Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Sarah Temple
Submission Date Oct. 18, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Louisiana State University
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Denise Newell
Manager, Campus Sustainability
LSU Facility Services
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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:

The LSU Sustainability website includes LSU's definition of sustainability, announcements, profiled information and calendar events. It includes links for students, faculty and staff and suggests ways to get involved with upcoming activities. It also includes a link to sustainability related course and program inventories.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

Campus Sustainability is housed under the Office of Facility Services. OFS issues a regular newsletter, which includes a spotlight on sustainability.


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Does the institution have a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

LSU's research magazine and website, http://research.lsu.edu/

There are also various departmental publications that can also be used to disseminate student research, and the lsu.edu homepage, along with this site which reaches out to high school students, http://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/lovepurple/ page.

LSU is also developing a research communications website.


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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:

LSU Dining platform is based on four tenents: nutrition and wellness, sustainability, community involvement, and governance and ethics.


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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed?:
Yes

A brief description of signage on the grounds about sustainable grounds-keeping strategies employed:

LSU posts signs during all home football games reminding fans to Show Your Tiger Pride. Messages include: Save our oaks, Don't park under trees, Mike likes a clean yard, Use litter cans and trash bags, Keep our families safe, Leave glass at home, Lets recycle together, and Please bring cans.


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Does the institution have a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Yes, senior computer science students partnered with LSU Campus Sustainability for their capstone project. They built a program displaying a green tour of LSU which includes 8 categories: academic, transportation, recycling, energy, food, green building, site and grounds, and community.


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Does the institution have a guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use alternative methods of transportation:

LSU Tiger Trails Transit System.

Mobile Download Transloc App:
https://sites01.lsu.edu/wp/parking/


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Does the institution have a guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:

LSU's Green Guide will be issued to all incoming residents during move-in.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuDeBn482Kg


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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)?:
Yes

A brief description of regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat:

LSU Reveille includes an environmental beat.


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