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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

News


March 14, 2009  -  Rice Enviornmental Club holds it's 16th Annual Conference: Green Pays: Environmental Responsibility in the Business World

Rice Enviornmental Club holds it's 16th Annual Conference, "Green Pays: Environmental Responsibility in the Business World". The event will be at Wiess Commons, on the Rice campus, from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm. Speakers include Houston Mayor Bill White; Jim Blackburn, Blackburn and Carter; and Debra Marshall,  Shell Global Solutions.  


 

February 19, 2009  -  Lila Holzman hosts Sustainability Research & Opportunities for Rice students

Student intern Lila Holzman hosts the first Shell Center for Sustainability (SCS) sponsored Sustainability Research & Opportunities for Rice students. The event features 5 SCS research leaders who will discuss their projects and what they look for in participating students to build a team. The event takes place on Thursday, February 19, at the Rice Memorial Center. The event begins at 4:00 pm and concludes at 6:30 pm. Student  R.S.V.P.   


 

January 30, 2009  -  An off-the-grid Emergency Response Studio on display at Rice Gallery through March 1, 2009

An off-the-grid Emergency Response Studio on display at Rice Gallery through March 1, 2009. The exhibition in the small gallery features ZERO House, a Rice student project for the Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. 


 

January 13, 2009  -  A new installation at Rice Gallery is a solar-powered mobile artist's studio

A new installation at Rice Gallery is a solar-powered mobile artist's studio.   


 

December 11, 2008  -  Rice team wins award based on applied research funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability in 2007

Rice team wins award based on applied research funded by the Shell Center for Sustainability in 2007. 


 
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