You’re Invited: UWAA Events

APRIL

APRIL 28 :: UW Libraries
The UWAA is a co-sponsor of Literary Voices, featuring Seattle writer Rebecca Brown. Her best-known work is the novel The Gifts of the Body, a winner of a Lambda Literary Award. The event is at 6 p.m. at the UW Club. Information: uwlibs@uw.edu

MAY

MAY 4 :: Festa Romana
Join the College of Built Environments’ Department of Architecture for the annual Rome Program fundraiser, Festa Romana, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Gould Hall Court, 3949 15th Ave. N.E. Information: arch.be.washington.edu/

MAY 9 :: Soule Lecture & Banquet
Join us for the UW School of Nursing’s Nurses Recognition Banquet and 2012 Elizabeth Sterling Soule Endowed Lecture at Benaroya Hall. Information: Lana Harvey at 206-543-3019 or harveyl@uw.edu.

MAY 10 :: EOP Celebration
The Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity invite friends of the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) to its annual celebration, for a 5:30 p.m. reception and 6:30 p.m. dinner at the Sheraton Seattle. Tickets are $120. Call Roxanne Christian at 206- 221-0680 or email her at rchristi@uw.edu.

MAY 12 :: Mother’s Day Brunch
The UWAA Alumnae Board is pleased to sponsor the first Mother’s Day scholarship brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Seattle Grand Hyatt Hotel. All alumni and friends of UW are invited. Registration opens April 6. UWalum.com/events

MAY 17 :: UW Tacoma
Celebrate two decades of nursing education with appetizers and a no-host bar at 5 p.m. at William Phillip Hall. Guest speaker: Grete Cammermeyer, ’76, RN, retired colonel in the U.S. Army.

JUNE

JUNE 23 :: Foster School Picnic
Mark your calendar for the annual Foster School of Business Alumni picnic from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 23 in Denny Yard. All Foster School alumni, faculty, staff and their families are invited.

Movie Premieres

Hunger Games alumni exclusive in Bellingham and Vancouver

THE HUNGER GAMES is one of the most highly anticipated movies this spring and the UWAA is hosting two movie premiere nights in Bellingham (Regal Cinemas at the Bellis Fair Mall) & Vancouver, Wash., (Cinetopia Mill Plain 8) on Friday, March 23. You’re invited to the opening night with family, friends, and fellow Huskies.

In addition, the UWAA has recently created Facebook groups for alums who live in these regions. Go online and join us.

Based on the book by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games are an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12 to 18 from each of 12 districts are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle. Only one of the 24 contestants will survive. UW English Professor Gail Stygall will share her take in a one-page essay that will be distributed at the movie premieres.

Meet Gen. Barry McCaffrey in Spokane

MEET AND HEAR Gen. Barry McCaffrey from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 5 at the Spokane Club downtown. Cost is $8 for UWAA members; $10 for non-members. McCaffrey served in the U.S. Army for 32 years, retiring as a four-star general. He served four combat tours and received two Distinguished Service Cross awards. He has also served as the nation’s Cabinet Officer in charge of U.S. Drug Policy for five years. RSVP at UWalum.com/mccaffrey or call UWAA at 206-543-0504 or 1-800-289-2586. Registration is required; space is limited. Complete info will be sent with confirmation.

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