Program on the Environment lecturer Yen-Chu Weng has worked with UW Study Abroad to develop a new study abroad program to Taiwan.
See details below and look out for final program details via UW Study Abroad or contact Yen-Chu for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As societies around the world are facing daunting challenges of global environmental change in the 21st century, Taiwan stands out as an exemplary country in East Asia that adapts quickly to changing environments.
Our Fall Capstone Symposium is in two weeks! Join us for students’ final oral and poster presentations featuring a diverse array of topics, including organic farming, diversity and access in parks, waste education outreach, environmental justice and more!Read more
Congratulations to Environmental Studies majors Tiara Adler and Zaya Delgerjargal, our 2018-2019 Environmental Leadership Scholarship recipients!
Program on the Environment, with support from generous donors, awards scholarships to two students each year who demonstrate a passion for environmental studies, integrative thought and action in their academics and activities, and a vision of how they hope to make a positive difference in the world.
This past summer, Program on the Environment lecturer Tim Billo traveled to Southeast Alaska with nine UW students for a bold new course exploring wilderness management and its unintended consequences. While there, students examined the complex and evolving relationship between the Huna Tlingit People and the National Park Service in Glacier Bay National Park.Read more
Corina Yballa interned with Young Women Empowered for her Capstone, where she led a backpacking trip for young women of color to build connections with each other and with nature.Read more
Recent Program on the Environment alum Tyler Ung developed a senior Capstone project focusing on the budding “sci-art” movement, a concept that bridges the science communication gap through creative expression. His compelling pieces were created during his trips to China and India, and his home city, Seattle.Read more
Crunching data to trace the impact of recreational fishing on the movement of aquatic invasive species
Double major Rachel Fricke is using iBobber, a sonar fish-finding tool to distinguish pathways for invasive aquatic species, including the areas where recreational fishing occurs.Read more
This summer, Brooke Stroosma interned with Waste Management, the largest environmental solutions provider in North America. She learned all about effective waste disposal and conducted outreach to encourage citizens to organize their trash correctly.Read more
Joy Shang is interning with the WA State Parks Foundation to examine possible disparities between Washington’s increasingly diverse population and park visitors. She’s creating infographics to be shared with the public and policy makers in an effort to raise more funds for our state’s beautiful parks.Read more
More barren patches show increased fern die-off, this time in Kitsap forests. UW POE’s Tim Billo quoted.Read more