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July 18, 2019

Two ENVS core faculty and one participating faculty receive UO Sustainability Awards!

Congratulations to Lucas Silva for receiving the 2019 Research Award sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation. This award recognizes a University of Oregon researcher whose research has made significant contributions to human knowledge related to sustainability.

Congratulations to Kory Russel (as well as colleagues Yekang Ko and Jacques Abelman) for receiving the 2019 Town and Gown Award sponsored by Community Relations. This award recognizes individuals or groups for projects that promote, educate or enhance a more sustainable community. 

Congratulations to Sarah Stapleton for receiving the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award sponsored by Office of the Provost’s Teaching Engagement Program. This award recognizes faculty who have developed pedagogy and curriculum which reinforce and advance principles of sustainability through course design and instruction.

Check out the Around the O article about the awards:

For more information on the awards, follow this link:

April 9, 2019

Community for Environmental Leaders & the Grow Pod Lab featured in Around the O

The Community for Environmental Leaders Academic Residential Community (ARC) and the Grow Pod Lab were featured in this Around the O article. Briana Meier, a doctoral student in the environmental sciences, studies and policy program and graduate employee in the Office of Sustainability has served an essential role with the Lab in it’s inaugural year. Briana and Steve Mital, UO Office of Sustainability Director will present “The Grow Pod Lab: A UO Indoor Agriculture Experiment” at the food studies Food Talks series on April 19.