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Climate Science Graduate Certificate

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The science of the climate system combines fluid dynamics, chemistry, radiation physics, geology, biology, and mathematical modeling and analysis skills. Practicing climate scientists and educators are continually needing to learn ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Management Graduate Certificate

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The graduate certificate in Environmental Management (EM) is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to contribute to sustainable utilization and enhancement of the natural and human environment. Students acquire tools ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Society and Environment Concentration in Geography (MA)

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The Master’s Degree Program in Geography enables students to gain greater familiarity with the richness and rigor of advanced study in the discipline of Geography. Students use coursework to ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Policy and Management Specialization in Public Administration (MPA)

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The Environmental Policy and Management specialization provides students with the opportunity to acquire the tools, methodologies, interdisciplinary perspectives, and substantive topical knowledge necessary to be successful analysts, managers, and leaders ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Aquatic and Fishery Sciences Minor

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

SAFS prepares students to meet the highest professional standards in the field of science, specifically, aquatic systems. This rigorous program places a high value on individual-based learning, critical thinking, research ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (BS)

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

SAFS prepares students to meet the highest professional standards in the field of science, specifically, aquatic systems. THis rigorous program places a high value on individual-based learning, critical thinking, research ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Climate Minor

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

News and opinions about earth’s climate and global climate change can be found everywhere in today’s media, but without a foundational knowledge of climate science, it can be ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Arctic Studies Minor

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

A interdisciplinary minor in Arctic Studies at the University of Washington is a joint offering by the Canadian Studies Center, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, College of Arts ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Environmental Engineering (BS)

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Environmental engineers work to both safeguard and improve the quality of the environment. By utilizing a combination of both scientific and engineering principles, environmental engineers work to protect the world ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Civil Engineering (BS)

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

At the University of Washington, civil engineering students are preparing to take on the challenges presented by aging national infrastructure and the pressing needs of both urban and developing communities ...

  • Posted June 14, 2019
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Delivering difference: using e-bikes to deliver mail at the University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

With over 80,000 students, faculty, and staff on campus, it's difficult to comprehend the sheer number of packages, textbooks, course packets and dorm mail UW Mailing Services delivers ...


Husky Green Award

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

In support of the University of Washington’s long-standing commitment to sustainability, the Husky Green Awards recognize exemplary achievement of an individual or team from the UW community who have ...


Campus Sustainability Fund

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) is comprised of multiple student and advisory positions. This structure was designed to give full student control over the Fund. The CSF Coordinator and the ...


Impact of communication sources for achieving campus sustainability

  • Cornell University (NY)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Using self-reported data from over 12,000 students, staff, and faculty members, this study aims to quantify the effectiveness of various sustainability information sources on the awareness and behavioral changes ...

  • Posted Nov. 13, 2018
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Building an Open Source Food Recovery Website: Pairing University Dining Halls With Shelters

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

About one-third of food is wasted globally each year (Smith). Further, 30-40% of all food in the U.S. goes uneaten each year, resulting in 133 billion pounds of waste ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Using STARS reporting as a framework for a modular campus sustainability plan

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Creating a campus sustainability plan can be a daunting and complex task. In addition, limited staff and financial resources may also be barriers to creating a robust sustainability plan. The ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Departmental Sustainability Mission & Vision Statement -University of Washington Housing & Food Services

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

In the academic year 2017-18, Housing & Food Services unveiled its Sustainability Mission & Vision statement. This articulation of the department’s greater commitment to sustainability was the culmination of ...


How Does Adding an Emphasis on Socioscientific Issues Influence Student Attitudes about Science, Its Relevance, and Their Interpretations of Sustainability?

  • North Carolina State University (NC)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

A general consensus exists among the leaders of both developed and developing nations that their citizens should be scientifically literate. Therefore, it is important for educational systems to provide students ...


Preparing for Campus Sustainability Month 2016

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (NY)
  • University of North Florida (FL)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • AASHE (PA)

October is Campus Sustainability Month! Join this webinar to gain ideas and inspiration for how you can take advantage of CSM to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus ...

  • Posted March 29, 2018
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Green Lab and Green Office Programs at the University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The Green Office and Green Lab programs at the University of Washington are an integral part of reaching our campus sustainability goals. These posters showcase offices and labs environmental impact ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Campus Connections

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

This poster highlights campus connections at the University of Washington and showcases where linkages occur between departments. These connections are useful for information sharing among students and departments, data collection ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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A Working Model: The Synergy Between UW Sustainability and Student-led Campus Sustainability Fund

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Green fee funds are managed in different ways on college campuses. For this panel, we will be sharing the ways that University of Washington, Seattle Sustainability department and the Campus ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Review of Sustainability Strategies of U.S. Universities and Federal Buildings

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Universities around the world share a common goal of making their campuses more sustainable and energy efficient. Significant investment has been made in the greening campus effort, yet the challenge ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Campus All-STARS: a model for streamlining reporting, improving performance, and creating synergies to advance sustainability

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The University of Washington is a globally recognized leader in sustainability. That leadership is only possible through the dedication and work of our many and diverse campus partners ranging from ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Building infographics at the University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

These posters showcase the environmental impact of buildings on campus, they're informative and show how much impact buildings have on the campus community.

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Elevating Your Campus Sustainability Month

  • Saint Louis University (MO)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

This combined session will be split into two parts. The first half of the session will be conducted by Toren Elste of University of Washington. Both the UW sustainability office ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Greeks Go Green: Engaging the Collegiate Greek Community in Sustainable Practices

  • Davidson College (NC)
  • University of Arizona (AZ)
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln (NE)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Greek and other social organizations are a potent force on many college campuses, yet there has been little discussion about best practices for engaging these organizations in sustainability initiatives. Case ...

  • Posted Dec. 1, 2017
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Paper Reduction at the University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • University of Washington, Bothell (WA)
  • University of Washington, Tacoma (WA)

The University of Washington is committed to reducing paper consumption at the university and using paper made from recycled content when necessary. Learn more about why that's important with ...

  • Posted Aug. 17, 2017
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Earth Day Vendor Fair

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • Posted April 28, 2017
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Preparing for Campus Sustainability Month 2016

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (NY)
  • University of North Florida (FL)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • AASHE (PA)

October is Campus Sustainability Month (CSM)! Watch this webinar to gain ideas and inspiration for how you can take advantage of CSM to engage and inspire incoming students and other ...

  • Posted March 7, 2017
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Do Experiential Learning and Reflective Writing Improve Students' Sustainability Knowledge, Behaviors, and Attitudes?

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Sustainability: Personal Choices, Broad Impacts is a new University of Washington course to engage students in the study of sustainability. Students meet for lecture/discussion plus do a great deal ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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Models of engagement, integration and transparency at the University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Change and transformation at an institutional level cannot happen overnight and requires active management. Universities are increasingly responding to pressures for efficiency, increasing enrollment, recruiting the best faculty and students ...

  • Posted Nov. 18, 2016
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University of Washington Housing & Food Services - Cultivate Restaurant

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

At the University of Washington’s Cultivate Restaurant in Elm Hall, the dining team is pleased to present a pan-seared and citrus butter-basted wild-caught Alaskan salmon. The restaurant is a ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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University of Washington Transportation

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Over 20 percent of University of Washington, Seattle’s fleet are hybrid or 100% electric vehicles. UW Fleet Services added 14 electric vehicles in 2015, and has also expanded the ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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Pack Forest at UW

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Pack Forest is a working forest and owned by the University of Washington. Located outside of Eatonville, Wash., the University of Washington’s Pack Forest began with the purchase of ...

  • Posted Sept. 12, 2016
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UW Green Greek Representative Program

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Officially launched in November 2015, the Green Greek Representative Program (GGRP) is a student run program working through UW EcoReps and supported by UW Sustainability to make the Greek Community ...

  • Posted June 11, 2016
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UW Admissions Modernization and Paper Reduction

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

After years of planning, the University of Washington’s Admissions Office switched to paperless digital admissions process for most prospective students in 2015, with plans to expand it to all ...

  • Posted June 11, 2016
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Mobilizing the power of higher education to tackle the grand challenge of sustainability: Lessons from novel initiatives

  • University of Arizona (AZ)
  • University of Maryland, College Park (MD)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • Dartmouth College (NH)
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)
  • University of Maine (ME)

Leaders from a half-dozen U.S. academic institutions with dedicated sustainability programs share five recommendations, distilled from their own experiences, for universities seeking to improve their ability to both create ...


University of Washington Green Greek program

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The UW EcoReps student group works with representatives of Greek chapters on campus to make the Greek community more sustainable. The Green Greek program works with houses to bring their ...

  • Posted April 29, 2016
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University of Washington Earth Day

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

The UW Earth Day celebrations brought students, faculty, staff and community members together to celebrate the environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts across our UW campuses. Groups shared information about their ...

  • Posted April 28, 2016
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UW Campus Sustainability Map

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • Posted March 3, 2016
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Collaborating Campus Efficiencies with Finance Folks

  • Carleton College (MN)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO) (DC)

Campus finance officers have the unique opportunity to develop, support, and implement campus sustainability goals. All campuses have major leaders in these finance officers that may, or may not, be ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A World Café: Transforming University of Washington Sustainability Education

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Have you ever been inspired by new ideas while sharing a cup of coffee with a friend or colleague? The World Café methodology creates opportunities for the generation of inspirational ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Plenary: The Business Case for Campus Sustainability

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)
  • University of Minnesota, Morris (MN)
  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • Environmental Association for Universities & Colleges (Gloucestershire)

How can you build greater support for sustainability on your campus? This diverse group of panelists will share their stories, tips and strategies for making the business case for sustainability.

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Transforming the University through Strategic Sustainability Initiatives

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Change and transformation at an institutional level cannot happen overnight and requires active management. Universities are increasingly responding to pressures for efficiency, increasing enrollment, recruiting the best faculty and students ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Green Certifications: Tailor to Your College

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)
  • Western Washington University (WA)

Changing behavior and engaging diverse audiences are important and challenging aspects of implementing successful sustainability programs in higher education. These programs are easily tailored to engage multiple and varied campus ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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A Geodesign Approach to GIS for Sustainability Management

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Geodesign is an emerging approach to using geographic information systems (GIS) for addressing complex sustainable systems problems, e.g., improving land use, transportation, and water resources that have impacts on ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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GIS for Sustainability Management in Higher Education

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Geographic information systems (GIS) are commonly formed from a combination of data, software, hardware, people, institutional arrangements and motivations for collecting, analyzing and displaying spatial and temporal referenced data that ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Standardizing building infrastructure to increase service efficiency and waste diversion

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Since 2008 the University of Washington has been implementing its MiniMax program. What started out simply as a self-service, desk-side waste and recycling collection program to raise awareness about personal ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Creating Student Urban Housing District- West Campus University of Washington

  • University of Washington, Seattle (WA)

Case study will present the strategies and outcomes of West Campus Housing includes four residence halls and seven apartment buildings all completed within last five years and two residence halls ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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