Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 47.76
Liaison Sarah Temple
Submission Date March 1, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Louisiana State University
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Sarah Temple
Manager
Campus Sustainability
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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 (optional):

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.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

Yes. Sustainability-related news is published routinely in the News & Notes newsletter which goes out to all Faculty and Staff at LSU


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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Does the institution have social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, interactive blogs) that focus specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the social media platforms that focus on sustainability:

Provide day to day operations, as well as information regarding sustainability.
Twitter: @Sustainable_LSU
Instagram: @lsu_sustainability


The website URL of the primary social media platform focused on sustainability:
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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 the regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:

LSU Reveille includes a sustainability beat.


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
Does the institution produce 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 Discover is available to view student research, and for students to find research opportunities.


The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :
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The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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Does the institution have signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
Yes

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

Newly updated signs are being placed in dining halls promoting LSU Dining and their commitment to sustainability.


The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed?:
Yes

A brief description of the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping 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.


The website URL for the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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Does the institution produce a sustainability walking map or tour?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

Student Gov & Campus Sustainability are working on adding a Green/Sustainability layer to the new campus map available on the new LSU app


The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
Yes

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

The guide highlights the sustainable methods of transport that are offered around campus.


The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
Yes

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

Here is where campus bicyclers can find tips for biking on and around campus.


The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
Yes

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

LSU Reslife has an open “Green Room” to provide residents with examples of green living products.


The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
Yes

A brief description of these materials or publications:

Lots of work with U-High, lectures, trips, storm-water.


The website URL for these materials or publications:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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