The UW is the first university in the country to use high-tech kiosks for sorting waste. The solar-powered system sends wireless text messages to reduce servicing, provides data on collection information, and educates the public about recycling.
Two popular annual events will coincide with Husky Fest this year. On Friday, the annual campus observation of Earth Day will share the spotlight in Red Square with music, breakdancing, exhibits, speakers (including President Young) and the announcement of this year’s recipients of the Husky Green Award. On Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, the College… Read More
On her blog, Seattle City Council President Sally Clark explains the City’s plan for getting to carbon neutrality, a goal shared by the University of Washington. Bring your lunch to Council chambers this week to find out more.
Below is a presentation by UW Police Chief John Vinson from the Tuesday, April 10 meeting of the University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC): CUCACPresentationApril2012
The public is invited to join in the discussion on Thursday, April 19, when representatives of Seattle University, the Seattle Community Colleges and the University of Washington will gather in Seattle City Council Chambers to share what is being done to protect the local environment and conserve precious resources on their campuses.
How will a world where humans increasingly shape their environment, their own selves and other species affect the way we live, work and do business? Find out on Wednesday, April 11, when Juan Enriquez, co-founder of Synthetic Genomics, Inc., presents As the Future Catches You—the Impact of Genetic, Digital and Knowledge Innovations at 6:30pm in… Read More
The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 – 8:30 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda include updates on the Transportation Master Plan and the Office of Economic Development Grant to the U District Chamber of Commerce. Updates will also be presented on University Greenways and… Read More
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear oral argument about the lawfulness of trying a civilian in a court-martial at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Room 133 of William H. Gates Hall at the Law School. To attend, please RSVP Online by Monday, April 2.
What do you get when you mix together Harry the Husky, kid-friendly science exhibits featuring UW research, and the Husky Marching Band? The third annual Paws-On Science: Husky Weekend, a collaboration of Pacific Science Center and the University of Washington’s Office of External Affairs. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and… Read More
Watch 23 interdisciplinary student teams demonstrate their prototypes for addressing environmental problems at the annual UW Environmental Innovation Challenge held at at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. To attend, please email email@example.com.