Joey Oesterle

Joey Oesterle

Joey from Minnesota. Strategic Communications Major, Business Administration Minor. Dino Nuggets.

The switch from competitive sports to DU intramural’s

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DU’s efforts towards making a sustainable campus

This slideshow, is a continuation of my issue story on a large-scale solar project a DU student is spearheading. Solar energy is a viable solution to high-energy cost and unsustainable ways of generating electricity. DU has implemented some strategies to increase sustainability, like the water bottle filling stations, recycling bins, and solar panels on the bike stations, but nothing has been done on a large scale. The $1.7 million project that is being executed by various DU students is the first of its kind.

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DU Senior, Spearheads $1.7 mil Solar Project on Campus

The massive size of the Gates Field House, is ideal for a large scale solar project.

The massive size of the Gates Field House, is ideal for a large scale solar project.

Climate Change is more evident than ever before, and is increasingly becoming worse. Because of this, sustainability efforts need to be increased and practice by more of our population, in order to continue to have the resources we so heavily use today.

 

Fourth year student, Kyle Sundman, is spearheading a project that can economically and environmentally rebrand DU. As a part of a $1.7million project to lower DU’s carbon footprint.,Sundman plans to install solar panels on top of the Gates Field House. “Up until 2014 there had been no sustainability classes in the Business School.-I had a professor in a previous quarter, who informed me she was teaching a class catered towards sustainability,” says Sundman.

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