News and events RSS

New scholarship prepares global leaders

Launching in fall 2017, the King-Morgridge Scholars Program will prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world.

New forums drive energy research

The Wisconsin Energy Institute has launched the Forward in Energy Forums to foster collaboration and progress in  energy research on campus. The first of the monthly series, on Energy and Natural Systems, will be January 31.

Notable

This week’s sustainability news

Looking for internships?

Several community organizations are still looking for interns for spring and summer 2017! Check out our jobs page for current listings.

What you can do

Use a reusable bottle

Did you know that 40 million plastic water bottles go into the trash everyday where they take up valuable landfill space and leak toxic chemicals?

The UW now has a refillable bottle station in almost every building on campus and more are on the way.  Reusable bottles are a lasting way to keep trash out of landfills and saves you a remarkable amount of money.

YouTube video:  The Story of Bottled Water

More things you can do »