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SEED2SOIL Research Grants

A new grant program called SEED2SOIL is a collaborative effort from the University of Utah’s Facilities Sustainability & Energy group; Planning, Design, & Construction; the Sustainability Office; and the Global Change and Sustainability Center. SEED2SOIL seeks to focus a wide array of campus expertise toward achieving ambitious improvements in the sustainability and efficiency of campus […]


Seminars Addressing Environmental Equity and Justice

The GCSC Seminar Series has featured a number of speakers whose research and scholarship address issues related to equity, justice, and the environment. Log in to Canvas with your U of U network ID to view these seminars. Aradhna Tripati, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA. February 26, 2019, ″Frontiers in the study of past […]


Climate drove 7,000 years of dietary changes

“What people eat, and how they get it, are a massive part of a person’s daily experience. Understanding what caused changes in those behaviors in the past is important to understanding how we may respond to changes in the future.” – Kurt Wilson.   Kurt is a doctoral candidate in anthropology and a past GCSC […]


Wasatch Environmental Observatory Seed Grant Awards

The GCSC recently provided seed grants to four research teams to conduct interdisciplinary research at the intersection of Wasatch Front air, water, and health. Criteria that was considered in funding decisions included utilization of Wasatch Environmental Observatory (WEO) data resources, inclusion of ecological and/or environmental justice perspectives, collaborations between academic units, and new scholarship or knowledge. […]


News from our faculty affiliates

New study questions the importance of meat eating in shaping our evolution – J. Tyler Faith Report on pre-planning for public housing recovery in Utah – Divya Chandrasekhar New research outlines how pine needles offer a simple, low-cost means of assessing particulate matter pollution – Pete Lippert Dust threatens to destroy Utah’s snow – McKenzie […]