SustDawg

Social/Cultural Sustainability


October 22, 2018

MLK Week Poster Contest

Plans for MLK Week 2019 are already underway. The UW Center for Communication, Difference, and Equity announced their UW student MLK Week Poster Contest for the event. This post relates to the following UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG):  


October 3, 2018

My Dawg Life | Great Start of the Quarter for Student Clubs

Just…wow. Attended the first meeting of the quarter for three student clubs tonight at UW…UW Equestrian, UW Green Greeks, and UW UNICEF and ALL of them were overflowing with students. Really inspiring to see students getting so involved


September 26, 2018

My Dawg Life | The Willapa Spirit Arrives at UW

The Willapa Spirit Honor Canoe arrived at UW recently and today was the first day of Cynthia Updegrave and Marilyn Bard’s first meeting of their UW AIS 375 class “Engaging with the Waterways: Welcoming the Willapa Spirit Canoe to Campus”. The picture above is the Willapa Spirit in the ASUW Shell House located at the…


September 21, 2018

News | Partnership with Washington Farmworkers for Health Equity

Great article and video on a community-driven project that engages with UW faculty from across multiple departments to research and improve health equity among farmworkers in Washington state. The lead investigator of the project is Dr. Vanessa Galaviz, from UW Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS). Co-investigators include Dr. June Spector, associate professor…


News | Poverty in Washington State

New data on poverty rates across the UW was recently released and there was fairly good news for Washington state. Our poverty level is declining slightly. At the same time, Average incomes happened to increase so hopefully the trends will continue on their path. Poverty alleviation is a cornerstone of sustainability. >> Read more here…


September 18, 2018

Event | Dawg Daze Poetry | Friday, September 21, 2018 | 4:30pm | wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House

THIS is going to be awesome! From Kai Wise, Academic Advisor in the Department of American Indian Studies: “You are invited to kick off the school year with our Social Justice Spoken Word/Open Mic night happening this Friday at 4:30pm at the wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House. You’ll hear from featured artists (mostly UW alum), brave…


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):


February 23, 2016

My Dawg Life | Rainbow Socks

What better way to celebrate University of Washington President Ana Mari Cauce receiving the Voice for Social Justice Special Recognition at the 2016 GSBA Business and Humanitarian Awards tonight than…UW RAINBOW SOCKS!!! Thanks to Toren Elste for the great styling and photo! >> More info here (Oct 2015) and here (Feb 2016) This post relates to the following UN Sustainable…