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2014


UT Looks To Hit Energy Reduction Goal Early
Daily Texan article

Of Squirrels and Men
Longhorn Network/Alcade (video)

Late Night Workers Keep University Facilities Operating
Daily Texan article and video

Tower Dark for Earth Hour
Daily Texan article

UT Orchard Tree Planting
Daily Texan article
The Horn article

Healing South Mall Soil to Save Trees
Daily Texan article

UT Conducting New Inventory of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Daily Texan article

Water Conservation Efforts Expand to Dorms
Daily Texan article

Preserving Trees Through Relocation
Daily Texan article

2013


Longhorn Lights Out - November 22nd event
UT's KNOW site
KVUE report
KXAN report
American-Statesman report

Plan to Reduce Water and Energy Consumption
Daily Texan article

Water Usage is Dropping on Campus
Daily Texan article

Conservation is Best Solution for Water Shortage
Daily Texan editorial

Changes to Irrigation System Save Water
KXAN video/pdf

UT Works to Build Catalogue to Document 4,700 Trees
Daily Texan article

UT Saving water, money
YNN video
KEYE report

UT Networks to Promote Water Conservation
Daily Texan article

R&R Funding Supports HVAC Upgrades
Daily Texan article

Energy & Resource Conservation Program Joins Earth Day Event
Daily Texan article

Rooting for Trees: Tree Planting and Maintenance Event on March 23
See photos from the event.

2012


UT Irrigation System Spotlighted for Water Savings
buildingoperationsmanagement

Xeriscaping Project at HRC Saves Water
Daily Texan article

Fountains Off to Conserve Water; Zone 4 Maintains
Daily Texan article

Landscape Services Talks Termites
Daily Texan article

Campus Saved 1.6 Million Gallons of Water Due to Rain, Irrigation System
Daily Texan article

UT Partners with City of Austin for Irrigation Pilot
KUT report

Facilities Services at Pickle Research Campus to be Restructured
Daily Texan article

Replacement & Renewal Program: An Interview with Ana Thiemer
Maintenance Solutions blog

Auction Makes Use of Unclaimed Lost Items
Daily Texan article and video give inside look at Surplus Property auctions.

South Mall Gets a New Coat of Grass
Daily Texan article explains how and why new turf is installed.

UTC Loses Power
Daily Texan article describes how Facilities Maintenance employees restored power to the University Teaching Center after a storm.

2011


UT Supports City's Recycling Efforts
Daily Texan article mentions UT's contribution to recycling in Austin.

Trash to Treasure Raises Thousands through Recycling
Daily Texan article spotlights Campus Environmental Center event.

Longhorn Recycling Roundup Cleans Up Tailgaters' Trash
Daily Texan article explores second year of Roundup.

KNOW Interviews Brett Gustafson on Xeriscaping
Interview and article

KVR Student TV Spotlights PRC Solar Project
Story and video interview with Juan Nunez.

Solar Power System Installed at J. J. Pickle Research Campus
Austin American-Statesman and KVUE-TV cover system and celebration.

Locks & Keys Serves Entire Campus
Daily Texan article and video spotlight this Facilities Maintenance unit.

Honoring UT's Urban Forest
Multimedia Newsroom pays homage to campus trees and their care.

The University's Urban Forest
KNOW tells about Tree Campus USA and Big Tree Registry recognition.

Working the Late Shift
Inside Our Campus gives a glimpse of night work in Custodial Services.

Work begins on PRC solar panels
Daily Texan describes project launch.

Community gardens launched
Daily Texan explores campus garden initiative.

2010


Keep the Forty Acres Beautiful
Landscape Services cultivates the campus' sustainable future. Blog article

America Recycles Day
Daily Texan describes events.

UT Improves Sustainability Grade
Daily Texan reports that Sustainable Endowments Institute gives university a B+. TexasExes Alcalde blog comments on the grade.

Custodial Services Training Program earns top (OS1) honors
Daily Texan mentions awards.

Trash to Treasure supports sustainability
Daily Texan explores this year's event.

In Good Hands with Santos Rodriguez
KNOW profiles senior landscape technician.

Cutting Keys with the Lock Shop
KNOW offers glimpse into Locks & Keys Shop.

Sustainable Mowing
"Mowing: Sustainable Strategies” quotes Landscape Services Manager John Burns in the April edition of Maintenance Solutions magazine. Available online.

UT Named a Tree Campus USA for second year
Daily Texan article.

UT recycling program expands with awareness
Daily Texan article.

University aims for sustainability in building and renovating
Daily Texan article.

2009


Arborist Sees Campus Differently
Our Campus highlights urban forester's perspective on trees

Newsletter spotlights iForty member
November issue inaugurates iForty’s monthly member spotlight with article on Charles DiTullio.

Turf magazine covers Landscape Services in depth
October 2009 south edition features challenges, achievements.

University shuts off fountains to preserve water
Daily Texan reports on fountain shut-off and other conservation efforts.

University Supports City Drought Plan
KVUE-TV reports on the effort.

University Not Bound by City Water Restrictions, But Cooperating
Austin American-Statesman tells what state agencies are doing to conserve.

26th annual Texas Tree Climbing Championship Held in Austin
Austin American-Statesman quotes Landscape Services Arborist Larry Maginnis, who served as a judge.

Professional Grounds Management Society Interviews Landscape Services Manager
PGMS Forum profiles member John Burns

Journal of Society of Municipal Arborists covers UT Tree Campus USA event
City Trees article includes event photo and quote from Landscape Services Arborist Larry Maginnis.

Greenhouse Gas Inventory gains media attention
Daily Texan article and meeting coverage and Austin American-Statesman news item

UT's trees receive top-notch care
Daily Texan article profiles Landscape Services Arborist Larry Maginnis.

2008


Arbor Day Foundation Names University a Tree Campus USA 2008
Daily Texan article and On Campus video spotlights urban forestry at UT

Custodial Services Replacing Soap Dispensers with Sustainable System
Daily Texan article

Maintenance Solutions "Mowing on the Cutting Edge," quotes Landscape Services Manager John Burns on new propane mower.

"As clean as a whistle: UT staff sweeps up awards"
Daily Texan article details Custodial Services honors.

International Society of Arboriculture Texas branch publishes article by Landscape Services' Larry Maginnis on Arbor Day Foundation campus tree planting program.

Landscape Services' propane mowers highlighted
View pdf for details.

Facilities Services Joined Earth Day Exhibitors on April 22
Daily Texan special Earth Day insert includes ads for DSEMC and recycling.
On Campus created this video of the day's events.

UTakeCharge, Other Facilities Services Programs Exhibit at Earth Day
View video and poster (pdf).

"UT Time: Coral Richard Gives a Tour of the UT Clock System"- OnCampus 03/20/2008

"UT Joins Recycling Contest" - Daily Texan 03/03/2008

 

2007

"Utility Vehicles: Driving Toward Sustainability"- Maintenance Solutions 12/07

"Renovations Lead Campaign to Save Energy on Campus"- Daily Texan 10/16/2007

PGMS Salutes the University of Texas at Austin for Grounds Management Excellence
Landscape Superintendent covers the story in its November/December Issue

Tree Relocation Project Wins 2007 Gold Leaf Award

Custodial Services Praised in Media
Campus Facility Maintenance magazine (pdf)
College Planning & Management magazine (pdf)