UW News & Information recently reported on a new NOAA online tool, the IOOS (Integrated Ocean Observing System) Pacific Region Ocean Acidification Data Portal, that helps researchers and the fishing industry track ocean acidification in local waters and the open ocean.
This Saturday (Nov. 22), explore the UW campus, discover new paths, try bike share and have fun!
The ENVIR 480 class is hosting a bike scavenger hunt ride, meeting at 10:30 a.m. on the HUB lawn. Admission is a canned food item which will be donated to the University Food Bank.
On Thursday, November 20, 2014 Jodi Melamed, Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies at Marquette University presented an engaging and provocative lecture at UW Bothell (UWB) titled "What are the Stakes of What Diversity Means? Capitalism, Collective Existence, the University, and Beyond".
If you're a UW student living in a residence hall, we need your help this weekend!
The annual One Thing Challenge is a competition between UW and Washington State University to see which campus is committed to being the greenest. The school with the most participants will gain bragging rights and the ceremonial awarding of the One Thing Cup - a trophy made from recycled materials.
CHOSE ONE THING:
By Tali Haller
On Wednesday, October 22nd, a group of six speakers from across the University of Washington came together to discuss sustainability, especially as it relates to their personal research and projects, as part of the SustainableUW Festival. Comprised of three different UW schools (College of the Environment, Foster School of Business, and the School of Public Health), the panel focused on identifying and addressing the barriers to solving the largest issues currently affecting sustainability.
Blogger Jeffrey Marlow of WIRED's The Extremo Files recently spoke with Howard Frumkin, Dean of the UW School of Public Health and member of the UW Environmental Stewardship Committee on the intersection of climate change and public health. The result...a fascinating article that may surprise many regarding what lies ahead for us in what Dean Frumking calls "the biggest health challenge in the coming century." Find the full article here.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, join EcoReps for a clothing exchange available to all UW students!
Have some T-shirts or clothes sitting in your closet that you never wear? Donate them to EcoReps and pick out some new-to-you clothes! Find EcoReps on the 17th Avenue median in front of 45th Street from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
T-shirts, sweatshirts, blouses, pants, shorts, shoes, hats, scarves - come drop off anything you don't want and in return you can have whatever is donated!
Keep in mind:
The application deadline has been extended for the RecycleMania 2015 Student Planning Committee winter quarter positions!