Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management
December 2015
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Sustainability Spotlight

Meet former EnviClub president, Skye Kelty!

We met with alumna Skye Kelty ’14 to talk about her past involvement with environmental projects at Rice and beyond, as well as what she’s been up to since graduating from Rice.
>> Read the interview

Campus Sustainability News

Food composting returns to campus

Students, faculty, and staff collaborated to launch a new composting initiative on campus.
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Hangout swings to victory

The winning design in a Rice School of Architecture mini-charrette would give students a new spot to rest and study with hammocks.
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Hanszen commons get LED lighting

Hanszen’s EcoRep and H&D are working together to replace the lighting in the Hanszen Commons with energy-efficient LED bulbs.
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Student News

Competition causes food waste reduction

Environmental Club, SA Environmental Committee, EcoReps, and students from ENST 302 Environmental Issues class collaborated in a week-long Food Waste Reduction Competition.
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Urban Conservation Club “seed bombs” Rice prairie

Members of the Urban Conservation Club bombed the Harris Gully Natural Area with seed balls to increase the native plant biodiversity.
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Real Food Revolution hosts 8th Farm to Fork dinner

Chef Alex and Chef Sarah prepared a meal for Real Food Revolution’s 8th Farm to Fork Dinner with local ingredients from the farmers market.
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Research News

Sun Belt cities more likely to bike for recreation

A new report from the Kinder Institute finds that Sun Belt city residents are most likely to use bike-share programs for recreation.
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RWCC hosts endangered species themed lunch talk

Jim Blackburn, Adrienne Correa, Amy Dunham, and Cassidy Johnson spoke at Rice Wildlife Conservation Corps (RWCC)' lunch talk.
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Rice anthropologist identifies extinct antelope species

August Costa has discovered Sivacobus sankaliai, a member of an extinct family of Asian antelopes related to modern waterbucks.
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