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Professor Thaïsa Way Retires from the Department of Landscape Architecture

In June 2022, Professor Thaïsa Way will be retiring and redirecting from the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington as she pursues her work at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, a research institute of Harvard University. Since joining the faculty in 2007, Thaïsa has served as educator, mentor, and friend to many – consistently encouraging all of us to look to the past to help frame and inspire the future. Throughout her career, Thaïsa has critically…

WASLA | Call for Design Leads – Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures

For the next cohort UWASLA Youth Outreach; Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will be working with DRCC Youth Corps on a series of events to redesign Jack Block Park. We are looking for people interested in joining the events to lead the youth in the process of design. Please refer to the flyer for more information regarding the project. A LOOK INSIDE THE PROJECT: In the month of May, Empowering BIPOC Youth: Pathways to Sustainable Design Futures, will…

PAC Transit Oriented Drawing (TOD) on Saturday May 21st

Join the UW//LA PAC on Saturday, May 21st for Transit Oriented Drawing from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Participants will receive a complimentary sketchbook, provided by Pacific Lighting Systems. Event begins at 10:30 AM at the University of Washington station and head off to sketch the surrounding areas near the U District, Roosevelt and Northgate stations. Event concludes with food and beverages at 12:30PM in Gould Court. Please contact Jack Alderman or Shawn Stankewich with any questions. When: May 21st…

APWA (American Public Works Association) UW Chapter Officer Openings

Why join us? Opportunities to develop relationships with local professionals in the field of public works to not only understand future career opportunities but also get direct leads on employment! We also host resume reviews as well as networking sessions and tours to public works sites like the UW Power Plant and SeaTac International Airport. The field of public works is vast and includes all aspects of civil engineering, environmental science and engineering, construction management, and public administration. The Washington…

Perlego $20,000 scholarship

The applications for 2022 open today (April 18th). The deadline is August 20th. These are the scholarship details: One grand prize winner will receive a scholarship of $5,000/year for 4 years of college/university. In addition they will receive a 1-3 month internship after graduation. Scholarship is open to current high school and college students meeting the following criteria: Interested in/studying technology, computer science, or engineering Minimum GPA: 3.0 Interested students can go here to learn more: https://www.perlego.com/mission-scholarship-bursary-programme

2022 WASLA National Conference Stipend Application

WASLA National Conference Stipends will be awarded to: ● Two student members of ASLA. Applicants must be enrolled in a university Landscape Architecture program in Washington State. ● Two emerging professionals that are current ASLA Washington Chapter members. Emerging professionals are those who graduated from university in the Class of 2017 or more recently. The stipend is an award of $1,700.00 to attend the 2022 ASLA National Conference in San Francisco, CA on November 11-14, 2022. Recipients will be responsible…

Internship Opportunity with Seattle Public Utilities

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is seeking two (2) interns for the Drainage and Wastewater (DWW) Line of Business to support the DWW Policy Program.   Policy interns will be responsible for supporting policy development by collaborating with staff across DWW, SPU, and broader City family to facilitate policy development, research policy issues, evaluate potential solutions, prepare briefings, and help to develop recommendations. Policy topics will generally focus on stormwater and wastewater system management and maintenance, and may include green stormwater…

Design & Innovation for Sustainable Cities ☀ Info Session (UC Berkeley Summer Program)

Disc* is an immersive five-week summer program for college students offered by UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. It explores an interdisciplinary and multi-scalar approach to design and analysis in the urban environment. Disc* participants engage in the discourses of urban innovation, and develop creative solutions to tackle the urgent challenges global cities face today. Disc* is open to eligible students from any college or university. No prior experience in design is necessary. Sign up for the Disc* Information session Design &…

Professor Nancy Rottle Retires from the Department of Landscape Architecture

Nancy Rottle, a long-time professor of landscape architecture and the past Scan Design Foundation Endowed Chair, has retired after more than 20 years of teaching, research and service at the University of Washington. We are happy to see her step into the next stages of her life and work, though Nancy’s presence and meaningful contributions to the students, the program, and the profession will undoubtedly be missed. She has taught, supported, and mentored generations of students, many of whom continue…