Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 42.29
Liaison Mary Fischer
Submission Date March 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Brandeis University
ER-3: Sustainability in New Student Orientation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Cecelia Watkins
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Does the institution include sustainability prominently in new student orientation?:

A brief description of how sustainability is included prominently in new student orientation:

The opening day BBQ for incoming freshmen was a no-waste BBQ which encouraged students to recycle--this was the first meal served to the new students on the day of their arrival. They all received reusable water bottles, CFL Bulbs, upon arrival as well as fliers/leaflets about sustainability on campus. All the orientation leaders were also trained directly by Janna Cohen-Rosenthal, Campus Sustainability Coordinator, on sustainable practices and projects at Brandeis, and encouraged to pass this information on to their group members.

Midyear Orientation in 2011 is being expanded to include a green campus tour, a quiz, and more for incoming students by a class project.

The website URL where information about sustainability in new student orientation is available:

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