Becca Winicour stands on her tiptoes to snag a soy yogurt off the top shelf, as Maggie Ellis, grocery scanner in hand, consults another classmate. “I found three blueberry ones,” she said, “but they’re not even a month old.” These University of Mary Washington seniors are enrolled in a new course called Alleviating Food Waste, […]
By summer, the University of Mary Washington plans to have its own Sustainability Coordinator. The announcement of the new full-time position by UMW President Troy Paino in last week’s Board of Visitors meeting comes just in time for Earth Day and on the heels of Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive order to reduce Virginia’s reliance on […]
The University of Mary Washington Board of Visitors has requested that the Board of the UMW Foundation revise its investment policy to limit discretionary fossil fuel investments to a range of zero to four percent, with a target of two percent or less.
The University of Mary Washington has been ranked among the nation’s top “green colleges” in a report published Thursday, April 16, 2015. The ranking appears in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.
Demonstrating a continuous commitment to sustainability, the University of Mary Washington will host a community shred event for confidential document disposal as part of RecycleMania 2015 on Tuesday, March 3.