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ReVision employees installed a total of 12 solar panels on the roof of the Bishop Street bus shelter. The energy generated will
ReVision Energy employees installed a total of 12 solar panels on the roof of the Bishop Street bus shelter. The energy generated will be used to power the two electric car charging stations on the lot.

UNE’s environmental studies students shine when charged up about solar power

October 07, 2016

The bus shelter at the University of New England’s Portland Campus satellite parking lot on Bishop street is now sporting 12 solar panels that generate power for the lot’s two...

UNE's Sustainability Lab
UNE's Sustainability Lab

UNE’s Sustainability Lab conducts waste characterization study

April 27, 2016

For their semester-long project, Alethea Cariddi, MS Ed., sustainability coordinator; Michelle Steen-Adams, Ph.D., associate professor; and the Sustainability Lab students have taken an up-close look at recycling on the Biddeford...

During the annual Kenya trip, made by Rick Peterson and students in his Environment, Health, and Community Development in East A
During the annual Kenya trip, made by Rick Peterson and students in his Environment, Health, and Community Development in East Africa course, it is a tradition for the UNE students to play a soccer match against Kenyan students half their age. So far, there have been no victories for UNE.

Environmental Studies students hold Nor'Easter Swag Sale to benefit Football for the Environment program in Kenya

April 26, 2016

On Friday, April 29, UNE is holding its first ever Nor’Easter Swag Sale, a flea-market style event at which gently used UNE apparel will be resold in an effort to...

Seniors in UNE’s Department of Environmental Studies Sarah Fleishmann, Kati Hein, Christina Barton and Kat Santarpio with hybrid
Seniors in UNE’s Department of Environmental Studies Sarah Fleishmann, Kati Hein, Christina Barton and Kat Santarpio with hybrid American chestnut trees they grew from seed in the UNE Greenhouse.

UNE students to plant rare chestnut trees on campus on Earth Day in support of national restoration effort

April 20, 2016

Through a partnership with the American Chestnut Foundation, University of New England students and faculty are growing and planting American chestnut seedlings this spring. This effort is part of a...

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