As a new school year begins, so do the university’s efforts to collect and donate reusable items that might otherwise go to the landfill including books that raise money to fight illiteracy and backpacks donated to Real Change newspaper sellers.
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Join hundreds of volunteers Saturday putting a shine on Urban Hort || Thursday webcast links Mars rover to undersea research || Architecture graduate student pens book on Seattle’s floating homes
The UW’s new Molecular Engineering and Sciences Building opens this fall with a series of kick-off events focused on this emerging area of research. The associated Institute will focus on research applications in medicine and clean energy.
After a makeover lasting nearly 2½ years, the Husky Union Building opened on Monday, though it will continue in transition for the next couple of weeks.
Association honors UW for waste management, sustainability || New book explores creating, supporting livable communities || ‘New Directions’ award to Danny Hoffman || Disability, Law, Policy and the Community poster session || Minority Affairs and Diversity hosts undergraduate research conference
Honor: Academic counselor Clay Schwenn wins national award || Tower Green Fair May 15 features sustainability efforts || Visitors? Relatives here for commencement? Check Campus Tours Central || Seth Cooper, chief architect of Foldit, wins national doctoral dissertation award
The almost-silent-movie “The Artist” recently won five Oscars. The producer and stars of a video mimicking that movie-making style hope to win $10,000 to fight invasive plants and provide wildlife habitat on the University of Washington campus.
Winners of the third annual Husky Green Awards were announced Friday during Earth Day activities.
As part of a just-launched pilot, a number of the existing outdoor garbage and recycling cans on Red Square have been will be replaced with high-tech, automated kiosks that collect more types of materials.
Watch a clip from Sunday’s episode of UW|360 where campus arborist Sara Shores talks about the Quad’s cherry trees and how they were rescued in the mid-60s from the arboretum, where they were in the path of the 520 bridge, then under construction.