News Category: in-the-news

In the News: Microfarm Donates to Classmates in Need

June 18, 2021

Spectrum 1 News highlights the Campus Environmental Center's Microfarm and their efforts to grow produce during the pandemic for students in need.

In the News: Climate Friendly Microbes

May 6, 2021

Earth’s hot springs and hydrothermal vents are home to a previously unidentified group of archaea. And, unlike similar tiny, single-celled organisms that live deep in sediments and munch on decaying plant matter, these archaea don’t produce the climate-warming gas methane.

In the News: CEC Opens Seed Swap

April 8, 2021

The Daily Texan reports on the launch of a seed swap in the UT Tower.

In the News: Students Create Instagram Account Promoting Reuse

Feb. 24, 2021

To change the attitude surrounding sustainability on campus, two students created @realonesreuse, an Instagram account where they post weekly photos highlighting UT students who choose to live sustainably, as reported by the Daily Texan

In the News: UT Sustainability Plan Achievements and Goals to be Announced During Symposium

Dec. 3, 2020

The Daily Texan provides a sneak peek into the achievements and future goals of UT's Sustainability Master Plan to be announced at the 2020 Sustainability Symposium.

In the News: Student Startup Aims to Reduce Food Waste

Oct. 29, 2020

The Daily Texan reports on a student startup working to reduce food waste in grocery stores.

Pandemic Impacts on UHD Sustainability

Sept. 11, 2020

The Daily Texan reports on the impacts of the pandemic on University Housing and Dining's sustainability efforts.

In the News: Good Apple Initiative Assists with Food Insecurity

April 23, 2020

Good Apple, a subscription-based food delivery service, has delivered over 114,000 pounds of fresh produce and pantry staples to more than 3,700 people in need according to The Daily Texan

In the News: Half Pint Prairie on the Small Screen

April 5, 2020

Check out the Campus Environmental Centers prairie project on Central Texas Gardener!

In the News: Countering an Invasive Moth

March 30, 2020

An invasive South American moth (Cactoblastis cactorum) could decimate prickly pear cacti across Texas according to Dr. Larry Gilbert, a professor of integrative biology, who plans to introduce a natural predator of the cactus moth to control the spread.