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Honoring College of the Environment Class of 2022 Graduates

Three graduates seated in the audience at UW Commencement

Believe it or not, it is graduation season. A time of year where we come together to celebrate our graduates and their many accomplishments here at UW and the College of the Environment. In appreciation of their contributions to enriching the College of the Environment community, the College is honoring our graduates through funding a project jointly with the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF). 

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Four students from UW Environment honored in 2022 Husky 100

Congrats to UW's Husky 100!

Congratulations to four College of the Environment students recognized in the 2022 Husky 100! The Husky 100 actively connect what happens inside and outside of the classroom and apply what they learn to make a difference on campus, in their communities and for the future. Through their passion, leadership and commitment, these students inspire all of us to shape our own Husky Experience. 

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Spring Celebration 2022 honors 2021-22 UW Environment award winners

Spring Celebration 2022

Each year, the College of the Environment recognizes the outstanding achievements of our community at Spring Celebration. Chosen through a College-wide nomination process, awardees are recognized by their colleagues for making unique, inspiring and meaningful contributions to our community during the academic year. All College faculty, staff, students, postdocs, and their guests are invited to attend this year’s hybrid event, where Dean Maya Tolstoy will present the awards. 

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Two UW Environment faculty named fellows of Ecological Society of America

headshots of Julian Olden and Brian Harvey

Two University of Washington professors have been honored by the Ecological Society of America for their knowledge and contributions to the field of ecology. Julian Olden, a professor in the UW School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, has been named a 2022 fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Fellows are elected for life, and the honor recognizes scientists who advance or apply ecological knowledge in academics, government, nonprofits and the broader society. 

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Dean Emerita Lisa Graumlich awarded Seattle Aquarium Sylvia Earle Medal

Lisa Graumlich

UW School of Environmental and Forest Sciences professor and College of the Environment Dean Emerita Lisa Graumlich has been awarded the 2022 Seattle Aquarium Silvia Earle Medal, which honors individuals whose leadership and lifetime accomplishments reflect and advance the mission of the Seattle Aquarium. The medal was presented as part of the aquarium’s annual Ocean Conservation Honors event. Graumlich has devoted her career to studying the causes and impacts of climate change, with a special focus on using paleoecological records such as tree-rings to understand the magnitude of human impacts. 

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