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Mason Receives STARS Silver Rating for Sustainability Achievements

August 24, 2011

In recognition of its sustainability achievements, Mason has received a Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System.

Sustainability Institute Offers Bike Maintenance Workshop

August 18, 2011

Mason’s Sustainability Institute will offer “Bike Maintenance for the Mechanically Un-inclined” on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

Mason Sustainability Institute Offers Free Workshops

June 24, 2011

Mason has partnered with Dominion Power and the City of Fairfax to offer free workshops to teach members of the community about the financial and ecological benefits of sustainability.

Sustainability Institute Hosts Green Gardening Workshops

April 26, 2011

The George Mason University Sustainability Institute (MSI) will help area residents create healthier gardens this spring by hosting multiple gardening workshops.

New Sustainability Institute to Offer Workshops on Organic Gardening, Composting

April 13, 2011

The Mason Sustainability Institute will provide members of the campus and surrounding communities with sustainability-oriented education and skills development opportunities, including workshops that begin this month.

Office of Sustainability Introduces Green Office Program

February 9, 2011

The Sustainability Office has established sets of measurements to determine which of Mason’s departmental offices are the greenest or most environmentally friendly.

Dominion Foundation Supports Mason Sustainability Programs

February 3, 2011

The foundation presented George Mason University with $35,000 in support of the Mason Sustainability Institute.

Honors College, Office of Sustainability Sponsor Students to Attend Sustainability Conference

May 5, 2010

All students also agreed to work as a team with the Office of Sustainability upon their return and use the knowledge gained at the conference to plan and implement a project that would benefit the Mason community.

Office of Sustainability Training Program Wins $5,000

April 22, 2010

The funds will allow the office to continue its successful Student Training for Environmental Protection (STEP) held for the first time last summer.

Proposed Patriot Green Fund Would Support Sustainability at Mason

March 6, 2009

The Office of Sustainability and the student-led Environmental Awareness Group are attempting to launch the Patriot Green Fund.