Campus community bids Terry Hall farewell
Jan. 17, 2014
HFS brought together residents and the greater campus community on Thursday to say goodbye to Terry Hall before its demolition begins in February.
Old UW dorm to be training ground for Seattle SWAT teams
Jan. 16, 2014
More than 600 students moved out of Terry Hall over winter break and moved in to the new Lander Hall next door. Now the Seattle Police department is moving in to the hall, at least temporarily, to conduct bomb squad and SWAT team training.
Students make move from Terry to Lander
The Daily ,
Jan. 5, 2014
The new Lander Hall building and its accompanying dining facility, Local Point, open to students and the community today.
Out with old UW dorm, in with the new, plus private bathrooms
Dec. 23, 2013
More than 600 UW students will switch rooms midyear as a new residence hall opens on campus, part of a $470 million project that is remaking the west side of campus.
Hundreds of UW students to make mid-year dorm switch
Dec. 23, 2013
The UW is doing something unique: Moving students down the street mid-school year.
The move’s on us: Students leave Terry, will return to new Lander Hall
Dec. 17, 2013
Students living in the University of Washington’s Terry Hall will get a new home after the holidays without doing any moving – that part’s on the house, you might say.
UW builds new dorms to entice students to live on campus
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce,
Nov. 21, 2013
Directly reflecting their urban setting, the string of four buildings that make up the West residence halls mirror a trend in student housing. Rather than being traditional dormitories, the facilities were designed to be mixed-use and act as miniature neighborhoods.
HFS offers certification for students practicing sustainability
The Daily ,
Nov. 19, 2013
A new partnership between HFS and Students Expressing Environmental Dediciation (SEED) is allowing students living on-campus to be recognized for their sustainability efforts.
UW receives silver in Green Washington Awards 2013
Seattle Business magazine,
The UW received the silver award in this year's Green Washington Awards. The residential halls' smart grid project is mentioned in the award announcement.
HFS offers new dairy alternative for students
Nov. 6, 2013
In response to growing demand and student feedback, the UW Housing & Food Services (HFS) is now offering almond milk to students as a new alternative in drinks served at most campus dining locations.