In this episode of 13, Colgate’s sustainability staff members talk biomass — the primary heat source for the University — and how burning locally sourced wood chips helped Colgate on its path to carbon neutrality.
This summer, I had the opportunity to be a public health intern at Hildebrand Family Self-Help Center in Cambridge, Mass. I decided to pursue this path due to my interest in healthcare disparities among minority groups.
A Colgate-led biology symposium on canine research has led to the publication of a special issue of Integrative and Comparative Biology, focusing on the special qualities of dog research and how the species is a perfect launching point to teach many facets of the discipline.
The use of wood chips as Colgate University’s primary energy source for heating and hot water was an important component of its efforts to becoming the first university in New York State to achieve carbon neutrality in 2019.
A newly announced National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) round of grant funding will help one Colgate professor to develop and run a three-week, residential institute about abolitionism and the Underground Railroad for 25 middle- and high-school teachers.