The importance of water conservation

Water conservation is an important part of sustainability and climate resilience efforts.

Energy Curtailment Days: take action to reduce energy consumption on campus this summer

Energy curtailment is an effort to reduce the amount of energy used when extra stress is put onto energy systems, such as during periods of high heat or humidity. The med center uses energy curtailment days throughout the summer to ensure other systems can function. 

Don’t forget: Parking permit renewals are due June 30

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine faculty, staff and students who park on campus must renew their parking permits by Friday, June 30.

Thank you for supporting the planet during April, learn about what happened!

The med center hosted several events and opportunities throughout the month of April to celebrate Earth Month. Thank you to all who participated!

President Carter releases NU System sustainability measures

University of Nebraska President Ted Carter has released a new set of sustainability measures for the NU System, drawn from input and ideas from an 80-member team of faculty, staff and students from across the campuses.

LiveGreen: A new way to recycle lab coats

The med center is always looking for opportunities to reduce waste and improve its impact on the environment, from recycling batteries to going styrofoam free.

Browning prairie plants provide vital cover

As the dryer weather, the cooler temperatures and the shorter days of an Omaha fall set in, the prairie plantings by the Truhlsen Eye Institute and Lot 64 look different.

Pawpaw tree planting set for Oct. 6

The med center will hold a tree planting event on Thursday, Oct. 6, and the campus community is invited.

All-campus #WeAreUNMC barbecue set for today

#WeAreUNMC BBQ from 3:30-6 p.m. today at the Ruth and Bill Scott Student Plaza.

Transit users must be registered for TravelSmart

On Monday, Aug. 1, all med center employees will be required to have registered for TravelSmart in order to use their ID badges to ride Metro transit buses.