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UW-W gets environmental

October 14, 2019

In 1986, the United Nations decreed that the first Monday in October every year should be known as World Habitat Day. Since then, climate change and sustainability have been in the public eye and the focus...

Opportunities in sustainability

More student employment programs for UW-W Sustainability to come in 2019
February 4, 2019

Improving the student employment program is the main goal for the UW-Whitewater’s Sustainability Office in 2019. “We believe that a strong internship program that allows our students to explore...

Sustainability office puts new initiatives into play

November 28, 2018

From plumbing to electricity to the food in the dining halls, running a college takes a lot of natural resources. “We really strive to address the idea of sustainability holistically,” said Wesley...

Bike share program relaunched for spring

Bike share program relaunched for spring
April 26, 2016

By Maddy Scheel April 27, 2016 Now that Spring has come, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) is relaunching their Bike Share Program. The relaunch of the program took place on April 19 after it...

Campus pushes for renewable energy

Amber Levenhagen
April 19, 2016

By Brad Allen April 20, 2016 Conducting research on solar energy and utilizing a solar energy collection panel system on top of Hyland Hall are just some of the systems UW-Whitewater students and...

New development to replace historic trees and home

A construction crew member works to take down the former Olsen Funeral Home on Oct. 19, one day after two trees that inspired a student-made petition were cut down. A bur oak still stands behind the house. Once fully demolished, Campus Edge Apartments will be built on the property in its place. Photo Kimberly Wethal
October 20, 2015

Online petition creates buzz over tree removal By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 20, 2015 Two maple trees that garnered a lot of attention this past week were taken down in the middle of the night last Saturday,...

SAGE joins Earth Week

SAGE joins Earth Week
April 22, 2014

Organizations unite to provide conservation and sustainability events to the campus, community April 23, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   Reduce, reuse, recycle is a mantra familiar to those concerned...

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach
September 25, 2013

By Caleb Kimball By Lucas Wimmer   The organic garden on campus aims to not only feed the community but teach students about sustainability. The project began after garden adviser Tom...

A Road to Greener Living

April 25, 2012

In its journey to improve sustainability on campus, the Earth Week Committee continues the  “Connected by Rivers and Roads” events today through tomorrow. “Throughout American history, transportation...

Author gives presentation about ‘The Good Food Revolution’

April 11, 2012

Will Allen, founder of Growing Power, Inc. and author of “The Good Food Revolution”, spoke on campus last Wednesday about the importance of nutrition. In 1993, Allen created Growing Power, Inc.,...

Enterline’s journey to sustainability

April 20, 2011

Sometimes one doesn’t find their true calling during the first go-around in college. Sometimes their first degree doesn’t give them enough satisfaction. And sometimes it’s out of chance...

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