|Dr. Dan McCool, Director of the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program shows how he feels about sustainability at a recent lecture.|
At the University of Utah, we are fortunate to have a faculty with a huge breadth of knowledge and passion for sustainability. Many faculty members teach sustainability related courses or conduct sustainability related research and we look to them to help solve campus sustainability related issues.
Faculty members who want more involvement can also:
|Talley Goodson of 3-form discusses his company's Path to Zero initiative at the 2012 Exuberant Sustainability Symposium.|
Each February, the Office of Sustainability organizes a week called Focus the U on Sustainability. There is a Teach-in component and a campus-wide event with the goal to encourage the University community to share ideas about sustainability and creating a sustainable world.
The Global Change and Sustainability Center is connected to six of our academic colleges on campus and is working with faculty members on cutting edge sustainability research in a myriad of topic areas. Contact them for opportunities.
When updating the Faculty Activity Report, indicate if you are working on sustainability research or teaching sustainability concepts in your courses. Faculty members throughout the University are working on sustainability issues from health equity to biomimicry, systems thinking to cultural diversity and more. Check out the Sustainability Big Ideas to understand how big the sustainability tent really is.
Serving as a faculty advisor for a SCIF project allows faculty members to closely mentor passionate and dedicated students and to help green the campus.
Our campus campaign to purchase renewable energy allows individuals to choose wind power for their share of grid electricity while working at the University.