Wednesday's SustainableUW Festival events

Day three of the SustainableUW Festival kicks off with cookies, muffins, cupcakes, and plenty of coffee! Pick up some delicious Halloween treats in the lobby of Fishery Sciences and support the Student Environmental Affairs Society, an on-campus group dedicated to actively addressing emerging costal issues. The Halloween bake sale will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday video: Husky Highlight address from UW Athletics

Want to know how UW Athletics is working toward sustainability? For the long weekend, here's a video of the Husky Highlight keynote address during the SustainableUW Festival detailing the sustainability efforts of the athletic department. Karen Baebler, assistant athletic director for sport operations, takes us through some of the green features of the new Husky Stadium and other facilities, discusses why these actions are important to UW Athletics and brings in a few special guests.

UW Sustainability Panel Identifies Barriers to Solving Grand Challenges

By Tali Haller

On Wednesday, October 22nd, a group of six speakers from across the University of Washington came together to discuss sustainability, especially as it relates  to their personal research and projects, as part of the SustainableUW Festival. Comprised of three different UW schools (College of the Environment, Foster School of Business, and the School of Public Health), the panel focused on identifying and addressing the barriers to solving the largest issues currently affecting sustainability.