September 14, 2018

News | Jackson School Centers Receive $13.4 million for Advancing Understanding of Global Issues

Congrats to the students, faculty, and staff of the Jackson School! International understanding and interaction is a huge part of the social/cultural sphere of sustainability. >> Read more here This news item relates to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG):

September 7, 2018

My Dawg Life | Ribbon Cutting for New Life Sciences Building

I was super excited to attend the ribbon cutting for the new Life Sciences Building. State of the art research facilities, amazing architecture, and many – MANY – innovative sustainability features. Check out their dedicated website: that is all about harnessing the power of nature and technology. >> Read more here UW president Ana…

My Dawg Life | First Purple Friday of the Academic Year – Go Huskies!!!

Woo hoo! The first Purple Friday of the academic year. This one with co-worker Toren Elste. Many more to come 😉

September 2, 2018

News | University of Miami Partners with Adidas, Parley to Launch Uniforms Made from Upcycled Ocean Waste

I was super excited to watch the Miami vs. LSU game today, in part because it’s college football season (WOO HOO!) but also because Miami was wearing their new Adidas uniforms made from upcycled ocean plastic waste. >> Read more here

August 23, 2018

My Dawg Life | Visit to the UW Farm

Had a great visit to the UW Farm today. Purple and green for days! Go Huskies!!! LOL…when lavender attacks. Farm tours at UW also provide an opportunity to wear your purple frog socks…and to dangle your feet over high ledges for great sock selfies 😉 Go Huskies!

August 21, 2018

My Dawg Life | Staff Summer Picnic

We had our office summer picnic today. There’s nothing better than kisses from Kakoa from Washington Alaskan Malamute Adoption League (WAMAL). Our office invites ambassador dogs from WAMAL to some of our events to promote their efforts to find homes for huskies and malamutes in the region. Many people get the breed because of the…

August 17, 2018

News | Healthy Buildings Have Arrived

Standing in front of the Fitwel certification plaque at Bellevue City Hall are city resource conservation manager Emma Johnson, assistant professor Amy Kim and post-doc Shuoqi (Stanley) Wang, from left. Image via UW CEE. This was exciting news! CEE researchers helped get the first government building in Puget Sound, Bellevue City Hall, certified using the…

August 16, 2018

My Dawg Life | My New TOA Cap

My latest UW cap. Art by Sifa Heimuli of C4DZYNZ. Part of Zephyr’s TOA Collection. Text on da tag: “TOA COLLECTION. Dedicated to the proud people of Polynesia. TOA: THE POLYNESIAN WARRIOR. All across the sea, in ancient times, we would fight to preserve our CULTURE, our FAMILIES, and our PEOPLE. Today there is still…

June 19, 2018

My Dawg Life | UW Tacoma

Always love my UW Tacoma days! This si the Snoqualmie Falls Powerhouse Building, part of the main library at UW Tacoma.

May 24, 2018

My Dawg Life | ROTC Commencement

One of my favorite days each year at the UW. The combined ROTC commencement. Makes me even prouder to be a Husky! Go Huskies!!!    

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