Campus Challenge 2012

Open Dates: 
Monday, October 01, 2012 to Thursday, February 14, 2013

Vote for the best idea at The George Washington University! The Campus Challenge submission period has ended, and we have received ideas from across GW’s campus. Now the time has come to elevate one above the rest. Choose wisely. Remember: the submission garnering the most votes wins free Capital Bikeshare membership for one year.

When selecting the best idea, consider the following questions:

  1. Is the idea different?
  2. Is it cool or new?
  3. Will it impact our future?
How do you move the Planet Forward? Tweet us @planet_forward or contribute to the conversation with your own story.

Content on Content Hub

As a part of our research in our Urban Sustainability class, we created a video on how Cleveland, OH, Baltimore, MD, Pittsburg, PA, and El Paso, TX are enacting initiatives to support weatherizing low-income housing residents in order to reach out... Read More
Max Chen, Mayra Cruz, and Zohra Roy's "Invest, Educate, Empower" won Planet Forward's GW Campus Challenge.
The International Panel on Climate Change stated that, "Average Arctic temperatures have increased at almost twice the global average rate in the past 100 years."
Description of storm water management around the United States.
Cities use parks to provide better air quality and life quality to make sustainable communities.
Green infrastructure is defined as “the interconnected network of open spaces and natural areas, such as greenways, wetlands, parks, forest preserves and native plant vegetation, that naturally manages stormwater, reduces flooding risk and improves... Read More
PlaNYC aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York City by 30 percent over a 25-year span.
Increase Community Involvement in Innovative Ways. By Alex Hurrell, Richard Grant, and Luis Sanchez
Everyone has heard the words global warming and their designation as the number one crisis facing humanity. Cities around the world have responded with a wide range of ideas targeting their own emissions. Everything from green roofs to alternative... Read More
Please note: The Campus Challenge deadline has changed from November 30 to December 11. All submissions will now be accepted until December 11.

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