Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Mackenzie Crigger
Submission Date Aug. 4, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Chapman University
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Justin Koppelman
Program Coordinator for Student Civic Engagement
Department of Student & Campus Life
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

This website is coordinated by the Faculty Senate Environmental Committee and the Sustainability Working Group. It links to various departments and efforts that are underway at the institution.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The Big Picture newsletter has been developed by students for the past two years. It is distributed at lease once each semester, usually 2-3 times each semester, and highlights different sustainability topics each issue.


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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
No

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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

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Does the institution have food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

A brief description of food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:

The signage related to sustainable food systems is located predominantly in the residential dining hall. This can be found in each napkin dispenser and on boards/screens at the entrance to the dining hall. Highlights include the food items from and collaborations with local farms.


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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
No

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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
No

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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

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Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper (either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat)?:
No

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