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sustainability

  • UCSB hosts 16th California Higher Education Sustainability Conference

  • Patagonia Worn Wear signage at UCSB Zero Waste Festival

    UCSB goes all-in on systemwide efforts to cut waste through education, communication

  • Bruce Tiffney in Pardall cycad garden

    Cycads — hearty, massive plants that date to the Mesozoic Era — boost teaching and sustainability on campus

  • UCSB breaks ground on the North Campus Open Space restoration project

    UCSB breaks ground on its collaborative wetland and habitat restoration effort at North Campus Open Space

  • Kim and Jack Johnson at UCSB

    Alumni Kim and Jack Johnson partner with UCSB’s Edible Campus Program on teaching farm to open next fall

  • School of fish

    NCEAS sees global progress with ongoing research collaboration, Science for Nature and People Partnership

  • UCSB students riding bikes past Performing Arts

    UCSB earns gold in the leading sustainability assessment program for colleges and universities

  • Wooden fence leads to Sedgwick Reserve

    A gift from Linda Duttenhaver and Morton La Kretz will further research and teaching at Sedgwick Reserve

  • UCSB Greenhouse & Garden Project sign

    UCSB’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, Edible Campus Project and Orfalea Family Children’s Center grow sustainability in kids

  • AS Food Bank Produce First event

    With an array of outreach efforts and unique initiatives, UC Santa Barbara leads the way to improve food security for students

  • UC Santa Barbara hosts sixth annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit

  • Jim Maragos coral photo

    With a $10 million gift from Marc and Lynne Benioff, UCSB launches the Benioff Ocean Initiative to study and solve ocean issues

  • UCSB computer scientist Chandra Krintz has moved closer to her goal of enabling smarter, more sustainable farming through technology

  • New UC award program recognizing young leaders in the fight to solve the global food crisis honors UCSB alum Kate Polakiewicz

  • Gift from the TomKat Foundation, established by Tom Steyer and Kathryn Taylor, launches Carbon Neutrality Project led by UCSB

  • Jack Johnson planting at UCSB

    UCSB Sustainability’s The Green Initiative Fund supports campus environmental projects

  • UCSB LabRATS take sustainability into science labs
    UCSB LabRATS take sustainability into science labs

    UCSB LabRATS program takes sustainability into science labs, saving water, waste and energy

  • Offering a new and “nearly carbon-free” model, UCSB’s Environmental Humanities Initiative hosts a virtual academic conference

  • Salmon

    NCEAS and partners will produce a comprehensive view of the current state of salmon knowledge in Alaska

  • UCSB earns statewide Best Practice Award for efforts in more sustainable transportation

  • Climate change iStock Photo

    New English course examines climate change debate by analyzing popular narratives on all sides of the argument.

  • Two researchers from UCSB’s Bren School examine the dark side of “green” products

  • UCSB Soup Guy Mickael Blancho gives a demo

    Food, Nutrition and Basic Skills Program for students at UCSB is aimed at food security

  • Christopher Costello

    Known as the “Academy Awards for the ocean,” the Peter Benchley Ocean Awards for 2016 name UCSB's Chris Costello among eight honorees

  • Sierra Madre Villages Tour

    The Sierra Madre Villages is the first residential project in the UC system to receive a Platinum certification under "LEED for Homes"

  • Rendering of Elings Hall solar array

    Campus will save big on greenhouse gas emissions, and money, with installation of six new solar arrays

  • David Auston is among faculty members honored for their contributions to UC initiatives

  • LED lighting at UCSB greenhouse

    Every part of campus has benefitted from The Green Initiative Fund, which has been awarding sustainability grants for 10 years.

  • The League of American Bicyclists again recognizes UCSB as a Gold-Level Bicycle Friendly University

  • Rear Admiral Len Hering

    The 5th Annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit at UCSB addresses renewable energy and sustainable water management

  • A 10-week, UC-wide contest launching today aims to motivate staff, faculty and students to reduce their carbon footprint

  • Students rack up 1 million bus rides to or from the campus, a milestone in UCSB’s alternative transportation efforts

  • Matt O'Carroll and Jewel Snavely

    Recycled-water irrigation, new lab technology and outreach efforts will help UCSB achieve major water savings by March 2016

  • Kate Parkinson and Emilie Wood

    UCSB's inaugural group of UC Global Food Initiative Fellows are studying food insecurity among students and food waste on campus

  • Ken Hiltner, UCSB

    Campus Sustainability Champion Ken Hiltner is putting his award to work with the Environmental Humanities Initiative

  • This video was part of UCSB's award-winning Action Today for Tomorrow campaign
    This video was part of UCSB's award-winning Action Today for Tomorrow campaign

    UCSB wins three Best Practice Awards in the California higher education sustainability competition

  • Jack and Kim Johnson

    With support for the Edible Campus project, alums Jack and Kim Johnson are collaborating with students to address food security

  • UCSB has been ranked No. 3 in Princeton Review’s list of the Top 50 Green Colleges — and No. 1 among public universities

  • UCSB Campus Food Justice Forum

    A wide-ranging public discussion on campus reveals top food concerns for students and community at large

  • UCSB AS Food Bank

    Public forum seeks input and ideas from staff, students, faculty and community members for a sustainable food future

  • UCSB Power Save Contest Award

    Student residence halls join forces to topple the competition in UC-wide energy saving contest

  • Video highlights from Food from the Sea Summit
    Video highlights from Food from the Sea Summit

    Research summit convenes experts in fisheries and aquaculture as part of UC Global Food Initiative

  • Faculty, staff and students gather on the roof of Parking Structure 22 to celebrate the campus’s newest solar array

  • A video about the effort to streamline energy usage on the Microsoft campus
    A video about the effort to streamline energy usage on the Microsoft campus

    Darrell Smith, who spearheaded the large-scale effort to optimize the Microsoft campus's energy use, will be speaking at UCSB's Corwin Pavilion

  • California Higher Ed Food Summit detail

    More than 150 students, staff, faculty from campuses across California convene at UCSB for first-ever food summit

  • Video highlights from Pacific Chef Net 2015 at UCSB
    Video highlights from Pacific Chef Net 2015 at UCSB

    In the name of good food, and good eats, chefs from 14 institutions convene at UCSB

  • Bren Hall's solar panels

    Ever the eco-trendsetter, UCSB notches up another honor, being named third among “Top 50 Green Schools”

  • UCSB AS Food Bank produce shelves

    Campus will host first-ever California Higher Education Food Summit as part of UC Global Food Initiative

  • Harvest Santa Barbara at UCSB small growers meeting

    As part of its ongoing partnership in the UC Global Food Initiative, UCSB hosts meeting about growing ties to local farmers

  • Robert Wilkinson lecture

    Sustainability practitioners from across the region convened at UCSB for 4th annual summit

  • UCSB campus aerial sketch

    California Coastal Commission grants unanimous approval to campus Long Range Development Plan

  • UCSB grounds crew at work

    UCSB's Gaucho Grounds landscape crew has garnered national attention for its work to keep campus beautiful and eco-friendly

  • UCSB Farmer's Market tomatoes

    Public talk featuring faculty and staff tops menu of campus events marking Food Day

  • Thousands of students and their families took the next big step in their lives as Move-In Weekend brought new and returning students to the UCSB campus.

  • video of the parking structure 22 photovoltaic project
    video of the parking structure 22 photovoltaic project

    A student-led renewable energy initiative puts a 425-kilowatt photovoltaic project to work on the UC Santa Barbara campus

  • A look at UCSB's role in UC Global Food Initiative
    A look at UCSB's role in UC Global Food Initiative

    Fisheries research, sustainability practices, food security innovations are among UCSB's contributions to systemwide effort to address global food issues

  • local peaches

    A pilot project incorporating locally grown produce into an institutional setting showed that scaling up slowly was key

  • Hundreds of faculty, staff and students from UC Santa Barbara celebrated what has become a daily routine for most: Bike to Work Day.

  • The Energy Leadership Lecture takes place at 5 p.m. on March 6 at UCSB's Pollock Theatre.

  • UCSB Library hydration stations

    More than $184,000 is granted to 14 planned projects meant to bolster sustainability and greening efforts across campus

  • A longstanding commitment to water conservation positions the campus remarkably well to ride out the drought

  • The practice of natural history can provide essential knowledge for fields as varied as human health and food security

  • A strong economy and environmental sustainability are not mutually exclusive, according to Google's Arun Majumdar.

  • A new cluster of faculty chairs has been established at UC Santa Barbara as a joint endeavor by deans Rod Alferness, Steve Gaines and Pierre Wiltzius.

  • UCSB Extension’s Green Building and Sustainable Design Professional Certificate Program has received the 2013 Leadership in Education Award from the U.S. Green Building Council, Central Coast Chapter (USGBC C4).

  • A method of assessing the stability of large-scale power grids in real time could bring the world closer to its goal of producing and utilizing a smart grid.

  • Known for its commitment all things sustainability, UCSB's latest eco accolade concerns its innovative, 'remarkable' efforts to conserve water. The public plaudit from Earth Day Networkgave especially high praise to the UCSB Water Action Plan —...

  • Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, has ranked the campus number 10 on its seventh annual list of “Coolest Schools.” The list recognizes 162 universities and colleges that are helping to solve climate problems, and are...

  • The Third Annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit focuses on building the foundations and sharing best practices for promoting sustainable practices in four areas: economic development, product stewardship and extended producer responsibility...

  • Building on the success of two previous conferences, the 2013 Central Coast Sustainability Summit at UC Santa Barbara will bring together representatives from local governments, nonprofit and volunteer organizations, business leaders and private...

  • A three-year international collaboration of research organizations aims to establish an inclusive set of governance practices for sustainability in Arctic coastal-marine systems. The project involves marine spatial planning on a pan-Arctic scale...

  • More efficient lighting, improved ventilation, new windows, furniture, and carpet, and upgraded heating and cooling systems are among the things that will greet UC Santa Barbara students living in Anacapa Hall, as contractors scramble to put the...

  • A series of short films produced by students in Blue Horizons, the nine-week summer program for environmental media at UC Santa Barbara's Carsey-Wolf Center, will screen on Friday, August 23, in the campus's Pollock Theater.

  • Imagine your life recreated in data, every car trip, bus ride, grocery store stop, and burrito run –– including when, why, and with whom you went –– represented by blips on a computer.

  • Sierra magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, has ranked UC Santa Barbara number 10 on its seventh annual list of "Coolest Schools." The list recognizes 162 universities and colleges that are helping to solve climate problems,...

  • How are the world's environmental challenges impacting higher education? And how can colleges and universities help develop –– and advance –– sustainable solutions?

  • It's the premier document of its kind in the University of California system, and now UC Santa Barbara's recently unveiled water conservation plan has notched another first: a Best Practices Award from the 2013 California Higher Education...

  • An interdisciplinary team of UC Santa Barbara undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students has taken a top prize at the 2013 Better Building Case Competition, an annual U.S.

  • To David Cleveland, a professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, it seemed as though Santa Barbara County would be a great example of what many are advocating as a solution to the problems of a conventional agrifood network –– a...

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