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Sustainability Spotlight: Jayson Taylor, November 2019

From the Sustainability Office: What We're Thankful For 2019, November 2019

Thresher Op-Ed: Embrace sustainable careers at Rice and beyond, November 19, 2019

Rehabilitated screech owls released on Rice campus, October 28, 2019

Rice breakthrough produces valuable chemical on demand at point of use, October 10, 2019

‘Smell the fresh plants and just relax’: Rice officially plants its holistic garden, October 9, 2019

Rice students collaborate on innovative solar power plan, October 7, 2019

Rice wins ‘mass timber’ funding from feds
, August 30, 2019

Rice students score $25,000 for Plant It Forward Farms at philanthropy conference, August 12, 2019

Scientists Unveil Memorial to Iceland's 'First' Dead Glacier Lost to Climate Change, July 22, 2019

A shady spot may protect species against rapid climate warming, June 14, 2019

From the Sustainability Office: Summer Plans, May 13, 2019

Sustainability Spotlight: Vegan Society President Christoph Wagner, May 13, 2019

GDI 2019 sees higher participation than past years, May 13, 2019

Mystery of the ‘mylk’ drove alum nuts, April 22, 2019

Recycled art: Students combat plastic waste by creating ‘coral reef’, April 5, 2019

Grit Grocery offers flexibility, freshness, April 3rd, 2019

New ‘blue-green’ solution for recycling world’s batteries, April 1, 2019

VegFest draws a crowd of thousands, March 27, 2019

Radio reborn: ‘Cultures of Energy’ podcast taps growing audience for global conversation, March 7, 2019

VegFest Serves Food With a Side of Education on March 24, February 28th, 2019

EcoReps Lead Sustainable Change in the Colleges, February 28, 2019

How Global Recycling Markets Impact Rice, February 28, 2019

Sustainability at Rice LinkedIn Group creates green network, February 28, 2019

Saudi Arabia faces climate change dilemma, opportunity, says Baker Institute report, January 28, 2019

The Magnolia City Speakeasy: A Rice student’s Underground, Vegan Pop-up, January 22, 2019

Sustainability Spotlight: GSA Sustainability Lead Jordin Metz, January 2019

2018 News

Project Green Challenge, December 2018

Missing From Transit Planning? Transit Riders, Kinder Institute, November 15, 2018

Stretchy solar cells a step closer, Rice News, November 7, 2018

Op-Ed: Eat Empathy not Earthlings, November 5, 2018

Housing and Dining considers plan to expand palm leafware, October 24, 2018

The Rice Initiative for a Sustainable and Ethical Today joins campus, October 2018

Sustainability Spotlight: Allison Yelvington Fall 2018

Plant-based charcuterie debuts at Rice University, July 11, 2018

‘Saving the trees is not enough’: Loss of lemurs, Rice News, June 29, 2018

Rice University seniors design vegetable greenhouse scaled to city dwellers, Rice News, May 10, 2018

Rice offering new, unique energy data management master’s track, Rice News, May 9, 2018

Rice, UH team preps for massive Antarctic glacier study, Rice News, April 30, 2018

Rice Detention Pond to Become a Pocket Prairie, Rice News, April 24, 2018

From the Sustainability Office: Summer Suggestions, April 23, 2018

2018 Environmental Alternative Spring Breaks, April 23, 2018

Gold-Rated Rice Tops Texas for Sustainability, April 23, 2018

Sustainability Spotlight: Sarah Silberman, April 23, 2018

Jones College Catches More Rays, April 16, 2018

Rice Electrical Vehicle Team, Rice News, April 2, 2018

Green ways to earn Moody Center Silver Status, Rice News, March 26, 2018

Rice Coffeehouse switches to Compostable Straws, Rice News, March 23, 2018

Brown College Picks Up Trash Initiative, March 19, 2018

Rice Vegan Society Forms, March 19, 2018

Sustainability Spotlight: Railroad Explorer Ethan Hasiuk, March 19, 2018

Local Produce from Rice Farmers Market starred in Farm to Fork Dinner, Rice News, March 5, 2018

Rice earns 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition, March 2, 2018

Tree Planting Competition, in Tomball, February 27, 2018

Students attend AASHE Conference to promote Sustainability, January 23, 2018

Sustainability Spotlight: Grace Wickerson, January 18, 2018

From the Sustainability Office: Eco-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions, January 2018

2017 News

Houston B-Cycle introduces student memberships, adds stations at Rice University, ABC 13 December 5, 2017

Sustainability Spotlight: Dominic Boyer November 13, 2017

From the Sustainability Office: Classes We’re Considering November 11, 2017

Rice is a Bicycle-Friendly University Rice News November 10, 2017

Campus groups pursue green projects November 7, 2017

Finding a Green Internship November 7, 2017

Meet the 2017-2018 Eco-Reps November 7, 2017

Houston BCycle Rolls into Campus, October 30, 2017

Al Gore brings global warming message to Rice October 25, 2017

Students turn towards Environmentally Friendly Initiatives October 25, 2017

New Committee studying mobility safety on campus, Rice News, October 19, 2017

Exploring Environmental Justice: ASB in Sacramento September 11, 2017

Solar Panels Planned for Jones College Roof September 11, 2017

Made for Walking September 8, 2017

Sustainability Spotlight: Sustainable Transportation Leader Lisa Lin, September 8, 2017

From the Sustainability Office: What We’re Joining, September 8, 2017

Rice Students: Continue to Give Back to Your Home, Rice Thresher September 6, 2017

Croozen transportation service comes to Rice: September 1, 2017

Rice staff, student collaboration generates $15,000 in monthly campus energy savings Rice News July 11, 2017

Sustainability Spotlight: Nimi Oyeleye, July 2017.

From the Sustainability Office: Where We're Going, July 2017.

Meet the Summer 2017 Interns, July 2017.

Senior travels to Rwanda on Loewenstern Fellowship, July 10, 2017.

Earth Science Dept. is now Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences, Rice News June 2017

Sustainability Spotlight: Nicole Moes, May 2017.

From the Sustainability Office: What We're Cooking, May 2017.

RES, Rice Bikes launch first annual Sustainability Week, May 1, 2017.

EcoReps consider, reflect on college greenware programs, May 1, 2017.

Sustainability Spotlight: Head Eco-Rep Conrado Asenjo, April 2017.

From the Sustainability Office: Earth Day Activities, April 2017.

Transportation options vary in cost, sustainability, April 3, 2017.

Post office offers, collects packing materials, April 1, 2017.

Sustainability Spotlight: Ryan Pappal & Hasan Seede, March 2017.

From the Sustainability Office: What We're Reading, March 2017.

Junior uses cycling passion to serve community, March 1, 2017.

ACSEM announces partnership with TFCCA, March 2017.

Farmers Market offers local produce boxes, March 1, 2017.

Sophomore organizes end-of-semester food donation, March 1, 2017.

Sustainability Spotlight: Bethany Fowler, President of RES, February 2017.

ACSEM welcomes new interns, February 2017.

From the Sustainability Office: Ways to Love the Planet This Valentine's Day, February 2017.

TFCCA visits Sen. Ted Cruz, January 30, 2017.

Seventh Green Dorm Initiative launches on Feb. 5, January 30, 2017.

2016 News

Sustainability Spotlight: Meredith Glaubach, Food Justice Advocate, December 2016.

Texans For Climate Change Action club formed, December 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Meredith Glaubach, Food Justice Advocate, December 2016.

Texans For Climate Change Action club formed, December 2016.

A Sampling of Environmental Courses: Spring 2017, November 2016.

Intern Picks: Sustainability-Focused Courses, November 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Zach Bielak '15, Former Head EcoRep, November 2016.

“Before the Flood” screening, October 28, 2016.

EnivClub hosts "Sustainable Suds" event, October 28, 2016.

Restoring a Campus Prairie for Posterity, October 26, 2016.

Getting the hang of The Hangout, Rice News, October 17, 2016.

Rice serveries earn green restaurant certification, Rice News, October 10, 2016.

McMurtry freshman joins ACSEM intern staff, October 2016.

Intern Picks: Houston Green Eats, October 2016.

Sign up for PGC 2016 and Win Big, October 2016.

Meet the 2016-17 EcoReps, September 29, 2016.

Rice sets goal of 40 percent recycling by 2020, The Rice Thresher, September 20, 2016.

Ep. #32 – Greening Campus Life (feat. Richard R. Johnson), Cultures of Energy Podcast, September 8, 2016.

The New and Improved Environmental Science Major: What You Need to Know, September 2016.

Intern Picks: Playlists and Podcasts, September 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Ethan Hasiuk and Ben Johnson, ACSEM Interns, September 2016.

Exploring Rice’s steam tunnels: Scenes from a guided tour, August 22, 2016.

Intern Picks: 12 Green Films You Should Watch, August 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Mark Gardner, ACSEM Staff Member, August 2016.

Rice Recycling Center: A Sustainable Student Start-Up, July 29, 2016.

A Catalytic City, July 20, 2016.

Sustainable, Equitable, Developed—Pick Two?, July 6, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Geneva Vest, ACSEM Intern, July 2016.

Powell Pecan honored at Mayor’s Proud Partners Luncheon, June 23, 2016.

Meet the ACSEM interns, June 22, 2016.

Student project expands recycling at Rice athletics facilities, June 22, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Veronica Johnson, ACSEM Intern, June 2016.

2016 Greene Prize winners announced!, CENHS, May 27, 2016.

Introducing Rice University’s new Environmental Studies program graduates!, CENHS, May 19, 2016.

Kudos to Green Dorm Initiative winners, Rice News, May 9, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Kate and Laura Nicholson, ASB Site Leaders, May 2016.

Smart electricity programs save Rice $1.4 million, Rice News, April 22, 2016.

Three cheers for a treehouse, Rice News, April 11, 2016.

California: A Conservation Classroom, April 3, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Lindsy Pang, Co-Head EcoRep, April 2016.

Waste not, grow more food, Rice News, March 28, 2016.

Rice students share ideas for transportation improvement at MobilityHouston event, Rice News, March 28, 2016.

Lone wolves: Club organizes unofficial ASB, The Rice Thresher, March 9, 2016.

EcoReps host another successful Green Dorm Initiative, March 8, 2016.

Peta2 exhibit “Right Side of History” stops at Rice, March 7, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Michael Donatti, Rice Environmental Society President, March 2016.

Rice Bikes partners with organization to help refugees, Rice News, February 25, 2016.

New recreation program will train faculty, staff to hike Grand Canyon, Rice News, February 22, 2016.

Rice adds ‘moon tree’ to campus arboretum, Rice News, February 12, 2016.

SRB leaders chart new courses for coming year: Harrison Lin, Coffeehouse, The Rice Thresher, February 9, 2016.

Feminist and Queer Food Politics Student Symposium: A Smorgasbord on Sustenance, February 7, 2016.

Solar decathlon club advances to national competition, plans to build environmental home, The Rice Thresher, February 2, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Julianne Crawford, February 2016.

New ‘Cultures of Energy’ podcast series explores the energy humanities, Rice News, January 21, 2016.

Rice students invited to 2017 Solar Decathlon, Rice News, January 21, 2016.

Anderson-Clarke Center is good as gold, Rice News, January 14, 2016.

Sustainability Spotlight: Ansley Jones, ACSEM intern, January 2016.

2015 News

A new way to study abroad, Rice News, December 4, 2015.

Sustainability Spotlight: Skye Kelty '14, Former EnviClub President, December 2015.

Hanszen Commons get LED lighting, November 30, 2015.

RWCC hosts endangered species themed lunch talk, November 24, 2015.

A Stone Age semester, Rice News, November 23, 2015.

Real Food Revolution hosts 8th Farm to Fork dinner, November 21, 2015.

Urban Conservation Club “seed bombs” Rice prairie, November 20, 2015.

Food composting returns to campus, November 19, 2015.

Competition causes food waste reduction, The Rice Thresher, November 18, 2015.

Sustainability Spotlight: Travis Kwee, Rice Solar House leader, November 2015.

Hangout swings to victory, Rice News, October 26, 2015.

Farmer’s market food sourcing, weekly menus promote sustainability in serveries, The Rice Thresher, October 21, 2015.

Students establish Real Food Week at Rice, October 20, 2015.

The Hoot goes green, October 20, 2015.

Bike across Houston: City's B-cycle set to become largest bike sharing program in the Southwest, Culture Map Houston, October 6, 2015.

Solar-powered containers to host FotoFest, Rice News, October 5, 2015.

Sustainability Spotlight: Chynna Foucek, Head Eco-Rep, October 2015.

It takes a campus: Student leads peers in campus recycling project, September 24, 2015.

New club to sell unused produce, reduce food waste, The Rice Thresher, September 23, 2015.

Student behavior can help reduce servery food waste, says Housing and Dining, The Rice Thresher, September 23, 2015.

FREE-cycling of office supplies set for Aug. 24, Rice News, August 17, 2015.

Announcing Rice’s new ENST minor, administered by CENHS, CENHS, August 15, 2015.

Local Eats, TMC News, July 1, 2015.

Benchmarking Campus Sustainability Newsletters, Greening the Campus: Inside the World of the Campus Sustainability Professional, July 1, 2015.

Fresh Peaches and More at the Rice University Farmers Market, Houstonia, May 19, 2015.

Rice earns Tree Campus USA honor, Rice News, April 30, 2015.

Prizewinners’ Tea Party, Rice News, March 30, 2015.

Environment Participants winners in Green Dorm Initiative, Rice News, March 11, 2015.

New Deal Allows Rice University to “Test” Solar Power Under Short-term Contract, Renewable Energy World, February 6, 2015.

Retail supplier said to sign landmark deal with Rice University, Retail Energy, February 3, 2015.

Rice signs landmark energy agreement with MP2 Energy, Rice News, January 29, 2015.

'Green dorm' promotes students' roles in environmental sustainability, The Rice Thresher, January 28, 2015.

Rice earns STARS Silver rating for sustainability, Rice News, January 16, 2015.

2014 News

A bright future on the roof of Jones College, Rice News, December 12, 2014.

186 solar panels to top Jones College south roof, The Rice Thresher, December 3, 2014.

Rice outlines plans for climate neutrality by 2038, The Rice Thresher, November 18, 2014.

40k should be spent on sustainability, as intended, The Rice Thresher, November 12, 2014.

Students should remember original purpose of 40K, The Rice Thresher, November 5, 2014.

SA solicits proposals for $40,000, The Rice Thresher, November 5, 2014.

Spreading the joy, Rice News, November 3, 2014.

CENHS gathers opinions on environmental studies, The Rice Thresher, October 21, 2014.

Rice sets plan to be climate neutral by 2038, Rice News, October 20, 2014.

Rice to celebrate campus sustainability day, Rice News, October 20, 2014.

The Coolest Clubs You've Never Heard Of, The Rice Thresher, Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Environmental club begins new initiatives, The Rice Thresher, September 11, 2014.

Two Rice juniors win Udall scholarships, Rice News, April 11, 2014.

Bryson says goodbye to Rice, Rice News, March 21, 2014.

Energy and environment initiative awards first grants, Rice News, February 17, 2014.

Trash talking at Rice, Rice News, January 31, 2014.

26 New trees planted around campus, The Rice Thresher, January 29, 2014.

RES, Catalyst apply for blanket tax funds, The Rice Thresher, January 28, 2014.

The Way I See It, Rice News, January 13, 2014.

2013 News

Rice's recent AC energy use declines, The Rice Thresher, Wednesday, December 4, 2013

It’s not easy ‘being green’, Rice News, December 2, 2013.

Rice should be more environmentally conscious, The Rice Thresher,November 19, 2013.

Tupperware a good idea but not a replacement for paper, The Rice Thresher, Tuesday, November 19, 2013

H&D aims to eliminate paper waste, The Rice Thresher, November 19, 2013.

Thrift store looks to expand operations, The Rice Thresher, Tuesday, October 29, 2013.

CENHS plan focuses on undergraduate outreach, The Rice Thresher, Tuesday, October 22, 2013.

Bike Safety Week focuses on cultural shift, The Rice Thresher, October 1, 2013.

Be mindful of bike safety on campus, Rice News, September 26, 2013.

Energy and Environment Initiative selects leader, The Rice Thresher, September 12, 2013.

Rice Bike Rentals offers a new option for riders, The Rice Thresher, Friday, September 6, 2013.

Explore Rice Public Art, The Rice Thresher, Thursday, August 29, 2013.

Annual Free-Cycle supply swap set, Rice News, August 9, 2013.

Rice’s Shell Center awards grants for sustainable development research, June 4, 2014.

Help Rice prevent brownouts this summer, Rice News, June 3, 2013.

Students to launch bike share system, The Rice Thresher, April 19, 2013.

RESET proposal to reappear in spring election, The Rice Thresher, March 8, 2013.

Recycling finds outdoor home in new containers, The Rice Thresher, March 8, 2013.

LEED goes to College: Top 10 New Campus Additions, Earth Techling, January 25, 2013.

Green competition raises environmental awareness, The Rice Thresher, Thursday, January 24, 2013.

Baker College gets LEED Certification, The Rice Thresher, January 24, 2013.

Take the time to smell the roses and consider gardening at Rice, The Rice Thresher, January 10, 2013.

Baker College addition earns Rice its 10th LEED certification, Rice News, January 17, 2013.

2012 News

EnviClub collects e-waste in campus recycling drive, The Rice Thresher, Friday, November 9, 2012.

Community gardens grow, The Rice Thresher, November 9, 2012.

Baker Institute creates Center for Energy Studies, The Rice Thresher, October 19, 2012.

Smaller paper cups cut costs and waste, The Rice Thresher, October 5, 2012.

Rice announces Energy and Environment Initiative, The Rice Thresher, September 28, 2012.

Rice launches sweeping energy and environment initiative, Rice News, September 20, 2012.

Houston recycling company employs the disabled, The Rice Thresher, Friday, September 14, 2012.

Texas hackathon to create sustainability solutions, The Rice Thresher, September 14, 2012.

The Most Beautiful College Dorms in the World, Flavorwire, September 14, 2012.

Rice highlighted for green roofs, Mother Nature Network, August 20, 2012.

Rice enlists in energy conservation program, The Rice Thresher, Saturday, August 18, 2012.

Brockman Hall earns LEED Gold rating, Rice News, July 11, 2012.

New Rice energy sustainability center is a think and do tank, Rice News, June 22, 2012.

Rice painters get certified in green, Rice News, April 26, 2012.

Campus temperature policy saves energy and money, Rice News, April 26, 2012.

Will Rice College addition earns LEED silver rating, Rice News, March 29, 2012.

Rice designated "Tree Campus USA", The Rice Thresher, March 14, 2012.

Rice painters get certified in green, Rice News, March 9, 2012.

Rice U sponsors electronics recycling event, Ultimate West U, March 8, 2012.

Rice University designated as a 'Tree Campus USA', Ultimate West U, March 1, 2012.

Rice University designated as a 'Tree Campus USA' by Arbor Day Foundation, Rice News, February 27, 2012.

Local-food revolution sparked, The Rice Thresher, February 23, 2012.

Veg Out, Rice News, February 21, 2012.

RecycleMania takes hold of campus, Rice News, February 17, 2012.

Envision grants aid student initiatives, The Rice Thresher, Wednesday, February 8, 2012.

Green Dorm Initiative, a step to saving green, The Rice Thresher, February 8, 2012.

Student involvement an essential part in forming sustainable food projects, The Rice Thresher, Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Campus Folk: Treasure in the trash bins, The Rice Thresher, Wednesday, February 1, 2012

BRC earns LEED Gold rating, Rice News, January 20, 2012.

2011 News

Houston universities fight drought with reclaimed water, Buildings, November 16, 2011.

FarmFest 2011 digs Houston's Fifth Ward, The Rice Thresher, November 10, 2011.

Student initiative works to decrease plastic bottle use, The Rice Thresher, November 2, 2011.

Letters to the Editor, The Rice Thresher, September 22, 2011.

Schools tapping A/C condensate to conserve water, Houston Chronicle, September 19, 2011.

Letters to the Editor, The Rice Thresher, September 8, 2011.

In time of drought, Rice saving 12 million gallons of water a year by reusing air conditioning condensation, other initiatives, Rice News, September 7, 2011.

Rice saves precious water to save precious trees, Fox News Houston, September 1, 2011.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Water, The Rice Thresher,September 1, 2011.

Free-cycling back by popular demand: Annual office-supply swap set for Aug. 24, Rice News, August 3, 2011.

Take the bus... and your bike, Rice News, July 22, 2011.

To market, to market, Rice News, July 15, 2011.

Let's go to Market, Rice Magazine Issue 10, June 30, 2011.

Freshman team keeps green roof green, Rice News, June 23, 2011.

Three new campus buildings earn recognition for design excellence, Rice News, May 26, 2011.

The paperless professor: Jones School's Price says goodbye to hard copies, Rice News, April 28, 2011.

Rice dedicates state-of-the-art physics research facility, Rice News, March 25, 2011.

Rice University unveils state-of-the-art physics research facility, Rice News, March 24, 2011.

Easy rider, Rice News, March 18, 2011.

Wilson House dedicated, Rice News, March 18, 2011.

Single-stream recycling available at Rice, Rice News, March 17, 2011.

Recycling made easy, The Rice Thresher,March 11, 2011.

Baker College servery closes the loop on the 'farm-to-fork-to-farm' program, Rice News, February 18, 2011.

Letters to the Editor, The Rice Thresher, February 4, 2011.

RESET appropriates funds to six student projects, The Rice Thresher, January 28, 2011.

RESET projects innovative, The Rice Thresher, January 28, 2011.

2010 News

Rice University launches public art initiative with three new works, Rice News, December 9, 2010.

McMurtry LEED gold certified before dedication, The Rice Thresher, November 19, 2010.

Students buy eco-friendly surrey bike for trial run, The Rice Thresher, November 12, 2010.

How GREEN is Rice, The Rice Thresher, November 5, 2010.

Class project greens Brochstein, The Rice Thresher, November 5, 2010.

Surrey with the fringe on top, Rice News, November 5, 2010.

McMurtry College earns LEED Gold certification, Rice News, November 3, 2010.

Rice earns a B-plus on College Sustainability Report Card, Rice News, November 2, 2010.

Rice's Shell Center to host conference to examine Denmark's sustainability success, Rice News, November 11, 2010.

Food tracking, Rice News, October 8, 2010.

Conference at Rice's Shell Center for Sustainability to look at land-use issues, Rice News, September 29, 2010.

East Servery to be ready by spring semester, The Rice Thresher, September 24, 2010.

Nature-themed works put on display in Brochstein, The Rice Thresher, September 17, 2010.

H&D offers energy-efficient MicroFridges in rooms, The Rice Thresher, September 17, 2010.

A look into the Wiess Master's House, The Rice Thresher, September 17, 2010.

RMC kiosk encourages recycling with incentives, The Rice Thresher, September 17, 2010.

Rethink. Recycle. Reward., Rice News, September 16, 2010.

Gibbs Recreation Center earns award for project excellence, Rice News, September 10, 2010.

Houston Farmer's Market now part of Rice, Rice News, September 3, 2010.

Attaining Sustainability, Rice: The Magazine, No. 7, 2010.

Duncan attains LEED gold status, The Rice Thresher, August 20, 2010.

Rice Zipcar members have four vehicles to choose from, Rice News, August 19, 2010.

Setting the Gold Standard, Rice News, August 13, 2010.

Building, Architecture Today, July/August 2010.

Rec Center sports LEED silver certification, The Rice Thresher, July 30, 2010.

Bring on the rain: Rice student leads project to evaluate green roofs, Rice News, June 11, 2010.

Freesyle shopping, Rice News, June 4, 2010.

'Free'-cycle office supplies, Rice News, May 14, 2010.

Document imaging software can save money, time, and trees, Rice News, May 13, 2010.

Having a daisy of a time, Rice News, April 30, 2010.

Green fee passes, The Prospector, April 27, 2010.

Dinner for two at Rice University's farmer's market, Houston Press, April 23, 2010.

Green Campuses Mark Earth Day Anniversary, SayCampusLife, April 20, 2010.

Going green requires new sustainable dining options, The Rice Thresher, April 16, 2010.

Food, sustainability is focus of Environmental Club conference, Rice News, April 16, 2010.

Smarter than Smart Meters: A New Approach to Building Energy Management, ClimateEdu, April 13, 2010.

Green dorm initiative launches campuswide, The Rice Thresher, April 9, 2010.

Bluebonnets in bloom, Rice News, April 1, 2010.

Texas Green Funds Passing Despite Economy, It's Getting Hot In Here, March 17, 2010.

Delivery services seeks campus assistance in reducing junk mail, Rice News, March 11, 2010.

RESET earns blanket tax increase, The Rice Thresher, February 26, 2010.

Rice Passes $9 Green Fee, Think Green Fund, February 25, 2010.

RESET to promote green initiatives, The Rice Thresher, February 19, 2010.

Students oversee investing, The Rice Thresher, February 19, 2010.

Duncan College establishes 'fresh' identity, The Rice Thresher, February 12, 2010.

Zip-adee doo dah, Rice News, February 9, 2010.

10 Colleges With Green Dorms, US News and World Report, February 5, 2010.

RecycleMania energizes students, The Rice Thresher, February 5, 2010.

The new battle for the bayou: recyclemania, Rice News, January 29, 2010.

Silver celebration, Rice News, January 29, 2010.

Campus architecture database: McMurtry and Duncan Colleges, The Chronicle of Higher Education -

Buildings and Grounds Blog, January 27, 2010.

Students discuss climate change in Copenhagen, The Rice Thresher, January 22, 2010.

New house for Wiess masters set to break ground in February, The Rice Thresher, January 15, 2010.

Closure of colleges saving green, The Rice Thresher, January 15, 2010.

Seamless expansion, Texas Architect, Jan/Feb 2010. (note: both buildings profiled are LEED-Gold certified)

Rice's Solar Decathlon Zerow House Advances Affordable Sustainability, Texas Architect, Jan/Feb 2010.

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,, 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,, 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.

2008 News

School LEEDership: Rice University follows sustainable building tenets, DDC Journal, Winter 2008.

College architect named sustainable architect of the year, Rice News, December 19, 2008.

Academic blogs attract growing audience, Rice News, December 18, 2008. (see brief mention at end of article)

Oshman Kitchen open for business, Rice News, December 15, 2008.

Who knew money really could grow on trees? December 2008.

Rice team gets top prize in 'recycle Ike' contest, Rice News, December 11, 2008. See also coverage from The Weather Channel, Houston Chronicle (here), KPRC-TV, KHOU-TV, KDFW-TV, Waste Age (here), Houston Business Journal, Examiner News (here), and The Rice Thresher (here).

Sid wins intercollege recycling contest, The Rice Thresher, December 5, 2008.

Visiting professors program seeks funding to continue, The Rice Thresher, November 14, 2008.

Sowing seeds for restoration, Rice News, November 19, 2008.

What's the bright idea? Light bulb swap one of many green initiatives undertaken by student eco-reps, Rice News, November 13, 2008.

Rice Zipcar program proves a popular transportation option, Rice News, November 6, 2008.

Breaking ground for the solar decathlon, Rice News, November 6, 2008.

Class opens recycling campaign, The Rice Thresher, October 31, 2008.

Think Swiss climate trail stops at Rice, Rice News, October 31, 2008.

UTA right behind Rice University with green efforts, The Shorthorn, October 30, 2008.

Touring Lowery Arboretum, Rice News, October 22, 2008.

They say they want a revolution, Campus Technology, October 2008.

Swiss pitch views on climate in Rice exhibit, Rice News, October 22, 2008.

Green grass roots, Rice: The Magazine of Rice University, Fall 2008.

Taking the heat, Rice: The Magazine of Rice University, Fall 2008.

Grovey kind of love, Rice: The Magazine of Rice University, Fall 2008.

CCE fellowship spurs effective recycling in med center, Rice News, October 16, 2008.

Rice receives B- for sustainability, highest in Texas, The Rice Thresher, October 3, 2008

Going LEED: sustainable campuses, Cite, Fall 2008.

Goody for U! Grist, September 16, 2008.

Rice University rolls out Zipcar to test rental demand, Houston Business Journal, September, 5, 2008.

Zipcars offer campus a new transportation option, The Rice News, August 28, 2008.

Televised Zipcar Coverage:

• KHOU-TV Ch. 11, August 26, 2008.
• KIAH-TV, Ch. 39, August 26, 2008.
• KPRC-TV Ch. 2, August 26, 2008.
• KTRK-TV Ch. 13, August 26, 2008.

Zipcar comes to Houston (to Rice, at any rate), Houston Press, August 26, 2008.

Rice inks deal with Zipcar, Houston Business Journal, August 26, 2008.

Rental venture sees a car-sharing future, The Houston Chronicle, August 26, 2008.

Buildings to sport plants on roofs to improve sustainability, The Rice Thresher, August 22, 2008

Carless no more: Rice introduces student rental car system, The Rice Thresher, August 22, 2008.

Rice's Energy Crisis: The Quest for Light, The Rice Thresher, August 22, 2008.

Green, greener, greenest, Newsweek, August 18, 2008.

Prefab construction and the carbon conundrum, The Greentree Gazette, August 2008.

Who knew bathrooms could be clean, green, and arty?

At Rice U., a prefabricated bathroom saves time and money, The Chronicle of Higher Education - Buildings and Grounds Blog, July 30, 2008.

Bathroom 'pods' latest example of Rice's innovative approach to processes, design, Rice News, July 25, 2008.

Tower of power, Rice News, July 11, 2008.

Column: biodiesel better than corn-based cousin, CBS News, July 9, 2008.

No corn for oil, The Daily Texan, July 9, 2008.

UTA crafts carbon reduction plan, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 6, 2008.

Building a green campus, NonProfit Communications Report, July 2008.

South plant gets a rooftop garden, Rice News, June 6, 2008.

Use website to document sustainability efforts, NonProfit Communications Report, June 2008.

Who knew a place in the sun could feel just like home? June 2008.

Who knew a roof could be thirsty? May 2008.

Rice Children's Campus boasts energy-efficient features: Rainwater tank one of many sustainability efforts, Rice News, May 8, 2008.

Roundtable: Shattering the grass ceiling, overcoming barriers to sustainability programs in higher education, Sustainability: The Journal of Record, April 2008.

Because even Mother Earth loves the last day of classes, Rice News, April 25, 2008.

Rice to participate in conservation initiative, Rice News, April 24, 2008.

Lessons in sustainability, Houston Chronicle, April 22, 2008.

Mr. Sustainability, Houston Chronicle, April 17, 2008.

Rice Students Go Green for Transportation, KPRC-TV Channel 2 (NBC), April 8, 2008.

How does your garden grow? Rice News, April 4, 2008.

Building dorm rooms cheaper, quicker and quieter, The New York Times, March 26, 2008. (discusses a low-waste modular building technique for construction at Yale, Rice, Indiana Institute of Technology, Bloomfield College, and Muhlenberg College).

Focus on the environment (the BioTour visits Rice), KTRU 91.7FM, Rice University Radio, March 21, 2008.

BioTour visits Rice, Rice News, March 21, 2008.

BioTour to visit Rice, Rice News, March 14, 2008.

Sustainability: Universities looking to shape society, prepare future leaders, Greenwire, March 10, 2008.

Liddell Garden recognized for contributions to Houston's green space, Rice News, February 29, 2008.

Who knew that a power plant could generate greenery? February 2008.

KTRU news (coverage of Focus the Nation), KTRU 91.7FM, Rice University Radio, February 8, 2008.

Students aim for solar-powered house by 2009, The Rice Thresher, February 8, 2008.

Campus prepares for RecycleMania, The Rice Thresher, February 8, 2008.

Letters to the Editor: Rice students train to battle climate change, The Rice Thresher, February 8, 2008 (see the last letter on the page!).

Rice participates in sustainability fair, The Rice Thresher, February 8, 2008.

RecycleMania begins, Rice News, February 8, 2008.

Breaking new ground, Rice News, February 8, 2008.

CO2 forum focuses on solutions for global warming, Rice News, February 7, 2008.

Energy Forum Asks: "Why Not Houston?", The West University Examiner, February 5, 2008.

Rice University Students to Compete in National Solar Home Design Competition, KUHF 88.7FM Houston Public Radio, February 4, 2008.

KTRU News (coverage of Sustainability Fair), KTRU 91.7FM, Rice University Radio, February 1, 2008.

Archi-arts to be recyclable held at the Meridian, The Rice Thresher, February 1, 2008.

New design kitchen to help engineers cook up ideas, The Rice Thresher, February 1, 2008.

CO2 forum and sustainability fair - discussion on climate change solutions, Rice Webcast, January 31, 2008.

Rice tapped to build solar-powered house for DOE competition, Houston Business Journal, January 29, 2008.

Department of Energy selects Rice to build solar-powered home, Rice News, January 28, 2008.

Houston Mayor, Shell Oil Company President and a Nobel Prize winner to speak at Rice thursday during national 'teach-in' on global warming solutions, Rice News, January 28, 2008.

Fair and forum focus on global warming solutions, sustainability, Rice News, January 24, 2008.

Grant goes to eco reps, The Rice Thresher, January 18, 2008.

The way I see it: Aggressive growth and sustainable values are a happy, cost-effective and thoughtful pairing at Rice, Rice News, January 11, 2008.

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.

1999 - 2006 News

Board approves two new colleges, The Rice Thresher, August 25, 2006.

Going green: Rice commits to building energy-saving, eco-friendly facilities, Rice News, August 24, 2006.

Biodiesel initiative now provides fuel for grounds crew, Rice News, June 29, 2006.

FE&P profiles: A green resource in our midst.

Rice group put biodiesel to work in campus vehicles, West University Examiner, June 1, 2006.

Jones junior selected for Udall, Rice News, May 25, 2006.

Rice students develop biodiesel processing plant, KHOU-TV Ch. 11, May 11, 2006. (video here)

Rice community garden looks to involve faculty, staff, Rice News, March 23, 2006.

Rice hopes for national recognition for recycling, Rice News, February 23, 2006.

FE&P's Franco honored with Gillis award, Rice News, February 16, 2006.

Rice works to keep energy costs down, Rice News, January 26, 2006.

Top 10 things everyone can do to help Rice conserve energy, Rice News, January 26, 2006.

Coffeehouse debuts organic coffee brand, The Rice Thresher, November 18, 2005.

New irrigation system saves money, conserves resources, Rice News, September 1, 2005.

Cell phone recycling program to continue after initial success, Rice News, June 30, 2005.

Johnson is an advocate for future owls as Rice's first sustainability planner, Rice News, January 13, 2005.

Report from the Rice Board of Trustees meeting, Rice News, April 1, 2004. This report includes coverage of the Board's adoption of a sustainability policy (see end of article).

Talkin' trash on the new IWMS web site, Rice News, September 7, 2000. Note that the url for the Rice recycling web site has since changed to

Environmentally friendly earth tub hits campus, Rice News, May 27, 1999.