February 3, 2012- Branches of a Tree that Never Stops Growing: Student Sustainability Fund Growing Season 2012:
The UO Sustainability Center is finishing up taking proposals for its $35,000 Student Sustainability Fund at 5 PM.
February 2, 2012- Envision: There is a new student group on campus that hopes to serve as a platform for what is happening to our environment on campus and in the local region. This environmental journalism group has a lot of great outdoor trips planned in addition to the multimedia products, which they intend to educate and inform with their “Local Geographic” publication (based on the popular magazine National Geographic). Envision looks forward to taking environmental journalism to the next level with student innovation and the expertise of their faculty advisers from the J school. More information to come on this awesome sustainability-minded group! If you are interested in getting involved you are in luck because Envision is hiring as of February 2nd!
January 12, 2012- $3.5 Million Awarded to Sustainable Transportation Research Group:
EUGENE, Ore. — (Jan. 12, 2012) — The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded a coalition of universities, including Portland State University, University of Oregon and the Oregon Institute of Technology, a $3.5 million grant for research and education on sustainable transportation topics.
The Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC), the university transportation center based at PSU, will administer the grant, and the University of Utah will join the coalition of universities to carry out the grant.
Students can get involved with this grant money if they have a transportation research related project and have a faculty representative. Marc Schlossberg, a PPPM professor, is the point person for OTREC at the University of Oregon. Read the rest of the article by clicking here and feel free to stop by the UO Sustainability Center to discuss your ideas!
August 17, 2011- Environmental Credit Crisis?: In the fall of the US Credit Rating- What if it was linked to our environmental performance? Click here to read this article from The Guardian