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UofL Sustainability news links.
Interview: UofL Masters of Urban Planning Capstone - Russell Neighborhood (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, May 13, 2019)
RecycleMania LogoRecycleMania 2019 Results Show UofL's Improvement  (UofL Sustainability News, May 8, 2019)
Interview: Emily Goldstein, UofL Masters in Sustainability Graduate (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, May 6, 2019)
STARS GoldUofL Achieves Highest STARS Sustainability Rating in Kentucky (UofL Sustainability News, April 23, 2019)
UofL retains top spot in sustainability ratings (UofL News & The Lane Report, April 24, 2019)
UofL received Gold STARS rating for 2019 (The Louisville Cardinal, April 25, 2019)
UofL Cuts Climate Action Plan Budget, But Is Still Kentucky’s Most Sustainable School (WFPL, April 29, 2019)
Russ Barnett[UofL documents contamination and] Kentucky declares state of emergency over construction waste in Blue Lick Creek (WDRB, April 23, 2019)
Stormwater Infiltration Basin - Grawemeyer Oval 2011This Week In Conversation: Louisville’s Sewers Are Crumbling. What Can The City Do About It? [with UofL's Tom Rockaway] (WFPL, April 19, 2019)
Brook Street before ClosureUofL to close Brook Street to cars, depave & plant trees! (UofL Sustainability News, April 4, 2019)
Construction underway for Belknap Academic Building Pedestrian Plaza (UofL News, April 10, 2019)
U of L students and staff create prototype to encourage more recyclingUofL students and staff create prototype to encourage more recycling (WDRB, April 3, 2019)
UofL works with First Build to create new recycling bins (WAVE 3, April 3, 2019)
Cardinal Cupboard grand openingAfter UK Protests, Students Say Food Insecurity Is Issue At UofL, Too (WFPL, April 3, 2019)
Interview: UofL alum, Monique Quarterman, 2018 Hunger Innovation Fellow (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, April 1, 2019)
UofL Hospital employees making pillows, sleeping bags and totes from sterile wraps to be distributed at Wayside Christian Mission.From hospital trash to upcycled treasure (UofL Hospital News, March 28, 2019)
Tap Water Filling Station, SAC 2019UofL students fill, drink and repeat (Louisville Water Company, March 22, 2019)
Erin KurtzQ&A with UofL's first Sustainability graduate, Erin Kurtz (Louisville Alumni, March 13, 2019)
4 bike sharing service docks installed at UofL4 bike sharing service docks installed at UofL (WAVE3, March 11, 2019)
LouVelo bikes roll onto campus (The Louisville Cardinal, March 28, 2019)
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere (The Louisville Cardinal, March 8, 2019)
UofL Garden Commons: Eating healthier and being self-sustainable on campus (The Louisville Cardinal, March 8, 2019)
Phase One of Pedestrian Plaza underway (The Louisville Cardinal, March 7, 2019)
Learning basic cooking skills in college is essential (The Louisville Cardinal, Mar. 6, 2019)
Recycling Hackathon at UofL (UofL Sustainability News, Mar. 6, 2019)
LouVelo set to expand to UofL campus (Insider Louisville, Mar. 5, 2019)
Ecolympics LogoKurz Hall wins Gold in Ecolympics 2019 (UofL Sustainability News, Mar. 1, 2019)
Listen to students: Support Climate Justice (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 27, 2019)
Interview: UofL's Russ Vandenbroucke, and playwrights Naomi Wallace & Ismail Khalidi (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio 106.5fm, Feb. 25, 2019)
'It’s our futures.' Louisville students call for action on Green New Deal (Courier-Journal, Feb. 22, 2019)
Students join international strike for climate justice (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 25, 2019)
Susan Buchino, Ph.D., OTR/LResearchers to study homelessness, provide recommendations to city task force (UofL News, Feb. 18, 2019)
UofL senior: ‘I felt included on this campus immediately’ (UofL News, Feb. 15, 2019)
TreeCampusUSA.pngNot to be sappy, but seriously, save the trees (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 13, 2019)
UofL Urban Planning students develop plan for future of Smoketown neighborhood (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Feb. 7, 2019, starts at 13:06)
Cardinal Cupboard grand openingTuition or food? College pantries help reduce students' financial strains (Courier-Journal, February 7, 2019)
Image result for palm oil plantationUofL Dining services provider, Aramark, makes No-Deforestation Commitment and transitions to 100% sustainably sourced soy and palm oil (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 6, 2019)
McClain OwensUofL senior following passion for social justice (UofL News, Feb. 4, 2019)
Cardinal CupboardUofL students open on-campus pantry for students, staff and faculty (WDRB, Jan. 31, 2019)
UofL students open food pantry on campus to assist colleagues in need (WLKY, Jan. 31, 2019)
John Wise's lab studies impact of pollution on ocean animals (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Jan. 31, 2019)
KCC Summit: KY Senator Morgan McGarvey & UofL's Lauren Heberle (Access Hour, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Jan. 30, 2019)

TreeCampusUSA.pngUofL named Tree Campus USA for ninth time (UofL News, Jan. 29, 2019)

UofL is one of the nation’s top campuses for tree conservation (Insider Louisville, Feb. 1, 2019, see "In Brief")

Pedestrian plaza coming to Belknap Academic Building (The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 25, 2019)
UofL e-cigarette research shows harm to health (UofL News, Jan. 24, 2019)
It’s happening here: Stay in Louisville this break (The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 23, 2019)
UofL students brave the cold for MLK Day of Service (UofL News, Jan. 22, 2019)
Maple Tapping 2019UofL students tap maple trees on campus for syrup (WDRB, Jan. 19, 2019)
UofL students digging up the dirt on bacteria in soil (UofL News, Jan. 18, 2019)
Cardinal CupboardStudents opening on-campus food pantry to address food insecurity (UofL News, Jan. 16, 2019)
Cut costs with the Cardinal Cupboard
(The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 16, 2019)
UofL Free Store logoUofL store lets you shop for free (WHAS-11, Jan. 14, 2019)
MLK Scholars at a community service event at Iroquois Park. Back row standing: Nuri Thompson. Middle row: Erica Gaither, Noela Botaka, Manuela Botaka. Front row: Taylor Hinna Williams, Elizabeth Peña, Elijah Ervin.UofL’s MLK Scholars keep the dream alive (UofL News, Jan. 14, 2019)
The Louisville Free Public Library's short course, “Social Justice Movements: Past and Present,” features six scholars from UofL’s College of Arts and Sciences, Brandeis School of Law and the School of Public Health.UofL professors take their social justice expertise to the public as part of MyLibraryU program (UofL News, Jan. 14, 2019)
UofL admits that not increasing cost of parking was horrible decision (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 14, 2019)
New SAC Bike-Ped Plaza 2018UofL begins replacing Brook Street on campus north of University Blvd with Greenspace, Bike & Pedestrian Plaza (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 14, 2019)
Ariana Levinson is a member of  the Louisville Association of Community Economics and is a professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.No grocery store in your neighborhood? Join forces to create one (Courier-Journal, Jan. 10, 2019)
Trees & health study recruiting participants (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Jan. 7, 2019, starts: 27:30)
Trees on Belknap campus represent more than 130 species, including many native to the region.Neighborhoods with more greenspace may mean less heart disease (UofL News, Dec. 11, 2018)
Interview: John Wise's lab studies impact of pollution on ocean animals (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Dec. 11, 2018, starts at 10:30)
Interview: UofL alum Cristi Smith on Greening the Holidays (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, Dec. 10, 2018)
Student Nick Bremer shows off his holiday wreath.Wreath-making workshop gets campus into the holiday spirit (UofL News, Dec. 3, 2018)
Interview: Ted Smith on Envirome Institute and environmental impacts on human health (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Dec. 3, 2018)
The Fall/Winter 2018 issue of UofL Magazinefeatures several articles relevant to sustainability:
  • Undergraduate students immerse in inequality study (p. 13)
  • Promise Made. Promise Kept. Speed School camp provides students from high-poverty areas access to STEM initiatives (p. 14)
  • UofL leads nation in black student inclusivity (p. 14)
  • Spotlight: Patrick Reeder & Jonas Bastien [facilitate huge donation to La Casita Center] (p. 15)
  • Examining our whole health: Envirome Institute to serve as a centralized resource for environmental health research (p. 22)
  • Recover, Reuse, Reheat [UofL launches Food Recovery Network] (p.25)
Diversity Training for UofL Health Students (UofL News / WHAS, Nov. 30, 2018)
Fire safety tips for the holiday break.Take a Conservation Vacation This Holiday! (UofL Sustainability News, Nov. 26, 2018)
Plastic Pollution (Sustain: a journal of environmental and sustainability issues, Issue 39 - Fall/Winter 2019, Part 1 - page 1-16, Part 2 - page 15-22, Part 3 - page 23-55).
  • Sustain - Fall/Winter 2019Page 2: Single-use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainability (United Nations Environmental Program)
  • Page 23: Plastic Pollution – Preventing an Incurable Disease (Katie Allen)
  • Page 25: Microfibers, Macro Problems: A Resource Guide and Toolkit for Understanding and Tackling the Problem of Plastic Microfiber Pollution in Our Communities (Róisín Magee Altreuter)
  • Page 33: Microplastics in Compost: Environmental Hazards of Plastic-Coated Paper Products (Cyndra Dietz)
  • Page 36: Ditch the Throw-Away Culture and Solve Plastic Pollution (Miriam Gordon & Jamie Rhodes)
  • Page 40: Beyond Bans: Breaking Free From Plastic (Chris Kane)
  • Page 42: The Fate of Plastics at Wastewater Treatment Plants (Alex E. Novak)
  • Page 45: Recycling is Not Enough (GAIA/Zero Waste Europe)
  • Page 52: Plastic Pollution: How YOU can make a BIG difference (Kate Bailey & Kate Nelson)
Interview: Student-Led Food Recovery with Erin Kurtz & Henny Ransdell (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Nov. 19, 2018, starts 14:20)
UofL suffers “major decline” in African American faculty (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 9, 2018)
UofL’s “bleeding” of black faculty represents a bigger problem (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 9, 2018)
New Bike Racks Fall 2018UofL installs new covered bike parking in high demand locations (UofL Sustainability News, Nov. 8, 2018)
What climate change means for Kentucky (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 7, 2018)
Princeton professor traces the rise of “white terror” in Anne Braden Memorial Lecture (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 7, 2018)
2018 Pumpkin Smash!Louisville students relieve some stress by smashing pumpkins [for compost] (Courier-Journal, Nov. 6, 2018)
Students and faculty rally for trans visibility (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 31, 2018)
Sustainability Council denied Commission status (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 25, 2018)
Mill Creek Coal Power Plant, LouisvilleUofL hosting global satellite mini-conference on air pollution and health (UofL News, Oct. 24, 2018)
2018 Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges - UofL ListingUofL featured in the Princeton Review’s 2018 Guide to Green Colleges (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 24, 2018)
UofL President Neeli Bendapudi announced UofL’s membership today at the Louisville Sustainability Symposium, which UofL is hosting for the first time.UofL joins prestigious group advising United Nations on sustainability solutions (UofL News, Oct. 19, 2018)
2018 Josh Smith Sustainability AwardTonya Summerlin earns UofL's 2018 Josh Smith Memorial Sustainability Award (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 18, 2018)
Christina Lee Brown (third from the right)Newest institute named in honor of Christina Lee Brown (UofL News, Oct. 18, 2018)
UofL Sustainability Council releases 2017-18 Annual Report (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 17, 2018)
Sustainability Interns bring big green initiatives to life (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 16, 2018)
2018 Sustainability Week on Cover of Louisville Cardinal 10-16-18Sustainability on cover of Louisville Cardinal for first time (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 16, 2018)
UofL students leading food recovery efforts (UofL News, Oct. 15, 2018)
UofL celebrates Sustainability Week Oct. 18-26 (UofL News, Oct. 11, 2018)
UofL & LIBA team up for annual holiday local shopping tour (UofL News, Oct. 11, 2018)
Andrew MarshUofL’s Conn Center ready to harvest 2018 hemp crop (UofL News, Oct. 10, 2018)
UofL researchers earn $16.4 million to explore impact of environment on diabetes & obesity (UofL News, Oct. 8, 2018)
UofL gets $16.4M to study environment’s effect on diabetes (WFPL, Oct. 8, 2018)
UofL studies link between paper mill pollution and ovarian cancer (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Oct. 2, 2018)
UofL is #1 for African-Americans; Pollution's Impact on Women's Health (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Oct. 1, 2018)
A report card from the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center named UofL as one of three universities tied with the highest scoreUofL named nation’s best for serving African American students (UofL News, Sept. 26, 2018)
UofL Sustainability Council wants campus commitment (The Louisville Cardinal, Sept. 25, 2018)
SGA launches new, free shuttle option (UofL News, Sept. 20, 2018)
UofL to host city’s 2018 Sustainability Summit (UofL News, Sept. 18, 2018)
UofL to host Louisville Sustainability Summit (Insider Louisville, Sept. 18, 2018)
Interview: Andy Fisher, Big Hunger (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, Sept. 17, 2018)

Interview: Andy Fisher, Big Hunger (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Sept. 17, 2018, starts at 23:20)
President Neeli Bendapudi will open the UofL-Yearlings Club fall forum series Sept. 17.President to open UofL-Yearlings Club fall forum lineup (UofL News, Sept. 13, 2018)
Interview: UofL Students & KSEC take on Fancy Farm (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, Sept. 10, 2018)
UofL recognized as top LGBT-friendly university by three national groups (UofL News, Sept. 6, 2018)
Interview: Trees and Health Study (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Sept. 4, 2018, starts at 27:30)
Interview: Gilderbloom on Sustainable Neighborhoods (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Sept. 3, 2018, starts at 20:30)
 Diversity on the move to Strickler Hall (The Louisville Cardinal, Sept. 2, 2018)
Center for Predictive Medicine (Shelby Campus) Solar PanelsSierra Club names UofL "Coolest" public school in Kentucky (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 27, 2018)
Justin Mog interviewed by WHAS about plastic bags.pngUofL sustainability expert supports Kroger's plans to eliminate plastic bags (WHAS-11, Aug. 23, 2018)
UofL’s partnership with Louisville Water Company is ‘very definition of a win-win’ (UofL News, Aug. 22, 2018)
The students helped 40 different organizations throughout the city.More than 400 UofL students pitch in for annual community service event (UofL News, Aug. 21, 2018)
Speed students in Peru for the International Service Learning Project.Speed students in Peru for International Service Learning Program on Sustainable Development (UofL News, Aug. 15, 2018)
Movement to ban plastic straws (WHAS-11, Aug. 16, 2018)
Grants to UofL provide research into connections between green environment and human health (UofL News, Aug. 2, 2018)
I Commit To Boycott Bottled Water (Campus Sustainability Day 2016)Get Back to the TAP this Fall (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 1, 2108)
Grawemeyer Award winner, Robert Sternberg on Successful Intelligence (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, July 30, 2018)
The Color of Law (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, July 23, 2018)
Dr. Omid Ghasemi Fare (right), of the UofL J.B. Speed School of Engineering, is studying how to clear ice from bridges using geothermal heating.UofL researcher wants to clear icy bridges with geothermal heating (UofL News, July 26, 2018)
A check for change - Student Sustainability Fund (UofL Magazine, Summer 2018, p. 17)
Student Sustainability Fund inaugural check awarded 4-24-18
Interview: Jay Whitacre, winner of UofL’s Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, June 28, 2018, begins at 14:00)
Interview: Mark McGinley on more efficient manufacturing of concrete (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, June 26, 2018, begins at 21:42)
Interview: Mondragon's Coopeartive Economics (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, June 25, 2018)
UofL's African American Male Initiative (UofL News, June 25, 2018)

Circle of Harmony and HealthUniversity of Louisville launches the Envirome Institute with $5M gift (UofL News, June 19, 2018)
$5 million gift to boost UofL’s Envirome Institute (Insider Louisville, June 19, 2018)
U of L launches ‘Envirome Institute’ With $5 Million Gift (WFPL, June 19, 2018)
University of Louisville gets $5M gift to launch new institute (Louisville Business First, June 19, 2018)
University of Louisville lands first major gift under new president (Courier-Journal, June 19, 2018)
University of Louisville snags $5 million gift for environmental health institute (WDRB, June 19, 2018)
UofL gets $5M gift to launch new Envirome Institute (WHAS-11, June 19, 2018)

UofL Envirome Institute director talks air pollution, e-cigarettes and trees (Insider Louisville, June 20, 2018)

V. Faye Jones, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.P.H.UofL AVP honored for focus on diversity and health equity (UofL News, June 18, 2018)
LouLift free shuttle from Belknap Campus to downtown.New free, electric LouLift shuttle between Belknap Campus and downtown (UofL Sustainability News, June 18, 2018)
Celebrate summer in the country with butterfly tally (UofL News, June 15, 2018)
Emily Sweet, May 2018 SPHIS graduate2018 UofL graduate lands job as Grand Canyon park ranger (UofL News, June 15, 2018)
Interview: Kentucky-Princeton Undergraduate Summer Institute on Inequality (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, June 11, 2018)
Billie CastleUofL researcher: Systemic racism needs more examination related to health (UofL News, June 7, 2018)
UofL’s Conn Center is building a better foundation (UofL News, June 5, 2018)
Twenty students participated in the inaugural Kentucky-Princeton Undergraduate Summer Institute on Inequality, held at UofL and sponsored by the Princeton University Center for Human ValuesExploring inequality: Institute aims for intensive undergraduate experience (UofL News, May 31, 2018)
Cardinal alum makes major impact in Senegal (UofL News, May 29, 2018)
 UofL studies geothermal energy as a solution to icy bridges in Kentucky (UofL CEED News, May 22, 2018)
Capstone Studio Project: Visioning Smoketown Greenspaces (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, May 21, 2018)
UofL Greenhouse Gas EmissionsUofL's Carbon Emissions Rise, Reinvestment Needed (UofL Sustainability News, May 18, 2018)
Existing institute renamed, will look at aspects of environment on health (UofL School of Medicine, May 17, 2018)
UofL’s Kentucky Institute for the Environment and Sustainable Development to be renamed the Envirome Institute (The Lane Report, May 17, 2018)
UofL Renames Environment Institute To Focus More On Environmental Health (WFPL, May 20, 2018)
Gray Street Farmers MarketGray Street Farmers Market launches crowdfunding campaign to benefit SNAP recipients (UofL News, May 17, 2018)
SIGS celebrates graduate diversity during annual event (UofL News, May 15, 2018)
Carbon Commitment LogoCarbon Neutral (Sustain: A Journal of Environmental and Sustainability Issues, Issue 38, Spring/Summer 2018)
 - Shrinking Emissions & Expanding Minds at the University of Louisville, p. 16-25.
Prof Cherie Dawson-Edwards Social Change course +founder of A Future In HOPE Youth ServicesUofL Launches Student Sustainability Fund & Philanthropy Program (UofL Sustainability News, April 24, 2018)
UofL's Zero Waste partnership with Goodwill Industries (WAVE 3 Listens Live, April 23, 2018)
UofL School of Medicine creates Medical Mile walking path to promote wellness (UofL News, April 18, 2018)
UofL joins nationwide initiative to grow community partnerships (UofL News, April 17, 2018)
In her dream job as Assistant Director at the University of Louisville Cultural Center, Sarah Nuñez works to support the needs of Latino students and their families.UofL’s Sarah Nunez featured in ‘A Force for Good’ community billboard campaign (UofL News, April 13, 2018)
UofL Celebrates PrideGender identity ‘gatekeeper’ removed from UofL HR process (UofL News, April 13, 2018)

UofL Hemp Trial 2017 (UofL Magazine Winter-Spring 2018)The Winter/Spring 2018 issue of UofL Magazine features several articles relevant to sustainability:

  • Keeping it Clean: UofL becomes Superfund Research Center (p. 9)
  • Have a (Green) Heart: UofL researchers and partners propose using trees as a public health strategy (p. 9)
  • 2018 Grawemeyer Awards recognize great ideas (p. 11)
  • Hemp Harvest Elicits Energy Exploration (p. 17)
  • Whitacre wins Conn Prize (p. 17)
  • Calm and care after the storms: UofL Nursing professor heads to Puerto Rico after hurricanes wreak havoc (p. 25)
  • Spotlight: Alumnus Tim Moseley (p. 48)
Deborah Yoder-Himes Ph.D.Beer with a Scientist: The epic battle between superbugs and humans (UofL News, April 12, 2018)
UofL hosts Louisville Mayoral Candidate Forum on Equality & Justice (UofL Sustainability News, April 10, 2018)
UofL students & staff celebrate trees (UofL News, April 9, 2018)
Women’s soccer team plants trees for Arbor Day (The Louisville Cardinal, April 8, 2018)
UofL celebrates Arbor Day with tree planting (UofL News, April 2, 2018)
Trip participants at KAN WINUofL students spend spring break seeking social justice (UofL News, April 2, 2018)
Cardinal family encouraged to give back April 13-14 (UofL News, March 26, 2018)
Two farmers markets serve UofL and surrounding neighborhoods (UofL News, March 23, 2018)
Environmental Science for a Day (UofL News, March 15, 2018)
UofL hosts middle schoolers for a Day of Science(UofL News, March 27, 2018)
Sunflower at UPA GardenUofL to Launch a Sustainability Living-Learning Community (UofL Sustainability News, March 9, 2018)
Ecolympics 2018 Final ResultsBettie Johnson Hall wins GOLD in Ecolympics 2018! (UofL Sustainability News, March 9, 2018)
How plants capture particulate matterCan increasing green space improve our health? Learn more at Beer with a Scientist (UofL News, March 8, 2018)
Renewable energy prize winner to speak at UofL (UofL News, March 6, 2018)
Barbara Polivka, Ph.D., R.N., Shirley B. Powers Endowed Chair and Professor, UofL School of Nursing.UofL researchers find unhealthy levels of chemicals in homes of older adults (UofL News, Feb. 21, 2018)
UofL Students study solutions for Metro Impound Lot & water quality (Sustainability Now, FORward Radio, Feb. 19, 2018)
Trees on Belknap campus represent more than 130 species, including many native to the region.UofL named Tree Campus USA for 8th year (UofL News, Feb. 6, 2018)
UofL Sport Administration team headed to the Super Bowl as Zero Waste green ambassadors (UofL News, Jan. 25, 2018)
Sprouts: Rural Climate Dialogues (Pacifica Radio Network, Jan. 24, 2018)
The African American Theatre Program's annual MLK Celebration is Jan. 15.African American Theatre Program ready for annual MLK Celebration (UofL News, Jan. 3, 2018)
UofL researchers study whether more trees can improve human health (UofL News, Jan. 4, 2018)
School yard is lab for trees' relation to health
(Great Day Live - UofL Today, Jan. 2, 2018)
http://louisville.edu/diversity/photos/mordean.jpg/@@images/image/previewUofL’s new Diversity Plan presented (UofL News, Dec. 19, 2017)
Ariana LevinsonTransdiciplinary research, employment law, food co-ops merge in UofL professors’ work (UofL News, Dec. 18, 2017)
Dave Barker (right) is presented with the 2017 Josh Smith Sustainability Award by Brian Barnes (left)Inaugural Sustainability Award Honors Our Maple Maven, Dave Barker (UofL Sustainability News, Dec. 13, 2017)
AUDIO: UofL Masters of Urban Planning Capstone Students, Danielle Story & Elizabeth Frank on Transit-Oriented Development (Sustainability Now!, FORward Radio, Dec. 11, 2017)
BIOL Native Plant Garden Before+After (Spring 2016)Nurturing Nature: UofL ecologists protect urban habitats with fervor (UofL Magazine, Fall 2017)
The Power of Truth: UofL's Violence Prevention Fellows seek to shift stereotypes with a resounding message of pride and peace (UofL Magazine, Fall 2017)
Scott StrausJames ConeSara Goldrick-RabRobert Sternberg2018 Grawemeyer Awards honor work in genocide, black liberation, college affordability & diversity (UofL News, Dec. 5, 2017)
AUDIO: UofL's Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Dec. 4, 2017, starts at 19:03)
UofL offers vegetarian cuisine (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 21, 2017)
The annual Holiday Cards “Buy Local” Shopping Tour is Dec. 1, with stops at locally owned businesses in several Louisville neighborhoods.Need holiday gift ideas? UofL has you covered with local, sustainable options (UofL News, Nov. 16, 2017)
UofL’s Survivors of Torture Recovery Center helps heal refugees’ scars (UofL News, Nov. 15, 2017)
Interview: The Green Heart Project (FORward Radio, Sustainability Now, Nov. 13, 2017)
UofL receives $6.7 million to create Superfund Research CenterUofL receives $6.7 million to become Superfund Research Center (UofL News, Nov. 9, 2017)
UofL again named ‘Bicycle Friendly University’ (UofL News, Nov. 9, 2017)
Counties served by the eight Kentucky AHEC officesAHEC awarded funding to continue increased health care access to underserved areas (UofL News, Nov. 9, 2017)
More tenure-track faculty need to be hired at UofL (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 7, 2017)
Women 4 Women furthers equality (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 7, 2017)

Demand high for UofL’s new sustainability classes (UofL News, Nov. 7, 2017)
UofL's New Sustainability Degree (WHAS-11 Great Day Live, Nov. 6, 2017)

Marian VasserVasser’s work inspired by family & social justice (UofL News, Nov. 6, 2017)

Clockwise from top left: Health and Social Justice Scholars Tasha Golden, Devin McBride, John C. Luttrell and Morgan PearsonMeet UofL’s new Health and Social Justice Scholars (UofL News, Nov. 6, 2017)

Interview: Dave Simpson on UofL Sustainability (UofL Today, Nov. 2, 2017, starts at 11:39)
Andrew MarshUofL’s ‘energy crops’ harvested for research (UofL News, Nov. 1, 2017)
Sustain Fall-Winter 2018Political Will issue (Sustain: A Journal of Environmental and Sustainability Issues, Fall/Winter 2018)
UofL to expand need-based aid (UofL News, Oct. 30, 2017)

Sustainability Now! with UofL Anthropology Professor & Farmer, Jeneen Wiche (FORward Radio, Oct. 30, 2017)
UofL Arbor Day 2017 Tree PlantingDo trees make you healthier? 4 South Louisville neighborhoods are part of an experiment to find out (Courier-Journal, Oct. 26, 2017)
UofL leading study measuring the power of trees as a public health strategy (UofL News, Oct. 27, 2017)

From hospital trash to upcycled treasure

UofL Hospital surgical staff use sterile wraps to create sleep kits for homeless

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