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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
Shale Hills Critical Zone Observation EES,
Science and Technology, College of
Laura Toran Pennsylvania State University 09/2010
Acid Mine Drainage Technology Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Daniel Strongin The Nanotechnology Institute 08/2010
Inhibiting Oxidation of Metal Sulfide containing Material Using Nano Bilayers of Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Daniel Strongin The NanoTechnology Institute 08/2010
A Nationwide Consortium of Universities to Revitalize Electric Power Engineering Education by State-of-the-Art Laboratories Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Saroj Biswas University of Minnesota 07/2010
Sustainable 19125 Performance Measures Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Lynn Mandarano New Kensington Community Development Corporation 07/2010
Community Health Partners for Sustainability Nursing,
Health Professions and Social Work, College of
Nancy Rothman National Nursing Centers Consortium 07/2010
Effects of Hydroseeding, Seed Mixtures and Seed Treatment Technology on Re-vegetation Efforts in SE PA Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Michael Olsewski, Mary Myers Burpee Foundation 07/2010
Alkaline Fuel Cell Membrane Design and Synthesis Chemistry,
Science and Technology, College of
Bradford Wayland DuPont 06/2010
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Response Biology,
Science and Technology, College of
Erik Cordes National Science Foundation (NSF) 06/2010
Brady's Geothermal Field EGS Project Geomechanical Analysis EES,
Science and Technology, College of
Nicholas Davatzes Ormat Technologies, Inc. 05/2010


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