Connecting Mindfully with Nature workshop on May 31

Connecting Mindfully with Nature

The UW Counseling Center is hosting a mindfulness workshop for UW students in the Washington Park Arboretum from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31. The workshop will focus on Forest Bathing, the Japanese practice of seeking a deep and meditative connection with nature.

Learn about the mindful connection to nature, engage in the practice and connect with others in the process. 

Meet our new director, Lisa Dulude

Lisa Dulude and family

Lisa comes to the University of Washington from Snohomish County, where she served as the county’s Energy and Sustainability Manager for the last 12 years. At Snohomish County, Lisa led a team of eight staff in the county’s Office of Energy and Sustainability, overseeing climate action and sustainability planning, energy and resource conservation programs, the Weatherization Program, Energy Smart Loan Program, and Savvy Septic Program. Prior to joining Snohomish County, Lisa worked in the private sector as a planning consultant.

UW's Net Impact student group hosts a Climate Justice & Business event on April 5

Sustainability events banner

UW Net Impact, a Foster School of Business student group focused on sustainabilty, is hosting a discussion around Climate Justice & Business on Tuesday, April 5 at 5 p.m. in the Paccar Building's Deloitte Commons.

This event will include discussions about climate justice in the global, local, and business context, as well as how to apply principles of climate justice as business leaders.

Snacks will be provided, and all are welcome to attend. Contact ramirezi@uw.edu with any questions.

2022 Trash Art Contest winners announced

two pieces of art made from objects considered trash

Five winners transformed trash into stunning art pieces in the third annual UW Trash Art Contest.

The contest, organized by UW Recycling, received more than 20 submissions from students, faculty and staff in the categories of literature, 2D art and 3D art. The artwork needed to be created from items normally thought of as trash. Artists were asked to express feelings or ideas about waste, or a sustainability topic that relates to waste.

This year's winners were:

Meet the new CSF Coordinator Tatiana Brown

Tatiana Brown

Tatiana Brown (she/hers) has recently started her role as the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) coordinator. Tatiana is a concurrent MPA/MPH student at the Evans School of Public Policy and Health Systems and Population Health School of Public Health. Tatiana is focused on the intersection of leading health policy and creating health interventions in collaboration with marginalized communities in urban spaces.