WMU sustainability http://wmuk.org en WMU Gets Sustainability Award http://wmuk.org/post/wmu-gets-sustainability-award <p>Western Michigan University has won a "Climate Leadership Award". The honor by the group <a href="http://www.secondnature.org/">Second Nature</a> recognizes efforts by colleges and universities to promote sustainability. Second Nature was started as part of the <a href="http://www.presidentsclimatecommitment.org/">American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment</a> that includes Western. It is among six schools picked for this year's award.</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:33:19 +0000 Andrew Robins 14792 at http://wmuk.org WMU Gets Sustainability Award WSW: Higher, and Greener Education http://wmuk.org/post/wsw-higher-and-greener-education <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>The CEO of the group Second Nature will be the keynote speaker for a summit on sustainability this week at Western Michigan University.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:16:04 +0000 Gordon Evans 13133 at http://wmuk.org WSW: Higher, and Greener Education Making sustainability a habit http://wmuk.org/post/making-sustainability-habit <p>A Western Michigan University graduate student is working on a project she hopes will dramatize the costs of not saving energy. The project was one focus of <a href="http://www.aashe.org/campus-sustainability-day">National Campus Sustainability Day</a> events at Western on Wednesday (Oct. 23).</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Western Michigan University officials say it has been working on ways to cut energy use for nearly two decades even has the number of buildings on campus grew. And Western President John Dunn says those efforts have paid off:</span></p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:40:57 +0000 Andrew Robins 9736 at http://wmuk.org Making sustainability a habit WMU puts Goldsworth Valley development on hold after outcry http://wmuk.org/post/wmu-puts-goldsworth-valley-development-hold-after-outcry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Western Michigan University President John Dunn says a proposed new dining facility in </span>Goldsworth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Valley is on hold. Dunn made the announcement in an e-mail to the campus community Tuesday.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:14:52 +0000 Gordon Evans 4154 at http://wmuk.org WMU puts Goldsworth Valley development on hold after outcry