News Category: student

Blog: Understanding Student Sustainability Priorities (2020-2021 Student Reflection Series)

June 11, 2021

Part of our 2020-2021 Student Reflection Series. Blog post by Sri Chappidi, 2020-2021 Office of Sustainability Intern and Sustainability Policy Director for UT Student Government.

CEC Leads Student-Facing Sustainability Efforts

May 26, 2021

With the onset of COVID-19 altering most university operations to a remote environment, the CEC initiatives also had to change course, pivoting to an almost entirely virtual format. The CEC had to adjust its outreach in creative ways to continue engaging the university community.

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: 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

UT Austin is Ranked Among Top Universities Committed to Sustainability

April 22, 2020

Integrating sustainability throughout the educational and operational activities at The University of Texas at Austin has been a focus for years, and now the Sustainability Tracking Assessment & Rating System (STARS) has given the university its first-ever achievement of a Gold rating.

Blog: Sustaining a Creek

Dec. 13, 2019

Sophomore Lauren McKinney has made her idea—find a way to keep Waller Creek cleaner—into a reality.

In the News: Texas Guadaloop on Hovering

Nov. 7, 2019

Partially funded by Green Fund, student org Texas Guadaloop is working on the technology to develop a hyperloop transit system.

Sustainability Award Given to UT Farm Stand Student

April 15, 2019

Announcing the President's Student Employee of the Year Award (2019): UT Farm Stand's Katie Strain wins top honors with two additional sustainability finalists: Anthony Rivera of Campus Environmental Center and Khristián Méndez Aguirre of Resource Recovery and Office of Sustainability.

Piloting a Sustainable Move-Out in West Campus

Feb. 20, 2019

Last summer's [Re]Move + [Re]Use pilot sucessfully diverted 62 tons of material from the landfill.