Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management
April 2017
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Sustainability Spotlight


Meet Head Eco-Rep Conrado Asenjo

We met with Conrado Asenjo (Hanszen ‘18) to discuss environmental leadership, science fair projects, travel, his advice for fellow Rice students, and much more.
>> Read the interview

From the Sustainability Office

From the Sustainability Office: Earth Day Activities

It only comes once a year: a time to celebrate our planet! We offer some events and projects you can use to enhance your appreciation for the Earth we live on.
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Campus Sustainability News

Rice post office offers, collects packing materials

"Dumpster diving queen" Ute Franklin, head of delivery services, aims to reduce packaging waste.
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Airport transportation options vary in cost, sustainability

Intern Katherine Zoellmer analyzes eco-friendly ways students can reach the airport.
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1926: Power plant switches from coal, oil to natural gas

Rice Historian Dr. Melissa Kean documents the transition of Rice’s power plant in the mid 1920s.
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Student and Alumni News

Farm to Fork Dinner explores delicious local treats

Real Food Revolution, Rice University Farmers Market, Rice chef Martin DeSantiago, and others teamed up to bring fresh, locally-sourced sustainable food to Rice students.
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Teaching and Research News

Why liberals should accept a conservative carbon tax plan

Rice's Dr. Dan Cohan explains the benefits to a Republican-supported tax program meant to replace Obama-era environmental regulations.
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Graphene quantom dots offer new form of fuel recycling

Rice materials scientist Pulickel Ajayan discovers method for converting GHG emissions.
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Renewable energy powers medical tool sterilization

"Sterile Box" provides hope for instrument cleansing in areas with unreliable energy.
>> Read more 

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