News & Blogs

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The 2014 Sustainability Centres Workshop: Collaborating for Impact on Business Schools and Society

8 July 2014, 10:05 pm

Sustainability Centers, Institutes and Initiatives (“centers”) are an important nexus between academia, corporations, government and NGOs working to solve sustainability challenges. Thus, center d...more

The Business of Global Water Management in an Era of Climate Change

9 June 2014, 8:50 pm

By Allison Elias, Research Associate, Institute for Business in Society (IBiS) and Erika Herz, Associate Director of Sustainability Programs ___________________________________________________________...more

Off the Shelf: Vivian Thomson’s Book Maps Out Climate Change Policy

30 May 2014, 3:55 pm

Vivian Thomson, “Sophisticated Interdependence in...more

U.Va. Tipsheet: U.Va.’s Vivian Thomson, Author of New Climate Policy Book and Former Air Pollution Policymaker, Is Available to Discuss New EPA Greenhouse Gas Policy

28 May 2014, 4:17 pm

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will ann...more

Architecture Grad Travels Globe in Search of Landscapes Linked to Long Life

14 May 2014, 2:57 pm

Robert Hull...more

Reunion 2014: Alumni in Mission-Driven Careers Back at Darden

28 April 2014, 8:38 pm

Darden’s largest ever Alumni Reunion took place this past weekend with over 800 attending. Our Institute for Business in Society (IBiS) sponsored two events: 1) a pharmaceutical industry-focused cas...more

U.Va. to Lead Massive Climate Change Mapping and Modeling Project

21 April 2014, 8:54 pm

What might a snapshot of the earth look like in 2050? How mu...more

GIFT Grant Project Showcase

13 April 2014, 8:07 pm

GIFT Grant Project Showcase The Green Initiative Funding Tomorrow (GIFT) Grant Committee recently awarded $30,000 worth of grant money to fund sustainable projects on Grounds.  The GIFT Committee wil...more

Earth Week Events at U.Va. Explore, Promote Sustainability

11 April 2014, 8:50 pm

The University of Virginia will mark ...more

Global Water Games!

7 April 2014, 7:07 pm

This year, Global Water Games brings you the unique opportunity to celebrate Earth Week by playing the UVA Bay Game! Global Water Games is a UVA sustainability project that applies interactive game t...more

Game-Day Challenge Added to ‘RecycleMania’ Schedule

18 February 2014, 7:18 pm

The University of Virginia is defending its in-state “Gori...more

Bike Maintenance Workshop This Thursday

10 February 2014, 2:30 pm


Longtime Trout Stream Researcher Rick Webb Retires

6 February 2014, 7:46 pm

Fariss Samarrai...more

U.Va. Architecture Design Initiative Takes Multi-Disciplined Approach to Arctic Development

6 February 2014, 7:39 pm

Ashley Patterson...more

Bike UVA Maintenance Workshop Schedule Announced

29 January 2014, 7:15 pm

Bike UVA ambassadors David and Jake will be hosting beginner's bike maintenance workshops throughout the semester.  Stop by anytime during one of their sessions to learn some tips to maintain you...more

U.Va. Recyclers Score in Game Day Challenge

22 November 2013, 7:02 pm

The University of Virginia achieved its highest diversion ra...more

U.Va. Students to Mark ‘America Recycles Day’ on Friday

12 November 2013, 7:00 pm

Matt Kelly...more

Winter Prep

11 November 2013, 3:47 am

As the breeze blows colder and the days grow darker, activity in the garden inevitably winds down. The next two weeks will be focused on preparing the garden for winter. Today, we covered beds with ro...more

UVA Community Garden Honored by the P.U.M.P.K.I.N Society

3 November 2013, 10:55 pm

That’s right! The UVA Garden was recognized this past month by the P.U.M.P.K.I.N. Society, one of the secret societies here at UVA. In recognition for the garden’s commitment to the wonder...more

Carvin’ in the Garden 2013

28 October 2013, 5:21 pm

Another fall harvest, another Carvin’ in the Garden! Would it really be October without it? One of our favorite events to host and participate in, this year’s definitely didn’t disap...more

Bye Bye, Beans

21 October 2013, 2:17 am

Hello fall! Today was just one of those fall days that makes gardening great: warm light, crisp air, and plenty to harvest. We picked the last of the beans and then pulled the plants out to make room ...more

RideShare Week

15 October 2013, 3:28 pm


Take A Kid Mountain Biking

2 October 2013, 3:15 pm


Another Day, Another Harvest

29 September 2013, 10:28 pm

We spent most of today’s workday picking beans, peppers, eggplant, and digging up carrots! It’s getting too late in the season to plant new things, so from here on out we’ll mostly b...more


23 September 2013, 2:46 am

  Today was our fourth annual Cornfest here at the Community Garden, and it was awesome! We had lots of snacks (many featuring corn, of course), grilled corn on the cob, cornhole, and fresh tomatoes ...more

Bike Maintenance Clinic on Thursday

18 September 2013, 2:33 pm


Big Okra & Round II of the Garden Watermelon

16 September 2013, 12:38 am

Today we had a productive day of watering, weeding, clearing out herb beds, and harvesting! We assessed the herbs and decided to nix the chives and keep the mint. We’re planning to plant some mo...more

City to Offer Safe Everyday Bicycling Classes

5 September 2013, 5:14 pm

The City of Charlottesville's Environmental Sustainability, Parks & Recreation, and Neighborhood Development Services have teamed up to offer bike education classes.  These classes will cover...more

Public Event: Long Range Transportation Plan

27 August 2013, 5:12 pm


On Grounds Bike Sale on Monday

23 August 2013, 7:19 pm

The third annual On Grounds Bike Sale will take place on the Newcomb Hall Plaza near the University Bookstore on Monday, August 26 from 11am-3pm.The Sale will feature two of Charlottesvill...more