Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.43
Liaison YOLANDA MENDOZA CAVAZOS
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas
EN-4: Outreach Materials and Publications

Status Score Responsible Party
1.75 / 2.00 Miriam Sanchez Garza
MDE
Sustainability dept
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Does the institution have a central sustainability website that consolidates information about the institution's sustainability efforts?:
Yes

A brief description of the central sustainability website (optional):

"Sustentabilidad UAT" is the main University Sustainability Website. It contains the Sustainability vision, mission and activities conducted by the University. It is also the main access to the internal system to upload sustainable projects, activities, programs or workshops related with sustainability developed by staff, faculty or researchers.


The website URL for the central sustainability website:
Does the institution have a sustainability newsletter?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability newsletter:

The Autonomous University of Tamaulipas has a newspaper that is distributed in the student community, personal administrative and teaching bimonthly printed and internet news releases weekly.
Since May 2017 the Committee for Sustainable Development has a section in the newspaper that publishes the logos related to the 4 sustainable axes of the university which are: nature, society, economy and welfare.
Under these guidelines there is a "Sustainable Communication UAT" program where researchers related to the exponential area their research works and their participation in projects, symposiums, workshops, articles of high impact and theses that lead related to the topic of sustainability.


The website URL for the sustainability newsletter:
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Does the institution have social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, interactive blogs) that focus specifically on campus sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the social media platforms that focus on sustainability:

Sustainable Development Committee / UAT:

In this network, relevant topics such as energy, water, waste, green areas, recycling, mobility, responsible and sustainable consumption and relevant Mexico and the world's news are detailed.

Furthermore it purposes is to show all the efforts of researchers from the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas related to sustainability, so that the community is aware of what is done in the University on this topics.


The website URL of the primary social media platform focused on sustainability:
Does the institution have regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper, either through a regular column or a reporter assigned to the sustainability beat?:
Yes

A brief description of the regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:

The institution has a student newspaper which is published weekly by internet and bimonthly printed. This newspaper includes from May of 2017 a section of "Sustainable Communication UAT" in which the student community is informed of interviews with researchers related to the theme of sustainability in any of its axes: nature, society, economy and well-being social.


The website URL for regular coverage of sustainability in the main student newspaper:
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Does the institution produce a vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability?:
Yes

A brief description of the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:

In the program of "Sustainable Communication UAT" the selected researchers under the heading of sustainability, expose thesis works of students who participate under some specific project in their area, this way the theoretical, methodological and field work which they perform in their respective areas.


The website URL for the vehicle to publish and disseminate student research on sustainability:
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Does the institution have building signage that highlights green building features?:
No

A brief description of building signage that highlights green building features :
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The website URL for building signage that highlights green building features :
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Does the institution have signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems?:
No

A brief description of the signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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The website URL for food service area signage and/or brochures that include information about sustainable food systems:
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Does the institution have signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed?:
No

A brief description of the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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The website URL for the signage on the grounds about sustainable groundskeeping and/or landscaping strategies employed:
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Does the institution produce a sustainability walking map or tour?:
No

A brief description of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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The website URL of the sustainability walking map or tour:
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Does the institution produce a guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation?:
No

A brief description of the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
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The website URL for the guide for commuters about how to use more sustainable methods of transportation:
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Does the institution produce navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians (e.g. covering routes, inter-modal connections, policies, services, and safety)? :
Yes

A brief description of the navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:

The office of sustainability developed a project called "UAT sobre ruedas", including several conferences available to students. The conference include the presentation of the project "Jane´s walk" a project for city pedestrians and "Rodando por Victoria" a talk for students who are interested in using a bike as commuter; including safety issues, routes and policies.


The website URL for navigation and educational tools for bicyclists and pedestrians:
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Does the institution produce a guide for green living and/or incorporating sustainability into the residential experience?:
No

A brief description of the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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The website URL for the guide for green living and incorporating sustainability into the residential experience:
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Does the institution produce other sustainability outreach materials or publications not covered above?:
Yes

A brief description of these materials or publications:

"Universidad Sustentable" (Sustainable University) is a radio broadcast transmitted by the University Radio Station "Radio UAT". This broadcast is once a week show in which the main subject is sustainability. The program includes invited researchers, faculty or staff in order to communicate to the society all the sustainable issues in our city, our state, our country and all around the world.

InterUAT:
It publishes videos related to the program "Sustainable Communication UAT" where the researchers of the University talk about relevant subjects in material of sustainability.


The website URL for these materials or publications:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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