What does it take to change the way the world works?

Washington research ship R/V Thomas G. Thompson in North Pacific Ocean ~200 miles west of the Washington Coast Photo by Paul Saunders | WorldfotoTo truly tap into our problem-solving potential, it’s imperative to understand the Earth in its totality and in each of its dimensions. It’s a big job. One the University of Washington College of the Environment is tackling head on.

The issues we face today demand a combination of discovery, leadership and an impactful connection with our communities. UW Environment works at this intersection, bridging the divide between scientific disciplines, stakeholders and societies, policymakers and the public. By connecting some of the world’s leading educators and researchers with students, practitioners and citizens, UW Environment cultivates communities who work with and learn from each other as they confront the environmental challenges of the 21st century.

With courage and conviction, we have the audacity to delve deeper into the workings of our planet. Together, we can move the world forward.

Together, we are boundless.

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The University of Washington and the UW College of the Environment acknowledge the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.