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These projects offer opportunities to connect campus sustainability efforts with new or existing research and teaching programs.

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Latest Updates

  • 9/20/2023

    September 20, 2023 Green Research Committee Meetin

  • 9/18/2023

    All, I was out sick all last week with some combination of flu/cold/sinus infection. My staff handled operations in my absence. However, there were some issues tracking visit numbers, unfortunately.

  • 9/8/2023

    These are the notes from our first SSLC meeting of the semester on 9/15/2023.

  • 8/29/2023

    All, Another doozy of a week. Long wait times for stands, cash offers to “hold” bikes, and my favorite: “When will you get a new shipment of bikes?”

  • 8/21/2023

    All, The semester has officially started! People are knocking on the doors at all hours, we’re almost out of sale bikes, the 529 registrations are a near constant, and there’s a wait for stand time by 3p every day.

  • 8/17/2023

    On 08/16/2023, Morgan, Daphne, Sarthak, Quinn and Hrushikesh attended/ hosted Sustainability LLC iCAP presentation for the upcoming and aspiring undergraduate students to provide them information about all the aspects of iCAP and other entities.

  • 8/14/2023

    All, Short week for me as I was out Wed – Fri last week. My staff covered in my absence.

  • 8/7/2023

    On 08/07/2023, Sarthak and Hrushikesh had a monthly meeting with Jake.

    Meeting Notes:

    - Actively promoting Bike Registration to students or commuters visiting and using the Campus Bike Center.

  • 8/7/2023

    All, These days feel like the calm before the storm. Starting to get phone calls and emails from families and folks looking for bikes as they plan to come to town.

  • 8/3/2023

    Illinois Solar Decathlon President Rachel Chen met with Marty Smith to discuss the possibility of having the current next solar decathlon home built at the hope village project. Marty discussed possibilities for a separated subdivision of homes.