August 24, 2021

Sustainability is at the heart of our healing mission – and we are proud to share that our sustainability strategies are being recognized with a national award.

UW completes $2.3M energy conservation project

7 years 1 month ago

The University of Washington has recently completeed a $2.3 million energy conservation project in the Physics/Astronomy Building, which will save the university $115,000 per year while improving...

UW group highlights importance of nature in decision-making

7 years 1 month ago

A group with ties to the University of Washington is helping decision makers recognize the importance and benefits of the natural world.

The Natural Capital Project, a partnership that...

Conservation magazine wins national award

7 years 1 month ago

The University of Washington’s Conservation magazine has won a gold award in the national 2015 Circle of Excellence communications competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and...

Green is natural for Leopold Lab

7 years 2 months ago

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.

UW Medicine Hospitals Win Top Environmental Awards

7 years 2 months ago

Harborview Medical Center and University of Washington Medical Center have received the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth. The Top 25 Award recognizes healthcare...

CSF awards grants to seven student projects

7 years 2 months ago

The Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) has awarded a total of $166,653 to seven student-led projects in the final funding round of 2014-2015. Including the early funding round this winter, the CSF...

UW EcoCAR team ready to compete

7 years 2 months ago

The UW EcoCAR team is working to replicate last year's success with competition here in Seattle starting May 29. The team took second place in the EcoCAR2 competition in 2014, and is nearly...

UW to divest from coal companies

7 years 3 months ago

The University of Washington Board of Regents voted to remove any investment in coal companies by the university's endowment funds.

The decision comes after years of work by the student...

Earth Day 2015 at UW

7 years 3 months ago

The 2015 Earth Day celebration at the University of Washington, held on Red Square, was a success.

The event featured dozens of exhibitors, a solar-powered concert, keynote address from...