Thursday, January 16, 2020
With support from an Honors College alumnus and political science professor, Meital Rosenberg (A&S ’17) recently earned first-author credit in Nature Sustainability for her undergraduate research on gender dynamics and electricity access in India.
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
For every 1,000 solar panels installed in Australian neighborhoods, seven percent of the neighbors will switch from skepticism to belief in climate change, a recent study by Assistant Professor of Economics Andrea La Nauze found.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Students across the University are coming together at a hydroponics club to grow and share produce and gain hands-on experience with sustainable agriculture.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Friday, November 1, 2019
The new Center for Sustainable Business is partnering with IBM, PPG and other industry leaders to integrate environmental and societal concerns into their business models.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
The University of Pittsburgh is among the first to join the Cool Food Pledge, a global initiative led by the World Resources Institute to cut food-related greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2030.
Friday, August 16, 2019
A treacherous landscaping job on Pitt's upper campus proved to be no obstacle for a herd of goats. The team of caprine workers conquered a nearly vertical hillside, stripping it of weeds, brush and vines — all in the service of safely and sustainably beautifying campus before students returned for fall term.
Friday, June 28, 2019
The long-term partnership between Pitt students and faculty and nonprofit Caras con Causa seeks to study urban wetlands, restore parts of the ecosystem damaged by Hurricane Maria and attract scientists to the island.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Friday, June 14, 2019
After taking an environmental studies course focused on developing impactful sustainability projects in the community, a group of undergraduates installed seven bee houses across the Pittsburgh campus.