UW Bothell is hosting the event "Climate Dialog - Sustainable Food Systems" on Wednesday, April 21, at 1 - 3 p.m. This virtual event brings together speakers and participants to engage in discussion around how climate change is affecting our food systems as well as being impacted by our food choices, and sustainable agriculture in our region. The event is open to the public, as climate change will affect us all; learning about local and disruptive...Read more
This Earth Day, watch UW faculty and staff answer sustainability questions, with a twist: Wrong answers get a pie in the face!
Faculty Kristi Straus of Environmental Studies and Rebecca Neumann of Civil & Environmental Engineering are joined by UW Sustainability Director Claudia Frere-Anderson to take on the challenge. The event will be on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, at 12 p.m.
This event is a fundraiser for the...Read more
Join gardeners from UW's Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses on April 14 at 12:30 p.m. for a fun and informative event. Learn tips for gardening at home, as well as information about our campus gardens. We will have brief presentations followed by a Q&A session with the gardeners.
The gardening experts include:
- UW Farm manager Perry Acworth. Perry has been manager of the UW Farm since 2018 and received the 2020 UW Distinguished Staff Award. Since earning her Masters in Education at UW in 2014, Perry has managed three student farms....
Winners of the 2021 Trash Art Contest express impacts on the environment through written and sculpted art pieces.
Enter the 2022 Trash Art Contest
Garbage may not be the most ideal art material, but it combines conservation and art creation to achieve profound results.
This can be seen firsthand in the submissions from this year's art contest. From a one-act play about a sustainably-minded couple to a net made from plastic envelopes, each art piece shows how art...Read more
All UW faculty, staff and students are invited to a virtual Earth Day screening of the movie "Fantastic Fungi," followed by a dicussion with fungi experts.
UW Tacoma is hosting the screening on April 22 at 6 p.m. The visually-stunning film teaches you all about fungi, from their effects in the human body to how fungi help the Earth. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with fungi experts Erica Cline, UW Tacoma associate professor, and Renee Davis, MA, Fungi Perfecti director of Research and Development.
Space is limited...Read more
UW's Records Management Services is working to Fetch the Future and help prepare the UW to eliminate paper records by February of 2022. This April, Records Management is hosting a series of events to celebrate both Earth Day and Records Management Month, and to give staff across the UW opportunities to learn more and discuss challenges around move to all-digital records.
Records Management Virtual Coffee Houses
This series aims to get people talking to...Read more
As part of the University of Washington's 2021 Earth Day recognition, UW Sustainability is collecting videos showcasing how people practice sustainability in their everyday life. We want to showcase how people are connecting with sustainability in their own personal or academic life during the pandemic and beyond.
We encourage anyone at the UW to contribute their own video to be a part of this project. We are hoping to share ways people can get involved, simply things they can do to increase their commitment to sustainability, tips to live sustainable at home, sustainability efforts...Read more
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) has a call for proposals for the upcoming virtual Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE) which will be held virtually on October 12-14, 2021.
Proposals for live, on-demand or networking conference sessions are due on March 26, 2021. See the full information and details on the AASHE site.
The International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) is calling for session proposals and poster presentations for its 2021 conference.
The 14th annual conference, with a theme of "Accelerating Climate Action and Sustainability in Education" will be held virtually on June 2-4, 2021. ISCN invites practitioners, researchers, students or anyone interested in sustainability to submit their proposals by the deadline of April 4, 2021. Information regarding registration, submission and templates can be found on...Read more
How are you practicing sustainability at home? Our recent tri-campus event brought together staff from the University of Washington's Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses to talk about ways they practice sustainability, as well as hearing the experiences of our attendees. Watch the full event below.
The event was recorded on February 23, 2021. Presenters...Read more