July 23, 2019

UW Sustainability has launched a new information portal, showcasing data, resources and other information around sustainability topics at the University of Washington.

Cause of global warming hiatus found deep in the Atlantic Ocean

7 years 9 months ago

Following rapid warming in the late 20th century, this century has so far seen surprisingly little increase in the average temperature at the Earth’s surface. At first this was a blip, then a...

UW program aims to diversify the conservation workforce

7 years 9 months ago

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...

UW program seeks to grow better farmers and consumers

7 years 9 months ago

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...

UW earns 4th straight Green Honor Roll award

7 years 9 months ago

The University of Washington has been named to the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll for the fourth straight year, earning a perfect Green Rating.

UW has earned the highest possible 99...

Dam removal provides unique opportunity for students

7 years 9 months ago

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...

ESS Associate Vice President Ruth Johnston honored by NACUBO

7 years 9 months ago

ESS Associate Vice President Ruth Johnston was given the Professional Development Award by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) at their 2014 annual...

SustainableUW gets even more social

7 years 10 months ago

Now there are even more ways for members of the UW community to stay connected to the university's sustainability efforts.

Our three new channels - Pinterest, Instagram, and LinkedIn - are...

Monitoring the Arctic summer ice melt

7 years 10 months ago

Researchers from the University of Washington's Applied Physics Laboratory are part of a large-scale effort to closely monitor the summer sea-ice melting in the Arctic.

Sensors placed...

Pollution keeps moths from meals

7 years 10 months ago

Researchers at the University of Washington and University of Arizona have found that background odors like pollution can keep moths from finding the scent of the flowers they need for food.