Sustainability

Confronting climate change

As a tier-one research institution with a world-class health center, the U is uniquely positioned to develop new approaches to addressing climate change.


H2Oath: Utah’s Water-Wise Pledge

Help the U win the “Water War” as the school with the most students, faculty, alumni and fans to take the online H2Oath, wins a $5,000 grant to be awarded to the department or program most closely related to water conservation.


The air we breathe

This daylong symposium will bring together diverse perspectives on how to address Utah’s air quality.


A bright idea

LED bulb exchange program brings sustainability to west side communities.


Does public transit reduce pollution?

New rider data shows how public transit reduces greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions.


U’s Farmers Market celebrates 12 years

The market, managed by the Sustainability Office, links local growers and artisans with the campus community and provides access to fresh, healthy, local produce and unique arts and crafts.


The U at the 68th Annual U.N. Civil Society Conference

Thousands of people from around the world will convene at the Salt Palace Convention Center (100 South and West Temple) in Salt Lake City from Aug. 26-28, for the United Nations Civil Society Conference to discuss creating inclusive and sustainable cities and communities. Below are summaries of workshops led in part by University of Utah-affiliated scholars.


Science, policy and Jell-O

At a time when the value of education and scientific research is increasingly being questioned by federal lawmakers, encouraging a new generation of policymakers in academia is vital.


Print & Mail recognized

In an industry based on using paper, sustainable practices are an ongoing challenge, but the department was recently awarded a bronze certification in the Sustainability Office’s Green Office Program.


2° For Change

Just a few clicks on your thermostat can save energy and protect our air. Take the challenge on Aug. 19, and help make a difference.