sustainability

solar panel on a rooftop with University of Utah campus buildings and football stadium in background

What is the U doing to address climate change?

An update on the main initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the U.


Addressing the climate crisis through art

Join Artivism for Earth on April 22. A virtual series of interdisciplinary collaborations from the University of Utah to find compassionate and creative solutions to the climate crisis.


Final Academic Senate recommendations for strategic reinvestment

The report and recommendations will be considered by the Academic Senate on April 26, 2021.


Intersections of sustainability and wellness

This year’s U Earth Week events address the need to focus on both individual wellness and climate action.


The path forward for fossil fuel divestment

The Academic Senate Ad Hoc Committee outlines a strategy of divestment and reinvestment.


FORGE drills first well

Wells will be used to create a geothermal reservoir where none existed naturally.


Work smarter, not harder

Buildings on the U’s campus are now more efficient, saving energy and money


Finishing strong, Recycle Rice-Eccles COVID-style

Participate in interactive bingo during the game Dec. 3 and enter to win a Sustainable Tailgate Package from ASUU.


A view overlooking salt lake valley from the University of Utah campus at sunset. On the horizon, you can see faint mountains that are obscured by hazy air, showing an example of air pollution that builds up in the valley.

Air pollution spikes reduce test scores

More frequent peak air pollution exposure was associated with reduced math and English language arts test scores for third graders in all primary public schools in Salt Lake County.


Continuing to Recycle Rice-Eccles COVID-style

Many of us don’t realize how much waste our day-to-day life can generate, so here are a few suggestions to make your virtual tailgate a little less wasteful.