ELSE Net-Zero Design Competition

admin/ October 25, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

Emerging Leaders for Solar Energy (ELSE) is hosting a competition for students to design a net zero home! Team sizes should be between 2 to 4 students. Final presentations will be held at the Solar Canada Conference in early December. First prize is $1,500! Application deadline is midnight November 1, 2015. http://www.elsecanada.ca/node/167  

UTSU Hiring Sustainability Commissioner

admin/ June 15, 2015/ Apply, U of T, UTERN News/ 0 comments

The UTSU is looking for a sustainability commissioner, you’re invited to apply! You can see the job posting at utsu.ca/jobs, and the deadline is June 17th. In summary: Position Type: Volunteer with Honoraria Location: Toronto, downtown (University of Toronto, St. George campus) Hours: 10 hours per week Compensation: $500 honoraria per semester Application Deadline: June 17, 2015 Start Date: June

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COP21 U of T Student Delegation Applications Now Open!

admin/ May 9, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

** If you are interested in participating in this initiative, please read the attached information and submit the application form, which can be accessed here, to David Powell at david.powell@utoronto.ca by FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2015.** From November 30 to December 11, 2015, nations from across the world will meet in Paris at the 21st annual Conference of the Parties to

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ELSE New Board Kick Off Social

admin/ April 28, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

May 7th Event Name: ELSE New Board Kick Off Social Time: 6:30PM doors open, 7:00PM Opening Remarks Location: 191 College St, Toronto Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/else-kick-off-social-tickets-16595834588 Join us for this year’s ELSE Kick Off Social! On Thursday, May 7th, ELSE invites you to celebrate spring and a new year for ELSE leadership with an evening of networking and chance to win a

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UTERN Executive Elections Results

admin/ March 31, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

We’re happy to announce the results of the 2015-2016 UTERN elections. Please join us in welcoming the new executive team! President: Gabriela Ansari-Correa Treasurer: Nathan Warkentin Project Manager: Monica Dairo Executive Secretary: Michelle Newson Internal Executive Liaison: Daniel Jubas-Malz External Executive Liaison: Alix Ali-Dib Environment Week Coordinator: Geneva Speakman Outreach Coordinator: Jessica Maitland Director of Technology: Elspeth Mathau GSU Representative:

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UTERN Executive Elections

admin/ March 16, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

UTERN is the University of Toronto’s Environmental Resource Network, an umbrella organization that serves as the meeting point for everyone in the university community concerned about the health of our environment. With the 50-cent levy it receives from all University of Toronto undergraduate and graduate students, UTERN funds innovative and community-focused environmental events and initiatives on all three UofT campuses.

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World Water Week 2015 – OWWA Film Screening

admin/ March 14, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

As part of World Water Week 2015, the Ontario Water Works Association (OWWA) will be screening the water documentary “Monsoon”. Monsoon is a feature documentary from multiple award-winning filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson. Filmed over the course of India’s 2013 monsoon season, the filmmakers chased the monsoon on its annual journey through India. Along the way, they meet a remarkable group of individuals whose

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Responsibility to current and future generations

admin/ March 7, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

Steve Dennis has worked for Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) & several other NGOs in South Sudan, Somalia, Ivory Coast, Chad, Kenya, Malawi and South Africa, and is currently the coordinator of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Training Institute in East Africa. Truly a global engineer, Steve has applied his engineering and compassion to save lives in challenging war-ravaged and insecure situations

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Toronto and the Natural City: Facing our Ecological Future

admin/ February 21, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

Since 2005, more people live in cities worldwide than in rural areas – a first in human history.  As a result, how we structure our cities, particularly in relationship to the natural world, is a key ecological as well as social, economic, political and ethical question.  This forum will explore the natural city concept through the living lens of the

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EWG’s 4th Meeting

admin/ February 21, 2015/ UTERN News/ 0 comments

The 4th EWG meeting will be held on Thursday February 26 from 4 – 6pm. This meeting will take place in ES1042. This meeting will include a workshop about the use of social media for campus clubs and groups. The Environment Working Group meetings provide a way for students involved in environment-related clubs or initiatives to connect with UTERN and

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