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Mental Construals & Environmental Commons Dilemmas
Investigating how thinking of the environment as part of one's own identity may affect one's decision-making.
Radiator enclosures to reduce energy waste and increase occupant comfort for cast-iron steam radiators.
Evidence Based Conservation
Funding course development and student projects for an Evidence Based Conservation course.
EdenWorks is a NYU-Poly-founded startup focused on building sustainable urban food infrastructure for retail and commercial foodservice operations.
Student Food Cooperative at NYU
Making healthy and sustainability-sourced food accessible to the local and greater community.
NYU Urban Farm Lab
Steinhardt Food Studies faculty are piloting an urban farm between Houston St and Silver Towers. The farm will support urban agriculture courses, volunteers, tenant gardening, and research.
LEDs for Stage and On-Location Film & Video Shoots
Modernizing lighting equipment on Tisch's Film & TV teaching soundstage
Drama Green Initative
DGI eliminates resource waste and sets sustainability standards in Tisch's department of Drama.
OurGoods is a skills and objects bartering network designed to connect students and alumni across disciplines.
Climate Change: It's What's for Dinner | Environmental Impacts of Meat
Campaigning to decrease meat consumption in light of its heavy environmental impact - through cooking demos, food events, pledges, online resources and participation in Meatless Mondays.
How Possible is Net Zero for an NYU Building?
Researching the feasibility of constructing a building that uses no more energy than it creates.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sustainability: Transforming Curriculum in Higher Education
Developing a workshop for NYU faculty to learn about integrating sustainability themes into their teaching.
NYU Existing Building LEED Feasibility and Opportunity Analysis
Creating a database to help NYU discern which sustainable improvements will garner the greatest energy savings.
The Bellflower is a kinetic sculpture that runs on solar power and biomimetically resembles an opening flower.
Connect Music Festival for NYU Unplugged
Providing a music festival for the winning residence hall of NYU Unplugged Spring 2014
Superstorm Research Lab
Research about how Superstorm Sandy changed thinking patterns in New York City.
Greenpoint Growery: A Productive Garden
Feasibility evaluation and planning for a student-led greenroof project.
Kimmel Herbalmania - Edibles for All
Explores growing edible plants at NYU and demonstrates how to healthfully and deliciously use them.