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Academic Senate passes two environmental sustainability-driven resolutions

UIUC Beyond Coal organizes a student rally before the Academic Senate's votes on divestment of coal interests at the University Main Quad on Monday, April 4.
April 4, 2016

Athena, a 9-month-old infant, was in attendance at Beyond Coal’s rally Monday. While she couldn’t speak words or even hold a poster in support of divesting from coal, she represented something bigger...

Facilites & Services announces $1.9 million in funding for utility conservation projects

Foellinger Auditorium on Friday.
March 1, 2016

The University’s Facilities & Services department announced Monday that $1.9 million will be available for projects on the Urbana campus during the spring semesterbr.According to a press release from...

UI aims to become carbon-neutral by 2050

October 20, 2015

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson informed the campus community of the University’s commitment to the 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan, iCAP, in a University Massmail Tuesday.iCAP reaffirms the University’s...

UI solar farm construction almost complete

UI solar farm construction almost complete
September 29, 2015

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...

New campus recycling bins aim to bring waste awareness

New campus recycling bins aim to bring waste awareness
April 30, 2015

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...

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