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Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Environmental Leadership Scholars!

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. 

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2018 Husky Green Award winners Frieda Cohan and Elizabeth Wheat

Frieda Cohan and Beth Wheat honored at 2018 Husky Green Awards

Congratulations to this year’s Husky Green Award winners from Program on the Environment, Frieda Cohan and Beth Wheat!

This year, our program is thrilled to spotlight these two enthusiastic leaders who are walking the walk on sustainability, through environmental stewardship of green space and gardens and heartfelt teaching. 

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Now Hiring: FIG and Orientation Leaders! Apply by 1/21.

The Office of First Year Programs is seeking student leaders to help freshmen transition to college. Gain valuable leadership experience AND earn course credits with this opportunity!
FIG leaders and Orientations leaders develop professional-level leadership skills, give students practical resume-building experience, and increase program visibility. 

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Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Environmental Leadership Scholars!

Congratulations to Environmental Studies majors Cassie Maylor and Olivia Scott, our 2017-2018 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. 

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Congratulations Kristen Smith, one of 2017’s Husky100!

Congratulations to Environmental Studies student, Kristen Smith, one of UW’s 2017 Husky100!

The Husky100 recognizes outstanding students on all three University of Washington campuses who are making the most of their time in college and exhibiting leadership, passion and drive. 

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Coming together with art, for the environment

Last Friday, January 20, a group of driven students welcomed two notable National Geographic photographers to the stage and more than 150 students, family members, friends, faculty and staff at UW for a night of contemplation about what it means to be a steward of the earth and all its creatures. 

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Shruti Parikh

Congratulations to Shruti Parikh, Mary Gates Research Scholar!

Shruti Parikh is a junior at UW, majoring in Environmental Studies and Environmental Sciences and Resource Management (ESRM), with a QSCI minor. She’s lived in Washington for the majority of her life and is passionate about good air quality. 

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Apply to be a FIG leader – due Jan. 23

The Office of First Year Programs is seeking student leaders to help freshmen transition to college. Gain valuable leadership experience AND earn course credits with this opportunity!
The FIG program is looking for students from all departments who are UW-Seattle undergraduates with strong organizational skills (i.e., not over-committed), and a genuine interest in working with freshmen as they face the challenges and opportunities presented to them as new students. 

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Congratulations Leah Litwak, Husky 100 awardee!

Congratulations Leah Litwak for being recognized as an inaugural Husky100‬ leader!
The Husky 100 recognizes outstanding students on all three University of Washington campuses who are making the most of their time in college and exhibiting leadership, passion and drive. 

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Collaborating with the fashion industry to conserve Peru’s rainforests

Environmental Studies student Ava Holmes has a passion for fashion, sustainability and conserving the Peruvian rainforest. Ava founded a company, A-Dot Productions, working with local and international designers to produce events that highlight eco-fashion, mentor fashion entrepreneurs and strive for resourceful ways for the fashion industry to become more sustainable, reduce its waste, and benefit the environment. 

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