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February 18 SIU earns improved silver Bicycle Friendly University designation

April 22 SIU Celebrates Earth Day by awarding grantss to 11 sustainability projects


August 24 'Sustainable Cycling' class available

May SIU Awards Grants to 10 Sustainability Projects

May SIU recognizes students as 2020 Environmental Ambassadors

February 20 SIU Carbondale makes climate commitment

March 13 University again receives honors for sustainability efforts


October 18 Grant to fund research on solar-powered emergency communications network

October 11 Campus Lake expected to reopen soon

October 10 Student led course teaches about innovations in sustainability

October 08  United Nations Day event at SIU will focus on sustainable development

October 03    SIU’s nationally recognized arboretum is the place for leaf collection projects

September 26 Sustainability Council announces new Green Fund opportunity

Sep 20 Group on SIU-C Campus Joins International Climate Strike

September 12 Illinois EPA’s Office of Energy Awards Grant to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale for Innovative Engineering Project

September 05  Swipe Out Hunger’ drive set for Sept. 16-19

August 26 SIU is now the highest accredited university arboretum in Illinois

August 21  Free workshop looks at ways to support pollinators in cities and towns

August 15 Sign up now to help with sustainability efforts

Aug 9     Six students from two Japanese universities jump into community work as part of a new program at SIUC

June 20  SIU researchers test method to remove contaminants from water

June 17  Weeds may be a pest, but one researcher finds important benefits from the plants

June 13  SIU Campus recycling update

April 30 - Many award winners announced at SIU’s Sustainability Celebration

April 27 - Green Fund Grants and Awards Presented at SIU’s 2018 Sustainability Celebration

April 19 - Sustainability projects aimed at improving Campus Lake, student recreation opportunities

April 19 - Puppets Take Over on April 22nd, 2019

April 18 - ‘Lights Out’ across campus is Friday

April 18 - Earth Day celebration includes puppet parade, walk for climate change solutions

April 17 - SIUC Celebrates Environment And Sustainability During This Year's Earth Month

April 8 - SIU celebrates sustainability during Earth Month

March 29 - Towards a greener tomorrow: Saluki Energy Forum focuses on sustainability

March 17 - SIU earns Tree Campus USA designation for fourth consecutive year

March 15 - Southern Illinois University uses fun, hands-on activities to teach students about the SDGs

March 14 - SIU earns Tree Campus USA designation for fourth consecutive year

March 8 - Photojournalist to present his work on Shawnee National Forest logging protests

February 28 - New bills in Springfield could bring clean energy jobs to southern Illinois

February 1 - 3 student projects shape healthier future of SIU's Campus Lake

January 29 - Campus Lake ecosystem, recreation go hand-in-hand at Thursday event

January 20 - Plastic Problems: China changes hit recyclers hard in Southern Illinois

January 2 - SIU Professor Weighs In On The National Climate Assessment Report


November 28 - At SIU Carbondale, students' hands-on learning equals gains for community

November 20 - SIU’s new premier multi-use trail system expects to draw users from far and wide

November 13 - 180 Students Attend Tree Walk and Forestry Club Demonstration At SIU

November 1 - Expert to discuss U.N. climate report at next Saluki Energy Forum

October 23 - SIU rolls out Green Office SLEUTHS program aimed at savings, reduced environmental impacts

October 18 - Leading the Pack: Dave Tippy and his team keep SIU beautiful

October 16 - Touch of Nature receives $200K grant to begin building mountain bike trails

October 10 - October is Sustainability Month

October 4 - Now Without Toxic Algae, SIU Carbondale's Campus Lake is a Favored Fishing Spot

October 1 - Touch of Nature Could Soon Be Illinois' Mountain Biking Capital

September 1 - Planting Gardens Across College Campuses

August 27 - SIU Carbondale Recognized as Sierra Club "Cool School" for Third Consecutive Year

August 21 - New Bike Lane Markings to Improve Safety

August 14 - Plant and Service Operations Build SIU's New Water Dawg


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July 17 - SIU Student Advocates for Local Businesses to Ditch Straws

July 12 - Tree Sculpture From Discarded Trees

June 8 - SIU Receives $2.2 million for STEM Teacher Development Program

May 25 - Monarch Butterfly Workshop

May 5 - Bike Month Continues in Carbondale

May 1 - National Bike Month Begins

April 27 - USG Passes Resolution Making Campus Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy

April 27 - Green Fund Grants and Awards Presented

April 24 - SIU hosts 2018 Sustainability Celebration on April 27

April 18 - Farm-to-Fork Dinner

April 10 - SIUC Facility Transforms Dining Hall Waste into Compost

April 4 - Green Dawgs Day Planned at SIU

May 10 - Solar-powered fountain is part of SIUC's plant to prevent growth of algal blooms in Campus Lake

April 27 - Green Fund Grants and Awards Presented at SIU’s 2018 Sustainability Celebration

April 24 - SIU hosting 2018 Sustainability Celebration on April 27

April 18 - Farm-to-Fork Dinner

April 10 - SIUC Facility Transforms Dining Hall Waste into Compost

March 22 - Native Trees and shrubs to be sold at SIU Arena

March 3 - Small Changes, Big Impact with Green Tours

March 2 - Carbondale Church is First to Use Solar Energy in Southern Illinois

February 28 - Green Fund Project for Campus Lake Ecosystem

February 28 - SIU Hosting Spring First Friday Green Tours

February 15 - Recyclemania 2018 Event Kicks Off 

January 29 - Chancellor Carlo Montemagno, Chancellor's Blog

Campus Sustainability Featured in the Chancellor's Blog: Bleeding Maroon while Staying Green

January 16 - Sustainability at SIU and the Green Fund