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.
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.
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.
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.