environment

What inspires environmental action?

Utahns, regardless of their age or political party, are becoming more willing to take environmental action when they know one key element: the positive economic benefits of change.


Greening your office

The choices we make in our work environment impact the natural environment, our health and our future quality of life. Because these issues are important to our students we want to make sure that we are upholding their values.


Sweating the small stuff

The Sustainability Office’s Green Office Certification offers ongoing support and customized training to help employees make small changes to daily office habits that can have a large collective impact.


Uncovering sustainability

Faculty across campus are enhancing education by implementing the big ideas of sustainability — equity, economy and environment into their courses and departments.


Safe & Sound

BIOSAFETY RESEARCH UPDATE  


NATIONAL PARKS: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES

In the centennial year of the National Park Service, authors David Quammen and Terry Tempest Williams will use Yellowstone National Park as a context for discussing the past and future of national parks.


USING MILITARY EXPERIENCE TO HELP THE ENVIRONMENT

Student veteran Rachael Barkie plans to use her experience dealing with conflict and the complexities of different ideologies and cultures to help policymakers find nuanced solutions to difficult environmental problems.


LEND A HAND

Spend a summer volunteering at Red Butte Garden.


MUSINGS FROM MONTANA

Ten University of Utah Honors students spent one week studying the ecological landscape of Centennial Valley, Montana.