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UW Sustainability's "In Our Nature" podcast features the people working to make the University of Washington a leader in sustainability.
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The University of Washington's Green Greek Representative Program works to engage UW fraternity and sororities on topics of sustainability. Members work on projects to improve sustainability in the Greek chapters as well as promoting sustainability in the community.On this podcast, Green Greek Director Shelby Carroll and Vice President of Membership Bibi Contreras discuss the Green Greeks program, some of the group's projects and how UW students can get involved.For more info on the Green Greek Representative Program, visit their Instagram:
Students and executive leaders from Washington and Oregon shared perspectives on integrating social sustainability across academic systems in this opening plenary at the 2019 Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference (WOHESC), hosted by the University of Washington on February 26-27. For more information on WOHESC: Terryl Ross | Assistant Dean of Diversity for College of the Environment, University of WashingtonSpeakers:Jeanne Allen | Chair, Campus Sustainability Fund & Graduate Student Representative, Environmental Stewardship Committee, University of WashingtonTeri Fane | ASPCC Student Body President, Portland Community College Cascade CampusAngel Mandujano-Guevara | Graduate Student, Human Services Resource Center, Oregon State UniversityTaylor McHolm | Program Director, Student Sustainability Center, University of OregonNatasha Martin | Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Professor at the School of Law, Seattle UniversityIntroduction: Sharon Lee | Account Executive, Lucid Design Group
UW College of the Environment Dean Lisa Graumlich gave the opening keynote at the 2019 Washington & Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference, hosted at the University of Washington on February 26-27. She was introduced by Scarlett Foster-Moss,  Swire Coca-Cola, USA Vice President of Public Relations and Government Affairs.More information on WOHESC can be found at wohesc.orgDean Lisa J. Graumlich, Mary Laird Wood Professor, is the inaugural dean of the College of the Environment at the University of Washington. As dean, she leads a College with unparalleled depth and breadth in environmental systems: from the forests to the seas and from the depths of the earth to the edges of the solar system. As a scholar, Graumlich pioneered the use of tree-ring data to understand long-term trends in climate, focusing on the mountains of western North America. Graumlich has served as a faculty member at University of California-Los Angeles, the director of the University of Arizona's Institute for the Study of Planet Earth and Montana State University's Mountain Research Center, as well as executive director of their Big Sky Institute. She received her B.S. in Botany and M.S. in Geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Ph.D. in Forest Resources from the University of Washington.
Alexa Russo, sustainability coordinator at UW Bothell, discusses sustainability features on the Bothell campus and ways the UWB community and others can get involved.Find more info on UW Bothell uwbsust
5 - Beth Wheat

5 - Beth Wheat


Program on the Environment lecturer Beth Wheat owns and operates SkyRoot Farm, practicing regenerative agriculture on Whidbey Island. She is the recipient of a 2018 UW Husky Green Award and a 2010 Excellence in Teaching Award. On this podcast, she talks with UW Sustainability's Jayna Milan about regenerative agriculture, our food systems, and her personal experiences as a farmer and educator. More info:
UW Foster School of Business students Sydney Solis (Net Impact) and Serena Allendorfer (ReThink) talk with UW Sustainability's Jayna Milan about the importance of corporate social responsibility, and the different UW student groups working on connecting sustainability and business.More information:UW ReThink: Net Impact Undergraduate Chapter:
The University of Washington's Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) funds student-led sustainability projects at UW. The CSF has granted more than $2.2 million to over 100 projects since it started in 2010. This episode of the "In Our Nature" podcast features CSF coordinator Kyle McDermott.Learn more about the CSF at
The ASUW Student Food Cooperative supports access to healthy and affordable food for students. In this episode, we sat down with Co-Manager Tiara Adler and Co-op member,Emma D’Orazio to discuss how the ASUW Student Food Co-op operates and how students can get involved. Learn more about the Co-op:
1 - UW Sustainability

1 - UW Sustainability


The first podcast from UW Sustainability! UW Sustainability director Claudia Frere-Anderson, program specialist Toren Elste and communications coordinator Daimon Eklund give an overview of UW Sustainability's programs and resources for students, faculty and staff at the University of Washington.(originally released in September 2017)Learn more:
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