This month, as a way to encourage families to explore the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and learn about plants, gardening and food equity, the Walker Art Center is using pollinator-related bingo cards developed at St. Thomas.
A partnership between the University of St. Thomas and the Metropolitan Council is benefitting students, the natural environment, and other public spaces. Students are producing solid work for the Council that may, in some cases, result in long-term monetary savings.
As we look ahead to Earth Day, we asked Amir Nadav, Assistant Director of Campus Sustainability, to give alumni tips on being more sustainable in their own lives (and teaching our children along the way, too).
The university recently welcomed Amir Nadav as its new assistant director of campus sustainability, a role long-envisioned as a key piece of organizing and coordinating St. Thomas’ growing work in sustainability.
A University of St. Thomas Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) partner, the city of Elk River, Minnesota, received the 2017 Outstanding City Partner Award from the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities (EPIC) Network.
The University of St. Thomas has received the distinctive honor of being named a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U, a global consortium working to inspire a culture of social innovation in higher education.
Through field research and high-level data analysis, 10 freshmen and two CAS professors will attempt to get to the bottom of the plover’s shrinking habitat as part of the Sustainability Learning-Living Communit...
In the arena of global risk leadership—that is, responding constructively to risks with widespread impacts (climate change, for example) —Scandinavian governments and businesses are currently setting the standa...
This award, given every year by the Center for Global and Local Engagement, recognizes one St. Thomas faculty member for innovation and excellence in integrating sustainability into one of his or her courses.
The Sustainability Committee has been placed on hiatus this academic year while that process happens, but sustainability efforts are still taking place across campus. A new sustainability structure, including a web page that will outline St. Thomas' sustainable efforts, will be introduced in the fall.