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Living Lab: Innovative Green Building Solutions

In this video we explore how facilities teams throughout Harvard are adopting practices to build and operate efficient buildings.

(The following post was written by two Harvard graduate students about their adventures in novice urban beekeeping). In the Spring of 2011, we were involved in a conversation with Louisa Dennison of the Harvard Community Garden about bringing...
The spring semester brings many opportunities for staff recognition at Harvard. Dean’s Awards, Harvard Heroes, Green Carpet Awards, and more. It’s a time of recognizing those in the community who go above and beyond, inspire colleagues,...
Last month, the Office of the Executive Dean and Academic Administration at the Graduate School of Design received their Leaf One Green Office certification. Executive assistant Ashley Torr spearheaded the effort, but all of the members were...
Ten Harvard employees were honored at the 2013 Harvard Heroes ceremony for their commitment and contribution to Harvard’s sustainability goals. As part of Harvard’s ongoing effort to institutionalize sustainability into the culture of...
Harvard University Housing recently achieved LEED-CI v3 Platinum certification for their Peabody Terrace Graduate Commons renovation. Located in Peabody Terrace complex, which was designed by Sert, Jackson, and Gourley in 1963, the Graduate Commons...
The weather held out just long enough on Labor Day for the Graduate Commons Welcome Event to go off without a hitch. In its second year, the "Reduce Your Juice" Juice Bar hosted by Harvard University Housing’s Sustainable Community Team...
On Friday, September 20, students and staff from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Harvard Kennedy School temporarily reclaimed three parking spaces and converted them into public "parks" in honor of worldwide PARK(ing) Day. PARK(ing)...
From the calming and relaxing properties of lavender, to the antiviral offerings of lemon balm the Harvard Countway Community Garden offers a wealth of medicinal herbs in the heart of Boston’s urban medical area. On September 27, a bright and...