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University begins renovations to save $41 million in energy costs

By Samuel Cheung

March 7, 2016


Filed under News

Students that have a physics class at Loomis Laboratory or happen to pass by the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory may have seen some hard hats hard at work.According to a recent press release by the Facilities and Services, Loomis and four other College of Engineering facilities AGare getting an energy e...

University begins renovations to save $41 million in energy costs

By Samuel Cheung

March 7, 2016


Filed under News

http://www.fs.illinois.edu/resources/news-announcements/2016/02/17/energy-performance-contracting-projects-underwayBy Samuel CheungContributing Writer Students that have a physics class at Loomis Laboratory or happen to pass by the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory may have seen some hard hats hard a...

Facilities and Services issues warning, reminder in midst of winter storm

By Dixita Limbachia

February 25, 2016


Filed under News

Facilities and Services issued an email on February 23 encompassing the winter storm conditions and warning students for Wednesday morning. F&S reassured snow removal procedures for students, faculty and alternative staff members.Students were asked to prepare for the weather while F&S made sure that ...

Facilites and Services issues urges caution before expected snowstorm

Facilites and Services issues urges caution before expected snowstorm

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 24, 2016


Filed under News

Facilites and Services at the University sent a massmail to the University community Tuesday cautioning students, faculty and staff about a pending snowstorm Wednesday.The massmail stated that the National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch and that the expected three to five inches of snow m...

University resources begin abandoned bike removal

University resources begin abandoned bike removal

By Lillian Barkley

November 29, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

As winter break gets closer and deadlines start piling up, things are forgotten. Usually it’s small things, like quizzes or worksheets. But often, it’s something larger: bicycles.University Facilities and Services will issue impoundment warnings to bikes that appear to be abandoned, and Neutral Cy...

UI solar farm construction almost complete

UI solar farm construction almost complete

By Aaron Navarro

September 30, 2015


Filed under News

Solar power will account for two percent of the University’s energy source next year.Construction on the 20.8 acre solar farm — located south of Windsor Road and west of First Street — began July 20 and the clean-energy project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.“They are actuall...

New campus recycling bins aim to bring waste awareness

New campus recycling bins aim to bring waste awareness

By Emily Scott

April 30, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

In an effort to make campus more eco-friendly and closer to a zero-waste initiative, 20 new recycling bins with standardized signage were installed on the Quad this month, making 30 total recycling/landfill stations. The project was completed by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC). Accor...

Campus Tunnels: An Underground World of Connections

Campus Tunnels: An Underground World of Connections

By Bridget Hynes

March 11, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Clip-clop. Clip-clop. The shoes of Bethany Cutts, assistant professor in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, hit the ground and reverberated through the tunnel, the echo bouncing off its cold, gray walls.  Companions were few and far between as Cutts walked from Bevier Hall to Turner Hall in an underground t...