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    EPA RECOGNIZES NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY FOR LEADING GREEN POWER USE

    Northern Arizona University reduces carbon footprint with green power use Northern Arizona University has officially been purchasing Green Power for one year and has received recognition from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from joining their Green Power Partnership. Northern Arizona Universityis using more than 8 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power this year, which is enough green power to meet 13 percent of the organization’s electricity use. Northern Arizona University is buying a combination of renewable energy certificates (RECs) and utility green power products from Arizona Public Service and Renewable Choice Energy. In addition, Northern Arizona University is generating green power from on-site renewable energy systems, including their 163 wWh…

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    Student Worker Position at Institute for Sustainable Energy Solutions

    Are you looking for a student worker position? The Institute for Sustainable Energy Solutions is hiring! Check out the job description below. ISES Student worker Assignment: Administrative support for NAU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy Solutions (ISES); some outreach, communication and design projects. Context: NAU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy Solutions, now in its fourth year, is expanding its team and its outreach efforts. These include the website (www.nau.edu/ises) and other communications materials and campaigns. ISES has a Director, Project Director and Administrative Associate managing most of its functions. ISES is seeking a student worker to help out with administrative tasks, communications, web updates, and other duties as needed. This employee will…

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    NAU Sustainability Course Directory Has Been Launched

    The NAU Office of Sustainability is excited to introduce the NAU Sustainability Course Directory – a new online database system for all the courses from any department that are focused on sustainability or simply have a sustainability component in them. Both undergraduate and graduate students can now enjoy a constantly updated list of classes that cover a wide range of topics related to environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability. The challenge of spreading awareness about sustainability and creating an environmentally conscious behavior always comes down to nurturing eco-literacy. In order to provide a deeper understanding of the global climate change challenges we face nowadays, NAU is attempting to ease an…