My Green Lab Certification Program Seeks New Participants

The UW–Madison Office of Sustainability is proud to announce the expansion of the My Green Lab Certification Program. My Green Lab® is a globally recognized organization working to advance sustainability in scientific research. The 2023-2024 UW–Madison program is available to the first 50 laboratories who sign up, with registration closing on August 25th, 2023.

A Rising Star in Resource Management

Travis Blomberg, the campus resource coordinator for the Office of Sustainability (O.S.), won the Nelson Institute’s Rising Star Alumni Award for 2023. We sat down with Travis to speak about his experience at the Nelson Institute, his journey through multiple educational disciplines and jobs, his most significant initiatives at the O.S., and how students passionate about sustainability might find inspiration in his career.

Celebrating solar panels, collaboration, and community at the UW Arboretum

After years of collaboration with the Green Fund, several student organizations, and other local partners, the UW Arboretum celebrated the installation of a new solar array this spring. The event, “EmPOWERing Youth for a Brighter Future,” brought together more than fifty high school and college students to discuss climate change and create community.