Sustainability Forum

8th Annual Sustainability Forum

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Hilary J. Boone Center

Presentation Session: 4:30 to 6:00 PM
Awards Presentation: 6:30 PM
(Refreshments Served)


The Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment presents the 2018 Sustainability Forum to highlight accomplishments of UK’s faculty and students who conduct interdisciplinary research and other forms of scholarship relating to environmental and sustainability issues. 

Projects, artwork, design concepts, and other initiatives that provide creative and innovative ways to approach or highlight a sustainability issue are welcome.  We encourage sustainability-related undergraduate and graduate student research contributions in all areas, including engineering, public health, economics, political science, social science, humanities and the arts.  Recipients of the 2018 Sustainability Challenge Grant program will present results of their project and 2019 recipients will be announced during the awards ceremony.  Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.


Call For Posters 

Monetary awards will be presented to the top student posters/presentations.  Abstracts will be selected based on merit and impact. Poster space is limited.

Deadline for abstract submission is November 19, 2018

 To submit your application electronically, please see the link to the application form at