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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Faculty Funded Research

As a member of the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), Temple University developed a Climate Action Plan in 2010 with one of its goals to expand sustainability research. Temple faculty from many disciplines engage in research in a wide range of sustainability topics.

Click to view recent funded research:

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FY 2013

Project School and Department Lead Investigator(s) Funding Source Start Datesort ascending
Using Data from Climate Science to Teach Introductory Statistics Statistics,
Business & Management, Fox School of
Dr. Gary Witt Temple University 09/2013
Water and Environmental Technology Center (WET) Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Rominder Suri NSF 08/2011
Sustainable Communities Initiative Political Science,
Liberal Arts, College of
Barbara Ferman Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine 04/2011
CAREER: II-VI Semiconductor Vapor Phase Epitaxy guided by Kinetically Active Surface Agents Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Svetlana Neretina National Science Foundation (NSF) 02/2011
T-VSSI Breaking Down Barriers Phase IV Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Jeffrey Featherstone William Penn Foundation 01/2011
Large-Scale Fabrication of Printable Hybrid Solar Cells Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Svetlana Neretina Drexel University 01/2011
Porous Plastic-Based Cementitious Materials for Pervious Pavements Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Naji Khoury National Science Foundation (NSF) 01/2011
Carbon Sequestration through Restoration in Philadelphia Fairmount Park Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Mary Myers National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 12/2010
Biodegradation of Buried Oil: Evaluation, Prediction, and Enhancement: A decision support study The Unified Incident Command of the DWH Spill Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Michel Boufadel, Benoit Van Aken U.S. Coast Guard 12/2010
Digging Deeper Architecture,
Art, Tyler School of
Sally Harrison Village of Arts & Humanities 11/2010