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Chatham University

 •  September 22

It would be an understatement to say that Ryan Utz is not a fan of Japanese barberry. Utz is a professor at Chatham University’s Falk School of Sustainability, and as we walk through some damp, forested land on the property of their Eden Hall campus, north of Pittsburgh, he can hardly contain himself. “This is what we...

Chatham University

 •  August 30

Updated 24 minutes ago Ryan Utz has been studying entomology a long time, so little about the observation of moth species he's leading at Chatham University's Eden Hall campus surprises him. However, volunteers or visitors to the LED-lit plywood biodiversity monitoring station where more than 150 moths may gather on a good night are almost always...

Chatham University

 •  June 5

Creating a healthy planet and economy is possible. Here’s how.
Creating a healthy planet and economy is possible. Here’s how.
In its most recent annual report on the state of the global climate, the World Meteorological Organization confirmed that 2016 was the warmest year on record. The report also stated that the influence of human activity on...

Chatham University

 •  April 26

It was the real, individual results that told Chatham University its wellness program was working — from the professor who lost 80 pounds to the information technology and housekeeping workers who each quit smoking after 30 years.The same is true for Ward Transport & Logistics Corp., where one supervisor in Cincinnati lost 65 pounds and eliminated...

Chatham University

 •  April 20

PITTSBURGH: The American Institute of Architects and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) have awarded Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus a COTE Top Ten Award. The Awards “highlight projects that exemplify the integration of great design and great performance.” Submissions for the Awards required demonstration of how the project aligns with...

Chatham University

 •  April 14

PITTSBURGH: For the fifth consecutive year, Chatham University was honored with 2016 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. With elements designed for the original Andrew Mellon estate by the renowned Olmsted Brothers, the Chatham University Shadyside campus is one of the...

Chatham University

 •  April 4

Updated 4 minutes ago Their schools may have been born in the midst of Pennsylvania coal country and sit smack in the middle of the Marcellus shale, but students at the University of Pittsburgh and Chatham University are saying enough is enough. Joining students at universities across the country, they want trustees at their schools to sell off...

Chatham University

 •  April 3

Chatham University is inching closer to divesting its $80 million endowment fund of investments in the fossil fuel industry. At a recent meeting of the investment committee of the Board of Trustees, members voted to approve two new investment opportunities that are specifically aimed at excluding fossil fuels and supporting sustainable...

Chatham University

 •  March 9

Updated 2 hours ago Spending hours at the office can have some of the comforts of home these days. Walls are going down, offices are moving and electronic devices are allowing multitasking in personal as well as professional roles. “Families are changing all the time and so is the place you work,” says Kyra K. Tucker, who has put together an...

Chatham University

 •  February 9

Chatham University’s Eden Hall Campus on Wednesday morning took a big delivery of fresh fish. Really fresh. Five hundred live rainbow trout fingerlings — young ones, 4 to 6 inches long — arrived at the campus in Richland via truck from Laurel Hill Trout Farm’s hatchery near Somerset. They were the first fish to go into the three 500-gallon tanks in...