Tag: sustainability

UofL’s campus sustainability commitment alive and well

University of Louisville students, faculty and staff continue to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability. News arrived this spring that UofL was ranked highest in Kentucky...

UofL working to protect campus ash trees from devastating bug infestation

Ash trees are under attack. The emerald ash borer, an invasive green beetle from Northeast Asia, has destroyed tens of millions of ash trees since...

Construction underway for Belknap Academic Building Pedestrian Plaza

The University of Louisville is closing a road that led traffic into the heart of its campus, replacing the space with a pedestrian plaza. Phase...

Q&A: Erin Kurtz ’18, UofL’s first sustainability graduate

Editor's note: Louisville Alumni digital media intern Michael Jester recently caught up with Erin Kurtz '18 to talk about her experience in the sustainability...

Wreath-making workshop gets campus into the holiday spirit

Students and staff gathered at the final Garden Commons workshop of the semester recently to learn about creating sustainable holiday wreaths from UofL Grounds...

UofL joins prestigious group advising United Nations on sustainability solutions

What does the University of Louisville have in common with the Columbia University, Princeton University and Oxford University? All are members of the United...

UofL students leading food recovery efforts

Inspired by the Sustainability Council’s EcoReps program, students Erin Kurtz and Henny Ransdell are leading an effort to donate the University of Louisville’s leftover...

UofL’s Conn Center ready to harvest 2018 hemp crop

The University of Louisville’s Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research, in its third year of growing industrial hemp and kenaf on campus as part...

UofL’s partnership with Louisville Water Company is ‘very definition of a...

For several years, the University of Louisville has worked with Louisville Water Company to encourage the use of refillable water bottles by placing water...

UofL has deep ties to Forecastle Festival

Louisville will be at the center of the music universe this weekend, as more than 75,000 people descend on Waterfront Park to hear an...