Tag Sustainability

Farm to Flavor dinner showcases vegetables bred for flavor

September 7, 2017

Only deep, earthy beets, rich sweet corn and bright kale were fit for the Farm to Flavor dinner, a showcase for vegetables bred specifically for intense flavor by the UW–Madison plant breeding network the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative.

Green Fund supports energy-generating checkout, greenhouse cooling

April 25, 2017

Two projects are the first to be supported by a new UW–Madison Green Fund administered by the Office of Sustainability.

UW professor helps promote sustainability throughout the state

July 12, 2016

Tom Eggert and his colleagues at UW–Madison are helping businesses showcase their sustainable practices through the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council.

Spring comes sooner to urban heat islands, with potential consequences for wildlife

May 25, 2016

It may be music to gardeners’ ears, but that tune could be alarming to some native and migratory birds and bugs.

Volunteers needed during residence halls move-out

April 28, 2015

As more than 7,400 students prepare to move out of the university residence halls, the UW–Madison Division of University Housing is asking for volunteers to help residents and their families repurpose or recycle items they no longer need.

Registration opens for ‘Building a Sustainable Self’ conference

October 23, 2014

Madison Student Personnel Association (SPA) will host its annual conference, “Building a Sustainable Self," Thursday, Oct. 30, at Union South. By promoting its theme of sustainability — relating to self-care, as well as creative approaches in education that ready students to step into their role as civic and workplace leaders upon graduation — the conference will offer opportunities for participants to pursue their work with a healthier, more strategic focus.