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 | Seattle University Conference: "Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons"

Attention UW students, faculty, and staff interested in environmental justice! This is one of the best conferences around on the topic and it takes place right here in Seattle, at Seattle University! Conference planners just announced their call for papers, due January 18th, 2016.

Sign up for the winter Farm Lunch seminar

Each quarter, the UW Farm hosts a "Farm Lunch" seminar for students interested in learning more about urban agriculture. The informal seminars can be taken for a credit, although all are welcome to join in the discussion.

For the upcoming 2016 Winter Quarter, the Farm Lunch seminar will will highlight a mix of local farmers, policy makers and deep conversations about the work of building a resilient food system. The seminars will meet Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in Wallace Hall 120. 

Environmental Studies resources through the library

Looking for information on environmental topics but not sure where to start? The UW Libraries resource guide is for you. The libraries have compiled resource guides on many topics, including the environment, which give students and researchers links to articles, books, journals, websites and more.

Check out the UW Libraries Environment Resource Guide and see where your search takes you!

Digging into UW's environmental history

UW's ENVIR 480: Sustainability Studio class in the Program on the Environment presents students with a sustainability topic which they engage in as part of an experiential learning course. The topics change each quarter - this spring, the students researched the UW's environmental history. Over the coming weeks, we'll be publishing some of the information students uncovered.

New Sustainability Course: Best Practices in Sustainable Real Estate

Within the College of Built Environments the urban planning real estate track will be offering a new sustainability focused class starting winter quarter 2016 ( R E 518). This three credit class will explore the best practices in sustainable real estate, analyzing at a macro level, the importance of sustainability in urban areas and introducing the best practices for various environmentally friendly and financially feasible interventions in the US and abroad.