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Solar Decathlon Comes to Orange County

October 14, 2013 by | Uncategorized

Every two years, the U.S. Department of Energy sponsors The Solar Decathlon, a competition for students to showcase cutting-edge designs in sustainable living.  Previously the prestigious competition was held on the National Mall in Washington, DC, but when organizers said they were looking for a new home, Chapman Political Science Professor Fred Smoller proposed that

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Sustain Chapman

August 22, 2013 by | Uncategorized

As a new school year starts there are always a lot of questions about how to get involved with sustainability initiatives on campus. Here are a few ways to get plugged into the sustainability community on Chapman’s Campus! Help in the Community Garden: Chapman University has a community garden in the Davis Residence Quad. You can

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Come Join Us for the Inauguration of the Chapman Campus Garden!

April 29, 2013 by | Uncategorized

The Chapman Campus Garden has been established by faculty, students and staff as to be an interdisciplinary learning space driven by student and faculty interests. With generous donations from 16 departments on campus, the garden has been started with fruit trees, planters for vegetables and herbs, and drought-friendly plants. The garden is a space for students, faculty, and staff to use in support of curriculum and in campus

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Taking clean to the next level!

March 18, 2013 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University’s custodial services are provided by ARAMARK. Read on to learn about the innovative cleaning products they have brought to campus that not only keep Chapman looking sharp and students, faculty and staff healthy, but also protect the environment. At ARAMARK Higher Education, we continually reach beyond today’s advances to uncover those innovations

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Green Hours

March 6, 2013 by | Uncategorized

On April 3rd,  between the hours of 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm Chapman University will be hosting its very first Green Hours  Event! At this time we are asking all students, faculty, and staff to do the following: Turn off any unnecessary lights and switch to task lighting or daylighting if its available

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Restaurant Services

March 4, 2013 by | Uncategorized

Waste. Chapman University Restaurant Services by Sodexo has launched an initiative to decrease pre-consumer kitchen waste and have (for the past year and a half) assisted in the education of post-consumer waste reduction. How you may ask? With the help of student interns, campus volunteers, members of Sodexo’s Student Board of Directors and

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A New Twist on an Old Favorite!

February 25, 2013 by | Uncategorized

Are your closets are full to overflowing with clothes you just don’t wear? Do you keep wearing the same things over and over because you can’t find what you are looking for? Did you forget you have an amazing shirt or rocking pair of pants because they got crammed in the back of

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Chapman vs. Tennessee Tech

February 5, 2013 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University has the distinction of being the first university in America to have the state of the art SportsArt Eco-Fit exercise equipment on campus. And now we have the opportunity to also have the distinction of being the first private university to crush Tennessee Tech in a competition of endurance, speed, and strength. February

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Talking Trash!

January 25, 2013 by | Uncategorized

Did you ever think a trash can could send a message to an iPad? I know I didn’t… until I found out about the BigBelly Solar trash and recycling collection system! These nifty bins use a solar-powered management console and a command center to decrease the frequency of waste pick-up. Each bin compacts its

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Sustainability Across the Curriculum at Chapman

December 5, 2012 by | Uncategorized

Chapman University faculty are stepping up and leading the way in educating students about a more sustainable future. By developing courses related to sustainability, faculty are helping students and the Chapman community to understand the importance of sustainability in their everyday lives. In a recent survey looking at ways in which faculty integrate sustainability

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