Solutions Blog

by Isabela Villarreal September 26, 2018

Written by Jocelyn Reynolds, B.S. Architecture and Student Fellow of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions + Omar Abu Sulaiman, B.S. Mechanical Engineering and Student Fellow of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.

by Isabela Villarreal September 26, 2018
The Joseph C. Blumel Residence Hall became Portland State’s second LEED for Operations + Maintenance (LEED O+M) certified building and the first to achieve Gold status under this designation in August 2018.
by Paul Lask September 6, 2018
This summer I spent a week collecting tree and plant data in the Blue Mountains of northeast Oregon for a collaborative study that included Portland State University, the Nature Conservancy, and the Oregon Department of Forestry.
by Isabela Villarreal September 4, 2018
The 2018 Sustainable Campus Index and Sierra Cool Schools rankings have been released, with Portland State once again being recognized for its sustainable operations, academics, research programs, and more.
by Isabela Villarreal August 31, 2018
Last month Campus Rec became the highest scoring Gold certified department since the Portland State Climate Champions program launched. With a near perfect score, Campus Rec is a role model for other departments at PSU to operate in an environmentally and socially-conscious manner.
by Isabela Villarreal August 7, 2018
The PSU Living Lab program matches staff with students and faculty who bring fresh perspectives to develop unique and innovative solutions to campus sustainability challenges.