A Sustainable Future

October 27, 2011

Environmentally minded UW students, staff, and faculty came together with greater-Seattle sustainability leaders this past week for the second annual UW Sustainability Summit, showcasing their efforts toward a greener future.

The three-day event culminated Wednesday evening with a panel of several well-known speakers, including Mayor Mike McGinn.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Introduces New UW Farm Site

May 23, 2011

A small group of UW students stood in an open field Sunday morning, munching on granola and fresh fruit as they anticipated the groundbreaking of the new UW Farm.

As of yesterday, that wait is officially over. The UW Farm, a registered student organization that grows produce, has expanded to include a new location near the Center for Urban Horticulture (CUH) on the east side of campus.

Science and Policy Summit Planned by GPSS

May 11, 2011

The Science and Policy Summit, sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate, will be held on Friday, May 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., at the UW Tower. The summit aims to open a dialogue between scientists and policy makers.

Professor Emeritus and National Academy of Sciences Fellow Edward L. Miles will give the keynote address, and there will be four panel discussions:

Earth Day 2011

April 7, 2011
Come celebrate with us! The UW Earth Day Fair will be held on April 22nd, from 11:00a.m. to 1:30p.m. in Red Square. The event will include speakers, vendors, music and more!
  • Learn about green practices on and off campus
  • Share your ideas with businesses and organizations
  • Get involved in environmentally focused groups