Communications Team

The Communications Team is responsible for contributing content, ideas, and inspiration to the primary outreach platforms for the Office of Sustainability, including social media, newsletter, events, and the website. Their mission is to engage fellow students, faculty, and staff on a range of issues in order to cultivate a culture of sustainability on the UW–Madison campus and beyond.

To contact the Communications Team, please email

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The communications intern team for 2022-2023. From left to right: Bailey Kestner, Rae Johnson, Narayani Varanasi, Ben Yang, Eliza Lindley, Nina Delgadillo.


Earth Week

Earth Week is an opportunity to celebrate as well as critically examine our relationships with the natural environment—and with each other. Members of the Communications Team comprise the lead organizers for Earth Week each year.

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Social Media

The Communications Team creates content for the Office of Sustainability's Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter pages under the handle @SustainUW.

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Student Voices in Sustainability

The Communications team regularly contributes articles to the campus sustainability newsletter, including Where Are They Now? features on former interns, coverage of events called In Case You Missed It, and individual features on a range of topics.

Guides and Resources

The Communications team helps to produce guides for students, staff, and faculty on campus sustainability resources, best practices for virtual meetings, and more.