News Category: sustainability

Putting Up a Wall Creates Positive Change

Oct. 10, 2016

A new Living Wall, the dream of environmental desinger Michelle Bright, was recently completed at UT Austin on the side of Goldsmith Hall.

In the News: Farm Stand Raises Awareness

Oct. 7, 2016

The Farm Stand is run by student volunteers and the Division of Housing and Food Services. DFHS sustainability coordinator Neil Kaufman said the Farm Stand is funded by Student Government and the Green Fee Committee and will take place five times this semester, with three remaining markets approximately every three weeks. 

Sustainability from Abroad

Oct. 5, 2016

After participating in study abroad programs, Dylan Adkins reflects on his passion for business development, social enterprise and diverse cultures.

UT Austin Featured as a Top Green College

Oct. 4, 2016

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the 361 most environmentally responsible colleges according to The Princeton Review.

A People-Centric Master Plan

Oct. 3, 2016

On September 30 2016, the University of Texas unveiled its Sustainability Master Plan.

New Board to Promote Social Equity on Campus

Oct. 3, 2016

The new Sustainability Master Plan defines sustainability to include economic vitality, ecological integrity and social welfare which has led to the creation of Student Government's Campus Climate Advisory Board (CCAB).

Waller Creek Transformation

Sept. 1, 2016

Next time you're walking down San Jacinto be sure to check out all of the work that is being done on Waller Creek.

New UT Austin Undergraduate Degrees Focus on Sustainability, Organizational Dynamics

Aug. 17, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has created a new undergraduate degree that focus on the environment, Sustainability Studies.  Students will be eligible to enroll in this degree starting in the fall 2016 semester.

Less Stuff, More Life

Aug. 12, 2016

After interning at Kasita, undergraduate Teddy Boedikker explores consumption adn resources in Austin.

Earth Month Message

April 4, 2016

In honor of Earth Month, the Office of Sustainability called on two well-known UT Austin student leaders, Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, to create a meaningful message for Earth Month. The result?  A short and fun video that encourages all students, faculty and staff to #KeepUTGreen.