The Natatorium accomplished its innovative feat in June 2016 when it hosted the Olympic Diving Trials, making the trials the first Olympic event to have a zero-waste designation. Being a zero-waste venue means that by weight, 90 percent of all waste must be recycled or composted; only 10 percent may be disposed of as trash.
40 students planted 26 trees in one of our campus recreation fields, Lockefield Green. The planting included a visit from Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar and school mascots.
Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar has announced that 24 projects have received nearly $500,000 in grants from the Welcoming Campus Innovation Fund.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized IUPUI as an Individual Conference Champion of the 2016-17 College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in The Summit League.
Three students from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis attended the 2017 Food, Waste, and Hunger Summit, or Summit Squared, on March 24-25.