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On November 27, the Green Office Program passed an exciting milestone: our first green office at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences received Leaf One certification. The driving force behind the certification of the Office of Student...
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,...
Researchers from several Harvard Schools and initiatives were instrumental in developing the City of Boston’s first Cyclist Safety Report released on May 15, 2013 by Mayor Tom Menino. The report examined four years of bicycle crash incident...
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...
It turns out bike-friendliness is second nature for Harvard University. Weeks after being named a Silver-Level Bike Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists, Harvard University was recognized as a Gold-level Bike Friendly Business by...
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...
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...

Adjusting your computer's power settings and sending your computer into energy saving modes will help cut office energy use enormously!