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Action of the Month: Set Your Summer Sustainability Goal

Sunflowers

June 2022 Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Summer… the time of year we look forward to filling with vacations, revisiting traditions, and taking a break from the routine. For students, this can mean a pause from daily homework and exams or the chance to pursue […]

Action of the Month: Ease Your Eco-Anxiety

Pink flowers on campus

May 2022 Written by Chloe Dill, Office of Sustainability Intern and Second-Year Psychology Major, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. People who are concerned about climate change, environmental degradation, and other sustainability challenges may be experiencing what is called eco-anxiety. This can include emotions of grief and guilt and the sensation of […]

Action Of The Month: Become A Community Scientist

Group of community scientists at UF

April 2022 Written by Alexis Irvin, Office of Sustainability Intern, in collaboration with the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute. Understanding nature and its complexities, from severe weather trends to the unique migration patterns of local species, can be complicated. Even more daunting is the idea of understanding how these systems are changing, which can have significant […]

The Return of Campus Earth Week Highlights Positivity and Collaboration

After a two-year hiatus as an in-person celebration, Campus Earth Week was hard to miss in 2022. In addition to being back in person, this year the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute (TESI) & the UF Office of Sustainability partnered to co-host the 2022 UF Campus Earth Week events. Throughout the week, attendees were invited […]

Our Community, Our Planet: Campus Earth Week 2022 Panel

Earth Week Panel 2022

Join us at the UF Campus Earth Week Panel to hear how people in Gainesville are finding local solutions to looming environmental problems!

Green & Clean: Campus Earth Week 2022

Green & Clean UF Campus Earth Week 2022

As Part Of UF Campus Earth Week…  Join Office of Sustainability and the Thompson Earth Systems Institute for the next Green & Clean on Saturday, April 9th as part of UF Campus Earth Week 2022! We need YOUR help to make this the biggest clean-up and invasive species removal of the year at UF! We […]

Student Conversations: Academics & Climate Action

Student Conversations Series - Academics & Climate Action

The Student Conversations event series returns on March 28th at 5:00 pm EST. The event will highlight everything students might be curious about when it comes to academics within the ongoing UF Climate Action Plan (CAP) 2.0!

Sustainability-in-Action Showcase: Campus Earth Week 2022

Sustainability-in-Action Showcase

Sustainability-in-Action Showcase The Office of Sustainability and Thompson Earth Systems Institute will host the Sustainability-in-Action Showcase to kick off UF Campus Earth Week on Wednesday, April 6 from 10 am – 2 pm in the Reitz Union breezeway/tabling area. This tabling event will provide visitors like you with the opportunity to learn more about sustainability […]

UF Campus Earth Week Is Back & Better Than Ever!

UF Campus Earth Week 2022

UF Campus Earth Week is back this year and better than ever! Join the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute in April to celebrate UF Campus Earth Week 2022! Celebrate Campus Earth Week from April 6th to 12th This annual celebration is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to engage […]

UF CAP 2.0 Lunch & Learn

Faculty and staff Climate Action Plan on January 27

UF faculty & staff, would you like a better understanding of the UF CAP and how your role at UF can have an impact? The Office of Sustainability is hosting a virtual Lunch & Learn to help faculty & staff learn more about the ongoing UF CAP 2.0 process. On Thursday, January 27th join us on Zoom from 12-1pm to find out what’s going on with climate action around UF and share your thoughts!