2009 News

FE&P's Mark Gardner and Eric Valentine earn board kudos, Rice News, December 18, 2009.

More people riding shuttle buses on campus, Rice News, December 4, 2009.

Rice team blogs from Copenhagen climate talks, Rice News, December 4, 2009.

Green Team America meeting at Rice featured on Going Green with Yolanda Green, KIAH-TV Channel 39, November 29, 2009.

So many choices at Saturday farmers markets, CultureMap Houston, November 23, 2009.

Engineering design facility wins coveted LEED gold designation, Rice News, November 17, 2009.

Another Farmers Market , Eating... Our Words: The Houston Press Food Blog, November 16, 2009.

Generation E: Students Leading for a Sustainable, Clean Energy Future, by Christina Erickson and David J. Eagan, National Wildlife Federation Campus Ecology Program, November 2009.  (note: Rice mentioned on pages 34 and 41, with a picture of our 'bottle tree' on page 3).

Live Smart Today (includes Rice ZEROW House): NBC's Today Show, NBC, November 18, 2009.

Rice's ZEROW HOUSE comes home, Rice News, November 6, 2009.

Brown set to go green, Rice Thresher, November 6, 2009.

Green initiative promotes environmental awareness, Rice Thresher, November 6, 2009.

Sustainability inspires discussion, Rice Thresher, November 6, 2009.

Students Shine at Solar Decathlon, Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Newsroom Video, November 4, 2009.

Zerow House, Rice: The Magazine, No. 4, 2009.

Are Your Energy Savings Real? Energy Modeling and Management at Rice University, ACUPCC Implementer (November Issue) / Campus Sustainability Perspectives Blog, November 3, 2009.

Rice aims to increase efficiency, Rice Thresher, October 30, 2009.

Solar Decathlon Advances Affordable Sustainability, AIArchitect, October 30, 2009.

To Market, to Market, River Oaks Examiner, October 28, 2009.

Doubling the market days, West University Examiner, October 28, 2009.

Serveries offer better options, Rice Thresher, October 23, 2009

Rice's house named a top 10 competitor in solar decathlon, Rice News, October 16, 2009.

Rice is tops in Texas for sustainability, Rice News, October 15, 2009.

For fourth year in a row, Rice improves sustainability, Rice Thresher, October 9, 2009.

Rice aids Houston 3rd ward housing, Bellaire Examiner, September 30, 2009.

Rice Students Build House for Solar Competition, KIAH-TV Channel 39, September 25, 2009.

ZEROW HOUSE makes first leg of 1,500-mile journey, Rice News, September 25, 2009.

Rec Center opens with a splash, Rice Thresher, September 25, 2009.

Solar Building Done the Rice Way, MyFoxHouston.com, September 24, 2009.

Solar Decathlon Coverage:

• KHOU-TV Channel 11, September 24, 2009.
• KRIV-TV Channel 26, September 24, 2009.
• WOFL-TV (Orlando), September 24, 2009.

Cheap solar? Texan house aims low to win contest, Reuters, September 16, 2009.

On your marks, get set, generate!  Reuters Blogs, September 16, 2009.

Entries to annual solar power contest gaining attention, CoolerPlanet.com, September 16, 2009.

Rice's ZEROW HOUSE gets a lift, Sept. 24, Rice News, September 15, 2009.

Professors win $40,000 grant, The Rice Thresher, September 11, 2009.

Rice's shanty town: from riches to rags, The Rice Thresher, September 4, 2009.

Sneak a peek at Duncan and McMurtry colleges, Sept 8., Rice News, September 3, 2009.

Roughing it on campus: Rice students to build shantytown, live on $2 a day to aid world's poor, Rice News, August 31, 2009.

Farmers Market expands to two days a week in October, Rice News, August 31, 2009.

Inside the new colleges, The Rice Thresher, August 21, 2009.

Rice Children's Campus first university building certified for environmental friendliness, Rice News, August 13, 2009.

Rice Students Rent Cars by the Hour, KRIV-TV Channel 26, August 11, 2009.

Solar harvest, Rice News, August 7, 2009.

'Free'-cycling a success, Rice News, August 7, 2009.

Beating the Heat, KHOU-TV Channel 11, July 6, 2009. (features pervious pavement, green roof, and reflective white roof at Rice)

'Wine Around Texas' comes to Houston Farmers Market at Rice June 16, Rice News, June 11, 2009.

Save our oceans, Rice News, June 12, 2009.

Year's best in architecture, Houston Chronicle, June 4, 2009.  (see mention of Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen).

Climate Corps MBA Program More than Triples to 23 Firms, Environmental Leader, June 2, 2009.

Climate Report, Inside Higher Ed, May 28, 2009.

Going Green: Solar Decathlon, KIAH-TV Channel 39, May 23, 2009.

Free for all, Rice News, May 22, 2009.

Pedal pusher, Rice News, May 21, 2009.

Zipcar memberships now available for departments, Rice News, May 21, 2009.

Students build solar-powered house, Houston Chronicle, May 20, 2009.  

Student video contest shows perspectives on life at Rice, The Rice Thresher, May 15, 2009.

Campuswide "free"-cycling of office supplies set for May 21, Rice News, May 12, 2009.

Rice students offer sneak peek of zero-energy house, Rice News, May 7, 2009.

Rice students offer sneak peek of zero-energy house (press release), Rice News, May 5, 2009.

Seeing is believing: Will Clifton's 'Everyone is Catholic' tops Rice student video contest, Rice News, April 29, 2009.

Student's prize-winning video nets electric car for Rice, Rice News, April 9, 2009.

Economic stimulus for Orange, The Record (Orange County, Texas), April 7, 2009.

Bikes-for-cars for grad students, The Rice Thresher, March 27, 2009.

Rice mobility solution: give up your car, get a cool $600 bike, West University Examiner News, March 20, 2009.

Bikes a bonus for Rice graduate students: Students at Rice Village complex agree to bring no cars, Rice News, March 20, 2009.

Energy and Water Sustainability minor added, The Rice Thresher, March 20, 2009.

The Sustainability Professional: On the Record with Richard Johnson, Sustainability: The Journal of Record, February 2009.

Business News (scroll down for info about DeLange Conference), KUHF-FM, March 4, 2009.

DeLange Conference will bring together mayors, scholars, activists to discuss sustainable cities, Rice News, February 27, 2009.

Two new potential minors proposed to Faculty Senate, The Rice Thresher, February 27, 2009.

Go green and save green, Rice News, February 24, 2009.

Going Green: Solar Decathlon, KIAH-TV Channel 39, February 21, 2009.

Serveries plan to remove all trays over spring break, The Rice Thresher, February 20, 2009.

New shuttle route goes to Graduate, Rice Village apartments, Rice News, February 20, 2009.

Mayors to collaborate on world's sustainable cities, Houston Business Journal, February 16, 2009.

Going Green: RecycleMania, KIAH-TV Channel 39, February 14, 2009.

Family Matters, Rice: The Magazine of Rice University, No. 2, 2009.

Prefab Masterpieces, Rice: The Magazine of Rice University, No. 2, 2009.

Making a living: New graduate student apartments make life a little cheaper - and a lot more fun, Rice: The Magazine of Rice University, No. 2, 2009.

Rice students to be featured on TV this weekend, Rice News, February 11, 2009.

Serveries may drop trays, The Rice Thresher, February 6, 2009.

SA makes good choice with trayless resolution, The Rice Thresher, February 6, 2009.

All trailer, no trash: Rice Gallery's latest exhibit goes green, The Rice Thresher, January 30, 2009.

Solar Decathlon team aims to create sustainable home, The Rice Thresher, January 30, 2009.

New colleges near completion, The Rice Thresher, January 30, 2009.

Call to conservation, Rice News, January 30, 2009.

Be a RecycleManiac, Rice News, January 23, 2009.

Report energy waste on campus, Rice News, January 16, 2009.

Learn about campus sustainability projects at Jan. 29 brown-bag event, Rice News, January 15, 2009.

Urban Harvest fruit tree sale at Rice Stadium Jan. 17, Rice News, January 13, 2009.

Emergency Response Studio: New installation at Rice Gallery is a solar-powered mobile artist's studio, Rice News, January 13, 2009.

Green does a world good, The Rice Thresher, January 9, 2009.