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Exhibit to Showcase Preuss Students’ Sustainable Art

June 5, 2012

…to Showcase Preuss Students’ Sustainable Art Recycled magazines, eco-friendly ink and a rolling pin may not sound like your typical art supplies, but these are a few of the tools students at The Preuss School UCSD have used to create sustainable works of art, which will be on display at…

UC San Diego Achieves ‘Gold’ STARS Sustainability Rating

May 23, 2013

…Diego Achieves ‘Gold’ STARS Sustainability Rating Rating is based on the campus’s performance in three broad sustainability-focused categories: education and research, operations and planning, administration and engagement Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications The University of California, San Diego has earned a “gold” sustainability-performance rating in the prestigious annual…

Illuminating Energy Innovation and Initiatives

August 23, 2012

…in energy conservation and sustainability initiatives. “During the tour, the chancellor expressed his amazement at the breadth and depth of our energy and sustainability programs,” said Russ Thackston, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary & Plant Services. “He also demonstrated both his and the campus’ continued commitment to remain a global…

Behind the Vine: Campus Gardens Cultivate Sustainability and Belonging

April 23, 2024

UC San Diego is home to an array of campus gardens that promote education and the growth of sustainable food and local produce. In celebration of the university’s 2024 Earth Week Celebration, learn more about the green spaces where students and staff come together to cultivate community, sustainability and belonging.

New Campus Staff Association Helps Sow Seeds of Sustainability

April 23, 2015

…Helps Sow Seeds of Sustainability For Chris Johnson and his fellow groundskeepers Andre Leon and Michael Scarry, growing their own trees and planting them on campus seemed like one of the most sustainable things they could do. It was this belief that led them to start making their own compost…

Sustainability Comes Alive During UC San Diego’s Earth Week Celebration April 16-20

April 10, 2012

Sustainability Comes Alive During UC San Diego’s Earth Week Celebration April 16-20 Photo-Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Students, staff and faculty at the University of California, San Diego will pay homage to Mother Earth during the university’s annual Earth Week celebration April 16-20. This year’s theme, “A Better More Sustainable…

Are You Up to the Challenge?

April 4, 2019

…by 2020. Read More… Sustainability is a part of UC San Diego’s DNA, dating back to campus founder Roger Revelle’s pioneering efforts related to climate change. In April, the campus acknowledges Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, with a monthlong slate of sustainability-focused activities, including a green labs fair, tree…

Take 10 With a Triton: Chris Johnson, a Model of Campus Sustainability

April 28, 2022

…a Model of Campus Sustainability Johnson stands behind his favorite tree, Redwoods, in his nursery. Name: Chris Johnson Position: Landscape Sustainability Worker Years at UC San Diego: 18 What he does at UC San Diego: Chris Johnson’s career at UC San Diego has evolved to follow his passion for sustainable…

UC San Diego is Sierra Magazine’s 7th Coolest School in Nation for Sustainability Efforts

August 11, 2015

UC San Diego has been named the 7th “Coolest School” by Sierra magazine, climbing 10 spots from last year in the publication’s annual ranking of America’s greenest colleges. The campus was recognized for its commitment to protecting the environment, reducing water use significantly, addressing climate issues and encouraging environmental responsibility.

Campus Fleet Manager Wins Sustainability All-Star Award

October 11, 2011

Campus Fleet Manager Wins Sustainability All-Star Award Jim Ruby, UC San Diego’s vehicle fleet manager, has won a “Sustainability All-Star” award from Green Fleet magazine in recognition of his efforts to establish one of the greenest fleets in the nation. Ruby received the award Oct. 4 at the 2011 Green…

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