Betsy Mortensen

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Collection of flower and vegetable seeds in envelopes.

Student-Led Sustainability Projects Funded by UConn Office of Sustainability

The Environmental and Social Sustainability Grants Program, run by the Office of Sustainability, awarded eight student teams working to elevate sustainability in Connecticut.

Sydney Seldon loads a donated TV into a truck

Revived Give and Go Program Helps People and Planet

UConn community diverts over 8,000 pounds of donations to local aid organizations during move out.

4 UConn students share recycling facts on posters outside a football stadium.

UConn Earns High Marks in Global Sustainable University Ratings

GreenMetric releases global higher education sustainability rankings for 2023

Students holding climate protest signs in a march.

UConn Students Attend March to End Fossil Fuels in NYC

Amanda Stowe '26 (CAHNR) reports from the March to End Fossil Fuels, alongside 75,000 other climate activists.

portrait of Joe Fullerton

Joe Fullerton Appointed Director of the UConn Office of Sustainability

Fullerton will continue UConn’s institutional legacy of sustainability and further advance UConn’s national and international leadership in sustainability and the environment.

People tending urban vegetable gardens.

Graduate Students Awarded Multidisciplinary Environmental Research Funding

The Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering, in collaboration with the Institute of the Environment, support seven student projects.

Students tour a green roof at UConn.

UConn Ranked in Top 10 Most Sustainable Universities

UConn recognized as a top-performing institution by the Sustainability, Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) and UI GreenMetric World University Rankings