UW gains record freshman class, exceeds expectations
July 10, 2015
The UW has admitted a record-breaking number of freshmen at all three of its campuses for fall 2015, including 6,800 freshmen students at the Seattle campus, 400 more than expected.
UW raises minimum wage for all student employees
The Daily ,
April 12, 2015
The UW administration announces an increase the minimum wage for all student workers to $11 an hour. The retroactive change will affect 2,600 student workers, including those employed by HFS.
$10 Lunch: Cultivate at UW
Feb. 10, 2015
Cultivate is definitely not your typical college dining hall. It's full service, with eager-to-please staffers, who are well versed on the very clever menu.
Keeping It Real
The Daily ,
Feb. 11, 2015
The UW branch of the national Real Food Challenge (RFC) movement aims to have at least 20 percent “real food” on college campuses in America. Real food is outlined by four general requirements: local, ecologically sustainable, fair trade, and humanely raised.
HFS Revises Master Plan
Feb. 5, 2015
HFS is now launching phase one of the north campus dorm demolition and rebuilding. Phase one will cost $216 million, one-quarter of the total HMP budget.
UW ready to comply with new Seattle composting law
The Daily ,
Jan. 12, 2015
Micheal Meyering, the UW HFS Business and Sustainability Manager, explains how Seattle’s new composting law, which went into effect Jan. 1, will impact the UW community.
Hall Health goes west
Jan. 7, 2015
Hall Health West, a small clinic office in Alder Commons, is an extension of Hall Health Center, the UW's on-campus outpatient clinic.
The ‘100 percent corner’ moves downtown
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce,
Dec. 11, 2014
Mithun architect Bert Gregory writes that Seattle must maintain its economic, ethnic and cultural diversity in order to keep attracting people to the city. UW's West Campus residence hall expansion is discussed.
HFS discusses proposed north campus housing design
Nov. 25, 2014
The ASUW Student Senate hosted an extended 45-minute forum with UW HFS representatives regarding the next phase in the north campus redevelopment plan.
One Thing Challenge promotes sustainability with little effort
Nov. 23, 2014
UW students in the residence halls competed against Washington State University to improve the sustainability of the environment with one pledge.