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.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Friday, March 1, 2019
In a series of studies, Jillian Hmurovic, a doctoral candidate at the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, and colleagues found that boosting consumer self-esteem increased how much people were willing to pay for oddly shaped produce.
Monday, February 4, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
A Pitt-specific tree inventory is the first step in tracking progress toward the Pitt Sustainability Plan goal of increasing the campus tree canopy 50 percent by 2030.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Thursday, January 3, 2019