Shaping a sustainable future for Kentucky's environment through engagement, interdisciplinary research and education.

Photo: Grey Arch Trail at Red River Gorge. Photo provided by Hannah Phillips

Grey Arch Trail

Sustainability Intern, videographer and talented storyteller, Hannah Phillips (Class of ’20) created a video about Design Week 2018, which is a multidisciplinary project that seeks to promote student engagement in our local communities while providing unique experiential education in sustainable design practices.

2019 Projects Sutainability Challenge Grants

Funding was announced for seven projects in 2019 at the 8th Annual Sustainability Forum in December. The winning projects are:

Improving Bicycle Infrastructure Using SPIN Bike-Share Trip Data ($27,500) 

Nature Playscape and Native Landscape at the Child Development Center of the Bluegrass ($36,000) 

Just Food: Engaging UK in Racially Equitable Food Systems Development ($34,648) 

Tree CATS ($19,871) 

Sustainability Module for First Year Experience  ($11,000) 

Organic Waste Composting Pilot Project ($36,094) 

Kentucky Integrated Biorefinery ($34,887) 

 For more information and project abstracts visit the Sustainability Challenge Grant home page.