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Green Curriculum

How Did I Green My Syllabus?

Over the last few years, the University has increased its offerings of graduate and undergraduate programs focused on sustainable development. We invite you to join a group of colleagues from various UM departments as they share their personal journey in Academia, and how they decided to integrate sustainability in their syllabus. Join our panelists, Prof. David Kelly (Miami Herbert Business School), Prof. Lokesh Ramamoorthi (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Prof. Erin McNary (Sports Administration), and Prof. Justin Stoler (Geography) on February 26 from 12-1 p.m. RSVP now! (Zoom Link)


Food Future Hackathon

We invite you to participate in the first edition of the Virtual Food Future Hackathon taking place on March 12-14. As a precursor to Florida Food Waste Prevention Week on April 5-9, the goal of the Hackathon is to engage college, university, and high school students from all over Florida to source innovative solutions in reducing food waste—one of the greatest challenges of our time—as well as an opportunity to reduce hunger and protect the environment. Many individuals from public and private institutions are volunteering their time to make this event a reality. We hope you will join us too! To learn how you can get involved, visit the Virtual Food Future Hackathon site. Submit your questions via email to


Green Events


Green Alumni Series

Dr. Alexander Suma graduated from the University of Miami College of Engineering in 2011 with a Ph.D. Today, Alexander is the CEO and Founder of Ibis Power, an innovative firm specialized in wind and solar energy. Join us to discover his journey through the world of engineering and renewable energy.

Meet Alexander on Friday, March 19 from 12-1 p.m. RSVP now! (Zoom link)


World Water Day

World Water Day is an annual United Nations (UN) observance day, which highlights the importance of water. The day is used to advocate for the sustainable management of water resources.

Meet Barbara McAdam and Laura Vasquez on March 22 from 12-1 p.m. Barbara and Laura are both urban horticulture program specialists at the UF/IFAS/Extension Miami Dade County Office. RSVP now! (Zoom Link)


Green U Health

Miller Herb and Food Garden

How would you like to step out of your office or health care facility into the sunshine to find a food forest and herb garden awaiting you? Together with Dr. Christina Pozo-Kaderman, medical students, and dieticians, the Facilities and Operations department and the Office of Sustainability have helped create an oasis of healing and support for the Cancer Support Services' mission. Read the full story at


Green U Programs


Sustainable Food and Diet 101

This 1-hour webinar will give you a chance to understand the relationship between our food system and the planet, as well as between our diet choices and climate change. Feel better, be healthier, and be a good steward of our environment! It is easier than you think, and you can start at the U—Green U is here to help! Join us for this first session on March 26 at 12 p.m. The Sustainable Food and Diet 101 webinar will grant you 50 points on your Well 'Canes account. RSVP now! (Blackboard link)


Toner Cartridges Recycling Program

While it may seem like a trivial task, recycling toner has a substantial impact on the environment and the University's commitment to sustainability. Green U, Housing and Residential Life (HRL), and the Mail Operations department have teamed up with UPS to create a seamless process to recycle toner for faculty, staff, and students working and learning on campus. Get started today by using the Green U video tutorial.



4:00 pm

Campus Race to Zero Waste


12:00 pm

Sustainability 101 Webinar



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