University of Wisconsin–Madison
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The Office of Sustainability is partnering with UW-Madison Residence Halls, ASM Sustainability, and F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture to put on events throughout the week leading up to Earth Day, from April 16th – April 22nd. Please visit our Facebook page here to see a detailed listing of events and to sign up for individual activities.

On April 23rd, the Nelson Institute will host its annual Earth Day conference at Monona Terrace, for which you can register here.

"The University of Wisconsin–Madison will be a living model for sustainability, exemplifying values and actions that demonstrate our commitment to stewardship of resources, respect for place and the health and well-being of the broader community, now and for the future."


Sustainability at UW

Badgers Use Sustainability to Empower Women in Costa Rica

Check out our newsletter story on UpTica, an organization in Costa Rica that aims to empower women by providing an alternative income source, improving local sustainability, and encouraging economic development in the rural communities of the Perez Zeledon region of Costa Rica.

Chancellor Becky Blank

Chancellor discusses sustainability efforts at UW-Madison

Chancellor Becky Blank has published a new blog post about the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s sustainability initiatives and achievements.

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UW-Madison seeks new Director of Sustainability

Under the general supervision of the Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M), the Director of Sustainability will serve as the key facilitator and organizational strategist to lead University of Wisconsin-Madison’s efforts to achieve its vision of instilling a culture of sustainability.

Sustainability Events