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Sustainability in the News at Kent State UniversityPresident Lester A. Lefton's State of the University Address, September 25, 2008

Sustainability Task Force Seeks Volunteers, e-Inside, October 20, 2008

Director’s Perspective, e-Inside, January 26, 2009

Kent Campus Named as Tree Campus USA Award Winner, e-Inside, March 2, 2009

Sustainability Initiatives Taking Shape, e-Inside, March 16, 2009

Tree Campus USA Honor Comes Home to Kent Campus on Earth Day, e-Inside, April 27, 2009

Sustainability Efforts Continue with Classes Intended to Raise Awareness, e-Inside, June 29, 2009

Fuel-Less Friday: Bike, Hike or Ride a Bus to Work on Aug. 21, e-Inside, August 3, 2009

University Departments are Going Green with GEMs, e-Inside, August 10, 2009

A How-To Guide on Going Green with GEMs, e-Inside, August 17, 2009

Proposals Sought for New Media Center Symposium for the Future, e-Inside, September 7, 2009

Knowles Named Kent State University Sustainability Manager e-Inside, October 5, 2009

Centennial tops residence halls in energy contest, Daily Kent Stater, Friday, November 13, 2009

Kent State Named Tree Campus USA University by the Arbor Day Foundation for a Second Year, Success Stories, February 27, 2010

Recyclemania Rocks Residence Halls, Goes Campus-Wide in 2011, e-Inside, April 19, 2010

Throw 'n Go Before You Go for the Summer, e-Inside, April 26, 2010

Student Creates On-Campus Sustainability Group, e-Inside July 26, 2010

New Bike-Sharing Program Ready to Roll Aug. 30, e-Inside August 23, 2010

Kent State University ranks 154 out 2,000 colleges and universities in Sierra magazine’s “Coolest Schools” list 2010, Sierra (September/October 2010 issue)

Kent State Receives Grant for Study of Carbon Consumption by Microorganisms, e-Inside October 11, 2010

Staff, Students Partner to Promote Sustainability Through Allerton Community Garden, e-Inside October 11, 2010

College of Architecture and Environmental Design Hosts Sustainability Expert William McDonough, e-Inside October 11, 2010

Kent State Continues Green Efforts With New Sustainability Courses, e-Inside October 18, 2010

Kent State Promoting Sustainability With November Energy-Saving Competition, e-Inside October 25, 2010

New Web-Based Tools Help in Sustainability Efforts, e-Inside, November 1, 2010

Vote for Kent State in Arbor Day Foundation Contest, e-Inside November 1, 2010

Arbor Day Foundation Names Kent State a Tree Campus USA University for Third Straight Year, e-Inside January 24, 2011

Students Convert Pick-Up Truck to Run on Batteries, e-Inside January 31, 2011

Kent State to compete in Recyclemania, a national contest to encourage recycling, Daily Kent Stater, Friday, February 4, 2011

RecycleMania Sweeps Kent State Residence Halls and Academic Buildings, e-Inside February 7, 2011

Recycling at Home All Year Long is Easy and Just One Way to Go Green, e-Inside March 21, 2011

Kent State University Participates in RecycleMania Events

Unique Fashion Show to Benefit Habitat for Humanity Struts its Stuff April 9, e-Inside April 4, 2011

Sustainable Fashion Exhibit to Open at Kent State University Museum April 8, e-Inside April 4, 2011

KSU energy conservation plan expects to save $2.4 million annually, Daily Kent Stater, Thursday, April 7, 2011

Earth Day 2011 at Kent State Stark Features Environmental Education, Activities and Entertainment, e-Inside April 11, 2011

Kent State Again Hosts Vegan Iron Chef Competition, e-Inside April 11, 2011

Kent State Trumbull Partners With Mocha House to Test Environmentally Friendly Products, e-Inside April 11, 2011

KSU Museum opens sustainable fashion exhibition, Daily Kent Stater, Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tree Campus USA Ceremony Comes to Kent Campus April 28, e-Inside April 25, 2011

“Let’s Take a Ride/Walk” Event Spotlights Kent Developments and Green Living, e-Inside September 5, 2011

Baker Vehicle Systems Donates Electric Mower to Kent State, e-Inside September 12, 2011

Sustainability Task Force Announces Brown Bag Lunch Series, e-Inside September 19, 2011

University installing solar panels for energy savings, Daily Kent Stater, Kent Wired, Wednesday, September 28, 2011

KSU implements "green" projects across campus, Daily Kent Stater / Kent Wired Thursday, October 20, 2011

Harbourt Hall Revamps to a LEED Building, e-Inside October 24, 2011

Fashion Designer to Speak About Sustainability and Business Practices at Kent State, e-Inside November 14, 2011

Sustainability: A Priority at Kent State, e-Inside December 12, 2011

Kent State Fire Prevention Office is First in Ohio to Acquire Electric Vehicle for Fire Safety, e-Inside February 13, 2012

Where Will Kent State Place in the 2012 RecycleMania Tournament?, e-Inside March 5, 2012

Nobel Laureate to Speak About Advances in Organic Photovoltaics on April 17, e-Inside March 5, 2012

Kent State’s Green Efforts Continue to Succeed After Four Years, e-Inside March 12, 2012

Throw-N-Go Program Helps Portage Families and the Environment, e-Inside March 19, 2012

Pruning Projects Address Tree Care and Safety While Also Enhancing Campus Views, e-Inside March 26, 2012

Kent State University at Stark Celebrates Earth Day 2012, e-Inside April 9, 2012

Organic Photovoltaics Symposium Brings Nobel Laureate to Kent State, e-Inside April 9, 2012

New Kent State fountains track water bottles saved from landfills, Record Courier, April 16, 2012

The Rules of Recycling, e-Inside April 16, 2012

Kent State Holds Arbor Day Celebration, e-Inside, April 22, 2012

Who’s Your Mama Festival

Kent State University at Trumbull Students Present Earth Day Services, e-Inside April 30, 2012

Kent State Recovers 7.6 Pounds Per Person of Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania, e-Inside April 30, 2012

University Libraries Partners With Nonprofit Organization to Recycle Books, e-Inside April 30, 2012

Kent State Wins Braggin’ Wheel for Recycling Efforts, News and Events, Success Stories, May 15, 2012

Soaking Up the Sun: Kent State’s First Renewable Energy Project, Success Stories, May 21, 2012

New Solar Panels Will Power Kent State University’s Field House, e-Inside June 4, 2012

Child Development Center Kids Design Signage to Draw Attention to the Environment, e-Inside June 11, 2012

Kent State Fire Prevention Office Installs Electric Charging Station for Energy-Efficient Transportation, e-Inside June 25, 2012

Kent State University at Stark Professor Coordinates Hoover Initiative on the Environment, e-Inside June 25, 2012

Alcoa Foundation Provides Kent State With Recycling Bins to Support Its Sustainability Initiatives, e-Inside July 2, 2012

Kent State Introduces Energy-Efficient Soda Machines and Trash Cans With Recycling Partitions, e-Inside July 9, 2012

Kent State Biological Sciences Professor Wins Award for Aquatic Ecosystems Research, e-Inside July 9, 2012

Harbourt Hall Renovated into an Eco-Friendly Building , Featured Video, July 16, 2012

Kent State University to Enhance Kent Campus Entrance From State Route 261, e-Inside July 16, 2012

Kent State Further Pursues Sustainability With Green Seal Certified Cleaning Products, e-Inside July 30, 2012

“First Look” Event on Aug. 29 Will Preview Transformation of Kent State University, e-Inside August 27, 2012

Kent State University Partners With Staples on Ink and Toner Cartridge Recycling, e-Inside August 27, 2012

"First Look" Event Previews Kent State Transformation, Featured Video, September 3, 2012

“Let’s Take a Ride/Walk” Offers Free Lunch to Kent State Faculty, Staff and Students, e-Inside September 17, 2012

Attend the 4th Annual Restore the Runway Fashion Show on Dec. 8, News and Events Posted Nov. 29, 2012

Deck the Halls and Conserve Energy, e-Inside December 10, 2012

Kent State Honored With Tree Campus USA Designation for Fifth Consecutive Year, News and Events February 18, 2013

Kent State University Honored With Tree Campus USA Designation for Fifth Consecutive Year, e-Inside February 18, 2013

Kent State University Competes in RecycleMania Challenge, e-Inside February 18, 2013

Kent State Competes in RecycleMania Challenge, News and Events, February 22, 2013

Tree Campus USA, Featured Video, February 25, 2013

Kent State University Promotes Recycling Through Game Day Challenge, e-Inside February 25, 2013

E-cycleMania at Kent State Offers Opportunity to Recycle Unwanted Electronic Products, News and Events March 7, 2013

E-cycleMania at Kent State Offers Opportunity to Recycle Unwanted Electronic Products, e-Inside March 4, 2013

Planting Partnership Offers Opportunity to Plant Memorial Trees at Kent State, e-Inside March 11, 2013

“Who’s Your Mama?” Environmental Film Festival Returns to Kent State, e-Inside April 8, 2013

Second Annual Organic Photovoltaics Symposium to be held at Kent State, April 17, e-Inside April 15, 2013

Kent Receives Alcoa Bin Grant for RecycleMania, e-Inside April 15, 2013

Kent State Holds 5th Annual Arbor Day Celebration, e-Inside May 6, 2013

Kent State Retains “Braggin’ Wheel” in RecycleMania Contest, e-Inside June 10, 2013

Discovery Garden Is Sprouting Roots on the Kent State Salem Campus, e-Inside July 1, 2013

Bike Repair Station Now Available on the Kent Campus, e-Inside July 8, 2013

Kent State Begins Community Gardening Project, e-Inside July 15, 2013

Let’s Take a Ride/Walk Down the Esplanade, e-Inside August 26, 2013

Kent State University faculty, staff celebrate Esplanade, Record-Courier September 20, 2013

Kent State’s Net Impact Chapter Assembles Recycled Chairs to Promote Sustainability, News and Events, September 30, 2013

Friendships bloom in community garden, Kent Wired, October 3, 2013

Esplanade Extension Officially Opened during Partnership Celebration, Featured Video October 21, 2013

Kent State University's Office of Sustainability and Women’s Center Host Bra Drive to Help the Environment, e-Inside October 21, 2013

Kent State Sustainability Groups Recognized on Campus Sustainability Day, e-Inside October 28, 2013

Kent State Installs Green Roof at Taylor Hall, e-Inside November 18, 2013

Kent State Participates in 2013 Football Game-Day Recycling Challenge, e-Inside November 25, 2013

New Sustainability Minor Offered at Kent State, e-Inside December 2, 2013

Kent State University Partners With Zipcar to Offer Car Sharing on Campus, e-Inside January 13, 2014

With Zipcar, Get Wheels When You Want Them, e-Inside January 20, 2014

Kent State Earns Tree Campus USA Designation, e-Inside January 27, 2014

Kent State University Competes in 2014 RecycleMania Challenge, e-Inside, February 24, 2014

Car Sharing on Campus Offered By Zipcar, Featured Video March 3, 2014

Three-for-One Technology: Better Features, Lower Costs, Going Green, e-Inside April 7, 2014

Kent State University Welcomes New Building to Science Mall, e-Inside April 14, 2014

Kent State University Welcomes New Building to Science Mall, e-Inside April 21, 2014

New Wheels on Campus Turn Heads, e-Inside April 21, 2014

As Earth Day Approaches, Kent State Celebrates Successful Participation in RecycleMania Competition, e-Inside April 21, 2014

Kent State Celebrates Earth Week, April 21 to 25, e-Inside April 21, 2014

Kent State Welcomes New Building to Science Mall, News and Events, April 23, 2014

Save Energy and Costs During the Summer Months, e-Inside April 28, 2014

The Kent State Faculty/Staff Plant Exchange, e-Inside April 28, 2014

Kent State Plants Arbor Day Tree, e-Inside May 5, 2014