The Environmental Innovation Practicum is looking for students from all disciplines across campus to help solve the world's environmental and cleantech challenges! Each weekly seminar will inspire you to make an impact as experts discuss the circular economy, water innovation, land use, greening the built environment, and more! In teams, you’ll put inspiration to action by identifying an environmental problem and presenting your solution to the class. No prerequisites.
The University of Washington is offering a Green Chemistry and Chemical Stewardship Online Certificate program. For those interested, there will be complimentary online information sessions on August 22 and September 14.
This fall, the Environmental Science & Resource Management program is offering ESRM 320: "Sustainable Markets," an online class open to all students.
The course introduces business concepts relating to marketing, human resource management, small businesses and entrepreneurship, and economics in the context of environmental resource management.
BSE 150: The Bioresource Science and Engineering (BSE) program has an introductory seminar every fall to introduce students to the science and technology of bio resources, including paper. Faculty, advisers, and guest lectures present on topics throughout the quarter. BSE 150 will be offered on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:20 p.m.
This fall's course "Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts" (ENVIR 239) will present frameworks of sustainability via exploration of key pillars of sustainability, the history of sustainability movements, and sustainability in action. Students examine personal and global aspects of sustainability through issues such as smart growth, environmental and natural building, green business and energy, ecotourism, and international policy
The fall quarter class Food and the Environment (C ENV110) is open to all students and has no prerequisites. In this course, Students will relate the production and consumption of food to the major areas of environmental science including energy use, water consumption, biodiversity loss, soil loss, pollution, nutrient cycles, and climate change. The course will study the basic science and how food production impacts the key processes.
Atmospheric Sciences (ATMS) 111 will give students a board overview of the science of global warming. The class is open to all students, and will discuss the causes, evidence, future projections, societal and environmental impacts, and potential solutions to global warming. Students will also study the debate on global warming with a focus on scientific issues.
Recent UW graduate Jesus Martinez-Gomez never imagined moving from a small farming community in Ferndale to cultivating his passion for science at the University of Washington.
UW Environmental Studies majors gathered in Alder Hall last week to present their capstone projects, which ranged from in-depth looks at millennials’ involvement in environmental advocacy to research on improving our connectedness with nature.
“I’m always impressed by students,” said capstone instructor Sean McDonald. “They apply their environmental degree to the professional world.”