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UMN Morris and Ever-Green Energy Release Campus Carbon Neutrality Plan

October 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The plan is intended to help the campus achieve full carbon neutrality, beyond electric.

UMN Morris Achieves Carbon Neutrality in Electricity

July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
The campus is now fully carbon neutral in electricity because of on-site clean energy systems.

Rosemark ’21 and Westfield ’20 to Lead Student Body

April 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The two aim to build a more "wholesome" University of Minnesota Morris through wellness, equity, community, academics, and sustainability.

Tatham ’21 Earns Briggs Library Associates Art Award

April 3, 2019 - 12:00am
An environmental science and enviromental studies major, Tatham uses art to process what she learns in class.

UMN Morris Offers New Sustainability Leadership Minor

April 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The Sustainability Leadership minor will help students from any major develop the skills they need to grow as leaders in their personal and professional lives.

Ever-Green Energy Announces Winners of Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality Program

February 19, 2019 - 12:00am
UMN Morris is one of three selected higher ed institutions to receive free energy planning services as part of pilot program

Year In Review: 2018

December 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Economic impact, a campaign celebration, and a visit from United States Senator Amy Klobuchar: 2018 was another great year for the University of Minnesota Morris.

UMN Morris Is One of Sierra’s Top 40 Cool Schools 6 Years in a Row

August 28, 2018 - 12:00am
UMN Morris was ranked first in the state and 33rd in the nation.

UMN Morris Receives STARS Gold Rating for Sustainability Achievements

August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
This is the campus's third Gold Star rating.

UMN Morris Earns NACUBO’s First Excellence in Sustainability Award

July 31, 2018 - 12:00am
The campus was honored for "making a vital and tangible difference" in the community.

Morris Makes Fiske Guide to Colleges Eight Years in a Row

July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The guidebook praises the campus as a comprehensive liberal arts college.

UMN Morris To Take Part in First Statewide Solar Congress

July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Hosted by Solar United Neighbors, the Congress is a free daylong event filled with educational and social opportunities for solar enthusiasts. RSVP >>

Mark Neuzil Is Morris's Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Liberal Arts

March 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The communication and journalism professor will deliver two lectures and teach a two-credit Communication and the Environment course.

Wu ’18 Receives Mestenhauser Student Award

March 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Wu has advocated for international students and encouraged them to get involved on campus.

Sustainability Leadership Minor in the Works at Morris

February 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The area of emphasis will prepare students to lead in a carbon-constrained future.

Morris a Top-10 Performer in Sustainable Campus Index

November 7, 2017 - 12:00am
Morris is the only public college on AASHE's list of baccalaureate sustainability leaders.

Alumni Continue Work for Sustainable Food Systems

October 16, 2017 - 12:00am
After graduating from Morris, alumni Naomi Olive '13 and Jared Walhowe '09 continue to work on food systems and sustainability.

Interns Conserve Energy—and Save Thousands in the Process

September 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Student interns in the Office of Sustainability work with campus administration and Facilities Management to cut down on energy usage and costs.

Morris Featured in The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges

September 20, 2017 - 12:00am
Once again the education services company has named the University of Minnesota, Morris one of the world's most environmentally responsible colleges.

Morris is one of Sierra’s Top 40 Cool Schools for 2017

August 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Morris was ranked #2 in the state and #34 in the nation.