Sustainable BluBox container initiative marks one-year anniversary at UW-Eau Claire
UW-Eau Claire’s sustainable food container system, BluBox, reaches its one-year anniversary after keeping over 42 tons of waste out of the landfill.
UW-Eau Claire’s sustainable printing conversion nearly complete
By the start of the spring 2023 semester, UW-Eau Claire will have fully converted all campus print, copy and fax devices to the sustainable FollowMe mobile print system, reducing the total number of devices from 1016 to 154 across campus.
New Honors Fellowship program prepares Blugolds to be future community leaders
A new UW-Eau Claire Honors Fellowship program is giving Blugolds new opportunities to gain the communication and other skills they’ll need to become future leaders in their jobs and communities.
UW-Eau Claire continues to be among most environmentally responsible colleges in U.S.
UW-Eau Claire is among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S., says the 2023 Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges. It's among the 455 colleges included in the guide, which highlights schools that are committed to sustainability.
Sustainability focus at UW-Eau Claire: Hydroponic gardens
UW-Eau Claire has launched an important new sustainability program in Davies Center — hydroponic garden units housed in the former HUB space. The “farms” will grow fresh produce that can be available to Sodexo and the Campus Harvest food pantry.
New Student Sustainability Resource Center opens its doors
April 22 marked the official opening of the new Student Sustainability Resource Center, a space dedicated to supporting a wide variety of student activities in the realm of sustainability at UW-Eau Claire.
UW-Eau Claire adds saltwater brine de-icing to sustainability efforts
UW-Eau Claire's Facilities staff have added a new tool in their ongoing work to make the campus more sustainable and environmentally friendly. Liquid salt brine is now being used to de-ice and pretreat roads and walkways in a more sustainable way.
Creating her own sustainability studies degree plan: Lauren Gaffron
When Lauren Gaffron didn't see a sustainability degree plan to suit her interests at UW-Eau Claire, she created her own through the liberal studies program.
UW-Eau Claire on list of ‘green colleges’
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is among the country’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to the 2022 edition of the Princeton Review Guide to Green Colleges.
Chemistry major aims to be a university professor after finding passion for teaching
After Sean Parsons graduates this month with a major in chemistry and minors in physics and mathematics, he will begin a Ph.D. program in aerosol chemistry at the University of Southern California. His goal is to someday be a chemistry professor.