Francis Abugbilla is a Ph.D. candidate in international studies in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington. He is currently a Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation 2021 Emerging Scholar and a Visiting Researcher at the German Development Institute in Bonn, Germany. His dissertation research is on conflicts and peacebuilding in post-conflict societies. He researches sustainable conflict resolution mechanisms in Africa.
This will be our first chance to recognize the Husky Green Award honorees from 2021 and 2020 in person! Join us to celebrate these Husky Green Award winners who have shown leadership, dedication and initiative in promoting sustainability at all three University of Washington campuses.
Join us for the 2021 UW Sustainability Fair on the main floor of the HUB to celebrate sustainability efforts across the University of Washington. UW departments and students groups will be on hand to discuss their sustainability efforts and how you can get involved. You'll also be able to learn more about the UW's Sustainability Action Plan, which guides our sustainability actions.
On October 27, join us at 12 p.m. for a virtual tri-campus event on Food Systems as part of October's National Campus Sustainability Month. Faculty and staff from UW's Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses will discuss topics including food systems, campus resources, and the intersections around food, sustainability and social justice.
Speakers will include:
UW Sustainability has been working on achieving Target 5 of the UW Sustainability Action Plan: Reducing carbon emissions from air travel five percent by 2025. A working group of faculty, staff and students representing environmental science, political science, public service, procurement, and other departments and disciplines meet regularly to work towards this goal.
Hey! I'm Leena, the new UW Sustainability Graphic Designer. I will be going into my senior year at UW, finishing up a double degree in Marketing and Interdisciplinary Visual Arts. I'm passionate about accessible and inclusive visual communication, and have the main aim of creating spaces for conversation and vulnerability in my work. After graduation, I'm hoping to pursue a career in visual design that allows me to combine my fields of study and solve problems with business thinking rooted in creativity.
There is still time to register for the Fall quarter Environmental Innovation Practicum. This course is designed to help you discover how entrepreneurial innovation is addressing some of our most pressing environmental issues, why sustainability should be embedded in the DNA of every business and the process involved in taking a great idea forward.
It's almost football season, and UW Athletics needs your help to keep Husky Stadium clean, green and beautiful. Sign up today to be a part of the 2021-2022 Game Day Sustainability Team!
Since 2012, Starbucks has grown into one of the University of Washington’s main partners on campus, with their continued efforts in uniting the student body and community through goals and initiatives.
Rasheena Fountain has recently joined our team as the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator for UW Sustainability and the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF). Rasheena was born in Chicago but spent some of her childhood in Central Illinois. Her experience on the west side of Chicago and Central Illinois shapes her lens on the natural world and its inhabitants.