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Future Rivers – Graduate Training Program

Applications are now open for the University of Washington Future Rivers graduate training program for the next cohort year beginning Autumn quarter 2022! Please help spread the word and encourage any prospective (incoming fall quarter 2022) or current PhD or Masters students in any discipline at the University of Washington to apply. Future Rivers is an NSF-funded graduate training program building skills in data science, science communication, and social justice to bridge work across all fields to better solve today’s…

Linda Milbourn Fellowship in Landscape Architecture

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021 The Linda Milbourn Fellowship in Landscape Architecture awards $5,000 per application cycle to one student enrolled in a college/university graduate-level program pursuing a degree in landscape architecture. Eligibility is open to U.S. citizens and resident aliens. Applicant must demonstrate involvement in an experiential learning project (research, project, plan, or other direct impact/benefit) to a recognized Association member public garden, botanic garden, arboretum or other closely aligned public horticulture institution in the U.S. Project must be coordinated between student, public…

Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation: Experiences from the Water Sector to Empower Other Sectors and Communities

An Eight-Part Webinar Series Hosted by: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Water Utility Climate Alliance (WUCA), The Water Research Foundation (WRF), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency November 2021 – February 2022 Climate change is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. This webinar series, sponsored jointly by NOAA’s Adaptation Sciences Program, WUCA, WRF, and EPA, will explore practical lessons and leading practices focused on steps to mainstreaming climate science and adaptation considerations into building for climate…

Ellis Civic Fellowship

The Ellis Civic Fellowship identifies two students from each incoming class who are committed to serving the community and investing in their own leadership development during their time at the UW! If selected as an Ellis Fellow, you will receive a scholarship (totaling $12,000 over four years), personalized advising, supported connections with community engaged projects, and opportunities to develop as a civic leader. The Fellowship is open to students interested in any major of study, as long as you agree…

Celebrating Graduates | UW 2021 Gonfalonieres and Guardians of the Gonfalons

Each year the UW’s schools and colleges select students to lead their degree candidates during the commencement procession. These students are called gonfalonieres, because they carry the school’s gonfalon, a banner that hangs down from a crosspiece and bears that school’s name and symbol. Following tradition borrowed from the Italian Renaissance, the gonfalonieres represent some of the UW’s most accomplished students. Alumni volunteers watch over the banners during the ceremony, so that the gonfalonieres can enjoy their graduation experience. These…

Mud Gallery: Olympia Arts Month

In March 2021, three MLA students submitted this project, entitled Mud Gallery, to Olympia Arts Month in Olympia, Washington. We are a group of three landscape architecture students from Olympia, Seattle and Baltimore. We share a deep love of this region and a desire to connect people with place. We are excited about the way the community of Olympia is coming together right now to decide the future of Capitol Lake, formerly the Deschutes Estuary or the Steh-Chass. For our…