Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.47
Liaison Ian McKeown
Submission Date March 30, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Loyola Marymount University
IN-27: Innovation D

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Vincent Bottita
Administrator
Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Solar One; Solar Powered Golf Cart

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

A student and employee of the Green LMU office collaborated with facilities management and engineering professors to design and build a golf cart that uses on solar power as a source of energy. The cart acts a platform for promoting sustainability around campus and promotes research and innovative ideas for the public. It inspires and advocates for research in the field of sustainability. A research paper on the design and construction of the cart is being written to be submitted for publication in a scientific journal. A solar trailer is also currently being built to add to the effectiveness of the fleet in promoting sustainability to the campus.


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Research
Campus Engagement
Transportation

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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