Annual UW Green Awards
The University of Washington named the eight winners of the 2015 Husky Green Awards, as well as two Legacy Awards honorees for years of service advancing campus sustainability, during the annual Earth Day celebration.
The 2015 winners included UW students, staff and faculty who demonstrated leadership, initiative and dedication to campus sustainability. They were: the UW Bothell Grounds crew; Tim Fox and Steven Roberts of Mailing Services; the Harborview Medical Center Surgical Team; Natalie Gray, an Environmental Science & Resource Management junior and Campus Sustainability Fund vice-chair; Tali Haller, a freshman and Sigma Kappa Sorority Sustainability Chair; Elizabeth Stearns, a Senior Lecturer in the Foster School of Business; Natalie McKinnis, a staffer with First Year Programs, Undergraduate Academic Affairs; and Leanne Do, Program Coordinator in the School of Social Work. The 2015 Legacy Award winners are Senior Vice President V'Ella Warren and JR Fulton, Capital Planning and Sustainability Manager for UW Housing and Food Services.
Awards for Green Office and Green Labs winners were also presented. In the Green Office awards, The Department of Psychosocial and Community Health in the School of Nursing won both Greenest Office and Most Improved Green Office. The College of the Environment Greenest Office award went to the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs.
The Green Laboratory program's College of Arts & Sciences competition was won by the Leopold Lab. The Physics Instrument Shop took second place, and the Biology 302 Instructional Lab was third.
The Husky Green Awards are in their sixth year of recognizing outstanding environmental commitment. Students, faculty and staff from all UW campuses are eligible to nominate and receive Husky Green Awards. See details on the winners at: http://green.uw.edu/hga