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OPINION: Let’s talk about death, baby! (and eco burials)

Cameron Gorman February 25, 2019

 I think a great way to get to know someone is to ask them how they’d like to be buried. Why waste time with an icebreaker about favorite ice cream flavors when you could just dive in to a common, shared...

Students in the Conservation of Natural Resources class take waste and weigh it in Eastway Fresh Food Co. on Feb. 1.

Kent State takes initiative to reduce waste

Jada Miles February 9, 2019

Kent State students are weighing food waste at Eastway Fresh Food Company to try to spark a change in students' waste habits.Dining Services partnered with the Department of Geography to reduce food waste...

Study abroad carbon footprintmap

Study Abroad: The missing piece of a sustainable Kent State

Madison Patterson December 2, 2018

Kent State’s study abroad programs sent 1,329 students overseas in the 2017-18 school year, which means over six million pounds of carbon dioxide were released into the atmosphere from their flights...

Tim Beatley, a professor at University of Virginia, delivered his speech on the necessity of the incorporation of nature in society during the opening ceremony of the fifth annual Water and Land Symposium in Cartwright Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.

Water and Land symposium brings national voices to sustainability talks

Logan Lutton October 6, 2017

The fifth-annual Water and Land symposium united the College of Architecture and Environmental Design and the College of Arts and Sciences in an attempt to promote a greater understanding of sustainability...

Photo courtesy of Twitter (@ksuhousin).

Kent State beats Akron in annual RecycleMania competition

Charleah Trombitas April 19, 2016

Kent State beat the University of Akron in this year's RecycleMania, retaining possession of the Braggin’ Wheel for the fifth year in a row. RecycleMania is an annual, eight-week national competition...

More than 11,000 pounds of electronic waste, including computers, phones and gaming consoles, collected during RecycleMania await disposal at the University Facilities Management store room on Summit Street on Wednesday, April 17. Photo by Shane Flanigan.

University recycling numbers drawn from two-month sample

Olivia Minnier October 7, 2015

From promotional videos to extra content on its website, the Kent State sustainability department works to inform students on how recycling on campus can be a difficult task. For 10 months of the year,...

Grand opening set for new Aeronautics and Technology Building

Julianne Calapa April 13, 2015

To celebrate the addition of the new Aeronautics and Technology Building to Kent’s campus, the university will host its grand opening on Friday, April 24 from 2 to 4:30 p.m.The event, which takes place...

More than 11,000 pounds of electronic waste, including computers, phones and gaming consoles, collected during RecycleMania await disposal at the University Facilities Management store room on Summit Street on Wednesday, April 17. Photo by Shane Flanigan.

Kent State University hosts eight-week recycling competition

Lauren Biertempfel February 20, 2015

Recyclemania is a yearly eight week-long national competition between residence halls to encourage students to reduce waste and recycle that began Feb. 1.Kent State has taken part in the program for the...

Joe Karpinski (left), Coordinator of Construction Management, and Robert Sines (right), dean of Kent State Universitys College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, take a tour of the CAEST building during construction on July 11, 2014.

New building and bright future for CAEST

Anthony Didion September 8, 2014

The College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology is soaring into the future with the construction of its new building. The Aeronautics and Technology Building, located across from the...

College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to move into new building

Kristen Kobe July 18, 2014

The College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will move from Van Deusen Hall into the state-of-the-art Aeronautics and Technology Building in spring 2015. This new facility located...

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