Sustainability Month and SLICE Awards

Sustainability Month

During each April, UB partners with many organizations and departments on a variety of events, including trash clean-ups, film series, guest lecturers, workshops, and more. Check out the past celebrations below.


Students celebrate Earth Day in the Student Union.


UB engages learners young and old on Earth Day at the Solar Strand.

SLICE Awards

The University at Buffalo wishes to recognize outstanding individuals and departments who exhibit a sincere commitment to transforming our campuses into a holistically sustainable community through the kinds of leadership, innovation, and collaboration that demonstrates environmental stewardship, enhances social progress, or promotes responsible economic systems and growth.


Brian Stuhlmiller and Sandy Geffner, winners of the 2017 Student and Faculty SLICE Awards. 

Tonga Pham

Tonga Pham, Associate Vice President of University Facilities, wins the 2016 Faculty SLICE Award.

Slice award

SLICE Award created by UB students