Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Andrew Seifert
Submission Date Feb. 13, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Marquette University
ER-4: Sustainability Outreach and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Andrew Seifert
Projects Assistant
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 that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts:

The sustainability website provides information on campus initiatives, sustainability in academics, resources for getting involved, updated news on sustainability at Marquette, and much more.


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Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:
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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:

Although not exclusive to sustainability research, the Marquette Magazine, College of Engineering Magazine, online exclusives, and Marquette Tribune have featured student research on sustainability.


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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
Yes

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :

The new Engineering Hall utilizes a dashboard monitor to share the building’s sustainability features with the public.


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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:

Sodexo provides sustainability-related information regarding food in dining hall locations.


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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?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:

A Native Tree brochure is available which provides information on all the tree species native to southeastern Wisconsin located on campus. The goal of the program is to have at least one of each species on campus.


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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:

The Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin (BFW) has presented several times on campus during brown-bag lunch sessions to offer education to the campus community on how to commute safely by bike. The BFW has provided brochures during these events. Marquette employees are regular participants in BFW’s annual Bike to Work Week and Wisconsin Bike Challenge.


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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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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (1st material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

Another primary outreach vehicle is the Marquette sustainability Facebook page.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (2nd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

The Office of Sustainability hands out a recycling brochure, Zipcar brochure, and general sustainability brochure during tabling events and presentations. The recycling brochure helps educate the campus community on single-stream recycling and the 50 percent recycling goal. The Zipcar brochure informs the community about the car-sharing partnership with Zipcar. The general sustainability brochure provides information on LEED buildings on campus, energy, and recycling while directing the community to the sustainability website for more detailed information.


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (3rd material):
Yes

A brief description of this material:

Campus sustainability initiatives are spotlighted during Marquette University Student Government’s annual Green Week. Such outreach materials have included chalking sidewalks, hanging posters in the Alumni Memorial Union and in residence halls, and shown on Access TV (campus-wide video PSA system).


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Does the institution produce another sustainability publication or outreach material not covered above? (4th material):
Yes

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The Office of Sustainability presents to various departments and student groups on campus. These presentations provide an overview of sustainability initiatives on campus as well as provide information on how the audience can contribute or get involved.


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