October 9, 2013

Celebrate and shape sustainability at UW during the 4th annual Sustainability Summit on October 23, 2013. This year’s Summit, themed “A Climate of Change”, touts the University’s culture of sustainable thinking, research and education. Events include:

Sustainable Vendor Exhibition
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, Red Square

Sample sustainable snacks and visit with over 40 exhibitors from UW and beyond who put sustainability first in their organization.

“Climate of Change” Video Series Preview
5:30 PM, Kane Hall, Room 110

Get a sneak peak at the exciting new UWTV series, Climate of Change—a four-part series that shows how the UW is inspiring environmental change through ground-breaking research and innovative solutions.

Dean Panel and Reception
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, Kane Hall, Room 110

Join the climate change discussion panel and reception featuring esteemed UW Deans and thought leaders: Lisa Graumlich (environment), Sandra Archibald (policy), Kellye Testy (law), and moderated by Provost Ana Mari Cauce.

Celebrate the “Share your Sustainability” Contest (#SustainableUW)
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, HUB Game Room

See it and tag it. Snap your Sustainable shots around campus, then join the party for games, food and prizes!

The UW consistently ranks among the top environmentally-friendly schools in the United States. Most recently, the University was named to the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll and the Sierra Club’s “Greenest Colleges” list.

About ESS
Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability (ESS) is a central source for information and resources regarding sustainability practices and programs at the University of Washington. ESS promotes the University’s mission to excel in environmental education and guide strategies that ensure a sustainable future. Through its programs, events and tools, ESS fosters sustainability-minded relationships and involvement within the UW community and beyond. More information can be found at https://green.uw.edu.