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Orienting New Students to Green UT

June 5, 2019

UT Austin is working to make new student orientation more sustainable, with both the physical reduction of waste by composting and redistributing lunch boxes and with info sessions for how to live greener while on campus.

Texas Athletics Receives Green Sports Alliance Award ... Again!

May 29, 2019

University of Texas Athletics has been named one of the Environmental Innovators of the Year by the Green Sports Alliance for the second year in a row, the organization announced Wednesday. 

Satellite Data Contributes to Our Understanding of Climate Change

May 24, 2019

The twin satellite system launched in 2002 to take detailed measurements of the Earth (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment, or GRACE) has documented ichange global climate patterns. Additional news release from Cockrell School of Engineering.

Listen In: Jim Walker Talks with Green Guy

May 22, 2019

Listen to Jim Walker talk about sustainability at The University of Texas at Austin with Green Guy Media, or Eric Moncrief, as part of his College Sustainability Summit Series, sponsored by AASHE

Earth Month Redux

May 10, 2019

Earth Month 2019 at The University of Texas at Austin was momentous, fun and educational, as anyone can see from this Flickr Album!

Going Green at UT

May 9, 2019

The second edition of Texas Connect has a feature on Green Fund and its impact on staff.

Call for Presentations: Rebooting the Sustainability Symposium

May 7, 2019

Announcing the return of the Sustainability Symposium on October 25, 2019 and also a call for presentations that focus on the UT campus as a living lab.

Campus Reinforces Support of Zero Waste Goal

May 2, 2019

​The campus has shown growing support for zero waste this spring semester, from a presentation by Resource Recovery to Staff Council to supportive legislation passed by the Graduate Student Assembly and other matters.

Where Art and Sustainability Intersect: Studio Major's Cool Summer Plans

May 2, 2019

From the Department of Art and Art History: Instead of soaking up the sun, studio art student and freshman Oluwaseyi Odufuye is getting ready to spend her part of her summer in the Arctic. The 12-day arctic expedition will have Odufuye and fellow students trekking through snow, attending leadership development trainings and a given a chance to network with companies and representatives from around the world. 

Dark Tower Symbolizes Energy Efficiency

April 22, 2019

To highlight the university’s commitment to energy conservation, the UT Tower will be dark the night of Monday, April 22 as the world celebrates Earth Day.

Only the clock faces and aircraft warning lights will be illuminated, and all window shades will be closed.