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Sustainability

Comets compost to curb food waste
11 months ago

Comets compost to curb food waste

Students residing in on-campus apartments can now join a composting program to learn about reducing food waste.

Members of the Green Initiative of Student Government partnered with several on-campus departments …
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Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery
11 months ago

Residence hall courtyards to feature fruit trees, greenery

In recognition of Texas Arbor Day, Facilities Management worked with the Office of Student Volunteerism to plant fruit trees in residence hall courtyards.

Gary Cocke, the associate director of energy …
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More campus sustainability measures necessary
1 year ago

More campus sustainability measures necessary

In the last decade, UTD has made great strides in making the campus more sustainable, but there is still work to be done to make life better for both students …
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Keepers of the Earth
2 years ago

Keepers of the Earth

UTD’s sustainability efforts have grown to incorporate a student educator component with the creation of EcoReps this semester.

In 2016, Thea Junt, the associate director of facilities …
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SG to fund green ideas next fall
3 years ago

SG to fund green ideas next fall

A Student Government initiative to improve sustainability on campus that began in the spring is ready for a reboot heading into the fall semester.

On June 24, The …
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Green fund needed for future of university conservation

By  • Opinion

Initiative with focus on sustainability needed to help propel UTD towards Tier One status, become more eco-friendly

Imagine having a role in proposing how the fees collected with …
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Changing the urban-scape
5 years ago

Changing the urban-scape

This past week, the sunshine and lovely weather in Dallas got me out a lot more, and as I walked down the sidewalk, I thought to myself how robotic and …
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Greener schools lead the way
5 years ago

Greener schools lead the way

By  • Opinion

Rigorous sustainability initiatives, standards at universities serve as catalyst for change in surrounding communities

President Obama’s ballsy move to push for more rigid carbon emission standards may be …
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Zipcar caters to car-less students
8 years ago

Zipcar caters to car-less students

By  • Opinion

When it came to parking this summer, I was spoiled rotten. My “mornings” consisted of me waking at the crack of noon and arriving on campus to an open …
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Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat
8 years ago

Surviving the sizzle: University copes with record heat

Record-breaking temperatures in Texas this summer have significantly raised electricity and water demand, but UTD officials say the university has been working hard to prevent any disruption to campus …
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