Earth Day: Dark Tower Symbolizes Energy Efficiency, Conservation

The University of Texas at Austin Tower will be dark overnight on April 21 to kick off Earth Day.

The darkened Tower symbolizes the university’s commitment to energy efficiency and conservation.

UT Austin strives for excellence in advancing environmental stewardship and sustainability on the Forty Acres, in academic and research programs and in public service and outreach work.

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