April 22, 2013
For the third year in a row, UNM has been named to “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges.” The guide is collaboration between the Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council, the guide focuses on colleges that have demonstrated a strong commitment to the environment and sustainability. UNM is the only higher education institution from New Mexico listed in the guide.
More than 800 schools were evaluated by the Princeton Review and only those with a score of 83 or above were listed in the guide.
“UNM is a leader in energy conservation and recycling,” said Mary Clark, manager, UNM Sustainability. “Our faculty research in renewable energy technology and Sustainability Studies Program ranks us with the other leading green schools in the nation.” The Princeton Review created the green college guide in response to a survey of high school students who overwhelming indicated that a university’s commitment to the environment would influence their decision to attend that university. Read more...