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April 21, 2014

Campus events Earth Day, April 22

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Network with representatives of environmentally minded campus units, learn who won this year’s Husky Green Awards and watch a “Conservation Runway” fashion show during Earth Day activities Tuesday, April 22, on the HUB lawn.

Illustration shows part of Earth and tex saying Earth DayThe activities are the centerpiece of more than two weeks of activities for the campus surrounding Earth Day 2014.

Tuesday’s events start at 10 a.m. with 27 booths representing UW environmental clubs, departments involved in sustainability efforts and campus partners.

From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. there will be an open mic for students and staff to share messages, sing songs and recite poetry.

From noon to 1 p.m., a program is planned starting with brief remarks from keynote speakers Lisa Graumlich, dean of the College of the Environment, and Peter Rabinowitz, associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences. Sustainable fashion designs by the student organization Conservation in Style will be modeled, followed by the recognition of all of this year’s Husky Green Award nominees and the announcement of the winners.

Events have been planned by the UW Earth Club and Green Tea Party and supported by the environmental stewardship and sustainability office.

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