Posts Tagged ‘green initiatives’

Catching the Wind

Catching the Wind

Environmental 110 students measure wind speeds on campus to help find the perfect place for a wind turbine.

Dennis Makes ‘Green’ a Priority

Dennis Makes ‘Green’ a Priority

When John Dennis (BS ’82 safety engineering; MS ‘99 criminology) took the reins as mayor of West Lafayette, Ind., in 2008, he envisioned maintaining and even expanding ambitious green initiatives.

It Takes Blue to Make Green

It Takes Blue to Make Green

This issue of Indiana State University Magazine explores the university’s commitment to green initiatives and the work of our alumni in sustainability efforts. While the university proudly showcases its blue, it is always important to remember that it takes blue to make green.

Mark Barnes: No Limits for Life

Mark Barnes:  No Limits for Life

For 1981 Indiana State University graduate Mark Barnes, the hard work and flexibility learned as a drummer is simply part of life.

University Adopts Climate Action Plan

University Adopts Climate Action Plan

Is it possible for a university campus to go about its daily activities with no net harmful impact on the environment? ISU explores the possibilities as it adopts its climate action plan as the next step toward sustainability.

Alumni Ride Winds of Change in Energy

Alumni Ride Winds of Change in Energy

When Rocky Jackson completed his degree, he wanted to work for a company that embraced new technologies. Shortly after graduation, he landed a position as a project engineer for White Construction. The Clinton-based company, whose president attended ISU and employs many alumni, has emerged as a leader in the field of alternative energy.