News Category: beevo-beekeeping-society

Campus is buzzing about UT Austin’s recent Bee Campus USA Certification

Sept. 3, 2020

Thanks to a dedicated group of students, the University of Texas at Austin is now certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, designed to marshal the strengths of educational campuses for the benefit of pollinators. UT Austin joins many other cities and campuses across the country united in improving their landscapes for pollinators.

In the News: Longhorns Advocate for Bees

Aug. 10, 2019

Longhorns like Emily Mitchell advocate for bees through Beevo Beekeeping Society: “Pollination is the driving force of so much plant life. Without them, we wouldn’t have the plants we rely on so much.”

Beekeeping with a McCombs Senior

May 17, 2018

Kobi Naseck, president of the BEEVO Beekeeping Society, will graduate this spring from Business Honors, Plan II Honors, and the Business & Public Policy Certificate Program. 

In the News: UT Green Fee Threatened

Nov. 6, 2015

Beevo Beekeeping is one of many projects on campus funded from the Green Fee — a $5 per semester fee included in student tuition, which is aimed at supporting environmental projects and research at Texas universities. The fee has provided funding for 83 projects at UT since it was introduced in 2011, but its future is unclear. The fee may come to an end on campus come summer 2016, as the Texas Legislature and the UT System have conflicting ideas on how to renew the fee.