2007 News

Aggressive Growth and Sustainable Values, Texas Construction, November 2007.

South colleges win energy conservation competition, victory party planned, The Rice Thresher, November 9, 2007.

Competition among colleges reduces Rice's carbon footprint, Rice News, November 8, 2007.

Wiess College recognized by FE&P for sustainability efforts, Rice News, November 2, 2007.

Wiess recognized for environmental sensitivity, The Rice Thresher, October 26, 2007.

Leebron signs presidents climate commitment, Rice News, October 19, 2007.

A greener Rice, The Rice Thresher, October 12, 2007.

How does your garden grow?, Rice News, October 10, 2007.

Rice community garden breaks ground in new location, Rice News, October 3, 2007.

SA, administration work on green policy, The Rice Thresher, October 5, 2007.

Duncan to receive LEED gold status, The Rice Thresher, October 5, 2007.

Energy contest to promote campus sustainability, The Rice Thresher, October 5, 2007.

Green groundbreaking, Rice News, September 28, 2007.

Brick by brick: Demolition with a difference, The Houston Chronicle, September 8, 2007.

Recycling homes to build for the future, KHOU-TV Ch. 11, September 7, 2007. (video here)

Deconstruction of houses reflects Rice's sustainability efforts, Rice News, September 5, 2007.

Water-permeable concrete tested in north annex lot, Rice News, August 29, 2007.

Emerald Tower: Rice 'Green' Dorm is a Healthy Sign of Engagement Outside School Walls, The Houston Chronicle, August 27, 2007.

Housing and Dining on-board with fair-trade coffee, The Rice Thresher, August 24, 2007.

A Green Building at Rice U, The Chronicle of Higher Education - Buildings and Grounds Blog, August 23, 2007.

'Green' dorms to grow at Rice, The Houston Chronicle, August 22, 2007.

Gift Will Lead to New Residential College, The Houston Business Journal, August 21, 2007.

Rice announces $30M gift, plans for greenest building yet, Rice News, August 21, 2007.

Common reading program announced, Rice News, August 16, 2007.

Two groves of Drake Elms to be planted by pavilion, Rice News, July 13, 2007.

Rice to expand fair-trade coffee from Coffee House, Rice News, June 7, 2007.

Global Warming chosen for common reading, discussion, The Rice Thresher, May 18, 2007.

Rice's new high-tech utility plant casts 'green' shadow, Rice News, May 16, 2007.

Rice scores big in national recycling contest, Rice News, May 15, 2007.

University commits to a net gain of trees after building boom, Rice News, May 11, 2007.

Rice University could have answer to Houston's flooding problems, Fox 26 News, May 2, 2007.

Rice tests water permeable sidewalk, Rice News, April 19, 2007.

Focus on sustainability, Sallyport, Winter 2007, Vol. 63, No. 2.

Farmer's market moving to Rice April 3, Rice News, March 29, 2007.

FE&P's Franco featured on cover of national publication, Rice News, March 29, 2007.

Recycling program progresses at Rice, The Rice Thresher, February 9, 2007.

RecycleMania begins, Rice News, February 1, 2007.