By UW Sustainability | Jan 29, 2021
February events with UW Sustainability header

We've got many different ways for you to connect with sustainability coming up, with a slate of events in February touching on various aspects of sustainability. Learn more about these events hosted by UW Sustainability below, and find even more events year-round on our Sustainability Events calendar.

Racial justice at UW: Activism’s past and future

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 1 - 2:15 p.m.

Join us for a discussion about the history, current state and future of activism at UW. The featured speaker is Emile Pitre, one of the UW’s Black Student Union founders. After his talk, he'll be joined by Cynthia del Rosario and Daaniya Iyaz for a panel discussion touching on the current state of activism at UW and what they see for the future. RSVP to get access to the Zoom link.

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Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference

February 10-11

The 2021 Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainabliity Conference (WOHESC) will be fully virtual, and several UW students, faculty and staff are among the speakers and panelists taking part in sessions over the two-day conference. WOHESC is a platform for inspiring change, facilitating action, and promoting collaboration around sustainability within the Cascadia region's higher education institutions. Register with code UW30 for a 30% discount.

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Sustainability Stories: UW's Sustainability Action Plan

Wednesday, February 17, 12:30 p.m.

Join the UW Sustainability office to learn more about the UW's new Sustainability Action Plan, including what actions the UW is taking this year to meet our targets and how you can get involved as we plan for next year's actions. 

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Sustainability at home: a tri-campus event

Tuesday, February 23, 1:30 p.m.

The sustainability staff of UW's Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses will open the event with short presentations on ways they practice sustainability, followed by a time for open discussion.

We'd like to hear from students, staff and faculty at all three campuses about how the pandemic has changed your sustainability efforts, as well as any questions you'd like us to address during the event. Fill out our simple three-question form so that we can best share experiences and address any questions during the event.

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February sustainability events flyer