Civil & Environmental Engineering senior Alex Ratcliff has worked to increase solar power capacity at the University of Washington throughout his time as a student. Since joining the UW Solar student group as a freshman, Ratcliff has helped oversee new solar installations on the residence halls Maple, Alder and Elm, as well as working on solar installations for the new Life Sciences building.
The deadline to submit your Husky Green Award nominations has been extended to Sunday, March 10!
Together we can tackle climate change. What would it take to turn the tide?
All Washington state high school and undergraduate students can answer that question with a short film for a chance at the $4,000 prize. The UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) and EarthLab want your submissions of films that are two-minutes or less by the April 7, 2019 deadline.
Films can be submitted by individuals or teams, and can take on any genre. The judge's pick wins $4,000 and the people's choice earns a $2,500 prize.
Help shape the 2019 UW Earth Day events! Join the student planning committee which will work in conjunction with UW Sustainability and the College of the Environment to create and program this year's Earth Day celebration on April 22.
The University of Washington is hosting the 2019 Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC), February 25-27, 2019. This is the second annual WOHESC event, which brings together students, faculty and operational staff from campuses across the region, as well as community stakeholders, to advance sustainability in higher education.
Dr. Mitchell Thomashow is hosting a workshop geared toward sustainability managers, "Emerging leaders: Envisioning the future of sustainability," at the University of Washington on Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Alder Hall 107.
The UW Earth Day student coordinator will work with the College of the Environment, UW Sustainability, the Campus Sustainability Fund and campus student groups to help plan and coordinate the 2019 UW Earth Day celebrations. This student will recruit and lead passionate, multi-disciplinary and diverse student volunteers in a planning committee to help determine Earth Day programming, and will also coordinate volunteers for the event.
UW Sustainability is offering University of Washington students an opportunity to receive a free registration to next month's Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC) taking place February 25-27 on the UW Seattle campus.
To apply for one of the complimentary registrations, students must fill out a short form describing why they'd like to be considered and actions they've taken for sustainability. A committee will choose the recipients based on need and demonstrated impact for sustainability.
Reconnect Earth, an organization working to create a vibrant movement for a sustainable and socially just society by fostering and growing a network of empowered young leaders, has an opportunity for students to backpack in the North Cacades this summer while learning about ecology and social change.
The UW Food Pantry, "Any Hungry Husky," is hiring a student position which will work collaboratively with the leadership of the UW Food Pantry, the UW Farm, and Housing and Food Services (HFS) to develop and implement a strategy and processes to supply the Food Pantry with food grown on The Farm and remaining from Housing and Food Service locations.