Topic: sustainability

Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
People | September 16, 2021
UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.
water bottle in Lake Mead
Research | July 12, 2021
Research by UNLV economists finds that pandemic stay-at-home orders put a strain on already tight water resources.
woman at copier with stack of papers
Campus News | June 10, 2021
Campus efforts will cut down on paper waste and free up office space.
top of campus building with solar panels, view of The Strip
Campus News | June 3, 2021
With solar panels installed on 14 buildings (and counting), UNLV's goal is to go beyond net-zero energy usage.
blooming shrub with pedestrians in background
Campus News | May 27, 2021
Minimizing UNLV's carbon footprint includes designing in features to encourage walking, biking, carpooling, and electric vehicle usage.
composter with food waste
Campus News | April 29, 2021
Take the trash cans away and suddenly people pay attention to the waste they're producing.
raised garden beds
Business and Community | April 21, 2021
UNLV programs reach into the community to fill in service gaps and grow relationships.
unlv solar decathlon team during construction
Campus News | April 20, 2021
Multidisciplinary student team overcame 2020 pandemic obstacles and competition delays to win first in the operations and presentation categories, and second place for innovation and energy.
a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
UNLV logo on Christmas tree snowflake ornament adorning colorful tree
Business and Community | December 23, 2020
UNLV, community organizations team up for free annual program to turn Christmas trees into mulch; nearly 17,000 trees recycled in 2019.
A glass exterior wall faces a wood-lined hallway opposite an interior wall covered in plant life.
Business and Community | April 30, 2019
Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Mojave Bloom house before a year of construction.
Campus News | March 4, 2019
Packing your lunch doesn’t have to stop once you grow up. UNLV nutritionist offers tips on how to pack a healthy, affordable midday meal.