Mayssa Shalhoub hopes to serve as an example of how living sustainably can allow a person to tap into their personal creativity and connect with their community – and she’s doing a great job! Learn more and read her unofficial guide to sustainability at UF.
Jim Vignola, Project Manager for Planning, Design & Construction, is leading the way on new building projects at UF. Find out more about the awards his team won on the new Special Collections building and about the priority he puts on repurposing!
David Flores has it all – impressive internships, robust student involvement, experience in exciting sustainability courses as a dual degree student majoring in both Environmental Engineering and Sustainability Studies. You don’t want to miss his recommendations and advice for other sustainable Gators!
Elizabeth “Rocket” Walker is all in on supporting the local community here in Gainesville. Whether she’s trying to save the springs, fighting gentrification, teaching science to the next generation, or simply working on conservation projects – she’s ready to do whatever it takes to make an impact.
Dustin Stephany, Sustainable Building Coordinator, has done so much to help improve green building certification standards at UF. He also has tons of wisdom to share about how he approaches sustainability. Keep reading to hear more about the influence of his Native American identity.
UF Marine Sciences major Chloe Schwab looks back on her incredible experiential learning opportunities to perform research across the world! She also reminds us that there is always time for small actions that can improve sustainability.
When Anna learned the different ways you can be an environmentalist besides being a scientist, she really appreciated the lesson. “You can be a teacher, an artist, or a communicator. Anything can be tied back to protecting our planet,” Anna explains.
Go on a career journey with student favorite Dr. Stephen Mulkey to learn how he wound up teaching and designing climate change coursework here at UF.
Gali is a third-year transfer student from Mexico City. Her exciting internships will give her the perspective she needs to pursue a future in consulting that can help provide a more sustainable life to people worldwide.
Dr. Harold “Hal” Knowles has been dedicated to sharing his passion for sustainability at UF for over two decades! He shares his favorite contributions with us and explains the importance of mentorship.