Global Change & Sustainability Center

Pilot an Air Quality Scholars program

Air pollution is a major problem in Utah and around the world.


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.


HUMANS OF THE U: CLAIRE TAYLOR

“Friends of Red Butte Creek and the Global Change & Sustainability Center awarded me a grant to create art of the wildlife in the Red Butte Creek area and I was able to combine that with my master’s degree project. I spent a year working in the Research Natural Area above Red Butte Garden, and the creek below it.”


WATER MUSEUM

Graduate students in the “Global Changes and Society” course knew they were signing up for an interdisciplinary project, but they never imagined that project would be a museum.


MELDING PERSPECTIVES, FINDING SOLUTIONS

Society, Water and Climate Research Group melds scientific perspectives toward finding sustainable water solutions in a changing world.


Celebrating sustainability leadership

University honors nine campus leaders with Alta Sustainability Leadership Awards at the Environment and Sustainability Research Symposium.


SOWING SEEDS OF JUSTICE

An interdisciplinary series of campus events hosted by UtahPresents and the Sustainability Office sparks new ideas about science, dance, social justice and sustainability.


RECYCLE GLASS ON CAMPUS

Students lead effort to implement glass recycling on campus.


MEET BRENDA BOWEN

After three years as associate director of the Global Change & Sustainability Center, Bowen becomes director on July 1, leading the next era of interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability research.