Earth Day at UIW

Earth Day

The Blue Hole Grounds Superintendent Bill Mulcahy

Earth Day Events

2014 includes the 43rd Anniversary of Earth Day, and UIW will celebrate on April 22.

Movie Screening: The Garden

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. -- Marian Hall Ballroom

Bill Mulcahy Ecological Stewardship Award Presentation

1:00 p.m. Marian Hall Ballroom

The Bill Mulcahy Award for Ecological Stewardship was first conceived and given to the award’s namesake in 2007 in recognition of Bill Mulcahy, grounds Superintendent, for his leadership in ecological conservation and care of the land that is home to the University of the Incarnate Word. In 2008, Dr. Bob Connelly received the award.  Ben McPherson was the recipient in 2009, Sally Said received the award in 2010, and Adela Gott was the award winner in 2011. In 2012, Sr. Helena Monahan accepted the award on behalf of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, and the 2013 winner was Biology Professor Dr. Bonnie McCormick.

UIW Sustainability Committee Panel Discussion

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.– Marian Hall

Join members of the UIW Sustainability Committee for a discussion of green initiatives currently underway on campus, with a focus on what UIW will look like in 2025.

Co-Sponsored by UIW Earth Month Committee, UIW Sustainability Committee, and Aramark
Contact: Troy Knickerbocker,

UIW Earth Month Research Symposium

6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - GB 212

Fifth Annual Earth Day Research Symposium Students, faculty and UIW community members will present research and discuss topics related to environmental issues.

Co-sponsored by UIW Earth Month Committee and Dreeben School of Education
Contact: Dr. Noah Kasraie,

Persons with disabilities needing special assistance to attend should contact the ADA coordinator at least five university business days prior to the event at or 210-829-6035