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Bucky Awards applications open

The Bucky’s Award Ceremony is an esteemed banquet held during the spring semester that recognizes and celebrates both outstanding student leaders and student organizations at the University of Wisconsin- Madison.

Monona, UW-Madison partner on first ‘UniverCity Year’ project

January 21, 2016 | by Steve Pomplun A new UW-Madison initiative to help boost urban sustainability in Wisconsin has landed its first partner: the city of Monona.


Green Teams

Are you thinking of starting a green team? Find resources and success stories, including information from our recent workshop.

Sustainability Certificate

Make yourself more marketable with a 12-credit Sustainability Certificate. Courses are interdisciplinary and prepare you to think critically and collaborate to solve real-world problems.

What you can do

Unplug to save money


Unplug your TV when not in use

Your television draws energy even when you aren’t using it because it must always ready to receive a signal. Turned off and plugged in, an average TV draws 5 watts per hour. Unplug your TV when you leave for the day to prevent wasted energy. Bonus: You’ll also save money.

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