Reducing Our Maize & Blueprint

I’ve always found air travel to be a somewhat surreal experience.

At tens of thousands of feet above the ground, you see majestic mountain ranges, miles of brown and green quilted farmlands, and shimmering bodies of blue-green water. At night, you also see modern technology in action via the penetrating glow of electric lights.

The view from that very small plane window is a reminder that we live on an incredible and diverse planet and that it is our responsibility as individuals and as a community to respect, preserve and nurture it. Additionally, it is our duty as an organization to minimize our University’s environmental footprint – our Maize and Blueprint. Continue reading