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Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management
October 2016
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Sustainability Spotlight

Meet Rice’s sustainability director Richard Johnson!

October is campus sustainability month, so we're featuring a recent interview with Rice's sustainability director Richard Johnson '92 about a variety of campus sustainability topics as conducted by Dr. Dominic Boyer and Dr. Cymene Howe.
>> Listen to the interview

From the Sustainability Office

Intern Picks: Houston Green Eats!

Check out our sustainability interns’ recommendations for their favorite eco-friendly restaurants, food trucks, and farmers market vendors in Houston.
>> Read more

Campus Sustainability News

Rice sets Campus Recycling Goal

Rice University has set a new recycling goal, aiming to divert 40 percent of all waste to recycling by the year 2020.
>> Read more

Student and Alumni News

Meet the 2016-17 EcoReps

This fall, fifteen students joined the sustainability office as EcoReps. These environmental leaders work on educating the student body about sustainability and green living, as well as act as liaisons between the residential colleges and Rice's sustainability office.
>> Read more

Sign up for the Project Green Challenge

Turning Green's Project Green Challenge (PGC) engages students in a series of 30 daily sustainability-themed challenges throughout the month of October.
>> Read more

McMurtry freshman joins ACSEM intern staff

Gennifer Geer will apply her talents in social media management and journalism to improve outreach for Rice's sustainability office.
>> Read more

Teaching and Research News

Are we letting our national parks go to ruin?

Douglas Brinkley, professor of history at Rice University, authored an opinion piece for CNN about the state of our national parks.
>> Read more 

Can timber construction help prevent climate change?

Albert Pope, the Gus Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture at Rice, offers potential design-based solutions for climate change using timber construction in a recent Cultures of Energy podcast. 
>> Read more

Corporate demand for green power grows, but what will increased supply look like?

Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, authored an op-ed about purchasing renewable electricity.
>> Read more 

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