The University of Washington is working to develop a comprehensive Sustainability Plan. Led by Executive Sponsor and UW Facilities Vice President Lou Cariello, the Sustainability Plan is on track for delivery on Earth Day, April 22, 2020.
The Leopold Lab, winner of the College of Arts and Sciences "Greenest Lab" competition, didn't need to implement any new practices or make changes to earn the award.
The University of Washington Green Laboratory Certification Program and the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences have teamed up to produce a four-part webinar series on greening laboratory practices.
Growing up in Chicago, Jesse Okwu’s closest connection to nature was watching environmental documentaries on public television. So when he came to Washington for an eight-week summer program on conservation issues, and visited the state’s national parks and desert landscapes, it was his first real encounter with the wilderness.
By the end of the program, the sophomore at Knox College in Illinois was loving the outdoor field trips. Now, he’s thinking about how conservation work could become part of his career path in economics.
SEARCHING FOR a healthful, delicious lunch place in the University District? Look no farther than the bright, modern restaurant Cultivate (1218 N.E. Campus Parkway) where the wait staff are University of Washington students and the fresh, seasonal food is as local as it gets.
The largest dam removal project in the United States provided a unique opportunity for a group of students, who spent 10 weeks this spring studying with UW oceanographers to discover how the released sediment is interacting with the marine habitat at the river's mouth.