Nomination for sustainability awards due by Feb. 28

Nominations are due by Feb. 28 for the fifth annual Pitt Sustainability Awards program.

The awards recognize Pitt faculty, staff, students and groups who are making an extraordinary impact on campus sustainability.  Individuals or groups could have demonstrated their impact in any of the three categories of the Pitt Sustainability Plan — stewardship, exploration and/or community and culture).  

Winners will be recognized at a campus lunch in April.

For additional information and to submit a nomination, go to Pitt Sustainability Awards.

Sustainability series

The Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation and the Engineering Education Research Center will host the third in its seminar series on Sustainability in the Curriculum on Feb. 28.

The event from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 1145 Benedum Hall will look at “Integrating Sustainability Using Experiential Learning.” A panel of four experts will facilitate the discussion.

Find more details here.  Register by noon Feb. 27 by going here. Lunch will be provided to those who register.

The Engineering Sustainability conference from April 7 to 9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center will be the final event for the 2019 SSOE Sustainability Series.