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Green Game Time

Come support your Miami Hurricanes basketball team as they play against the Virginia Cavaliers on Wednesday, March 4 at 9 p.m. at the Watsco Center. Our Green U team will be promoting best practices in recycling and reducing single use plastic. Take our Water Conservation pledge, and pass by the Green U table to claim your sustainable giveaway. If you want to volunteer and be part of our Green U Team, please fill out this form before Feb 28. Contact if you have any question. Go Green, and Go 'Canes! Learn more.


Chief Sustainability Officer Summit

Join us on Tuesday, March 24 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Miami Herbert School of Business for the annual CSO Summit and Symposium 2020—Florida's premiere corporate sustainability event that attracts professionals, business leaders, academics, and students from a wide spectrum of interdisciplinary fields. Meet with the experts in new exciting business fields, including: sustainable finance, corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting, strategy and purpose, economic research, social infrastructure, and career development. Learn more.


Green Engagement


Help the Garden

Join us Friday, March 6 from 3-5 p.m. for an afternoon of connection with nature. The Sustainable Garden, located next to the Gifford Arboretum, is in need of maintenance. If you are an employee, faculty, or student who enjoys gardening (mulch, weed, trim, and plant), then this is your opportunity to shine! You can even claim 100 points on your Well 'Canes card, RSVP now.


Bike to Work Day

Join Mayor Carlos Jimenez for the 8th annual Bike 305 "Bike to Work Day" event on Thursday, March 6 starting at 7:30 a.m. The event will start with a light breakfast and a short ceremony at the University Metrorail station. At 8 a.m., you'll kick off a 7.6 mile bike ride on the underline to downtown Miami's Government Center. Learn more.


Green Academics


Sustainability in the Curriculum

On Thursday, February 13 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Ungar building (room 230C/D) faculty members from all UM schools and disciplines are invited to share and explore new ways to integrate sustainable development goals into their existing courses. RSVP now.


MS Climate and Health

UM's Miller School of Medicine and Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS) offer a new MS in Climate and Health. The program trains future generations of professionals, research analysts, planners, decision-makers, and leaders to address the intricate relationship between human health and climate change. Learn more.


Green U Survey

In 2019, the University achieved a gold rating from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System. Help us improve our rating by taking this 25-question quiz! Eco prizes will go to the ten best answers to the open question.


Green Events


8:00 pm

Screening: The Game Changers


6:00 pm

Sustainable Development Goals and the Corporate World


9:00 am

Mother Nature III: Past, Present, and the Future of Species Interactions


10:00 am

Ocean Awareness Week


9:30 am

Smart Cities MIAMI 2020 Conference


8:30 am

Climate and Health with Dr. Hayhoe and the CLEO Institute at UM


ECO Reps

Are you a student resident at UM with a passion for the environment? Or do you want to have a positive impact on your peers and improve sustainability on your campus? The ECO Rep Housing U Conserve Energy Competition starts on Monday, February 24—don't miss it! Apply now and start making a difference.



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