News and Announcements

Yale Fire Marshal shield overlayed on central campus
December 5, 2022
A growing cause of fires are due to the increased use of lithium-ion batteries. We want you to take care when using them, because in rare cases, they can overheat, catch fire...
Facilities grounds and maintenance mowing on campus, photo by Robert DeSanto
November 7, 2022
With a fast-growing fleet of battery-powered landscape equipment, Yale Landscape and Grounds Maintenance can mow, weed, hedge, and clear debris in a way that is cleaner,...
Illustration by Emily Cai
October 31, 2022
For the second time in three years, Yale has been awarded a Gold rating by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)—demonstrating...
Construction on Science Hill looking southwest, photo courtesy of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications at Yale
October 26, 2022
Provost Scott A. Strobel offers an annual update on new and ongoing facilities improvements on campus in support of Yale’s academic missions.
Concrete foundation of the new Economics Building facing west, photo by Ronnie Rysz
October 11, 2022
Facilities’ design standards now include counsel for reducing embodied carbon in concrete use at Yale. The new concrete standard complements the University’s commitment to...
Celebrate Sustainability week from October 3–7, graphic courtesy of the Office of Sustainability
September 29, 2022
This year’s theme is “Act Today, Protect Tomorrow.” From October 3–7, join a talk, walk, cooking demo, or other sustainability-themed event. Find a full calendar on the...
Jack Michael (Mike) Bellamy, photo by Ana I. Martinez Chamorro
September 1, 2022
Jack Michael (Mike) Bellamy, a distinguished civil engineer with more than 30 years of leadership, construction, and facilities management experience, has been named the vice...