Beginning in 2015, the University of Oregon launched its sustainability award program to recognize individuals whose contributions deepen our culture of sustainability across a range of institutional activities. Nominations are accepted annually in the winter term. Winners are announced at a award ceremony in May.
2018 Sustainability Awards
The Office of Sustainability will present the 2018 University of Oregon Sustainability Awards at a ceremony on May 30th, 2018.
Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on May 30th. The following awards will be presented:
EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD
Sponsor: Office of the Provost, Teaching Engagement Program
Description: Recognizes faculty who have developed pedagogy and curriculum which reinforce and advance principles of sustainability through course design and instruction.
RESEARCH INNOVATION AWARD
Sponsor: Associate Vice President for Innovation
Description: Recognizes a University of Oregon project whose innovations were developed in the course of UO research and are now offered as commercially available products or services that improve sustainability.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD
Sponsor: Student Sustainability Center
Description: Recognizes a student whose extra-curricular efforts have made significant impacts towards human equity, environmental vitality, and economic well-being at the UO.
UNIVERSITY OPERATIONS AWARD
Sponsors: Facilities Services and Utilities and Energy
Description: Recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals who support the use of sustainability best practices during day-to-day facilities operations at the University of Oregon.
CAMPUS DESIGN AWARD
Sponsors: Directors of Design and Construction and Campus Planning
Description: Recognizes units or individuals who have demonstrated leadership and creativity in support of the Oregon Model for Sustainable Design.
GREEN ATHLETICS AWARD
Sponsor: Director of Athletics
Description: Recognizes an individual, team, or departmental unit that is committed to enhancing and advancing sustainability within Athletics.
TOWN AND GOWN AWARD
Sponsor: Senior Director of Community Relations
Description: Recognizes individuals or groups for projects that promote, educate, or enhance a more sustainable community.