USU has teamed up with Logan City to address Cache Valleys air pollution. From poster contests to catchy communication messaging, USU professors, Logan City employees, undergraduate students and Logan High School students are joining forces to improve our air.
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recognized healthy soils as the foundation for food, fuel, fiber and medicine. As a result, 2015 is the International Year of Soils and will host the first-ever World Soil Day!
Dec 5, 2014
The Urban Waters Federal Partnership works to restore waterways and revitalize communities across the country. The 27 NGOs will align resources, funding, and expertise with federal efforts to restore urban waters and parks, increase outdoor recreation, and engage residents and youth.
Nov 10, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy recently announced over $53 million for 40 innovative research and development projects aiming to drive down the cost of solar energy.
Oct 9, 2014
In the Fall of 2014, both USU Logan and USU Moab saw their first plantings as part of a coordinated effort to model pollinator friendly, perennial edible, water-wise, beautiful landscaping. Learn more about the USU Permaculture Initiative and how you can become part of the movement.
Oct 7, 2014
High Country News recently released an article entitled "How much money is a healthy ecosystem worth?" The article highlights that the Colorado River Basin was recently estimated by Earth Economics to be worth between $69.2 and $496.4 billion annually in ecosystem services!
Sep 22, 2014
The Sierra Club has released their annual Top Green Colleges report. The top colleges of the annual “Cool Schools” ranking exhibit sustainability in every level of their operation—from energy usage to recycling to food sourcing to curriculum. Find out who this year's winners are and where USU ranks!
Sep 11, 2014
USU is setting records at the Bonneville Salt Flats near Salt Lake City with a race car fueled by algae and safflower seeds. Researchers believe this could be the fuel of the future.
Sep 2, 2014
The Partnership for Sustainable Communities is an interagency program with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Transportation and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. These agencies are collaborating to change policies and improve communities.
Aug 26, 2014
A new article in Ensia Magazine features how “when the economy goes in circles, everybody wins.” With rising pressures, forward-thinking companies in Europe and some U.S. states are finding ways to take back, reuse, refurbish or recycle all kinds of things that would otherwise be thrown away.