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CAP Talks: New Presentation Series!

Is your class or student organization interested in learning more about the ongoing process to update the UF Climate Action Plan? The Office of Sustainability is now offering CAP Talks – a new presentation format to engage with the UF community about climate action efforts at UF. As stakeholders from across campus continue to work […]

Action of the Month: Optimize Thermostat for Cool Energy Savings

June 2021Written by Natalia Turkel, Office of Sustainability Communications AssistantIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. One small but significant step to improve energy efficiency and save money this summer is to make sure that your thermostat is set to optimal settings for comfort and efficiency. You can also look at improving system […]

Action of the Month: Plant a Native Pollinator Garden!

May 2021Written by Hannah UlloaIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Hello! Hannah Ulloa here, Communications Coordinator for the UF Office of Sustainability, nature enthusiast and avid gardener. I, like so many people over the past year, recently turned to gardening as an activity I can do safely while practicing social-distancing. In exploring this, […]

Congratulations to the 2021 Champions for Change!

The following people and programs were selected in 2021 to receive Champions for Change awards for their significant contributions in the areas of Sustainability or Health & Well-Being. In the category of Sustainability: Sustainable Development Goals Faculty Guide A group of UF faculty and staff came together in 2020-2021 to create UF’s first ever Sustainable […]

Campus Survey for Waste & Recycling at UF

As part of UF’s ongoing efforts to improve waste & recycling knowledge and behaviors on campus, the UF office of Sustainability is asking UF students, faculty and staff to complete this brief survey. If you’re interested in sharing your experience on campus with: Learning about recycling Recycling bins on campus Obstacles to recycling Other aspects […]

Action of the Month – Connect with the Natural World

April 2021Written by Alexis Irvin, Office of Sustainability InternIn collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Hello everyone! Alexis here, Communications and Outreach Intern with the UF Office of Sustainability and second year Environmental Science student at UF. In honor of Earth Day on April 22nd, we are challenging you to join us for the […]

Communications & Outreach Internship

The UF Office of Sustainability is now seeking applicants for a paid internship to join the Communications and Outreach intern team. This internship will involve working with the Sustainability Communications Coordinator, as well as other Office of Sustainability interns, to implement campaigns and projects that improve the reach and engagement of sustainability-related programs at UF. […]

Nominations Are Open for the 2021 Champions for Change!

Nominations for the 2021 Champions for Change awards are now open until April 9th, 2021 at 5pm. Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution in the area of sustainability or health & well-being during their time at UF? Help us recognize some of the amazing students, faculty and staff who are Champions […]

Student Conversations: Careers in Sustainability

Join us for the next Student Conversations event on April 8th, 5-6pm. In celebration of our natural planet and Earth Day activities, this student-led conversation will focus on the many potential careers available to students interested in working in the field of sustainability. Tune in to hear from former UF Office of Sustainability interns (+ […]

Sustainability Into Practice: Climate Change & Community Resilience

Please join us on April 1 at 6pm for the final piece in the 3 part “Sustainability Into Practice” series, hosted by UF’s Office of Sustainability and Bob Graham Center for Public Service, in partnership with the Florida Climate Institute and UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Throughout this series, we’ve heard from local and national […]