While Chicago and New York aren’t quite ready to roll out their versions of a bike sharing program, Yale is. As a result, fifty brand new bicycles have popped up around Yale’s campus, allowing students, faculty, and staff to commute about the campus on borrowed wheels.
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A bill proposed by State Rep. John Hampton, D-Simsbury, would place a moratorium on all water diversion projects until a statewide water plan is developed and implemented. Click on this Environmental Headline for more from Jeffrey McCutcheon and Andrew Silva in The Hartford Courant.
As UConn and Mansfield envision our future over the next 50 years, it’s clear that an additional source of water will be required to meet the needs of both the town and the campus in the coming decades. Our shared goal is not just development, but sustainable development, of important proposed projects such as the long-awaited UConn Tech Park on our North Campus, a managed retirement community in Storrs, and the commercial redevelopment of the Four Corners area, about a mile north of campus on Route 195.
The University of Connecticut has announced that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
“Eco-Madness” occurs throughout the month of October on the University of Connecticut campus. The series of events will all help UConn become an even greene and more sustainable campus. As with past years, there will be many contests available for students to become involved in the “go green” movement. One such contest involves each residence
Likens was awarded the 2001 Medal of Science, the nation’s highest scientific honor, for his work in the field of ecology and was a co-recipient of the 2003 Blue Planet Prize – an environmental award on par with the Nobel Prize – for outstanding scientific research that helps to solve global environmental problems.
The University of Connecticut’s engineering department will participate in a 36- month advanced turbine technology research program being conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy, Mansfield Today reports.