Texas CityLab’s inaugural year kick off took place on August 27th in the Student Activity Center on campus. Faculty, staff, and University administration discussed learning objectives for the upcoming year and how the Texas CityLab program could best provide students’ professional development and hands-on learning opportunities. Participants were asked to answer the following questions as a way to help spark discussion. Feel free to use these questions to kick start a conversation in your learning environment.
Energy and Water: Can you describe three instances when a student or class took action to conserve water or energy?
Value Proposition of Sustainability Initiatives: Can you list your three favorite sustainability ideas/projects that came from a student?
Zero Waste: Can you describe three instances when a student or class took the initiative to change how we reduce waste or recycle on campus?
Wildlife and Biodiversity: What three types of wildlife do students get most excited about on campus?
Waller Creek: Can you list three innovative ideas for Waller Creek that came from a student or class?