News and Events

The TFISE mission includes outreach to spread news and information about research, scholarship opportunities, courses, and events that relate to sustainability and the environment. Here are some things our partners and we are doing  around campus and the community during the Fall of 2019.


15th | East Hickman Watershed Training

21st | Sustainability Internship Orientation

23rd |  Pick Your Path Sustainability presentation for K-Week @3 PM


15-16th | Southeastern Grain Gathering

23rd | Design Week


TBA | Sustainability Challenge Grants 2020, Call for proposals

12-19th | Tree Week

16th | 2019 Triangle Global Health Annual Conference

16-19th | NAAEE Annual Conference/ Research Symposium

27-30th | AASHE Conference Spokane, WA


18-20th | Superfund Research Program Annual Meeting

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 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