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Third Annual Sustainability Summit

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Office of Sustainability (OS) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is proud to announce the Third Annual Sustainability Summit to be held on Sept. 26 from 11:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the City Campus Union (2nd floor) and Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Union Plaza and Meier Commons.

The goal of the summit is to educate students about current sustainability practices at UNL, in the community and how they can get involved. New this year, the summit will provide networking opportunities with professionals in the industry for students.

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Sustainability Culture, Commuting & Literacy Survey Results

Friday, August 9, 2019

The report provided a detailed account of the design and administration of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Sustainable Culture, Commuting, and Literacy survey and outcomes from responses. The purpose of this project was to gather feedback from UNL faculty, staff, and students about their sustainability attitudes, commuting behaviors, and the sustainability culture at UNL. These findings will be used to help improve sustainability programming on campus and compile more accurate carbon emissions data.

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Sustainability Achievements

The University has earned recognition for its comprehensive sustainability efforts, its commitment to constructing and renovating existing buildings sustainably and its efforts to establish and sustain healthy community forests.