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Keith Diaz Moore

Keith Diaz Moore on health and the environment

Keith Diaz Moore is both the Interim Chief Sustainability Officer and the Dean of the College of Architecture and Planning. In this Humans of the U profile, he tells about his motivations related to health and sustainability, his belief in education, and his hopes for the U of U.  Read it here.


Anderegg sampling aspen tree

Award to Anderegg for studying the future of forests

Bill Anderegg, GCSC affiliate and Assistant Professor in the U’s School of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a Packard Fellowship to support his research to understand the future of forests in a changing climate. He aims to use this flexible funding to conduct long-term climate change research that’s hard or nearly impossible to fund with […]


Gannet Hallar

Up in the air with Gannet Hallar, Atmospheric Scientist

When Gannet Hallar recently gave a talk on her career path to students at Truman State, she included a slide titled, “Where in the world will science take you?” The answer: pretty much everywhere. Today, we are fortunate to have Gannet as a GCSC faculty affiliate in the department of Atmospheric Sciences, studying the meteorology […]


Nitty Gritty H2O

Bill Johnson, professor in Geology & Geophysics and director of the William P. Johnson Contaminant Transport Group, is a GCSC faculty affiliate conducting research related to water. Bill came to the UU in 1995. As a hydrogeochemist, he researches transport and cycling – the fate and transport of things in water. In this installment of […]


Incorporating Sustainability More Broadly into the Curriculum

When hearing the word “sustainability,” some people think of things like recycling and saving energy, but at the U, we realize that this term is relevant in a multitude of actions and areas of study. Faculty at the U can now have sustainability attributes flagged in the course catalog. Faculty who wish to learn how […]