50 shades of green: LEED-certified buildings may be thing of the past at UNLV

By Jessica Segovia UNLV’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification could be on its way out due to the high cost of certification and lack of performance. LEED certification is a third party green certification of a structure, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED certification is one of the country’s most prestigious approval systems for ...Full Article

UNLV starts new green grading system

Council implements self-reporting sustainability rubricFull Article

UNLV welcomes sustainability librarian

Lied Library’s new staff member helps bookshelves and databases get a little bit greenerFull Article

Brookings fellow talks urban growth

 UNLV REBEL YELL 2009 Pietro Nivola proposes solutions to society’s rapidly increasing footprintFull Article

The dark side of being green

Environmental activists ignore crucial facts, recruit without causeFull Article

Students bring on 'Day of Action'

 UNLV REBEL YELL 2009 Sierra Student Coalition leads UNLV activists in call for legislative action on climate changeFull Article

UNLV makes average grade

 UNLV REBEL YELL 2009 UNLV’s “green” report card raises concerns about campus conservation plansFull Article

Departments consolidated into one new school

 New structure New structure will increase efficiency, administrators sayFull Article

Rebel wins Governor's Cup

farmfront UNLV graduate Steve Perkowski won first place and $20,000 in Nevada’s 2009 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s ...Full Article

$2.1 million given to technology research

Department of Energy selects winning institutionsFull Article
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