. These highly participatory events help build an environmentally and socially responsible campus culture, an important pre-condition ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Capping campus energy consumption despite massive growth: The Oregon Model for Sustainable Development

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Oregon Model for Sustainable Development is a new policy that places a firm ceiling on campus energy consumption. To achieve it, new construction projects must meet aggressive energy efficiency ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Community Partnerships for Sustainable Materials Management

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)
  • Ohio University (OH)
  • University of Oregon (OR)

Can campuses help our neediest neighbors and reduce greenhouse gas at the same time? Yes we can. This session will offer several examples of how schools partner with other non-profit ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Universities as catalysts for Sustainable City Design

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) is a ground breaking new sustainability-based service learning program located at the University of Oregon. We tackle issues of sustainable city design with a cross ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

RecycleMania: The Race to Zero Campus Waste

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Join a dynamic panel of representatives from campuses large and small, public and private, who will discuss how they have used this EPA-sponsored, Keep America Beautiful-administered tournament to promote recycling ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Toward an Ecologically Sustainable Vocabulary--Avoiding the Linguistic Colonization of the Present by Earlier Thinkers

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The current approach in many social science and humanities courses that introduce students to environmental issues fails to address the deeper and taken for granted ways in which the metaphors ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
  • Conference Presentations
  • View more

Ecological Design Center

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Ecological Design Center (EDC) promotes a sustainable relationship between the built and natural worlds. The EDC educates University of Oregon design students with the awareness, sensitivity, and expertise necessary ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

BA or BS in Planning, Public Policy and Management

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Department of Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) offers an undergraduate major for students interested in public or nonprofit careers who seek to make a difference in their communities ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

PhD in Environmental Science, Studies, & Policy

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Environmental Studies Program offers a master of science (M.S.) or master of arts (M.A.) degree in Environmental Studies and a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in Environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Ecological Design Certificate

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Ecological Design Certificate is a design-based, interdisciplinary program focused on the development of a practical framework for the integration of the built environment with locale and region specific natural ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Environmental Studies (MA/MS)

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Environmental Studies Program offers a master of science (M.S.) or master of arts (M.A.) degree in Environmental Studies and a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in Environmental ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

LLM in Environmental & Natural Resources Law

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The University of Oregon offers a select group of students the opportunity to earn an LLM in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. The Oregon LLM combines :a small class size ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MA in Environmental Studies

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Students in our program design two "concentration areas" that are tailored to meet their educational goals. These concentration areas may focus on the methods of a particular discipline or combine ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

MBA with a Concentration in Sustainable Business Practices

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Sustainability at the University of Oregon is not a new concept--it is in our DNA and part of our heritage. We've been teaching and practicing it for almost two ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

University of Oregon Sustainability Leadership Certificate Program

  • University of Oregon (OR)

At the University of Oregon in Portland, the Sustainability Leadership Program offers a series of on site and online workshops that address the latest topics on sustainable economic, social, and ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Communicating Carbon: Visualizing Energy Inputs, Activities, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Sustainability decision-making requires both accurate and informative data, and effective stakeholder communication. Higher education sustainability professionals must not only estimate energy inputs, activities, and greenhouse gas emissions data, they must ...

  • Posted April 30, 2013
  • Case Studies
  • View more

44 kW Rooftop and Curtain Wall Arrays: Lillis Business Complex

  • University of Oregon (OR)
  • Solar Design Associates (MA)

The building integrates three different types of photovoltaic arrays: glass-integrated PVs for the atrium curtain wall and skylights, peel-and-stick thin-film PVs on the penthouse metal roof, and flat-rooftop arrays. The ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
  • View more

15 kW Rooftop Arrays: Student Recreation Center and Erb Memorial Union

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Roofs (2: Student Recreation Center/ 12 kW, Erb Memorial Union/ 3 kW).Student Recreation Center and Erb Memorial Union: The Ecological Design Center (EDC), a student organization, was awarded a ...

  • Posted Aug. 11, 2011
  • Green Power Projects
  • View more

Sustainable Cities Initiative at the University of Oregon

  • University of Oregon (OR)

Sustainable Cities Initiative (SCI) is a cross-disciplinary organization at the University of Oregon that seeks to promote education, service, public outreach and research on the development and design of sustainable ...


UO vs OSU Energy Civil War

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The University of Oregon (UO) and Oregon State University (OSU) staged a human-powered energy generation contest to see which school could produce the most energy from their Recreation Centers' ReCardio ...