FAS News


UEM team applies stewardship to replacing 40-year-old chiller at PRC

September 13, 2021

A project to install a surplus chiller at the Pickle Research Campus (PRC) involved multiple teams from Utilities and Energy Management (UEM).


University renews #IGotTheVax vaccine campaign, offers incentives

September 10, 2021

The university is celebrating students, faculty and staff who have chosen to get vaccinated, which is the best way to help #ProtectTexasTogether.

Resource Recovery interns Devia Joshi, Gabrielle Lopez, Melanie Albrecht, Sylvia Asuncion-Crabb, Naomi Hagy, Eeshana Hamed and Lauren Smith were responsible for rolling out signage across campus in summer 2021.

Students support Zero Waste efforts with signage and database guidance

September 1, 2021

Achieving Zero Waste, a 90 percent reduction of waste sent to the landfill, is a long-term goal of the university. Although the reduction goal has not been accomplished yet, Resource Recovery Manager Bobby Moddrell said that the Zero Waste Program in Facilities Services’ Resource Recovery unit has recently taken additional creative and tested steps toward achieving the goal through a Green Fund collaboration.

Safe Meetings

Conducting safe meetings and events during COVID-19

August 31, 2021

The COVID-19 Guide for FAS Staff includes requirements and guidance for meetings. You are encouraged to conduct your business with others virtually as much as possible.

Flexible Work

HR launches Alternative Flexible Work options for employees

August 23, 2021

A temporary Alternative Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA) is available for employees with individuals residing in their household with certain immunocompromised medical conditions.

Protect Texas Imagery

University leaders share campus-wide, faculty and student updates

August 23, 2021

Recently, the university’s President, Provost and health leaders shared fall semester messages with members of the campus community. These messages provided updates on guidance and adjustments related to COVID-19 and reminded community members of the importance of vaccination, testing, and wearing masks to protect themselves and others.