Join an Earth Day screening of Fantastic Fungi

Fantastic Fungi screening

All UW faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual Earth Day screening of the movie "Fantastic Fungi," followed by a dicussion with fungi experts. 

UW Tacoma is hosting the screening on April 22 at 6 p.m. The visually-stunning film teaches you all about fungi, from their effects in the human body to how fungi help the Earth. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with fungi experts Erica Cline, UW Tacoma associate professor, and Renee Davis, MA, Fungi Perfecti director of Research and Development.

Learn how to reduce paper with Records Management Services

2021 UW Earth Day events

UW's Records Management Services is working to Fetch the Future and help prepare the UW to eliminate paper records by February of 2022. This April, Records Management is hosting a series of events to celebrate both Earth Day and Records Management Month, and to give staff across the UW opportunities to learn more and discuss challenges around move to all-digital records.

2021 Trash Art Contest winners get creative for the environment

trash art contest 2021 first place winning art pieces

Winners of the 2021 Trash Art Contest express impacts on the environment through written and sculpted art pieces.

Garbage may not be the most ideal art material, but it combines conservation and art creation to achieve profound results.

This can be seen firsthand in the submissions from this year’s art contest.  From a one-act play about a sustainably-minded couple to a net made from plastic envelopes, each art piece shows how art can shift perceptions of waste.

Call for submissions: Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education 2021

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has a call for proposals for the upcoming virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) which will be held virtually on October 12-14, 2021. 

Proposals for live, on-demand or networking conference sessions are due on March 26, 2021. See the full information and details on the AASHE site.

Looking for a graduate student Program Specialist & Diversity Equity and Inclusion Coordinator

UW Sustainability and the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) are hiring a joint Program Specialist & Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Coordinator. This will be a graduate student position lasting through the summer quarter, with a possibility of continuing through Fall 2021.