Post Tagged with: "sustainability"

International energy and natural resources law journal lands at DU

A leading global publication covering legal issues in the field of energy and natural resources law will now come with a Denver perspective. The Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, a product of the International Bar Association, has a new home at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of […]

Alumnus tees up sustainability at local country club

Alumnus tees up sustainability at local country club

Mark Condon is focused on making putting greens even greener. Condon (MA ’84) is the general manager of Red Rocks Country Club,  a private golf club located in Morrison, Colo., near the famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre. During Condon’s tenure, the club has incorporated many innovations in sustainability. “It is a […]

Transportation Solutions celebrates DU’s green commitment

Transportation Solutions celebrates DU’s green commitment

Using public transportation earned University of Denver staffer Marijke Swierstra a new method of private transportation. Swierstra, an administrative assistant in DU’s advancement office, regularly takes advantage of her DU-issued Eco Pass, which grants free access to the Denver area’s RTD system of buses and light rail. So earlier this […]

Soccer senior is a real header in the classroom

Soccer senior is a real header in the classroom

Strike up a conversation with Kari Storslett, and it takes only a few moments for several observations to become strikingly clear. First, Storslett is bright. So bright, in fact, that the explanations regarding some of her research projects from an internship last summer easily befuddle those from a non-scientific background. […]

Forecast is sunny for alumna’s solar power career

Forecast is sunny for alumna’s solar power career

Martha Symko-Davies (PhD ’97) had a memorable May 20. She got to meet Vice President Joe Biden and show him around the Process Development and Integration Laboratory (PDIL) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Both Biden and his boss are very interested in that work. […]

Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute dissects green energy issues

While generating clean energy from renewable sources such as wind farms and solar arrays may sound like the kind of energy solutions everyone agrees with, there’s a hitch: getting the power to the people. Wind farms and the huge arrays of solar panels that can generate significant amounts of energy […]

J-Mac residence hall earns Energy Star certification

Johnson-McFarlane, we’re going make you a star. An Energy Star, that is. The University of Denver’s three-year overhaul and energy upgrade at Johnson-McFarlane residence hall — commonly known as J-Mac — has earned the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification, placing the facility in the top 25 percent of college […]

Grads’ clothing line is a force for good, no monkey business about it

Grads’ clothing line is a force for good, no monkey business about it

Dean Dormady (MBA ’10) was a chubby kid who got picked on by his classmates. Carolyn Francis (MBA ’10) gained 60 pounds when she got pregnant with her first child. Together, they might have been voted most unlikely to get off the couch, much less start a fitness-oriented company. But […]

Car sharing arrives on campus

Car sharing arrives on campus

The University of Denver is partnering with Enterprise Rent-A-Car to bring the company’s WeCar car-sharing program to campus starting Sept. 8, offering the University of Denver community an efficient, affordable, sustainable transportation alternative. Partnering with WeCar by Enterprise caps off months of work initiated by the DU Sustainability Council, which […]

Student documentary to screen at film festival

Student documentary to screen at film festival

Jesus Sierra loves documentaries so much that he tries to watch a new one every day. And his passion for what he calls “horrible movies” is such that two summers ago he watched every National Lampoon movie ever made. Not just the ones you’ve heard of, like Vacation and Animal […]