USG Sustainability Committee
The USG Sustainability Committee is dedicated to working to promote and enhance student initiatives that further the ecological sustainability of the University of Denver.
The Committee shall encourage the participation of all undergraduate students in the process of developing and implementing programs and initiatives on campus, as well as work in collaboration with the Sustainability Council.
The Committee shall work to educate the University of Denver community at large about sustainable living and foster an environment where inherent value is placed on the environment. Finally, the Committee will work to support and maintain the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPUCC).
Meeting time: 4:30 p.m. on Sundays at Jazzman's Cafe (Driscoll Center) ( map), weekly
The Alpine Club is a strong collection of outdoor enthusiasts that enjoy everything from skiing to hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, backpacking, to various other outdoor activities. Beginners to experts all find their place within the Alpine Club. We travel all over Colorado, Utah and Wyoming to have fun adventures in the most beautiful locations you can imagine. As DU's largest and oldest single student-run club we know how to "do it in the mountains."
Meeting time: 8 p.m. on Wednesdays in Lindsey Auditorium RM 281 (Sturm Hall) ( map), weekly
DU Environmental Team
A group dedicated to educating students about environmental issues and encouraging student activism for the sake of the environment.
Meeting time: 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Fireside Room (Driscoll Center) ( map), weekly
Habitat for Humanity - DU Chapter
The organizations's goals are to participate in Youth United where we will work with youth ages 5 to 25 to serve as the leaders, planners, fund-raisers and public relations specialists to build a Habitat home. Work in Denver metro area building homes, getting donations and educating the DU community on Habitat events and the problems of poverty in the Denver metro area.
Meeting time: 5 p.m. on Mondays in Jazzman's Cafe (Driscoll Center) ( map), bi-weekly
Net Impact's mission at Daniels is to support the Daniels community in making its vision of community commitment and enlightened practice become reality by raising awareness for and promotion of socially responsible and sustainable business practices. The chapter provides a forum for like-minded students to discuss issues of socially responsible business practices and hosts events and speakers. By creating a network of faculty, students and student organizations, such as GIVE and GBSA, Net Impact works to increase the emphasis on socially responsible business practices in the Daniels curriculum and at local businesses.
For more information, email DU's chapter of Net Impact.
ECO-Conscious aims to promote conservation and environmental justice within the social work profession and to demonstrate such principals in the classroom and the community. ECO-Conscious will strive to create ways in which students and faculty at DU GSSW can develop their Conservation Social Work ideals.