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Penrose Library upgrades to LED lights

Illustration by Elie Flanagan
February 13, 2020

The Penrose Library has undergone a sustainability upgrade. Last week, the Penrose Library traded in its fluorescent lighting for higher efficiency, longer-lasting LED bulbs. The upgrade was part of a...

Elissa Brown: taking on campus sustainability

Elissa Brown is Whitman’s third sustainability coordinator following Tristan Sewell and Brandon Bishop.
October 7, 2019

After former Campus Sustainability Coordinator Brandon Bishop’s departure last year, Whitman welcomed its third-ever campus sustainability coordinator in April of 2019 with the arrival of Elissa Brown....

Going Green: Sustainability Efforts on Campus

Illustration by Elie Flanagan
October 8, 2018

Whitman’s plans to become zero waste by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2050 are officially underway after the construction of Stanton Hall and the Cleveland Dining Hall, both LEED (Leadership in Energy and...

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