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Leading to Earth Day

April 12 - 6 pm - University Center, room 2300H 
Free admission. Vegan food and refreshments served. Rsvp now.
- Presentation of the CLIMATE MONITOR TV by CEO Mitchell A. Chester
- ECO Reps Recognition ceremony
- Screening of the documentary "The Burden-Fossil Fuel, the Military, and National Security" 




Arbor Day Observance on April 18, in the Gifford Arboretum:
- "Fruit and Edible Tree Tour" at 4.30 pm by GA Director Steve Pearson.
- Concert at 6 pm: Performance by the talented Nina Guerrero, a contemporary singer/songwriter who is a student in the Frost School of Music. 
Finger food and refreshments will be served. Visit


Frost Symphonic Winds Concert

April 25  - 7.30 pm  -  Gusman Hall Concert - Free Admission
"Water Rising!" - All the music has some connection to water. Come discover great composers and music accessible to all ears. This Concert aims at increasing awareness about Sea Level Rise in our region. Learn more.


Earth Day Hug the Lake

COME CELEBRATE MOTHER EARTH  APRIL 20, 10 am - 3 pm - Lakeside Patio

- 10 am - 11.30 am: Green Fair - Net Zero Energy Concert with Frost School of Music
- 12.05 pm - 12.20 pm: HUG THE LAKE 
- 12.30 pm - 3 pm: Food vendors

GREEN FAIR List of themes and vendors
Waste Diversion(Waste Management);  Water (Coca Cola Sustainability);  Green Building (USGBC); Renewable Energy (Solar Smoothie); ....

At 12.05 PM, the Butler Center for Service and Leadership invite you to join us for our annual Hug the Lake event at Lake Osceola.



Resources for Faculty

Green U tour of the Coral Gables campus

No matter what class you're teaching this semester, our Green U tour will inspire your students. They will have a chance to learn, get involved, and see our campus like never before. You can tailor the tour according to your class need: Start at Stanford Circle in front of our ECO tree, a symbol of students commitment to nature preservation and the environment [...] Stop by the LEED Platinum Frost Building and learn about its green features. Schedule your next tour now with

Introduction to Sustainability

Invite Green U for a 20 min presentation in your class, and get your students involved in the multiple sustainability projects our campus offer: from our sustainable food initiatives, our LEED certified buildings, to our various renewable energy projects, our tree canopy or our waste minimization strategy, our multidisciplinary approach is fit for any class. Contact to schedule a presentation in your class (available on our 3 campuses).


Sustainability Programs


Sustainability 101

Get a basic training in Sustainability: Recycling, Energy conservation, Water conservation, Green purchasing and printing, Nature conservation, Green outreach and leadership. Register through U Learn (Title: Sustainability 101 Webinar).


Green events

Get your next event Green U certified! You don't want to waste? Here are simple steps to make sure your next party is more gentle on the Planet. We're here to help: apply to the Green event program .




6:00 pm

ECO Earth Week Banquet


4:30 pm

Arbor Day Celebration - Gifford Arboretum


12:15 pm

Patio Jams with ECO


10:00 am

Earth Day - Hug The Lake


7:30 pm

"Water Rising!" Concert - Gusman Concert Hall


1:00 pm

UM City Nature Challenge - Ungar Entrance


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