A Meeting of Sustainability Minds

On August 18 and 19, the University of Utah hosted its first Wasatch Experience: Teaching Sustainability program workshop.  The program is dedicated to enhancing environment and resource education and spreading the word to many different departments on campus. Faculty members from more than a dozen departments attended, including professors in social work, nutrition, languages and literature, geology, philosophy, ethnic studies, and many more. Speakers at the workshop included: Ruth Watkins, senior vice president for Academic Affairs; Amy Wildermuth, interim chief sustainability officer; Myron Willson, director of the Sustainability Resource Center; Dan McCool, director of the Environmental & Sustainability Studies program; David Chapman, professor emeritus; Tariq Banuri, professor of Economics; Brenda Bowen, associate director of the Global Change & Sustainability Center; and many others.

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