American University’s dedication to environmentally-friendly practices has earned it a place in The Princeton Review’s seventh annual “Green Ratings” and in Sierra magazine’s “Coolest Schools” list.
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In a major milestone in its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality, AU has entered into an agreement to source half its electricity from renewable power.
June 24, 2014
The small change that will save enough water to fill AU’s pools and almost $10,000 a year.
April 29, 2014
Library personnel work hard behind the scenes to reduce the carbon footprint of our work—and to encourage eco-conscious behavior in our visitors and employees.
April 18, 2014
Professor’s research shows green roofs capture pollution while reducing energy use.
April 17, 2014
AU will be integrating sustainability into the classroom experience with authentic green smells, including grass, compost, and solar electricity generation.
April 1, 2014
- Ecosense Meetings - Every "last Thursday" of the month, 8pm-9pm, Hughes Formal Lounge
- Farmers' Market - Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Quad