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The university plans to reduce emmisions 40% by 2030. (Jennifer Hoang/The Fordham Ram)

Administration Explains Sustainability Plans

January 29, 2020

Fordham University began overhauling their sustainability efforts in 2005, which Vice President of Administration Marco Valera designates as Fordham’s “baseline year.”

If you frequent Starbucks, try asking for a straw-less lid. (Julia Corbett/The Fordham Ram)

Living Sustainably on Fordham’s Campus

April 3, 2019

Whether it is educating yourself on proper recycling practices or learning where you can recycle on campus, even the little things can help out.

The courtyard between Dealy Hall and Hughes Hall on a sunny day. (Julia Comerford/The Fordham Ram)

University Releases ‘Climate Action Plan: 2018 Annual Executive Update’

March 6, 2019

By Helen Stevenson The university’s office of the vice president for facilities management and sustainability released the Climate Action Plan: 2018 Annual Executive Update. The 18-page report reestabli...

A student views the sustainability petition on the change.org website. (Matt Massaro/The Fordham Ram)

USG Sustainability Committee Petitions for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

January 30, 2019

USG Sustainability Committee started a petition urging the university to use 100% renewable energy by 2040.

(Photo courtesy of USG)

USG Discusses Sustainability Petition and Approves Two New Clubs

January 30, 2019

USG dicussed the renewable energy petition, and approved the Middle Eastern Students Association and the Bronx Oncology Living Daily organization.

Students are collaborating to improve sustainable living. (Courtesy of Coleen Cochrane)

Students Plan New Sustainable Integrated Living Community

October 24, 2018

By Katherine Leonard College students may grapple with how to be sustainable on a college campus, where infrastructure is not always geared towards environmentally healthy habits. Two students have worked to address this problem through a project developed as a part of the Social Innovati...

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Gabelli Fosters Sustainable Businesses

January 31, 2018

by Joe Esposito Last year, members of the Fordham community, faculty and students included, sat down for strategic planning to discuss future goals and current strengths of the Gabelli School of Business. Attendees agreed with Donn...

How to Make Fordham More Sustainable

How to Make Fordham More Sustainable

February 10, 2016

By GSAS  At Fordham University, we strive to enrich our lives and the lives of those around us through the principles of a Jesuit education. The Society of Jesus, founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola i...

Fordham Celebrates Sustainability

Fordham Celebrates Sustainability

October 7, 2015

By Jashaam Grewal  Fordham became a little greener this past week as United Student Government’s Sustainability Committee, as well as the Students for Environmental Awareness and Justice Club, spon...

USG Kicks-off Sustainability Week at Fordham

USG Kicks-off Sustainability Week at Fordham

September 30, 2015

By Joe Vitale How many planet Earths would there need to be if every person lived like you did? How would conservatives — who are often pigeonholed as climate change-deniers — work to make a more s...

Editorial: Addressing Important Issues on Campus

September 13, 2015

Now that freshman have completed orientation and classes are underway and the day-to-day of a college campus has resumed. So, too, have some of the important issues that dominated the campus conversation...

Students Press Sustainability on Campus

Students Press Sustainability on Campus

March 11, 2015

By Erin Shanahan Decisions regarding the sustainability of Fordham’s campus were presented this past Monday at USG Center Stage: Campus Sustainability Dialogue. The event is a part of Fordham Susta...

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