There are many ways for you to become involved in sustainability at the University of Idaho. Here are some "green" student organizations you might be interested in joining or learning more about.
Advanced Vehicle Concepts Team (AVCT)
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=539
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
The AAPG is dedicated to furthering education in geosciences specifically relating to exploration of energy resources around the globe.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=361
American Fisheries Society
The Palouse Unit of the American Fisheries Society is for all students interested in fisheries conservation, recreation, management, and production. In addition to annual club events, we are actively involved in many service projects providing opportunity to engage with fisheries professionals.
1. Advance the conservation, development, and wise use of fishery resources for optimum use and enjoyment for all humanity.
2. Gather and disseminate information about fisheries science and management.
3. Promote and evaluate the educational, scientific, and technical aspects of the fisheries profession.
Web site: http://www.cnr.uidaho.edu/afs/
American Institute of Architecture Students
The mission of the AIAS shall be to better prepare students to make the most of their educational experience, career, and beyond; by promoting critical thinking and providing skill development seminars throughout the year.
Web site: http://www.uidaho.edu/aias/
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers - ASM Student Branch
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=327
Amnesty International (Idaho Chapter)
Amnesty International's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination, within the context of its work to promote all human rights.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~uiamnesty/
Bigfoot Research Society
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=811
Collegiate Farm Bureau - University of Idaho
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=530
We are an animal rights club, motivated by compassion to oppose animal cruelty by giving a voice to animals who are otherwise unheard. Through peaceful activism we raise awareness and fight to end social injustices.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~speakup/
To promote the sport of cycling in the Palouse region both on a competitive and recreational level.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~uicycling/
Engineers Without Borders
The University of Idaho’s Chapter of Engineers Without Borders exists to promote an interest in humanitarian and social work by providing interaction between students and faculty.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=698
The UI Environmental Club strives to raise environmental awareness on campus and in the community, and to establish the University of Idaho as an icon in the environmental movement through goal-oriented campaigns, activism, education, and the yearly presentation of Earth Day.
Web site: http://www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/student_orgs/eclub/
Ecology and Conservation Biology Club
The University of Idaho community includes a diverse and vibrant group of students, professionals, and members of the public who are involved or interested in issues relating to natural resources ecology, and conservation biology. We seek to facilitate cooperation and establish a communications network among these individuals, and to promote the necessary political, social, economic and environmental changes that will serve to protect and maintain the diversity of life on this planet.
Web site: http://www.cnr.uidaho.edu/nrecb/
Environmental Law Society
ELS is committed to increasing awareness and participation in environmental issues; influencing public policy, law, and jurisprudence; providing opportunities for environmental advocacy; improving the environmental policies at the University of Idaho; and promoting environmental careers and practices.
Web site: http://www.law.uidaho.edu/default.aspx?pid=66319#els
Global Architecture Brigade, University of Idaho Chapter
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=792
Habitat for Humanity
The mission of the University of Idaho Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter is to assist in ending poverty housing worldwide through creating community and student awareness of housing issues, raising funds, and helping to construct homes in partnership with those in need.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~uihabitat/
Plant and Soil Science Club
The Plant and Soil Science Club is open to anyone interested in plants and/or soils. Any student may be a member of the club, regardless of major. The club raises and sells various plants for fund raisers, as well as participates in numerous activities to provide industry insights and experience.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/search/org.php?id=379
This group is very dynamic and our main goal is raising consciousness of global issues. The purpose is to create a safe and open forum to discuss socialism in theory and application. We also engage in activism, this includes leafleting, rallying, tabling, showing alternative media, holding open forums, and debates.
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~socialism/
The Sociology Club is a group of students interested and engaged in sociological research, particularly as pertains to social movements and social justice activism. Sociology Club members work towards an alternative socially just society by raising awareness of issues related to poverty, social injustice, and sustainability.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~socclub/
Students for Humanitarian Aid
We strive to promote international humanitarian aid efforts through the collection and organization of funds and materials needed to create aid packages for international delivery in areas where such help is required.
Web site: http://stuorgs.uidaho.edu/~humanaid/
Students for Place-Based Planning and Community Design (SPPUD)
Mission Statement: To promote planning and community design at a regional level as a means of empowering citizens, strengthening communities, preserving ecosystems, promoting social justice, and accommodating society's needs in a sustainable manner
Web site: http://www.bioregionalplanning.uidaho.edu/sppud
UI Mountain Bike Club
The UI Mountain Bike Club's mission is to promote the sport of mountain biking as part of a healthy lifestyle. The club spreads awareness of the excellent biking trails available locally and supports students who desire to compete in cross country mountain bike races across the Pacific Northwest.
Web site: http://www.webs.uidaho.edu/sportclubs/
War on Hunger, UI Chapter
This organization is the UI installation of a program started by Auburn University and the UN's World Food Programme called a War on Hunger. The War on Hunger aims to promote awareness of the problem of world hunger among college students, and to encourage advocacy among this powerful population.
The mission of the Wildlife Society is to provide opportunities for students interested in wildlife to gain experience(s) in various aspects of the wildlife profession. Gain contacts in the professional world for summer and possible permanent job opportunities. Promote proper stewardship of Natural Resources which we will be managing in our future careers as wildlife professionals.
Web site: http://www.uiweb.uidaho.edu/student_orgs/wlfsoc/