The Special Olympics USA Games will be coming to Seattle this summer July 1-6. More than 4,000 athletes and coaches will be staying in the North and West residence halls on the UW Seattle campus and eight of the fourteen Special Olympics USA Games events will be held on campus. Special Olympics USA Games needs volunteers to make sure that the USA Games are a success and that the athletes, their families and spectators have a great time.

There are many volunteer opportunities during the games,...

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Category: Events
Tags: Special Olympics | volunteer

The new U District Link Light Rail Station is scheduled to open in 2021. This is an exciting investment in our neighborhood that will significantly change the way many people get around.  The U District Mobility Group, a community-led effort of neighbors, stakeholders, public agencies and nonprofit organizations, is holding a series of community workshops to collect community members’ ideas on barriers, opportunities, and potential solutions. The goal is a community-driven, holistic, multimodal U District station...

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Category: Transportation
Tags: light rail | U District

Take a break from studying and check out this week's offerings on the sustainabilty events calendar! We've listed a few of the top options this week below, and you can always check out our full calendar for a comprehensive listing of events. You can even subscribe to get weekly emails to keep up to date on all the sustainability events happening around UW!

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Category: Climate Change | Energy | Environment | Events | Student Organizations | UW Seattle
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Seattle has had some interesting weather recently, but come sun or snow, the events on the sustainabilty events calendar will still go on! We've listed a few of the top options this week below, and you can always check out our calendar for a comprehensive listing of events. You can even subscribe to get weekly emails to keep up to date on all the sustainability events happening around UW!

Category: Climate Change | Energy | Events | Student Organizations | UW Seattle
Tags: Weekly Events

The UW Chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration is seeking undergraduate student interns for spring quarter to work with the native plant nursery. Applications are due by Monday, March 5th.

The nursery, located at the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH), is a fully student run operation that houses several thousand individual plants and over one hundred different species native to the Puget Sound. Our mission is to provide a local source of native plants for student projects and our on-campus restoration sites, to educate students on best nursery practices...

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Category: Gardens & Farms | Student Organizations
Tags: Society for Ecological Restoration | native plant nursery | internship

It’s an action-packed week with an Environmental Career Fair, a documentary screening on diversity in the outdoors, and a work party at the Yesler Swamp! If you haven't already, check out our full sustainabilty events calendar, which lists tons of lectures, student organization meetings, volunteer opportunities and more events all across the UW. We've listed a few of the top options this week below, and you can always check out our calendar for a comprehensive listing of events.

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Category: Academics | Climate Change | Energy | Environment | Events | Student Organizations | UW Seattle
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This week's sustainability event highlights at UW include a Climate Policy panel discussion, a talk on food systems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, and a chance to volunteer at the UW Farm! If you haven't already, check out our full sustainabilty events calendar, which lists tons of lectures, student organization meetings, volunteer opportunities and more events all across the UW. We've listed a few of the top options this week below, and you can always check out our calendar for a...

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Category: Climate Change | Events | Student Organizations
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Join Voyage UW on February 21st at 7 p.m. in the Ethnic Cultural Theater for a screening of An American Ascent, a riveting documentary that follows the first African-American expedition team to tackle North America's highest peak, Denali. Rosemary Saal and Adina Scott, two climbers on the team, will join us afterwards for a Q&A about the importance on diversity and women leadership in the outdoors.

This film addresses the...

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Category: Events | Student Organizations
Tags: Voyage UW | film screening | Diversity

Passionate about policy creation and its interconnected and complex impacts on local communities? Hoping to learn about climate policy initiatives and proposals in Washington State?

Well, this is your chance! The UW Union of Academic Student Employees and Green Evans, a graduate environmental policy group at the Evans School, are hosting a panel of experts in various fields to tackle these important questions. Join them on February 13 from 7-8 p.m. to delve more into...

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Category: Climate Change | Events | Student Organizations
Tags: Green Evans | Union of Academic Student Employees

Since 1989, the National Student Leadership Conference on Environmental Science and Sustainability has brought together thousands of high school and college students for an intensive nine-day conference to develop leadership skills and explore careers path.

NSLC is looking for college undergraduates to work as Team Advisors and Assistant Team Advisors at conferences on the campuses of the University of Washington and Yale University. Applications...

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Category: Events
Tags: National Student Leadership Conference | jobs