October 10, 2011

UW ranks #1 on “America’s Coolest School” list

By Kathleen Dannenhold

The UW is at the top of the Sierra Club’s annual ranking of the 20 greenest colleges in the U.S. According to UW Today, the UW was recognized for its sustainable operations and for earning LEED Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for every building built since 2006. Above, UW students Rachel Malinen, Brady Ryan and Elizabeth Wheat tend to their cabbage crop on one of three campus farms.

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