News & Announcements

Recent News & Announcements

In Support of Diversity, Equity and Justice: Message and Resources

Advancing matters of justice, equity, and diversity are essential to creating a safe, sustainable and thriving world. The UF Office of Sustainability recognizes that protecting the future of the planet and protecting its people are one and the same and we echo UF President Fuchs’ call to “come together against racism and hate and in […]

Congratulations to the 2020 Champions for Change

The following people and programs were selected in 2020 to receive Champions for Change awards for their significant contributions in the areas of Sustainability or Health & Well-Being. In the category of Sustainability: Kristina Rodriguez Kristina Rodriguez, an undergraduate student in Environmental Science, has played a key role in founding multiple student organizations including the […]

History of Earth Day at the University of Florida

By Noura Al-rajhiSustainable UF Intern and Contributing Writer Professor Emeritus Bill Seaman speaks to Sustainable UF on how he brought Earth Day to campus. It all started in the Fall of 1969 when three University of Florida students attended The Environment and the Developing Professional conference in Virginia.  The conference brought together students from various […]

Free Online Cycling Course for UF students, faculty & staff!

Through a partnership with the American Bicycle Education Association, the Office of Sustainability is pleased to offer Cycling Savvy Basics Online to all University of Florida Students, Faculty and Staff! Until 2018, Cycling Savvy’s nationally recognized cycling safety curriculum was only available as an in-person weekend course. Cycling Savvy Basics Online presents the core of Cycling […]

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Communications & Outreach Internship

Note: This is for the fall 2020 semester. Applications will open July 23rd and close August 10th, 2020. 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 […]

Enjoy a Sustainable Staycation!

Missing your favorite summer activities during quarantine? Don’t know what to do? Follow our Sustainable Staycation Guide, made by the Sustainable UF intern team, for tips on how to enjoy a social-distanced summer!

In Support of Diversity, Equity and Justice: Message and Resources

Advancing matters of justice, equity, and diversity are essential to creating a safe, sustainable and thriving world. The UF Office of Sustainability recognizes that protecting the future of the planet and protecting its people are one and the same and we echo UF President Fuchs’ call to “come together against racism and hate and in […]

UF Student Goes Above and Beyond to Support Local Organizations

By Christi-Anne WeatherlySustainable UF Intern and Contributing Writer When UF senior Lauren Bouskila found out that classes would not be returning from the online format this semester, she and a friend decided to use their leftover FlexBucks before they expired at the end of the semester.   Bouskila and her friend went to the POD Market […]