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Members of the 2013 Solar Decathlon team. Photo courtesy of Santa Clara Solar Decathlon.

SCU Solar Decathlon team back in competition; aims to win in 2013

Posted on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
After finishing third overall in the 2007 and 2009 Solar Decathlons, SCU will compete again this year in the competition, which will be held in Southern California in October, 2013. Read about SCU's history in the competition, including its 2007 and 2009 houses, and about how the team plans to win big in 2013. Read More »

Engineering students visit Honduras; plan water distribution project

Posted on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
Six SCU undergraduate engineering students from SCU's chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled with their professor to a rural community in Honduras last September to begin the initial surveying process for a potable water distribution system. Read about the project and how it will enable people living in the community to access clean water while empowering them to improve their quality of life. Read More »

News and Events

Posted on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
SCU School of Engineering reduces plastic water bottle consumption | 2013 Baja Study Abroad Information Session | Soda’s Demise: The Sweetened Beverage Tax | Campus Sustainability Week Fair | Volleyball Green Game | To Label or Not to Label GE Foods: Prop. 37 Read More »

Did you Know?

Posted on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
The Office of Sustainability has moved to a new home! Read more about our new location, the Office's new Sustainability Coordinator position, and more about how to get involved with sustainability at SCU this year. Read More »

Take Action

Posted on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
Tips to take action: reduce, reuse, recycle, and respect, related to house parties and Halloween. REDUCE: landfill waste by cutting back on candy wrappers | REUSE: old Halloween costumes | RECYCLE: red cups, corks, bottles, and cans | RESPECT: buy your pumpkins locally. Read More »


Posted on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012
Future Sustainability Updates will continue to be distributed to SCU students, faculty, and staff through non-Essential SCU Global E-Mail Distribution Lists. If you are not a student, faculty, or staff member at SCU (or are part of the SCU community, but not on the non-Essential lists) and wish to receive future Sustainability Updates, please join our Sustainability at SCU e-mail list. Read More »