Join a new faculty/staff community around global environmental change

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)

UW Environmental Studies looking for capstone projects

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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:

Call for proposals for WOHESC 2023

WOHESC March 6-8, 2023

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.

North Campus Husky Neighborhood Cleanup in August and September

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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:

Join us for a volunteer opportunity at the UW Farm on Aug. 19

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Join Campus Rx, a joint collaboration between UW Nature and Health, UW Botanic Gardens, the UW Farm and UW Sustainability, for a volunteer work party and lunch on August 19 at 9-11 a.m.

The work party and lunch are intended to build community around spending time outdoors. Whether you’re a student, faculty member, staff, or community member, join us to learn more about sustainable agriculture, food systems, and our role in the community! Space is limited to 30 people so please register early!