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Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on October 16 in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. Below you will see various World Food Day events taking place at UM. RSVP now!

Oct. 14: "Tea Revives the World: How the Advertising Industry Taught Us All to Love Tea" by Erika Rappaport at the Kislak Center
Oct. 15: Plant Based Cooking Masterclass at the Wellness Center
Oct. 16: Fair Food Fair at the UC Whitten lower lounge


Green Tailgate

Come support the 'Canes on Oct. 11! For this UM football home game against the Virginia Cavaliers, Hurricane players will wear the Adidas-Parley uniforms with a fabric made from recycled ocean plastic. Visit the Yellow southwest Lot #10 for our first UM Greek Recycling Challenge. Pass by the student fan zone to get your White Out sustainable towel giveway! Learn more.


Green Business


Miami Business School LEED Gold

Congratulations to the Miami Business School, which has achieved LEED Gold Certification for Existing Building Operations & Maintenance (EBOM) as designated by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for its environmental performance and sustainable operations. Learn more.


MS in Sustainable Business

The University of Miami Business School's new 10-month Master of Science (MS) in Sustainable Business is your opportunity to be a force for good inside a company: making positive impacts on the environment and society in a way that increases the long-term value of the organization. This master's program is the only STEM designated Sustainable Business graduate program in the nation. Learn more.


Green Workplace


Helping the Planet, One Coffee at a Time

There are a lot of sustainable practices we can adopt in the workplace to become better stewards of our environment. Through a recent initiative, Facilities Operations & Planning (FO&P) will offer each staff member a coffee tumbler — recognizing that paper cups, once used, are not fit for our single stream recycling system. Learn more.


Event Planning: Green Event Guide

Are your events generating too much waste? Green U can help! Review this guide with simple steps that will help you "green" your next event. With tips on environmentally preferred products, recycling programs, and reuse habits, you can host a great event and still care for the planet. Learn more.


Green U Resources


Sustainability 101 Webinar

Learn all about the sustainability basics – including recycling, and energy and water conservation – during this one-hour webinar. Next Sessions are available through October and December. To register, search for "Sustainability 101 Webinar" in ULearn.


Green Tour for Classes

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. Schedule your next tour now by emailing


Green UHealth

The food service department has launched a new program to eliminate styrofoam from the entire hospital system, including styrofoam cups and styrofoam trays from the cafeterias. In addition, the new meditative butterfly garden at the Calder Library is growing and attracting biodiversity. It is one of the two pollinator havens on the Medical campus. Learn more.


Green Space

Learning in the Garden

Help our Sustainable Garden in the Arboretum grow! Managed by a team of professors using the garden as a living lab for various curriculum contents, the garden is evolving each semester and offers a beautiful gateway to healthy minds and healthy ecosystems. If you wish to volunteer consult the schedule at

Indoor Grow Walls

Indoor agriculture may well be the future of food, and UM students are exploring that path. Thanks to a partnership between Student Government ECO Board, Community Garden Club, Dining services, and UM faculty, two hydroponic Grow Walls have been installed on campus at the UC Whitten lounge and on the 2nd floor of the Ungar building. If you want to learn more or get involved, please contact Deven Reyes at


Alternative Mobility

Download the Easy Pay Miami mobile app today

  • Save time – Get your UM Monthly EASY Ticket on your phone each month.
  • Call 786-469-5151, select option 1 and then option 5, to redeem your access code.
  • The code is valid for the semester. Be sure to say you are with the University of Miami.
  • Keep the savings – No additional cost for the pass (Just $56.25).
  • Easy to use – Tap and ride.

For questions or assistance call 305-284-1547 or 302-284-4351.



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