U.S. Green Building Council endorses Tinkham Veale University Center with LEED Gold certification

Tinkham Veale University Center

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has designated Case Western Reserve University’s Tinkham Veale University Center with a LEED Gold certification, an endorsement of the building’s energy and environmentally sensitive design and construction. LEED, or

CWRU signs option agreement with Wholesome Wave to launch FM Tracks app

FM Tracks logo

Technology to help farmers’ market managers better understand and serve customers FM Tracks, a new digital app designed to help farmers’ markets and local healthy foods initiatives manage and evaluate federal nutrition incentive programs, launched

Weatherhead School’s Chris Laszlo elected fellow of International Academy of Management

Weatherhead School’s Chris Laszlo elected fellow of International Academy of Management

Chris Laszlo, associate professor of organizational behavior, was elected as a fellow of the International Academy of Management. The International Academy of Management provides a forum for the exchange internationally of knowledge and experience so

5 questions with…retiring director of Facilities Services Gene Matthews

Thirty years ago, Gene Matthews completed his associate’s degree at Lorain Community College, while working as assistant director of facilities at Oberlin College. The Monday after his graduation, his boss gave him an ultimatum:

Princeton Review names CWRU to 2015 ”Green Guide” for sustainability efforts

The Princeton Review recently named Case Western Reserve University as one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges of 2015 in its sixth annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” Case Western Reserve’s Office for Sustainability

Recycle plastic bags to receive a discount at Jolly Scholar

earth day recycling flyer

Celebrate Earth Day with the Graduate Student Sustainability Council at the Jolly Scholar today (April 22) from 5 to 8 p.m. Bring in 10 plastic bags to recycle, and receive $1 off a beer

Recycle plastic bags at Relay For Life

The Graduate Student Sustainability Council encourages graduate and professional students to come to Relay for Life on Saturday, April 18, and bring plastics bags to recycle to Grad Hour from 6 to 7 p.m.

Compete against other residence halls by reducing energy use

energy reduction competition flyer

Case Western Reserve University is participating for the first time in Campus Conservation Nationals, a three-week national residence hall competition to reduce electricity usage. For the competition, residence halls have been split into three competition

Alumnus, Cisco leader to speak on global sustainability, energy-saving initiatives

Ali Ahmed

The Case Western Reserve University Office for Sustainability and the Sustainability Alliance will host a lunch lecture and discussion with Ali Ahmed, global sustainability and energy leader for Cisco, on Wednesday, April 15, from

University of Wisconsin professor to deliver Higley Endowed Lecture on designing for sustainability

Craig Benson

The Department of Civil Engineering will host the Higley Endowed Lecture on Friday, April 10, at 5 p.m. in Nord Hall, Room 356. Craig H. Benson, the Wisconsin Distinguished Professor and director of sustainability research