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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named Rowan University 2009-2010 EPA Green Power Challenge conference champions for purchasing more green energy than all other higher education institutions in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Rowan University as the 2008-2009 Individual Conference Champion for purchasing more green power than any other school in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.  This is the ninth environmental award the Glassboro university has received in the last three years.

Addressing the Rowan community, Capt. Paul Watson said the planet's oceans are under attack by poachers and whalers, and he's out to stop them.

Rowan students, faculty and staff are competing in a race with a pretty simple goal - to reduce waste and increase recycling more than other participating schools.

As America grapples with its worst economic downturn in decades, a group of Rowan students are collecting clothes for people facing much harsher conditions - rape, forced migration, outright genocide.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Association of New Jersey Recyclers will honor Rowan University for outstanding achievement in recycling at the annual New Jersey Recycling Symposium and Awards Luncheon on October 15 in Eatontown.

Student volunteers helped clean up the campus and plant daffodils and trees.

The New Jersey Clean Communities Council on May 22 recognized Rowan University with the 2008 Excellence in Education Award, given in recognition of the University's commitment, enthusiasm and community pride through cleanups, educational programs or projects that encourage the proper handling of solid waste, according to the council. The organization recognized Rowan for its "Clean and Green Day" a regularly held event that engages students, faculty and staff in cleaning up the campus and planting shrubs and flowers for beautification. This event coupled with other sustainability measures, including recycling projects, is an important component of the education process for everyone in the Rowan community.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Rowan University as the 2007-2008 Individual Conference Champion for purchasing more green power than any other school in the New Jersey Athletic Conference.

On Tuesday, April 22, Dr. Don Stoll’s Honors College Composition II/Global Climate Change class took a break from talking about the Earth to do something to help it.

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