The student group Global Renewables Infrastructure Development (GRID) is looking for new members.. GRID is a registered student organization that works on designing, optimizing, installing, financing and assessing the societal impacts of renewable energy systems, with a specific focus on projects that advance equitable access to electricity.
The UW Counseling Center is hosting a student workshop "Connecting Mindfully with Nature" on Tuesday, October 11 at 3-4 p.m. in the Heron Haven space on campus (the forested area between Drumheller Fountain and Anderson Hall). Join to learn about mindful connections to nature, engage in the practice of forest bathing and connect with others in the process.
A new new cross-disciplinary community is being formed for UW faculty and staff focused on engaging with international environmental change processes, committees, and organizations.
If you are a faculty or staff member at UW interested in learning more about how to connect with international organizations and processes focused on global environmental change, join an information session on Thursday, September 15 at 10-10:30 a.m. on Zoom (UW NetID required).
The UW Environmental Studies program is looking for organizations to host Capstone Interns for Winter 2023. The Capstone is an opportunity for undergraduate students to take their education into the world beyond the classroom by doing hands-on work and answering researchable questions pertaining to the project.
A site supervisor at the partner organization helps define the responsibilities of the student(s), monitors progress toward goals, reviews drafts, and provides direction and assistance. In addition, the site supervisor:
The City of Seattle's Office of Sustainability and Environment is accepting applications for the city's Environmental Justice Fund through September 16. Grants of up to $75,000 are available to nonprofit organizations and community groups working to advance environmental justice and respond to the impacts of climate change.
The Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) is now accepting proposals for the next conference, to be held March 6-8, 2023, at Oregon State University. The conference theme is "Mindscape and Landscape: The Intertwined Nature of Mental, Social, and Planetary Health."
Submissions for program content, speakers and sessions will be accepted until October 14, 2022. See the full details below or as a PDF.
UW students living in the North campus neighborhood can get rid of unwanted items for free during the Husky Neighborhood Cleanup. On Thursday, August 25 and Tuesday, September 27 trucks will be on site accepting items for donation, recycling or disposal. Recycling and disposal trucks will also be available on Monday, September 25, but the donation vendor will not be available that day.
A UW student Husky card will be required to drop off material.
Accepted items include: