The Green Labs Program at The University of Texas at Austin is getting a boost: a full-time professional coordinator. UT Austin is currently accepting applications for a Green Labs Coordinator, a position created in part thanks to a generous donation by BASF Corporation.
A successful district energy system is one that constantly strives for efficiency and optimization. Through the use of thermal energy storage (TES), we have a solution that satisfies both of those needs.
This October, as part of Campus Sustainability Week, graduate students from a disparate array of colleges, schools and departments stepped away from their offices and labs to mingle around a unifying topic: sustainability.
Since 2011, a student-majority committee that includes faculty and staff has reviewed hundreds of proposals and distributed over three million dollars to over 170 sustainability-related projects and initiatives.
The Biodiversity Center’s Ichthyology Collection is working with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to document and study American Eels in Texas with the primary aim being to understand more about how Texas’ eels may differ from those in other parts of their range and ultimately how the species as a whole can be conserved.
The new irrigation system at The University of Texas at Austin, developed to reach a 2008 water conservation goal and leading to a 66% drop in campus water useage for irrigation, recently won the 2017 Texas Environmental Excellence Award.