Roanoke College students hope the results of a green roofs study would reduce rainwater runoff at some of downtown Roanoke's buildings and save energy costs for the city.
RC is proud to have tied for seventh place as U.S. News & World Reports' National Liberal Arts Up and Comers list
Power Shift 2009 urges young people to promote conversation about justice, equity, economic reform and clean living.
The college is experimenting with a trayless initiative in the Commons to promote environmental awareness among the college's community.
“One of the most important aspects of going green is simply the amount of energy that will be saved,” says Cassandra Lord ’10. “This is not only good for the environment, but it is also something that will be monetarily beneficial in the long run.”