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Green Colleges (including the UW) that are saving the world

Washington Post, April 21, 2010

This public university, known to locals as U-Dub, ranked high on the Sierra Club's "Cool Schools" list for its commitment to environmentalism.

UW Farm Opens Location at McMahon

The Daily , Nov. 8, 2016

The UW Farm operates out of several locations on campus: one adjacent to the Union Bay Natural Area, one between the Mercer Court apartments, and one at a revitalized rooftop location at McMahon Hall. 

 

UW Dining Ranked High in Sustainability Index

AASHE, Oct. 2016

The UW is ranked second in the Food & Dining category in this year's Sustainable Campus Index, a report by AASHE, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. 

 

 

UW dining testing a sustainable mayonnaise alternative

The Daily, Oct. 27, 2016

The UW’s Housing and Food Services has recently switched out a considerable portion of their traditional mayonnaise for a similar vegan product. 

 

Dorms at the UW are going green

Q13 Fox News, Oct. 4, 2016

Work began to install solar panels on top of three UW residence halls.

Parnassus Art Gallery and Café: Seattle’s oldest cafe?

The Daily , Sept. 30, 2016

In 2011 the café began a partnership with HFS. It is still run by students with administrative support by HFS.

UW Earns 6th Straight Green Honor Roll Award

UW Sustainability Newsletter, Aug. 25, 2016

The UW has been named to The Princeton Review's Green Honor Roll for the sixth straight year, receiving the highest possible score. The UW was one of 21 colleges and universities who earned a perfect score in the Green Rating system out of 640 schools reviewed.

Top 10 Schools for Sweater Weather

College Magazine, Aug. 31, 2016

UW is number 1 in this wet/gray weather list.

UW and Seattle City Light Partner on Solar Testbed Installation

UW Sustainability, Aug. 25, 2016

The University of Washington and Seattle City Light are partnering to install solar panels on three UW residence halls.

Student Athletes Enjoy First Food Truck Rodeo

NACUFS Pacific Region Newsletter, July 2016

Student athletes take their nutritional needs seriously. But that doesn't mean they didn't have some dining fun at the first Food Truck Rodeo.

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