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Conservation Gamification

KUOW-FM, April 22, 2014

The UW, including its residence halls, is participating in a national competition to conserve energy and water. The competition is part of a "gamification" trend--using game mechanics to engage people to achieve non-game goals.

Terry Hall Demolition

Seattle Times, April 9, 2014

Check out this photo of the final stages of the Terry Hall demolition.

Campus community bids Terry Hall farewell

The Daily, 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

KOMONEWS.com, 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

Seattle Times, 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

KIRO -TV, 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

UW Today, 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.

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