From Fries To Freighters

September 29, 2011

A few UW trucks may soon be leaving an aromatic trail of french fries and fried chicken in their wake if a few sustainably minded students get their way.

The Biodiesel Cooperative, led by a group of engineering students, is looking to convert a few thousand gallons of wasted cooking oil into biodiesel that could be used on campus in place of traditional fuel.

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:

UW named base for EPA-funded Clean Air Research Center

March 9, 2011

The UW will become a base for one of the nation's four new Clean Air Research Centers funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The agency announced the funding of the centers March 7.  Each center will receive approximately $8 million over five years.

The centers will study the health impact of the complex, varying  mixtures of particles, vapors and gas that pollute the air.

UW Bothell Research Colloquium - Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7

September 17, 2010

Dear friends of UW Bothell,

You are invited to join us for a monthly showcase of research-in-progress by Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences faculty members. The campus-community and the general public are invited to interact with faculty in conversations about their research, gain a sense of how research practices shift as they move across disciplines and sectors, and think critically and creatively about the implications of different forms of research design.

Seminars will be held each month – here is the speaker lineup: