Lecture: Sustainable City Year Program - 3/3/16, 6pm, Architecture 147

A group of UW faculty is considering a university-community applied research and teaching program called Sustainable City Year. It originated at the U of Oregon and now many universities, including WWU, are running similar programs. The program pairs a city and a university with a budget of $200-300K each year paid by the partner city. The university then utilizes multiple classes across the university to serve and advise the city.

Sean Notes | Faculty Friday: Anu Taranath

Really fascinating Faculty Friday post today by Quinn Russel Brown on a class being tought by Anu Taranath, a senior lecturer in Compartive History of Ideas and English about how to talk about power and privilege on campuses. Getting comfortable about talking about uncomfortable things is a key element of the course and Taranath has multiple ways in which she facilitates the conversation.

Sean Notes | Lecture: Christof Mauch "How Vulnerable Is Our World? Environmental Sustainability and Lessons from the Past"

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015
Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
Location: Kane Hall 210
More Information: Event Webpage

Christof Mauch, Chair and Professor of American Cultural History at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), presents a Katz Distinguished Lecture.

Sean Notes | Unique Design/Build Study Abroad in Guiyang, China

UW Landscape Architecture is offering a very unique opportunity to study abroad in the summer of 2016, LARCH 495B Design/Build in China, June 20th - July 20th, 2016, (6 credits).

Information sessions:

Gould Hall Room 312, 12pm
Friday, January 15, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
Monday, February 9, 2016

APPLICATION DUE: February 29, 2016

Sean Notes | Washington Higher Education Sustainability Hour

The Washington Higher Education Sustainability Coalition (WAHESC) invites you to learn about cutting edge sustainability initiatives on campuses around Washington State in this first ever state-wide broadcast. The purpose of this event is to inspire, engage, and connect our regional higher education institutions during Earth Week. The broadcast on April 20th from 4:00pm-5:00pm will feature eight short presentations from staff and student sustainability advocates representing these projects: