The university and the institute were critical in helping the golf tournament meet sustainability goals, said organizers.
It takes a team approach to keep the green in Greenville. The Shi Institute's Laura Bain explains how she contributes.
"Achieving a STARS gold rating means that sustainability is intertwined in everything we do at Furman." -- Laura Bain
The school’s sustainability efforts have ranked it among the top baccalaureate schools in the country.
Furman ranks No. 9 overall among baccalaureate institutions included in the AASHE publication.
A local station airs a piece about Furman's sustainability science major and the solar farm whose grass is maintained by sheep, not mowers.
Furman's 11th straight designation as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation captures the attention of a local journalist.
Furman receives recognitions from the Arbor Day Foundation and the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.
Furman achieved a ranking of 45 this year among the more than 250 colleges that participated in Sierra Club's Cool Schools survey.
Andrew Moore of the Journal speaks to sheep owner Steve Wood and Furman staff about a more sustainable way to cut the grass.