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Keep up with the latest sustainability news at UVM!

There are four ways you get the latest news about campus sustainability news, events, and activities at UVM:

  1. Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter: The newsletter is designed to give readers the monthly pulse of the Office of Sustainability.  Every issue will include an update on the Environmental Forum, a message from the Director, and updates on other sustainability activities happening at UVM. For past newsletters, check out our archive.
  2. Sign up to receive updates from the GreenUVM listserv:The listserv features posts from UVM community members on events, articles, job postings, etc. related to campus sustainability and environmental issues. 
  3. Check out the Events and Sustainability Calendars: Find out what campus sustainability related events and learning opportunities are occuring at UVM and in the U.S.
  4. OoS Blog: Follow posts from OoS staff on our day to day work and observations.  

OoS News Archive

02 08 2012

UVM’s $13 Million Commitment to Billion Dollar Green Challenge Is Largest in the Country; Surpasses Harvard

The University of Vermont became the thirty-fourth college in the nation this week to commit to the Sustainable Endowment Institute’s...
water bottle filling 01 31 2012

"UVM One of First Universities to End Sales of Bottled Water, Mandates Healthy Vending Options"

Today, the University of Vermont announced that will end the sale of bottled water on campus and mandate that one-third of the drinks...
Aiken Free Press 01 19 2012

New Aiken Building on the front page of the Free Press!

Tuesday's Burlington Free Press featured a front page article about the opening of the newly renovated George D. Aiken building, which...
VQ Logo 11 20 2011

Vermont Quarterly article- "Cleaner, Greener, Campus Energy"

In the Fall 2011 Vermont Quarterly issue, Jon Reidel wrote an article on UVM's Clean Energy Fund, titled " Cleaner, Greener Campus...
11 18 2011

Vermont Cynic article on Steve Posner

[from Vermont Cynic's November 17th issue]  Steve Posner, sustainability fellow and Eco-Reps program director, believes...
CarshareVT 10 26 2011

UVM now offers a subsidized CarShare VT membership to full-time students, faculty and staff!

UVM and CATMA are pleased to announce a new benefit that will further enhance their commitment to providing sustainable transportation...
10 13 2011

UVM Selected as "Bike Friendly" University

The League of American Bicyclists selected the University of Vermont as one of the nation’s most “Bicycle Friendly Universities...
09 18 2011

Sustainability Faculty Fellows Call for Applications

The application call is out for the third UVM Sustainability Faculty Fellows (SFF) Program cohort. This fellowship is supported by the...
04 30 2011

Office of Sustainability seeks interns for 2011-2012

The Office of Sustainability has four internship opportunities starting in Fall 2011 for the 2011-2012 academic year.Internship...
04 11 2011

Sustainable Beverage System Panel and Speak Out

On Thursday, April 7th VSTEP and Students for a Sustainable Beverage System (SSBS) held a panel event to discuss the environmental, social...