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Join us for Husky Fest ’12

Alumni and UWAA members are invited to take part in these HuskyFest activities.

Thursday, April 19
Sam Kelly Lecture

Alexes Harris, UW associate professor of Sociology, will present the Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19 in Kane Hall 110. The lecture is complementary but registration is requested: depts.washington. edu/omad/.

Friday, April 20
Cool Jazz

The UWAA will host an appreciation event for UWAA members on Red Square with live jazz, food, drinks and UW celebrity guests under the UWAA tent. Go to

Saturday, April 21
Dare to Dream

The first annual Dare to Dream Fundraiser is set for 7-9 p.m., Saturday, April 21 in the tented pavilion on Red Square during HuskyFest. The event will be Chautauqua style, allowing guests to discover the Dare to Dream story through art, entertainment, education, food and fun. Dare to Dream is a program that partners UW undergraduates with first-generation and low-income students in 16 Seattle area high schools to help with the college-admissions process. Based on the belief that every student has the right to higher education, the goal of Dare to Dream is to ensure that all students in our community see college as a real option for their future. Go to:

Lectures Explore the Future

April 11 > Entrepreneur, bio-scientist and author Juan Enriquez will discuss how the life sciences are driving change in his lecture titled: As the Future Catches You—the Impact of Genetic, Digital and Knowledge Innovations.

April 17 > Oxford researcher Chris Lintott will talk about how his team’s “Citizen Science” efforts grew from an idea in an Oxford pub to a half million strong group of volunteers and how they are changing research in his lecture titled: What to Do with 500,000 Scientists?

Both Lectures start at 6:30 p.m. To register call the UW Alumni Association at 206-543-0540 or go online to

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