Sustainability projects showcase students’ creativity in Geography 309: People, Land and Food

A documentary of the F. H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture. Paintings that address food waste and incorporate paint made from food scraps. A wood-burned map that describes the impact of land use change on …

UW–Madison designated as a Fair Trade University

On October 7, 2021, UW–Madison was designated as a Fair Trade University, making it just the second school in the Big Ten to attain this status, as well as the third within the UW System. …

Social Sustainability Coalition highlights Black leaders in environmentalism

During Black History Month, Social Sustainability Coalition members created a social media campaign to highlight prominent Black leaders in the field of environmentalism and sustainability. These leaders and their contributions were featured on the Office …

In Case You Missed It: Women in Water & Sustainability

In our In Case You Missed It series (also known as ICYMI), student interns from the Office of Sustainability offer reflective reports on sustainability-related events and lectures at UW–Madison. The following entry is by Marina …

Office of Sustainability student interns partner with Texas Woman’s University team to achieve Zero Waste

Interns Catie McDonald and Riley Collins collaborated with students, staff, and faculty at Texas Woman’s University to help make the 2020 Sci-Southwest Regional Symposium a zero-waste event, which means 90% or more waste was diverted …

Student Intern Column: Community Gardens Offer Benefits But Face Challenges

Ally Magnin is a rising senior studying Environmental Sciences with a certificate in Sustainability. She is a member of the Green Events team, where she works to provide resources to make events across campus more …