The nonprofit environmental organization named UWM to its Top 50 Cool Schools 2017 list. Out of more than 225 participating colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada, UWM is No. 45.
In recognition of Earth Day April 22, UWM will host a series of events to help members of the campus community explore ways to they can reduce their impact on the environment. The 11-day effort kicks off at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, with a talk by Colin Beavan, author of “No Impact Man,” in […]
Adding a Bublr bike-share station on campus and diverting stormwater to nourish campus gardens are two sustainability upgrades that helped UW-Milwaukee earn a coveted STARS Gold Rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The university’s strong 2016 rating follows its first AASHE commendation, a silver rating in 2013. Nearly […]
UWM has become the first UW System school to earn the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Award.
UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences received this year’s Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful IDEAL Innovation Award. According to a statement from KGMB, the award is given for innovation by a for-profit or a nonprofit in promoting and implementing creative and effective services that enhance the environment. IDEAL Award recipients exemplify the spirit and passion of individuals […]
The Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District named UWM its October Green Luminary for the campus’s management of rain runoff.
At UW-Milwaukee, a host of sustainability programs and courses are reducing UWM’s environmental impact, using state resources efficiently and preparing students for careers in the sustainability professions. The university’s efforts are getting national attention. The Princeton Review has featured UWM in its annual guide to green colleges for seven consecutive years. Next up for UWM: Bublr Bikes this fall.