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UC Irvine is No. 1 ‘Coolest School’ in nation

UC Irvine has placed first in Sierra magazine’s eighth annual ranking of the country’s “Coolest Schools,” marking the fifth consecutive year the university has been included among the top 10 “greenest” campuses nationwide.

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EPA deputy administrator joins UCI students for Earth-friendly lunch

Bob Perciasepe, the Environmental Protection Agency’s deputy administrator, joined the cafeteria line today at the University of California, Irvine, where he shared a zero-waste lunch with students and commended the campus on its zero-waste and food recovery achievements. UC Irvine’s zero-waste program diverts from landfills 83 percent of the campus’s total waste materials by recycling, reusing and composting. In addition, the university has increased its food waste diversion from 90 tons in 2010 to 500 tons in 2012, when it joined the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.

Alumni Dan Crout hanging banner

Stubbing out a bad habit

With UCI vowing to be smoke-free by Jan. 1, an expert addresses the use of alternative tobacco products


UCI named to Princeton Review’s ‘Green Honor Roll’

UC Irvine has landed a spot on The Princeton Review’s “Green Honor Roll,” which highlights campuses dedicated to sustainability via energy use, recycling, food services, buildings and transportation as well as academic offerings and environmental action plans.

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UC Irvine listed among America’s top 10 ‘Coolest Schools’ for fourth year

UC Irvine has placed third in Sierra magazine’s seventh annual ranking of the country’s “Coolest Schools,” making this the fourth consecutive year the university has been included among the top 10 “greenest” campuses nationwide. The publication’s September/October cover story spotlights what colleges are doing to address climate issues and operate sustainably, from UC Irvine’s highly efficient cogeneration power plant and more than 4,800 solar panels to American University’s new campuswide composting program. The complete list is available at

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