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COOL CAMPUS CHALLENGE

Launching Oct. 6 and running through Dec. 10, the
first Cool Campus Challenge aims to engage UC campuses with our carbon neutrality initiative through a bit of friendly competition to get things moving. Join the challenge, pledge to reduce your carbon footprint, and help us prove that UCSC is the coolest campus!

>> Sign up and learn more

SUE CARTER NAMED FACULTY CLIMATE ACTION CHAMPION

Professor Sue Carter, Physics, has been selected by the Sustainability Office and Academic Senate’s Committee on Research as UC Santa Cruz’s faculty Climate Action Champion for the 2015-16 Academic Year.

>>Learn more about her work

UCSC FARM FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

Mark Bittman, the New York Times lead food columnist, visited the farm at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems at UC Santa Cruz to highlight the organic food justice work taking place here.

>>View the article and video

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE

This month's newsletter features Jamison Czarnecki and Jordi Vasquez, UCSC's new Carbon Neutrality Fellows.

>> Read the profile
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NEWS & ACHIEVEMENTS

On-campus housing survey informs UCSC’s Climate and Energy Strategy Study

Procurement Services receives gift for sustainability efforts

UCSC wins Best Practice Award for drought planning

UC Divests $100 billion from coal & tar sands

Solar streetlamp research pilot at Wharf

Bicycle Traffic School

Free on-line courses on sustainable development
GREENING YOUR LIFESTYLE

>> Reducing Halloween Waste
UPCOMING EVENTS

10/11: Open Streets Festival

10/13-27: Global Climate Justice Series

10/24: Practical Activism Conference

>> Mark your calendar
OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunity is knocking all over campus. Get involved!

Internships, employment, and volunteering

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