News and Events

Part of the TFISE mission is to spread news and information about research, scholarship opportunities, courses and events that related to sustainability and the environment. Below we share a list of items planned for 2019 by TFISE and its working groups.

January 2019

1st | Launch of ‘What Would You Do?’ video shorts by TFISE media intern, Hannah Phillips

23rd | UFI Presents Chris Chandler Lecture about Green Heart Louisville, Trees and Health

 

February 2019

TBA | Applications period opens for 2019-2020 Sustainability Interns

 

March 2019

6th | Urban Forest Initiative and Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council co-host a film screening and guided meditation, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Tates Creek HS Auditorium

7th | Urban Forest Initiative Film Screening, 5:00-6:30 p.m., W.T. Young Library AA Auditorium

25th | Kentucky Water Resources Annual Symposium

 

 

 

 

Newlsetters and Announcements

To encourage an academic environment that fosters multidisciplinary and transdiciplinary collaboration and scholarship TFISE sends periodic announcements about our current and upcoming projects and those of our friends across campus via our listserv.  If you would like to share an event in our next announcement letter email tfise@uky.edu with "announcements" in the subject.

Faculty Spotlight

Helen Turner

Helen Turner

"I want to think about ways to teach sustainably rather than just teaching sustainability.”

Sarah Lyon

Sarah Lyon

In collaboration with Dr. Tad Mutersbaugh of UK’s Geography Department, was recently awarded funding by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to continue research on fair trade, organic certified coffee production in Mexico and its influence on the social and economic livelihood of local farmers, specifically women farmers...(more)

Jason Unrine

Jason Unrine

Jason Unrine