Husky Green Award nominations are open

Jan. 14, 2016

Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Husky Green Awards at the University of Washington, which which recognize students, faculty, staff and teams from all UW campuses who demonstrate initiative, leadership and dedication to environmental stewardship and sustainability.

If you know a green superhero at the UW, you can show your appreciation by nominating them for a Husky Green Award before March 1, 2016. Students, faculty, and staff from any of the UW campuses are eligible, and any member of the UW community can submit a nomination.

UW earns STARS Gold rating

Nov. 25, 2015

The University of Washington is among the most sustainable schools in North America, according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).

The UW submitted its most recent self-reported assessment this fall and received a gold rating, with a score of 77.47 percent. The UW’s score is the best among Pac-12 universities which have submitted a STARS report, and the third-highest of the 252 currently rated schools.

UW named to Green Honor Roll for 5th straight year

Aug. 3, 2015

The University of Washington has been named to the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll with a perfect Green Rating for the fifth consecutive year.

Since The Princeton Review started the Green Rating program, the UW has earned the highest possible 99 rating and has been named to the Green Honor Roll seven out of eight years. This year the UW is one of 24 schools to earn the recognition out of 804 schools ranked.

UW Medicine Hospitals Win Top Environmental Awards

June 3, 2015

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 facilities across the country that exemplify environmental excellence and are setting the highest standards for environmental practices in healthcare. This is the ninth consecutive year for UW Medical Center to receive the top award and the fourth consecutive year for Harborview.