Only three years ago the Outdoor Adventures Center had a different and much smaller profile in the City Campus Recreation Center. There were six ropes on the climbing wall, a small bike shop, and a garage full of rental gear outside the front entrance. Due to the pressing need to expand student recreation services, the new Outdoor Adventures Center opened in Spring 2014.
Many universities across the United States and greater world are leading the effort for carbon neutrality as they recognize the responsibility academic institutions have to respond to environmental changes. Universities with these goals are working to reduce their carbon emissions by using less energy as well as more renewable energy.
A new ASUN Green Fund project is coming to University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus. A small green roof will be installed on the East Campus Recreation Center.
The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska heard two bills and a resolution to a bill during its meeting on April 12.
For unfinished business, the senate voted to indefinitely postpone Government Bill No. 4 from last week’s meeting, as Freshman Campus Leadership Associates member Hannah Jacobs asked to withdraw it. The bill aimed to help the Lincoln homeless community by providing care packages. The bill drew concern at last week’s meeting, as members of the senate wanted Jacobs’ project to focus more on University of Nebraska-Lincoln students.
Editor’s Note: LEAF artist Michael Johnson is Art Director for The Daily Nebraskan. Johnson did not contribute to the writing or editing of this story.
On April 7 the Lincoln Environmental Art Festival or ‘LEAF’ showcased environmental and sustainability-themed graphic design, video, live performance and photography.