The university recognized campus leaders in sustainability during the Environmental Leadership Awards ceremony on Campus Earth Day on April 19. The awards are presented each year to a student and faculty and staff members whose environmental efforts on campus help ‘make orange green.’ This year, professor Kenneth McFarland, Claudine Nagal, and student Nick Alerderson took home the awards.
Earth Month 2013 News
UT will mark Campus Earth Day on Friday, April 19, with events from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Circle Park. A highlight event of Earth Month, Campus Earth Day features the Recycled Art Contest, Environmental Leadership Awards, and a delicious vegetarian cookout.
This week marks the beginning of Earth Month at UT. Celebrating its seventh year, Earth Month encourages environmental awareness, conservation, and sustainable practices to the campus community. The month-long event is celebrated across the globe and UT is excited to participate, offering events and activities that are both fun and interactive.