Research, partnerships earn UWM gold sustainability rating

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 school honored for environmental contributions

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 […]

MMSD Names UWM a ‘Green Luminary’

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District named UWM its October Green Luminary for the campus’s management of rain runoff.

Sustainability at UWM saves money, nurtures environment, grows careers

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.