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March 18, 2023
The second annual Earth Fest is going to be held Saturday, April 22, at Glen Park in River Falls.
April 22, 2022
UW-River Falls’ Sustainable Campus Community Plan, which is being revised for the first time since 2012, reflects the university’s new approach to sustainability.
February 8, 2022
UW-River Falls is conducting the Sustainability Survey 2022 as part of a series of efforts to promote sustainability on campus.
December 11, 2019
As River Falls moves ahead with a plan to have all city-owned buildings powered by 100% renewable energy beginning in January, the greater community also is seeking more avenues to make it one of the greener towns in America. One effort is being coordinated through local churches.
October 16, 2019
The UW-River Falls Office of Sustainability hosted an event on Oct. 1 to observe Campus Sustainability month. The fair was a gathering of about 25 organizations, including student clubs as well as off-campus organizations from around the River Falls community. The Office of Sustainability at UWRF is focused on improving sustainability campus-wide, which includes everything from overseeing campus recycling and waste management, to academics, to engaging the student body and the public. If you missed the fair, there are still plenty of ways to get involved.
April 11, 2018
This semester, UW-River Falls was recognized by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) for its improved sustainability initiatives. For the first time, the school was awarded the gold rating on AASHE’s STARS evaluation.
April 4, 2018
In 2013, the Environmental Corps of Sustainability club was created for the purpose of pressuring the UWRF chancellor and board of directors to divest – or pull money and assets – from the fossil fuel industry. Last fall a new sustainable justice minor was launched on campus that exposes students to sustainability on a trans-disciplinary level.
April 5, 2017
A new study abroad option being offered at UW-River Falls gives students an opportunity to explore sustainable animal production in other countries while traveling around Ireland.
May 4, 2016
UW-River Falls has earned recognition for its sustainability practices in the past, but there has been talk on campus of improving the university’s trash and recycling program.
April 22, 2016
While Earth Day is sadly only one day, UW-River Falls has been participating in Earth Week, while some have participated in Earth Month. While we reflect on our planet and what we as individuals can do to treat it well, we should also look at how the university is working to be sustainable and eco-friendly.
Here is this semester's Student Voice staff. Click on a name to see what the staff member has written.