UofL Sustainability news links.
Drilling Geothermal Wells at New Engineering BuildingGeothermal: Major Louisville projects are tapping into Earth's warmth for heating & cooling (Courier-Journal, July 7, 2024)
Sorting Trash-to-Treasure ItemsUofL hosts Zero Waste Tour for University of Kentucky staff (UofL Sustainability News, June 21, 2024)
Juneteenth graphicUofL’s Juneteenth lecture series addresses past, present and future of racial justice (UofL News, June 12, 2024)
Sam Satterly investigated a hazardous waste dump known as the “Gully of the Drums” in Jefferson Memorial Forest, a Louisville public park, while she was a graduate student at the University of Louisville. Credit: Courtesy of Sam SatterlyUofL Sustainability students' research moves city toward cleaning up ‘Gully of the Drums’ after more than four decades (LPM, June 11, 2024)
Team UofL pedals 6100 miles over 381 rides during the Bike Month Challenge! (UofL Sustainability News, June 5, 2024)
UofL researchers rediscovered the rare (and tiny) beetle, Limulodes paradoxus, in the UofL-owned Horner Bird and Wildlife Sanctuary.Biology students discover rare beetle in UofL’s wildlife sanctuary (UofL News, May 28, 2024)
Serviceberry ForagingJune brings juneberries: Picking your own sustainable treat this summer (Spectrum News 1, May 28, 2024)
Interview: Brian Buford, Employee Success (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, May 27, 2024)
Kroger Scholars Lead the Charge in Education and Sustainability (UofL Advancement, May 2024)
Cover 1Sustainability Stories featured in UofL Magazine, Spring 2024:

Tamara Iacono, wellness coordinator for UofL’s Get Healthy Now program, and Kristina Doan, associate director of communications and marketing in UofL's Office of Human Resources, at the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville's Worksite Wellness Award reception May 14.UofL Get Healthy Now program wins Platinum Worksite Wellness Award (UofL News, May 16, 2024)
Jasmyne Moore and Maggie Fagala receive fellowship awards at the 2023 Breonna Taylor Lecture on Structural Inequity. Pictured are Jasmyne Moore, civil rights attorney Ben Crump, Maggie Fagala and Melanie Jacobs, dean of Brandeis Law School.Inaugural Breonna Taylor Legacy Fellows work for social justice through legal service (UofL News, May 9, 2024)
Gabrielle Runyon smiles with her graduation stool wrapped around her neck.UofL 2024 spring graduate advocates for inclusivity of those with disabilities and people of color (UofL News, May 7, 2024)
Campus Race to Zero Waste 2024 Badge - Winner Diversion Large CampusUofL wins 2024 Campus Race to Zero Waste (UofL Sustainability News, May 6, 2024)
Campus Race to Zero Waste diverts 105 million single-use plastic containers (Recycling Today, May 24, 2024)
Two people speak at a podiumWinners of 2024 Grawemeyer Award in Education discuss race and public university funding (UofL News, April 25, 2024)
Neta Crawford giving a lecture at the podium.2024 Grawemeyer Awardee in world order calls on military to reduce carbon emissions (UofL News, April 25, 2024)
Leafy branches frame the entrance to Grawemeyer Hall on UofL’s Belknap Campus. UofL photo.UofL researchers help scientists document health benefits of time spent in nature (UofL News, April 22, 2024)
CSA Sign-up 2024UofL launches new Community Supported Agriculture Program (UofL Sustainability News, April 22, 2024)
UofL Sustainability's beekeeping intern Shelby RobinsonUofL’s beekeeping intern represents the past and future of Kentucky urban agriculture (UofL News, April 19, 2024)
Interview: Professor Nick Paliewicz on Extraction Politics (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, April 8, 2024)
Sam Satterly investigated a hazardous waste dump known as the “Gully of the Drums” in Jefferson Memorial Forest, a Louisville public park, while she was a graduate student at the University of Louisville. Credit: Courtesy of Sam SatterlyUofL Sustainability Masters student, Sam Satterly, exposes 'Gully of the Drums' in Louisville (Inside Climate News, April 3, 2024)
Rachel SingelRachel Singel named 2024 Ecolympics Grand Prize Winner (UofL Sustainability News, March 29, 2024)
Lauren Niemann with Brian Barnes, Douglas CraddockLauren Niemann wins UofL's 2024 Josh Smith Memorial Sustainability Award (UofL Sustainability News, March 22, 2024)
Parkland Tree Planting 3-9-24UofL students and staff help Louisville Grows plant more than 100 trees (Spectrum News, March 10, 2024)
Interview: Professor Maegen Rochner, Dendochronologist (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, March 4, 2024)
2024 Maple Tapping WorkshopUniversity of Louisville students collecting maple syrup (Spectrum News, March 1, 2024)
UofL Dining 2023 Fall Sustainability Round-upUofL Dining 2023 Fall Sustainability Round-up (UofL Sustainability News, March 1, 2024)
Affordable excellence (UofL News, March 1, 2024)
Residence Hall Drawdown 2024 ResultsUnitas Tower wins the 2024 Ecolympics Drawdown! (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 27, 2024)
The four-story, 114,000-square-foot building will include classrooms, a makerspace, high-tech lab facilities and room for events and student engagement.UofL announces new hub for next-generation engineering education, research (UofL News, Feb. 26, 2024)
University of Louisville announces new $90 million expansion to J.B. Speed School of Engineering (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 26, 2024)
New engineering building will boost STEM grads, UofL says (WDRB, Feb. 26, 2024)
UofL building $90M high-tech space for engineering school (WLKY, Feb. 26, 2024)
UofL to build $90M cutting edge engineering ed, research hub (The Lane Report, Feb. 26, 2024)
Next gen facility for engineering, research being built at UofL (WHAS-11, Feb. 26, 2024)
University of Louisville is building a $90M engineering hub (Spectrum News, Feb. 26, 2024)
UofL expands INSPIRE program to include biology and sustainability curriculum (UofL News, Feb. 19, 2024)
Interview: Dr. Andrea Gaughan, Geographic & Environmental Sciences (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Feb. 19, 2024)
UofL begins maple syrup harvest using campus trees (UofL News, Feb. 13, 2024) See also The Lane Report (Feb. 14, 2024)
New Engineering Building SignUofL breaks ground on its greenest building yet, with engineering on display (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 7, 2024)
Carbon Commitment LogoPresident Schatzel signs Climate Leadership Commitment as UofL reduces carbon emissions by 53% (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 2, 2024)
Belknap Bus StationCardinal Campus Connector extended through March 8th (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 17, 2024)
Solar panelsUofL-led Tech Hubs grant supercharges region’s role in energy innovation (UofL News, Jan. 11, 2024)
Professor Benne HolwerdaBenne's bike commute to campus (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 11, 2024)
UofL Sustainability student, Angela Campbell tackles the connections between greenness and mental health (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Jan. 8, 2024)
Alana O'Bryan, UofL Dining Sustainability CoordinatorMeet Alana O'Bryan, UofL Dining's new Sustainability Coordinator (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 5, 2023)
Bikes on TARCNeighborhoods around UofL achieve highest scores in Louisville for walkability, bikeability, and transit access (Courier-Journal, Dec. 19, 2023)
Martin Green, Scientia Professor at UNSW in Sydney, Australia, is the winner of the 2023 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville. Photo by Anna Kucera.UofL’s renewable energy prize awarded to Martin Green for silicon solar cells (UofL News, Dec. 18, 2023)
Third StTransportation Grants Launch 2-Way Street Conversions of 2nd & 3rd Streets (UofL Sustainability News, Dec. 14, 2023)
Fueling access to higher education in the commonwealth: UofL is increasing aid for in-state residents (UofL News, Dec. 9, 2023)
The Grawemeyer 2024 Education cowinner Laura Hamilton.Scholars citing racial effects of education funding cuts win Grawemeyer prize (UofL News, Dec. 7, 2023)
Neta Crawford, photo by Vernon Doucette for Boston University PhotographyScholar who measures Pentagon’s carbon footprint wins 2024 Grawemeyer world order prize (UofL News, Dec. 5, 2023)
New dean of School of Public Health and Information Sciences Kathryn CardarelliNew Public Health Dean focused on community-engaged approaches to enhancing health equity (UofL News, Dec. 4, 2023)
Interview: Dr. Lynetta Mathis on Social Work Day Panel (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Dec. 4, 2023)
Interview: Pat Smith on Community Engagement at UofL (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Nov. 20, 2023)
UofL medical student Zoha Mian with classmates at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.Commitment to health care equity leads UofL medical student to study in London (UofL News, Oct. 30, 2023)
2023 Campus Sustainability Day Fair16th Annual Campus Sustainability Day Fair caps UofL Sustainability Week (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 25, 2023)
2023 Cards Commuter Challenge LogoCards Commuter Challengers prevent 2276lbs. of carbon pollution over 3381 miles, saving $1613, and burning 121,989 calories! (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 3, 2023)
Clinton Coulter wins Cycle September as Team UofL keeps more carbon out of the atmosphere than ever (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 3, 2023)
Fifteen winners selected in $1.5 million health equity innovation challenge (UofL News, Sept. 20, 2023)
Eastside of SACUofL ranks second among Kentucky publics in WSJ social mobility rankings (UofL News, Sept. 20, 2023)
World Car Free DayTeam UofL pedals 4000 miles in Cycle September as we approach World Car-Free Day 9/22 (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 20, 2023)
Hispanic, Latinx & Indigenous Initiative communityCardinals celebrate, create belonging during Hispanic-Latinx Heritage Month (UofL News, Sept. 15, 2023)
Tony Arnold with 7 Resilience Justice Fellows in September 2023.Grant awarded to law professor will fund climate adaptation project (UofL News, Sept. 13, 2023)
Juan TabaresTeam UofL pedals over 2300 miles in the first 10 days of Cycle September! Ride with us!(UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 11, 2023)
Touring Law School's new Cool RoofTackling the Urban Heat Island Effect (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 7, 2023)

Podcast with Dr. Kim Williams: You Can Prevent Cardiovascular Disease with your Diet (Faculty Feed, Sept. 1, 2023)
Green Threads 2023UofL's Green Threads Program Reaches Over 100 Faculty (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 16, 2023)

Interview: UofL alum Taylor Ryan, Founder of Change Today, Change Tomorrow (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Aug. 14, 2023)
University of Louisville, KY Belknap CampusThe Most Beautiful College Campus in Kentucky Will Leave You Speechless (A-Z Animals, July 31, 2023)
Researchers embarking on a project to understand the Universal Basic Neighborhood, UofL's Ted Smith and Lauren Anderson, Simmons College of Kentucky's Nancy Seay, UofL President Kim Schatzel, Simmons College President Kevin Cosby and Joel Goza, Shavonnie Carthens of University of Kentucky and Patricia Reeves of Simmons and Michael O. Emerson of Rice UniversityUofL and Simmons College partner on healthy neighborhoods project (UofL News, July 28, 2023)
College of Business grad sees equity through economics (UofL News, July 18, 2023)
A team presents at the 2022 Reconstruct Challenge. (Photo courtesy of Render, an innovation studio.)UofL, partners issue $1.5 million health equity innovation challenge (UofL News, July 18, 2023)
Ashley HaStudents advocate for Native American movement (UofL News, July 10, 2023)
Illustration depicting the UofL community, hands raised in support and solidarity, including one with the L-signUofL’s commitment to diversity (UofL News, June 30, 2023)
Grawemeyer HallFY ’24 budget raises minimum student wage, adds $3.5M in financial aid, invests $77M in efficiency (UofL News, June 22, 2023)
Interview: UofL alum & Sustainability Award Winner, Shauntrice Martin - We Don't Wither artist (Forward Radio 106.5fm, Sustainability Now!, June 19, 2023)
Terrell Lamont StrayhornA conversation with Juneteenth keynote, diversity scholar Terrell Strayhorn (UofL News, June 14, 2023)
Bike Month Challenge 2023Chloe Forsting wins Bike Month Challenge as Team UofL pedaled 5351 miles! (UofL Sustainability News, June 6, 2023)
Kristina Doan (left), communications manager for UofL's Office of Human Resources, and Tamara Iacono, wellness coordinator for UofL's Get Healthy Now program, accepted the Silver Worksite Wellness Award on behalf of UofL at the Worksite Wellness Council of Louisville’s annual conference May 24.UofL’s Get Healthy Now Program wins Worksite Wellness Award (UofL News, May 25, 2023)
Sustainability Stories featured in UofL Magazine, Spring 2023UofL Magazine - Spring 2023:

 Whitney Theis surges in 3rd week of the Bike Month Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, May 22, 2023) UofL Alum Tyler Lloyd helped found GRASS while on campus and now regulates chemicals with the U.S. EPA (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, May 22, 2023)
Campus Race to Zero Waste logoUofL finishes in the top 10 of the 2023 Campus Race To Zero Waste (UofL Sustainability News, May 16, 2023)
Diversion and diplomas: At U.S. universities, a host of recycling programs are boosting landfill diversion rates and sparking the sustainability consciousness of students and staff (Recycling Today, May 2023)
UofL students succeed in having May 5th proclaimed as Missing & Murdered Indigenous Awareness Day in Louisville (UofL Sustainability News, May 5, 2023)
Patricia Nyalwal, graduate student in the College of Education and Human Development, harvests greens from Louie's greenhouse for sandwiches at the Ville Grille.Earth Day 2023: UofL ‘grows’ efforts to provide sustainable meals (UofL News, April 21, 2023)
Sarah McKinneyUofL to host planting event for Arbor Day; honors late LGBTQ+ supporter (UofL News, April 19, 2023)
Aruni Bhatnagar outdoors with grennery surrounding himReduced sleep linked to air pollution, heat, carbon dioxide and noise (UofL News, April 18, 2023)
Klemmer NicodemusUofL Sustainability Intern aspiring to tackle climate change wins state’s only Truman Scholarship (UofL News, April 14, 2023)
15th Anniversary Celebration March 2023 - President Kim Schatzel addresses the audience.UofL Sustainability Council celebrates 15th Anniversary! (UofL Sustainability News, April 12, 2023)
Win Me - Ecolympics 2023 Grand Prize BikeCaroline Ferro wins Ecolympics 2023 (UofL Sustainability News, March 28, 2023)
people planting trees on UofL's Belknap campusUofL earns distinction through the Tree Campus Higher Education Program (UofL News, March 27, 2023)
aerial view of RubbertownWebsite tackling environmental health disparities debuts (UofL News, March 23, 2023)
Jabani BennettQ&A: UofL’s new Women’s Center director, building coalitions for gender equity (UofL News, March 15, 2023)
UofL Arbor Day at HSC, April 2022UofL recognized as a Tree Campus for the 13th consecutive year (UofL Sustainability News, March 15, 2023)
head shot of Marisol MoralesAmerican Council on Education leader to keynote 8th Annual UofL Engaged Scholarship Symposium (UofL News, March 10, 2023)

Sustainability with Dr. Justin Mog (UofL Faculty Feed, March 10, 2023)
Ecolympics Drawdown 2023 Final StandingsUnitas Tower wins the Ecolympics Drawdown!! (UofL Sustainability News, March 1, 2023)
Students planting trees on Arbor DayUofL helping to develop future leaders in food, climate and sustainable agriculture (UofL News, February 21, 2023)

Interview: Brent Fryrear, Director, Partnership for a Green City (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, Feb. 20, 2023)
Three students wearing UofL shirts and carrying backpacks walk on a sidewalk on UofL's campusUofL extends Cardinal Commitment Grant to non-Pell-eligible students in need (UofL News, Feb. 15, 2023)
Illustration depicting the UofL community, hands raised in support and solidarity, including one with the L-signChanging lives is the aim of UofL’s new diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives (UofL News, Feb. 15, 2023)
Prathiba Natesan Batley | Nathan Cornetet/Fusion PhotographyHow a classical Indian dance gives UofL statistician outlet to champion social justice (UofL News, Jan. 25, 2023)
UofL Magazine Cover Fall/Winter 2022Sustainability Stories featured in UofL Magazine, Fall/Winter 2022:

Betsy Ruhe 2016 (UofL's 1st Masters in Sustainability student)UofL's first Sustainability Masters graduate elected to Louisville Metro Council District 21 to push for sustainability (Louisville Public Media, Jan. 18, 2023) Muluberehan: Fighting for Environmental Justice (UofL News, Jan. 4, 2023)
Lindsay KlingenschmidtFall 2022 Sustainable Dining Semester Round-up (UofL Dining News, December 2022)
2022 Joan Riehm AwardsUofL professors awarded Joan Riehm Environmental Leadership Award from the Partnership for a Green City (WDRB News, Dec. 12, 2022)
Campus Race To Zero Waste 1st Place Badge 2022UofL Sustainability Council reflects on accomplishments in 2022 (UofL Sustainability News, Dec. 10, 2022)
Elliott Grantz '20 works as a partnerships officer for the United Nations World Food Programme.Profile: UofL Sustainability alumna, Elliot Grantz, aids world food effort (UofL News, Dec. 9, 2022)
Olivia YeagerUofL and the Free Store help December grad break the poverty cycle (UofL News, Dec. 7, 2022)
UofL's 'Free Store' offers clothing, essentials to the campus community amid high inflation (Spectrum News 1, Dec. 2, 2022)
Dr. Kim SchatzelUofL's New President, Dr. Kim Schatzel, highlights importance of sustainablity in first address (UofL Sustainability News, Nov. 30, 2022)
Louie's Greenhouse microfarm at UofL Ville Grill 11-17-22 (3).jpgUofL Dining expands its menu using a new tool bringing fresh food to campus (WDRB, Nov. 17, 2022)
Louisville’s Founders Square is bound by South Fifth Street, West Muhammad Ali Boulevard and Armory Place in Downtown Louisville. Directly across South Fifth, the building at left is part of the University of Louisville’s New Vision of Health Campus. (UofL Photo)Trager family pledges $1 million to UofL to fund urban micro-forest at Founders Square (UofL News, Nov. 17, 2022)
Louisville looks to get greener with a new ‘microforest’ (WFPL, Dec. 26, 2022)
Pawel Lorkiewicz, assistant professor of chemistry and a researcher in the UofL Superfund Research Center, established methods for detecting and quantifying urinary metabolites of VOCs which are used in the human and wastewater studies for VOC exposure.UofL Superfund Research Center receives $10.8 million to expand studies into effects of environmental toxins (UofL News, Nov. 9, 2022)
The Princeton Review: Guide to Green SchoolsUofL recognized in Top 10 Zero Waste Campuses & The Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges (UofL Sustainability News, Nov. 8, 2022)
Diverse hands reaching high.UofL recognized for diversity, inclusion efforts 9th consecutive year (UofL News, Nov. 1, 2022)
UofL’s Garden Commons Introduces New Aquaponics System to Community Composting Project (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 28, 2022)
15th Annual Sustainability Fair Returns to UofL (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 28, 2022)

UofL Co-Hosts 6th Annual Environmental Justice Conference
(UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 28, 2022)
The Third Day of UofL Sustainability Week: Craft Night (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 25, 2022)
Myers Medical LoftsHistoric preservation converts former UofL School of Dentistry into Myers Medical Lofts (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 21, 2022)
The University of Louisville celebrated the opening of its new Center for Engaged Learning October 18, 2022.UofL’s Center for Engaged Learning invests in student success beyond the classroom (UofL News, Oct. 20, 2022)
Interview with UofL Senior Sustainability Major, Keon Farris (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Oct. 17, 2022)
Women in a cafeteria in front of a small greenhouseBringing the greens: Ville Grill features new microfarm (UofL News, Oct. 12, 2022)
TreeCampusUSA.pngUofL featured in Arbor Day Foundation's Urban Forestry webinar series on Building a Resilient Canopy (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 10, 2022)
Rachel Butler - Cycle September 2022 winnerRachel Butler wins Cycle September as Team UofL pedaled nearly 6,000 miles (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 5, 2022)
2022 Cards Commuter ChallengeCards Commuter Challengers log over 10,000 car-free miles (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 5, 2022)
UofL creates a ‘village’ with new dorms (UofL News, Oct. 2, 2022)
2022 Cards Commuter ChallengeStill time to join the Cards Commuter Challenge! - over 8,000 car-free miles logged (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 27, 2022)
Interview: UofL Sustainability Masters Alum, Ryan Lloyd (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, Sept. 26, 2022)
2022 Cards Commuter ChallengeCar-Free Trips help Team UofL win big in Cycle September and the Cards Commuter Challenge!  (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 20, 2022)
Rebecca Turney (UofL student), Finley Barber (Duke student), Jody Dahmer (BGT), and Eileen Sember (UofL student) work to clean up the Oak Street alley.UofL & Beargrass Thunder researching the impact of alley revitalization on mental wellbeing (UofL News, Sept. 13, 2022)
2022 Cards Commuter Challenge Week 2 TotalsCards Commuter Challengers log nearly 2700 car-free miles! Your next trip could win! (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 12, 2022)
SoFab Inks LLC, a startup consisting of University of Louisville graduate students and mentored by UofL faculty members, is a finalist in the U.S. Department of Energy’s American-Made Perovskite Startup Prize. From left, Craig Grapperhaus, professor of chemistry, graduate students Sashil Chapagain, Blake Martin and Peter Armstrong and Thad Druffel, research theme leader. Photo by Andrew Marsh.UofL-based startup wins energy prize for ink to be used in solar cells (UofL News, Sept. 12, 2022)

UofL Magazine Summer 2022Sustainability Stories featured in UofL Magazine, Summer 2022:

Juan TabaresTeam UofL sets the pace in Cycle September! Ride with us! (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 7, 2022)
Week 1 Commuter Challenge ResultsCards Commuter Challenge nears 1000 miles! Help quadruple that and win! (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 7, 2022)
University of Louisville social scientist Lauren HeberleUofL students gain experience & drive change in Louisville’s affordable housing arena (UofL News, Sept. 6, 2022)
Students in the Belknap Academic BuildingAs the Pell Grant turns 50, UofL continues to make strides closing the opportunity gap (UofL News, Aug. 26, 2022)
Representatives organized by UofL's LGBT Center march in the 2019 Kentuckiana Pride Parade.UofL again recognized as ‘Best of the Best’ for LGBTQ+ students (UofL News, Aug. 25, 2022)
Reena Evers-EveretteDiscussion with daughter of civil rights activists kicks off UofL series (UofL News, Aug. 24, 2022)
Environmental Justice at UofL Brandeis School of LawEnvironmental Justice at UofL Brandeis School of Law (LouisvilleLaw, Aug. 18, 2022)
RubbertownUofL Faculty awarded funding to investigate Environmental Health Literacy and Justice in and around Rubbertown (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 17, 2022)
Rendering of the New Residence HallUofL’s New Residence Hall opens in the heart of Belknap campus, with car-free, sustainable living (UofL News, Aug. 16, 2022)
Henry Snaith, professor of physics at the University of Oxford and co-founder and chief scientific officer of Oxford PV, is the winner of the 2021 Leigh Ann Conn Prize for Renewable Energy from the University of Louisville.UofL’s renewable energy prize awarded to University of Oxford’s Henry Snaith for improved solar cells (UofL News, Aug. 9, 2022)
2022 Zero Waste Orientation - Sustainable Dining Intern Sarah Bosse and SOSer Z’Naja TalbottWelcoming new students with Zero Waste Orientation meals! (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 4, 2022)
The lobby in the former University of Louisville School of Dentistry building which iis being renovated as the Myers Medical Lofts. July 25, 2022Historic preservation project saves 122-year-old UofL Myers Hall - School of Dentistry from demolition & contributes to dense, walkable downtown livability (Courier-Journal Journal, July 27, 2022)
Maddy Cicha unfolds a tripod to set up a noise monitor.UofL students spread their wings during a summer of science (UofL News, July 27, 2022)
UofL chemistry researcher Andrew Wilson.UofL researcher wins prestigious award for more efficient, cleaner and safer energy innovation (UofL News, July 25, 2022)
Mark McGinleySustainability Council member, Dr. W. Mark McGinley, to serve as Conn Center theme leader for Energy Efficiency (UofL Conn Center News, July 21, 2022)
Justin PetersonNew Campus Recreation Director dedicated to offering more inclusive activities in nature (UofL News, July 7, 2022)
Interview: Professor Lora Haynes on Resilient Families and Little Free Libraries (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, June 13, 2022)
Juan TabaresJuan Tabares Tamayo pedaled 795mi as Team UofL's Champion in the 2022 Bike Month Challenge! (UofL Sustainability News, June 9, 2022)
Justin MogGrowing The Future: Agriculture & Sustainability in KY [featuring UofL] (Our Corner of the World - Louisville's Sister Cities Magazine, p. 8, June 7, 2022)
Interview: Iyana Burton, 2022 Outstanding Student Award in UofL’s Sustainability Masters Program (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, June 6, 2022)
New Vision of Health Campus renderingUofL to create New Vision of Health Campus for pioneering work to increase health equity (UofL News, May 25, 2022)
Campus Race To Zero Waste 1st Place Badge 2022We’re #1! UofL Wins the Campus Race To Zero Waste (UofL Sustainability News, May 13, 2022)
Iyana Burton - Master of Sustainability Student of the Year Award Winner (UofL Sustainability News, May 9, 2022)
UofL Black Business Summit 2022UofL hosts inaugural Black Business Summit to connect with the community (UofL News, May 5, 2022)
Ascending StarsUofL's second cohort of ‘ascending star’ researchers tackle feminist bioethics, wastewater, solar, human rights, health promotion, oppression, Black education, and more (UofL News, May 4, 2022)
Aerial view of Grawemeyer HallUofL named a ‘Tree Campus’ for the 12th consecutive year (UofL News, April 28, 2022)
Brigitte Burpo, the unit’s assistant dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.  UofL’s College of Education and Human Development opens Social Justice Library (UofL News, April 27, 2022)
February 28 - March 1, 2017 Tornadoes and Severe WeatherWill Kentucky be the new Tornado Alley? How Earth Day issues need everyday solutions: Opinion (Courier-Journal, April 19, 2022)
HSC Green TeamSeeking UofL Health Sciences Campus Green Team Chair (UofL Sustainability News, April 7, 2022)
JB Speed School from GrawemeyerUofL and GE Appliances develop engineering scholarship for underrepresented students (UofL News, April 4, 2022)
UofL Arbor Day 2022 - Schneider HallUofL celebrates Arbor Day 2022 & Tree Campus Higher Education status (UofL Sustainability News, April 1, 2022)
Ecolympics 2022 Grand Prize Winner, Geography major Adrian DoddCongratulations to all our 2022 Ecolympians! (UofL Sustainability News, March 29, 2022)
Bicycle Friendly University - Silver 2021-25UofL certified as Silver-level Bicycle Friendly University 2021-2025 (UofL Sustainability News, March 16, 2022)
Dorm Drawdown 2022 ResultsBettie Johnson Hall wins Dorm Drawdown and first four weekly winners of Ecolympics set the bar! (UofL Sustainability News, March 1, 2022)
UofL selected for Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center program to help local manufacturers improve energy efficiency (KPPC News, Feb. 28, 2022)
Gwendol Fay Brown McCaskill, as a UofL student in the 1960s (left) and as an adult prior to her death in 2016.UofL grad who helped desegregate campus housing went on to become one of the first African American social workers in Kentucky (UofL News, Feb. 24, 2022)
Three students wearing UofL shirts and carrying backpacks walk on a sidewalk on UofL's campusUofL launches Cardinal Commitment Grant to fill the gap in college cost (UofL News, Feb. 17, 2022)
Humana HQ buildingUofL, Humana, Humana Foundation announce $25M innovation hub to boost health equity (UofL News, Feb. 16, 2022)
Female student, Kenyetta Johnson, holding a dragonfly in her hand while wearing a black mask on her face.UofL alum carves her own path to increase diversity and inclusion in the environmental field (UofL News, Feb. 11, 2022)
New places to fill-up on the U of L campusUofL partners with Louisville Water Co. to promote tap over bottled water in the BAB (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 6, 2022)
John Pierce Wise Sr. center, with members of his research team during an expedition to collect whale cells. Left to right: Idoia Meaza, grad student, Johnny Wise, assistant professor, Rick Walker, volunteer driver, Jennifer Toyoda, grad student, and Aggie Williams, grad studentLifelong passion for science and nature led John Pierce Wise Sr. to study how metals cause lung cancer (UofL News, Feb. 4, 2022)
UofL Path to Platinum Draft Sustainability Plan 2022Draft UofL Sustainability Plan seeking comment (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 28, 2022)
Belknap Residence Hall 1 receives LEED Gold certification (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 24, 2022)
MLK Day of Service, 2019. UofL students worked with children from the Louisville Urban League.‘A day on, not a day off:’ UofL students serve the community in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. (UofL News, Jan. 13, 2022)
UofL solar energy startup secures $2 million in funding (UofL News, Jan. 11, 2022)
UofL students build a solar house in Dubai as part of an international competition (UofL News, Jan. 11, 2022)
Interview: UofL Alum, Kenyetta Johnson on exposing youth of color to nature (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, Jan. 3, 2022)

UofL Magazine highlights Campus Sustainability (UofL Magazine, Fall/Winter 2021):

UofL student Amber Kleitz at her internship at KFC.Center for Engaged Learning established at UofL as part of Strategic Plan efforts (UofL News, Dec. 16, 2021)
Chemical Engineering alumni launch tire recycling company (Speed School of Engineering News, Dec. 15, 2021)
Rucker JohnsonEconomist who traced long-term success of school integration wins Grawemeyer education award (UofL News, Dec. 9, 2021)
Mona Lena KrookAnalysis of violence against women in politics wins Grawemeyer world order award (UofL News, Dec. 7, 2021)
Diverse hands reaching high.New curricula in diversity, equity and social justice prepare UofL students for complex challenges (UofL News, Dec. 1, 2021)
Citizens Climate RadioUofL's Dr. Natasha DeJarnett on Hospitality in a Time of Climate Change (Citizens Climate Radio, Nov. 26, 2021)
New University “Free Store” aims to combine convenience with sustainability (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 11, 2021)
BioProducts, a UofL startup based on research-born technology for reusing spent distillers' grain, has won a bourbon sustainability pitch competition.UofL startup’s bourbon sustainability tech wins pitch competition (UofL News, Nov. 10, 2021)
UofL alum creates marketplace to help Black-owned businesses (UofL News, Nov. 10, 2021) sustainable at UofL (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 9, 2021)
UofL alum creates butterfly waystation to educate the community about efforts that improve the environment (UofL News, Nov. 5, 2021)
Elementary education students explored the Playcosystem at Bernheim Forest as part of a science methods classUofL education students explore natural playground as a teaching tool (UofL News, Nov. 5, 2021)
Annual Pumpkin Smash (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 5, 2021)
The Healthful City Design Studio is a temporary pop-up located in the Republic Building at 429 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd.UofL’s pop-up Urban Design Studio created to position Louisville for the future (UofL News, Nov. 2, 2021)
Campus Trees Celebrated on Arbor Day (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 1, 2021)
Aerial view of Grawemeyer HallThe sun shines bright on Kentucky: New solar facility to provide sustainable energy to UofL and other organizations (UofL News, Oct. 29, 2021)
Sustainability Fair Returns for its 14th Year (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 29, 2021)
UofL ranks #7 in PLAN’s first annual list of Top 10 Zero Waste Campuses in the U.S. (Post-Landfill Action Network, Oct. 27, 2021)
UofL leaders, along with staff and students cut a ribbon symbolizing the opening of the Cultural and Equity Center.UofL’s new Cultural and Equity Center provides sense of belonging (UofL News, Oct. 22, 2021)
Solar Share Program | LG&E and KUUofL contracts for over 15% of its electricity needs from new 125-megawatt solar facility planned for Kentucky (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 14, 2021)
Students walking on campus.UofL recognized for outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion (UofL News, Oct. 14, 2021)
Shauntrice MartinShauntrice Martin wins UofL's Sustainability Award for her support of food justice (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 14, 2021)
Downtown LouisvilleUofL researcher leads development of pilot project to deflect some 911 calls to a non-police response (UofL News, Oct. 13, 2021)
UofL collaborates with Team Desert Phoenix to compete in 2021 Solar Decathlon Middle East (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 12, 2021)
DJ Biddle mountain bikingTeam UofL and Grand Champ DJ Biddle finish 2021 National Bike Challenge strong (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 6, 2021)
Cards Commuter Challenge 2021Cards save and win big in 2021 Commuter Challenge! (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 6, 2021)
Belknap campus from aboveUofL named the most sustainable university in Kentucky (UofL News, Oct. 4, 2021)
UofL celebrated as 'Cool School' by national sustainability magazine (WDRB, Oct. 4, 2021)
UofL ranked top university in Kentucky for sustainability (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 10, 2021)
Betsy Ruhe 2016 (UofL's 1st Masters in Sustainability student)UofL's first Sustainability grad named Neighbor of the Month (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 25, 2021)
Carbon Commitment LogoUofL awarded "Coolest School" in Kentucky as President Bendapudi reaffirms Carbon Commitment (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 22, 2021)
UofL announces new Center for Engaged Learning (The Louisville Cardinal, August 25th, 2021)
Cards Commuter Challenge 2021Commuting Heroes: Rachel Singel (National Bike Challenge), Steffany Gayton & Jolisha Hines (Cards Commuter Challenge) (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 14, 2021)
Interview: Trinidad Jackson: Racism and Public Health (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Sept. 6, 2021)
Trees are planted in South Louisville for the UofL Green Heart Project, an ongoing assessment of the effects of neighborhood greenness on individual healthUofL researchers find more health benefits of living in a greener environment (UofL News, August 30, 2021)
Yoshi SaitoYoshi Saito most improved rider for Team UofL during July in the National Bike Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, August 17, 2021)
UofL begins a new era of on-campus housing (UofL News, August 16, 2021)
J.B. Speed School of Engineering.UofL selected for U.S. Department of Energy efficiency program (UofL News, August 4, 2021)
Brandon McCormackNew director of UofL’s Anne Braden Institute wants more people to join ‘long chain of struggle’ (UofL News, July 30, 2021)
UofL art professor gets creative with invasive species (UofL News, July 26, 2021)
Interview: UofL Brown Fellow, Nora Alshimary, on Passenger Rail (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, July 26, 2021)
Interview: Dr. Luz Huntington-Moskos on environmental health and indoor air quality (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, July 19, 2021)
Over the last decade, Physical Plant has reduced the university's carbon footprint by replacing its fleet of gasoline-powered equipment with carbon neutral alternatives fueled by batteries and propane.The grass is greener at UofL: Physical Plant’s long-standing commitment to sustainability (UofL News, July 12, 2021)
Interview: Zoha Mian & Onu Udoh (Grow502) on Health Disparities (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, July 12, 2021)
4th Street bike lanes featuring new delineator posts installed May 2015 under the railroad overpass.June results from National Bike Challenge show Team UofL riders are helping beat the heat (UofL Sustainability News, July 7, 2021)
Total Waste Generated at UofLUofL releases Strategic Vision for Zero Waste and annual Recycling Report (UofL Sustainability News, July 1, 2021)
Law professor Tony Arnold talks with law students Cameron Lyons, Frank Bencomo and Lauren NealUofL Brandeis School of Law strives to diversify environment law experts (UofL News, June 29, 2021)
CARA bannerUofL’s Cardinals Anti-Racism Agenda in the final stages of development (UofL News, June 28, 2021)

Interview: Mackenzie Feldman & Arianna Maysonave, Herbicide-Free Campus (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, June 28, 2021)
 Grawemeyer HallSupport for students, faculty, staff top budget priorities for 2022 (UofL News, June 21, 2021)
Interview: 2020-21 State of Metropolitan Housing Report (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, June 21, 2021)
Garden Girl FoodsUofL Procurement releases new policy to support Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses (UofL Sustainability News, June 17, 2021)
Juneteenth at UofLCommemorating a day of freedom (UofL News, June 15, 2021)
University of Louisville honors students Forest Clevenger (leading the blue canoe) Vinh Pham (leading the white canoe) paddle the Ohio River as part of a class that investigated how river towns can drive tourism and economic development. Photo courtesy John Nation.UofL student research aimed at helping river towns drive tourism, development (UofL News, June 15, 2021)
Love To Ride bannerTeam UofL has impressive Bike Month Leaderboard in 2021 National Bike Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, June 7, 2021)
Thinking Critically about Sustainability (Critical Thinking For Everyone, Forward Radio 106.5fm, June 3, 2021)
Juneteenth / Freedom DayUofL adopts Juneteenth as a university holiday and launches Juneteenth Lecture Series (UofL Sustainability News, May 25, 2021)
Paige Newquist, a UofL School of Nursing graduate studentUofL nursing student helping to increase healthy food access in Perry County (UofL News, May 21, 2021)
Jennifer Middleton, principal investigator for Project PIVOT and associate professor, UofL Kent School of Social WorkResults of UofL child trafficking study reveal opportunities for education, training and policy development (UofL News, May 21, 2021)
Susan Buchino, assistant professor in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences and assistant director of the Commonwealth Institute of KentuckyUofL to help lead in development of 911 alternative response model for Louisville (UofL News, May 20, 2021)
Campus Sustainability, Community Context: Engaged Anthropology to Advanced Stewardship (UofL CCTSJR Research Spotlight, May 17, 2021)
UofL students contribute to Speed’s Breonna Taylor exhibit (UofL News, May 12, 2021)
Campus Race to Zero Waste logoUofL finishes strong in the Campus Race to Zero Waste & Emily Coleman wins Ecolympics 2021 (UofL Sustainability News, May 12, 2021)
Ken Conca, Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, May 10, 2021)
UofL Greenhouse Gas EmissionsUofL Carbon Emissions Down 35% (UofL Sustainability News, May 5, 2021)
UofL Athletics finished second among all D1 institutions in the 2021 NCAA Team Works Service Challenge.UofL student-athletes place second in NCAA community service challenge (UofL News, May 3, 2021)
Interview: What the Pandemic Taught us about Sustainability (Sustainability NOW!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, May 3, 2021)
UofL and Commonwealth Credit Union Partner to Combat Food Insecurity (UofL Alumni News, April 2021)
The former University of Louisville School of Dentistry building at Brook and Broadway will be renovated into new housing units.Myers Hall, former UofL School of Dentistry, saved from demolition for redevelopment into apartments (Louisville Business First, April 28, 2021)
University’s Garden Commons aims to educate and address food inequality (The Louisville Cardinal, April 26, 2021)
Audra French, assistant director of student affairs and diversity, equity and inclusion, School of Dentistry (center) talks with dental students Stephanie Saad-Naguib (left) and Garrett Wilson (right)New and revamped positions contribute to cardinal anti-racism agenda (The Louisville Cardinal, April 16, 2021)
TreesCan Trees Heal Heart Disease? (Discover Magazine, April 9, 2021)
The Phoenix House, built by UofL and Ball State University faculty, staff, students and volunteers for the 2013 Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition. Photo by Andrew Marsh.Engineering team from UofL to compete in international solar decathlon (UofL News, April 6, 2021)
UofL leads Kentucky in worldwide climate education initiative (UofL News, March 29, 2021)
Audra French, assistant director of student affairs and diversity, equity and inclusion, School of Dentistry (center) talks with dental students Stephanie Saad-Naguib (left) and Garrett Wilson (right)New and revamped positions boost UofL’s anti-racist agenda (UofL News, March 19, 2021)
College of Business at nightUofL College of Business joins OneWest accelerator to help minority business owners succeed (UofL News, March 17, 2021)
Eli Cooper, 2021-22 SGA SVPNew SGA Leadership Backs Sustainability (UofL Sustainability News, March 16, 2021)
Lockdown Drawdown 2021 ResultsLockdown Drawdown saves big & Campus Race to Zero Waste continues (UofL Sustainability News, March 3, 2021)
Interview: UofL Environmental Anthropologist, Angela Storey (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, March 1, 2021)
ELSB hosts vegan cooking class to encourage healthy eating (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 26, 2021)
A group of Black students protest on campus in 1969.UofL is home to the first Black studies program established in the South (UofL News, Feb. 18, 2021)
Juniors Leah Hazelwood & Anam Ahmed set the bar in the first two weeks of Ecolympics 2021 (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 17, 2021)
TreeCampusUSA.pngArbor Day Foundation Honors UofL with 2020 Tree Campus Recognition (UofL Sustainability News, Feb. 15, 2021)
One Way SignUofL research supports Louisville's decision to convert one-way streets to two-way (WDRB, Feb. 11, 2021)
The Charles H. Parrish Jr. Freedom Park, created in 2012, pays homage to nine civil rights champions with ties to the University of Louisville,UofL’s Freedom Park commemorates Black history every day (UofL News, Feb. 9, 2021)
LouVelo BAB StationLouVelo Bike Share now available at BAB with new connections to Bardstown Road and Logan Street Market (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 27, 2021)
Living near an abundance of trees such as this one on the University of Louisville campus were shown to offset the negative effects of air pollution on blood vessel health in a recent UofL studyUofL research: Living near trees may prevent vascular damage from pollution (UofL News, Jan. 22, 2021)
Samples with a manhole in the backgroundUofL researchers find signs of coronavirus in Louisville wastewater & surface water (Courier-Journal, Jan. 19, 2021)
MAPLE SYRUP TAPPING KK 1-13-21.jpgUofL's Maple Tapping community partner shares his knowledge of his sweet hobby (WDRB in the Morning, Jan. 13, 2021)
UofL Relocates More Trees Out of the Path of Destruction (UofL Sustainability News, Jan. 6, 2021)
Homegrown: UofL Magazine highlights local alums who are rooting out food insecurity (UofL Magazine, Dec. 16, 2021)
Other sustainability stories in UofL Magazine Fall/Winter 2020:
Scoggins photo edited by FaustUofL scores well in Post-Landfill Action Network assessment (UofL News, Dec. 16, 2020)
Civil rights champion Catherine Fosl wins 2020 Trustees Award (UofL News, Dec. 10, 2020)
Interview: UofL PhD Student, Aaron Sexton, on Pollinators (Truth to Power, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Dec. 5, 2020)
Lori Stewart Gonzalez, PhD, has been named executive vice president and university provost at the University of Louisville.Champion of sustainability, Lori Gonzalez, selected as UofL’s next provost (UofL News, Dec. 3, 2020)
PLAN Atlas 2020 findingsUofL scores well in Post-Landfill Action Network's Zero Waste Atlas report (UofL Sustainability News, Nov. 30, 2020)
Shayla Scanlan playing lacrosse.UofL lacrosse player uses platform to educate others about Native American Heritage (UofL News, Nov. 30, 2020)
Interview: UofL's Sean Raph, Louisville Compost Co-op (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Nov. 16, 2020)
2018 Pumpkin Smash!Turn your old pumpkin or jack-o'-lantern into worm food (WDRB in the Morning, Nov. 9, 2020)
Rendering of the new Cultural and Equity Center.Student input guides new residence hall projects to be more sustainable, inclusive & affordable (UofL News, Oct. 30, 2020)
Tya CookA grant that helps UofL’s low-income and first-gen students has been extended to 2025 (UofL News, Oct. 28, 2020)
UofL Sustainability Week kicks-off today with Arbor Day! (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 23, 2020)
Bendapudi 10-21-20'Anti-racism' is 'where the world is going,' University of Louisville president says (WDRB, Oct. 21, 2020)
UofL Pride MonthUofL once again named ‘Best of the Best’ for LGBTQ friendliness (UofL News, Oct. 16, 2020)
Cool Schools 2020UofL ranked Coolest in the Commonwealth by Sierra Club (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 14, 2020)
UofL Pride MonthBlack lives focus of UofL’s Pride Month events (UofL News, Oct. 6, 2020)
Kamila Bujko - Team UofL's 2020 NBC ChampionKamila Bujko pedals 4326mi as Team UofL's Grand Champion in the 2020 National Bike Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 6, 2020)
Diverse group of students listen to a presentation.National publication recognizes UofL as top college for diversity (UofL News, Oct. 5, 2020)
UofL alumna recharged her life in a remote Costa Rican jungle (UofL News, Sept. 30, 2020)
 New Anti-Racism Committee introduced to Staff Senate (UofL News, Sept. 22, 2020)
No Justice, No PeaceUniversity Alumni Association hosts anti-racism webinar (The Louisville Cardinal, Sept. 22, 2020)
Sam Kessler (junior applied geography - environmental analysis) 2020 water pollution testingUofL students invent new test for water pollution (UofL News, Sept. 21, 2020)
Tool that tests for E. Coli in water developed by UofL students (The Louisville Cardinal, Sept. 30, 2020)
Interview: Jason Abbott, Extinction Rebellion (Forward Radio, Sustainability Now!, Sept. 21, 2020)
Wendell Berry, above, is among the Trager Institute Gold Standard for Optimal Aging honorees for 2020. Photo by Guy Mendes.Wendell Berry and others to be recognized by UofL as 2020 Gold Standard of Optimal Aging honorees (UofL News, Sept. 10, 2020)
School of Medicine faculty, students and residents take part in #WhiteCoats4BlackLivesSchool of Medicine establishes endowed fund to combat racial inequality (UofL News, Sept. 9, 2020)
Divest LouisvilleUofL student group calls on university to cut ties with fossil fuels, LMPD & Aramark (Courier-Journal, Sept. 9, 2020)
Left to right, Afi Tagnedji, Noah Young, Priyadarshini Chandrashekhar and Rachel Burns are members of the inaugural CPE student advisory group.UofL students work to enact change in higher education (UofL News, Sept. 8, 2020)
Interview: UofL alumni & professor Tom Lambert on the economics of tackling climate change (Forward Radio 106.5fm, Sept. 7, 2020)
Cardinals S.O.A.R. (Strategically Organizing Against Racism) Committee.UofL Athletics expands diversity, equity and inclusion efforts (UofL News, Sept. 3, 2020)
Love To Ride bannerMohamed Rashed & Katlyn McGraw most improved as Team UofL enters final month of National Bike Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, Sept. 2, 2020)
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.UofL’s Brandeis School of Law launches ‘Breonna Taylor’s Louisville’ class (UofL News, Sept. 1, 2020)
UPA Horticulture Zone Ground-breaking 5-22-13Sustainability Roundtable kicks-off Friday 11am: Campus As A Living Lab (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 27, 2020)
Louisville Water Company - Crescent Hill ReservoirSustainability on Tap: Louisville Water Company (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 25, 2020)
Interview: UofL alum, LeTicia Marshall, BearFruit Gardening (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Aug. 24, 2020)
Humanities QuadUofL gears up for Arbor Day 2020 (UofL News, Aug. 10, 2020)
Love To Ride bannerRochelle Holm & Emily Coleman take on the National Bike Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 5, 2020)
TARC Airport RouteTARC Transit Service Improvements Begin August 9th (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 4, 2020)
Interview: UofL alumni Terrance Sullivan & OJ Oleka, co-founders of AntiRacismKY (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Aug. 3, 2020)
President Bendapudi announces plan for UofL to become ‘premier anti-racist metropolitan research university’ (UofL News, July 28, 2020)
Building a premier, anti-racist metropolitan research university.Building the premier anti-racist university (UofL News, July 28, 2020)
The 2023 cohort of UofL's MLK Scholars.UofL recognized for providing equal access to Black and Latinx students (UofL News, July 23, 2020)
UofL students plan for zero waste (UofL News, July 17, 2020)
UofL alums team up to fight institutional racism (UofL News, July 16, 2020)
The ThinkerFaculty Senate adopts anti-racism Statement of Solidarity and reviews multi-year diversity report (UofL News, July 10, 2020)
Love To Ride bannerRide like Rachel, Tim & Tyler in the National Bike Challenge (UofL Sustainability News, July 8, 2020)
Interview: Critical Thinking for Sustainability (Forward Radio, Sustainability Now!, July 6, 2020)
PLAN logoUofL joins the Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN) (UofL Sustainability News, July 1, 2020)
UofL study finds police in schools assess threats differently based on race (UofL News, June 24, 2020)
Tino MkorombindoUofL med school student launches nonprofit to help minority students (UofL News, June 23, 2020)
Louisville’s 'Black Lives Matter' Demonstrations Continue a Long Quest for Environmental Justice (Inside Climate News, June 21, 2020) & (WFPL, June 24, 2020)
Kroger's new Zero Hunger, Zero Waste initiative includes UofLKroger pledges $1.5 million to UofL in an effort to end hunger & food waste (UofL News, June 16, 2020)
UofL providing free behavioral care to Louisville West End residents (The Lane Report, June 12, 2020)
Neeli Bendapudi joins local leaders at a BLM protest.Bendapudi joins other area higher ed presidents in pledging commitment to end racial inequality (UofL News, June 5, 2020)
Breonna Taylor Memorial Scholarship.UofL nursing scholarship created to honor Breonna Taylor (UofL News, June 5, 2020)
The ThinkerPresident Neeli Bendapudi’s message to UofL’s Black Student Union (UofL News, June 3, 2020)
Love To Ride bannerRide like Kamila & Melissa in the National Bike Challenge! (UofL Sustainability News, June 2, 2020)
Grawemeyer Hall 2017A statement from President Bendapudi: Diversity and Inclusion, our Cardinal Principle (UofL News, June 1, 2020)
RecycleMania LogoUofL places first in state and top 10 nationally in annual recycling competition (UofL News, May 28, 2020)
Twenty UofL students were able to work on an interior design project for Camp Restoration, a community for homeless veterans set to open next year.UofL interior design students gain experience through homeless veterans project (UofL News, May 21, 2020)
UofL Greenhouse Gas EmissionsUofL Carbon Emissions Continue to Fall (UofL Sustainability News, May 1, 2020)
West Louisville industrial pollutionThe Health Emergency That’s Coming to West Louisville (City Lab, April 22, 2020)
A Conversation about Critical Thinking & Sustainability (Critical Thinking for Everyone, Forward Radio, April 16, 2020)
The five doctoral students, who refer to themselves as the Melanin 5, are the largest doctoral cohort in the College Student Personnel program.UofL’s ‘Melanin 5’ is making history as part of PhD cohort (UofL News, April 14, 2020)
ImageCongrats to Paige Wills - Ecolympics 2020 Champion! (UofL Sustainability News, April 7, 2020)
Sustainability Now! | Palmer Stroup | Pandemic Perseverance | April 6, 2020 (Forward Radio, WFMP, 106.5fm, April 6, 2020)
Belknap Bus StationBelknap Campus - Health Sciences Center Shuttle becomes TARC Route 28 (UofL Sustainability News, March 31, 2020)
Nonbinary UofL student interested in hydropower is ‘New Face of Civil Engineering’ (UofL News, March 13, 2020)
Saving Mature UofL TreeUofL saves & relocates mature trees in path of construction (UofL Sustainability News, March 11, 2020)
Garden Commons teaches students how to garden early (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 26, 2020)
Keep the environment in mind when traveling this spring break (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 20, 2020)
Louisville HallDorms battle for “green” prize (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 12, 2020)
UofL’s Tree Campus USA designation reaches 10th year (UofL News, Jan. 29, 2020)
UofL commemorates another year of urban tree care (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 7, 2020)
UofL's new head of research passionate about justice, fairness, and ecological limits (UofL News, Jan. 24, 2020)
Memories make the best gifts: give your family adventures instead of items (The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 24, 2020)
Joshua Spurgeon. (Photo by Tom Fougerousse)UofL researcher making fuel from water and sunlight wins prestigious NSF award (UofL News, Jan. 22, 2020)
Green energy researcher at UofL wins grant (The Louisville Cardinal, Feb. 2, 2020)
Bringing awareness of human trafficking through critical cardinal conversations (The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 22, 2020)
UofL holds first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Fair (The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 21, 2020)
U of L students Tyra Kemp, left, and Spechelle Goodwin fold brochures at the Americana Community Center in Louisville on Monday. They were volunteering as part of the MLK Day of Service.UofL students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day spent working for others (Courier-Journal, Jan. 20, 2020)
Students help the community at the MLK Day of Service (The Louisville Cardinal, Jan. 28, 2020)
The 2023 cohort of UofL's MLK Scholars.Get to know our newest MLK Scholars (UofL News, Jan. 17, 2020)
UofL researchers joined Gov. Andy Beshear at a Jan. 7 Capitol Rotunda news conference to raise human trafficking awareness. UofL graduate students Tara Sexton, Emily Edwards and Victoria Dobson are shown with Jennifer Middleton (center), associate professor of social work and director of the Human Trafficking Research Institute. Credit Timothy D. Easley.Campus events, Capitol announcement seek to draw awareness of human trafficking (UofL News, Jan. 8, 2020)
Shuji NakamuraUofL awards renewable energy prize to LED lighting pioneer (UofL News, Dec. 19, 2019)
Trees on Belknap campus represent more than 130 species, including many native to the region.Ambitious Louisville study seeks to understand impact of trees on our health (PBS News Hour, Dec. 12, 2019)
UofL Conn Center researcher Jagannadh Satyavolu (photo by Andrew Marsh)UofL sugar substitute, bio-coal technology licensed to Louisville startup (UofL News, Dec. 12, 2019)
UofL coordinating global education effort to bring kids together on climate change (UofL News, Dec. 11, 2019)
Interview: Derek Fannin, UofL Sustainability Masters Graduate | Energy Efficiency (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, Dec. 9, 2019)
Speed School Awarded $1 Million Grant to “Build a Better Battery” (UofL News, Dec. 4, 2019)
UofL recently received a HEED Award (Higher Education Excellence and Diversity) from Insight Into Diversity.UofL recognized for Higher Education Excellence and Diversity for sixth year in a row (UofL News, Dec. 4, 2019)
More than a pretty space: Cardinal connections litter the city’s revitalized waterfront (UofL Magazine, Dec. 3, 2019)
Clean water world: Speed School tests drone that helps pick up the ocean’s trash (UofL Magazine, Dec. 3, 2019) must rethink its approach to environmental problems, says Grawemeyer world order winner (UofL News, Dec. 3, 2019)
Argument For Different U.N. Approach To Climate Change Gets 2020 World Order Grawemeyer (WFPL, Dec. 3, 2019)
Climate change-inspired piece wins Grawemeyer music award (UofL News, Dec. 2, 2019)
 SGA's FancyVilleUofL earns gold seal for excellence in voter engagement (UofL News, Nov. 21, 2019)
UofL Farmers Market Holiday BazaarStudents and staff find time to holiday shop at Holiday Bazaar (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 21, 2019)
Weather extremes in KentuckyColder weather has a direct correlation to climate change (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 20, 2019)
Sustainable Solutions (Sustain Magazine, Fall/Winter 2020, issue 41)
Startup created by UofL alumni makes clean water accessible (UofL News, Nov. 8, 2019)
Campus Sustainability Day Fair 2019Sustainability fair encourages students to think about their environment (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 2, 2019)
Campus Sustainability DayHealth Science Campus experiences sustainability week for first time (The Louisville Cardinal, Nov. 2, 2019)
Cardinal Stadium Parking LotThere’s no waking up from the nightmare of campus parking (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 31, 2019)
Several hundred UofL faculty, staff, students and alumni flocked to several sites across the campus and city for the university’s inaugural week of service last week. Several hundred ‘Cards Come Together’ to serve community (UofL News, Oct. 30, 2019)
UofL Sustainability Roundtable: Allison Smith on Metro Louisville Sustainability & Brownfields (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio, Oct. 28, 2019)
Improving sustainability at U of L with Justin Mog (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 22, 2019)
Climate change - Moore Middle School and UofL (UofL News, Oct. 21, 2019)
Various vegetables are served on top of a repurposed window. Veggies here include beets, peppers, carrots, sweet potato sticks and brussel sprouts.Farm-To-Table Dinner 2019 at the Red Barn (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 20,2019)
Justin MogUofL’s sustainability progress reported to Staff Senate (UofL News, Oct. 15, 2019)
UofL’s Green Heart Project’s large-scale tree planting underway in Louisville (UofL News, Oct. 14, 2019)
Study Aims to Research Link Between Green Spaces and Heart Disease (Spectrum News One, Oct. 13, 2019)
Green Heart Project plants 8,000 trees to study health effects (The Louisville Cardinal, Oct. 21, 2019)
Cardinal Directions is UofL's free trip-planning and carpool-matching service!Inaugural Cards Commuter Challenge saves $1,999 and 4,772 lbs. of carbon pollution (UofL Sustainability News, Oct. 9, 2019)
Video: Sustainability Living-Learning Community Canoe Trip (UofL News, Oct. 7, 2019)
Interview: UofL Sustainability student Elliott Grantz & Wallace McMullen: Louisville Solar Tour (Forward Radio, Sustainability Now!, Sept.30, 2019)
WFPL Guest Host Ryland Barton (left), Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Chairperson Cassia Herron (center left), Louisville Climate Strike Coalition Co-Lead Fernanda Scharfenberger (center), University of Louisville Assistant to the Provost for Sustainability Initiatives Justin Mog (center right), WFPL Energy and Environment Reporter Ryan Van Velzer (right)Panel [with UofL's Justin Mog] Says More Federal, State Action Needed To Address Climate Change (WFPL, Sept. 27, 2019)
Invasive Stiltgrass Research at UofL (UofL News, Sept. 26, 2019)
Old Cardinal Stadium bus stop seatingOld Cardinal Stadium bus stop seating aimed at improving public transportation (WDRB, Sept. 26, 2019) Residents Brainstorm Climate Solutions at UofL (WFPL, September 26, 2019)
Video: Metro Government holds open houses to talk about Louisville's climate change plan (WDRB, Sept. 26, 2019)
UofL students help turn waste water into beer (UofL News, Sept. 20, 2019)
Jessica EgglestonSustainability Student Spotlight: Jessica Eggleston (UofL Graduate School, September 2019)
Bryant Grant, student volunteer at the Cardinal Cupboard.UofL partners with Dare to Care to improve on-campus food pantry (UofL News, Sept. 16, 2019)
Green living keeps the green in student wallets (The Louisville Cardinal, Sept. 10, 2019)
Volunteers planted two new trees on campus as part of UofL's Arbor Day celebration.UofL tops in Kentucky on Sierra Club’s ‘Cool Schools’ list (UofL News, Sept. 6, 2019)
UofL ranked No. 84 on Sierra Club’s “Cool School” list (The Louisville Cardinal, Sept. 10, 2019)
Sustainability Roundtable: Russ Barnett on Indoor Air Quality (Access Hour, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Sept. 4, 2019)
SRC Pure Tap Filling Station saves 1 million bottles1 MILLION Bottles Saved at SRC Pure Tap Station! (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 28, 2019)
Cardinal Directions is UofL's free trip-planning and carpool-matching service!Win with the Cards Commuter Challenge! (UofL Sustainability News, Aug. 26, 2019)
Interview: UofL student Jenny Bencomo Suarez on Resistencia Louisville (Sustainability Now!, Forward Radio 106.5fm, Aug. 26, 2019)
Seventy-two percent of UofL's freshman class live on campus. UofL’s freshman class is large, diverse (UofL News, Aug. 19, 2019)
SOUL Volunteers help out UofL Community Composting Project (UofL News, Aug. 19, 2019)
UofL students part of pioneering water project (UofL News, Aug. 14, 2019) home pageUofL’s Envirome Institute creates Louisville Data Commons to support community health research (UofL News, Aug. 13, 2019)
Interview: Dr. Tamara Sluss on Harmful Algae Blooms & UofL's Masters in Sustainability (Sustainability Now, Forward Radio 106.5fm, August 12, 2019)
University of Louisville President Neeli Bendapudi (left) and WPFL Host Rick Howlett (right)In Conversation: UofL President Neeli Bendapudi discusses affordability, divestment, sustainability, climate crisis, Koch funding, and more (WFPL, Aug. 9, 2019)
Recycling Rubber (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, Aug. 5, 2019, starts at 9:33)
fruits and vegetables on a table at a farmers marketUofL’s Gray Street Farmers Market created to fight a food desert (UofL News, August 5, 2019)
Natalie Dupre, ScD, MS, is the recipient of a grant by the Jewish Heritage Foundation for Excellence Fund.UofL researcher to study associations between green spaces and breast cancer risk (UofL News, July 22, 2019)
Cardinal Experience: Henny Ransdell on Food Recovery & Cardinal Cupboard (WHAS-TV Great Day Live, July 15, 2019)
For UofL student, helping others ‘makes her heart sing’ (UofL News, July 17, 2019)
One of KY’s first historic markers to to commemorate LGBTQ culture. Photo courtesy of UofL's Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research.UofL Braden Institute for Social Justice recognized for LGBTQ activism (UofL News, July 15, 2019)
Interview: Petra Haberzettl is studying air pollution's impact on circadian rhythm and health (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, July 12, 2019, starts at 10:41)
President Neeli Bendapudi's first day 5-15-18Staff Senate discusses UofL’s shared governance framework (UofL News, July 10, 2019)
Interview: Avalon Gupta-VerWiebe & Sydney Hancock, UofL Garden Interns (Sustainability Now, Forward Radio 106.5fm, July 8, 2019)
Interviews: Ted Smith on Envirome & Linda Fuselier on Ohio River fish (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, July 8, 2019)
Interview: Envirome Institute's Rachel Keith on smoking and tree planting (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, July 8, 2019)
UofL's annual Carbon Emissions Report demonstrates need for renewed attention and investment (UofL Sustainability News, June 28, 2019)
University Of Louisville Falls Behind On Climate Change Goals (WFPL, June 29, 2019)
Kentucky colleges have lofty climate goals but struggle to cut greenhouse emissions (Courier-Journal, July 8, 2019)
Back to nature: Spend holiday weekend counting, learning about butterflies (UofL News, June 17, 2019)
Dr. Gerold Willing, UofL chemical engineering.Startup licenses UofL technology for rubber recycling (UofL News, June 17, 2019)
River City Paddlesports crews and volunteers arrive in Louisville June 9 at the end of their nine-day voyageur canoe and camping trip from Portsmouth, Ohio. The Afloat event was part of an effort to establish an Ohio River Recreational Trail.UofL faculty join citywide ‘Afloat: An Ohio River Way of Life’ celebration (UofL News, June 13, 2019)
UofL Makes Composting as Easy as Netflix (Louisville Magazine, June 12, 2019)
UofL’s campus sustainability commitment alive and well (UofL News, June 10, 2019)
Razija Mehinovic + Justin Mog on UofL Today with Mark HebertInterviews: UofL is #1 in Sustainability (UofL Today with Mark Hebert, May 29, 2019)
Interview: UofL's Dr. Justin Mog on the global climate crisis (Solutions to Violence, Forward Radio, May 28, 2019)
Ash trees like this one on Belknap Campus are being treated to protect them from the emerald ash borer.UofL working to protect campus ash trees from devastating bug infestation (UofL News, May 24, 2019)
The Phoenix House (Conn Center HQ)UofL researchers say even in Kentucky, there’s a path to a carbon-free future (WFPL, May 20, 2019)
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)
The Winter/Spring 2019 issue of UofL Magazinefeatures several articles relevant to sustainability:
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, 2018)
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)’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)
VIDEO: UofL football tailgaters "go green" (Great Day Live - UofL Today, Oct. 23, 2017)
UofL On Track To Meet Climate Goals (WFPL, May 27, 2017)
UofL inches closer to climate commitment (UofL News, May 31, 2017)
UofL Continues to Cut Carbon Emissions (The Meade County Messenger, June 1, 2017, p. 10)
UofL hosts beekeeping workshop as part of Earth Week (WDRB, April 17, 2017)
Arbor Day highlights UofL’s Tree Friendly campus (UofL News, April 11, 2017)
Arbor Day on campus 2017
(UofL News, April 7, 2017)
UofL students plant trees for Arbor Day (WDRB, April 7, 2017)
UofL working to preserve tree canopy (WHAS-11, April 7, 2017)
UofL hosts Kentucky Arbor Day celebration (WAVE 3 News, April 7, 2017)
Green Threads workshop offers opportunity to weave sustainability into the classroom (UofL News, March 2, 2017)
Sustainability graduate student hopes to instill curriculum at elementary school level (UofL Magazine, Winter/Spring 2017)
Five things we learned about syrup during on-campus workshop (UofL News, Feb. 17, 2017)
UofL’s campus serving as a sustainable living laboratory (UofL News, Feb. 3, 2017)

UofL's Carbon Emissions Rise, Reinvestment Needed

On May 1, 2018, UofL released its 2017 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report, documenting that emissions actually increased 11% in 2017, a troubling reversal of progress in the last year during which the university’s financial crisis resulted in a 100% budget cut for Climate Action Plan implementation.

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Carbon Neutral

Special issue of Sustain: A Journal of Environmental and Sustainability Issues, focused on how to achieve carbon neutrality.

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