We can all use new sources of inspiration when it comes to working toward greater sustainability. You can find them in this blog, where we profile some of the many people in the UNL community who make smart choices about the resources they use where they live, work and play.

Navigating the Storm of Climate Change

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Dr. Martha Shulski is a Professor of Applied Climate Science in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She serves as State Climatologist and is Director of the Nebraska State Climate Office. Dr. Shulski’s work focuses on environmental monitoring through the Nebraska Mesonet, stakeholder engagement, and applied research. Her 100-level class is an introduction to climate change, covering the science, the symptoms and the solutions.

Dr. Martha Shulski

Fighting Food Insecurity in the UNL Community

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Food for Thought is a food insecurity and nutrition education outreach program serving the Lincoln, Neb

Students sitting in a circle painting flower pots.

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from UNL Facilities

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Kirk Conger has been UNL’s Energy Manager since 2002. He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Energy Manager. Prior to UNL, he served 17 years in the Nebraska Energy Office. He hates wasting stuff.

Graph of UNL Campus Building Energy Source

Recycling Initiatives on Campus

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Chris Cordova, custodial supervisor for the Facilities Maintenance and Operations Department, oversees 15 employees between eight buildings on the city campus. In addition, Chris has been in charge of the recycling pilot program in Hamilton Hall since December 8th.

Chris Cordova

Reducing Energy Use in UNL Facilities

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Kirk Conger has been UNL’s Energy Manager since 2002. He is a Professional Engineer and Certified Energy Manager. Prior to UNL, he served 17 years in the Nebraska Energy Office. He hates wasting stuff.

Energy use versus research funding