The CUCAC meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 10 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be January 14, 2014.
The African Studies program at the UW announces a public gathering to honor the life of Nelson Mandela. A candlelight vigil in honor of President Mandela will be held at the International Fountain at Seattle Center on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
An article in today’s Seattle Times looks at different visions for the future of the University District adjacent to campus, and notes the praise the UW has received for its participation in the process.
Looking for some high-energy marimba, mbira, singing and dancing this holiday season? The Zimbabwean Music Club will perform traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music starting at 6:30 pm in the HUB on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Suggested $2 donation.
As part of Computer Science Education Week, December 9 – 15, UW Computer Science & Engineering invites local schools to organize an Hour of Code, part of a national effort to have every student in America spend one hour learning to program. For information about scheduling a classroom visit or participating in other programs designed to… Read More
The holiday season kicks off at UW Seattle with a variety of arts events, including the UW Gospel Choir on December 2 and the School of Music’s annual CarolFest on December 4. Click title for more details.
Visiting artist Kevin Burke, currently in residence at the School of Music, will present a concert with his students featuring Irish fiddle music on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Music Building. Admission is $5 at the door. No reservations required.
The man responsible for Seattle’s new districts is Richard Morrill, a retired UW geography professor who previously oversaw the court-ordered redistricting of Washington state in 1972, and advised the state of Mississippi on its own redistricting efforts for racial fairness from 1977 to 1983.
Formed in 1942 by University of Munich students, The White Rose was a small, non-violent Nazi resistance group calling for active opposition to Adolf Hitler’s regime. An exhibit chronicling The White Rose resistance group in Nazi Germany is on display until January 27 in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor, and a film about the movement,… Read More
UW Professor of History Vincente Rafael was featured in a story in The Wall Street Journal last week discussing the rich and complex history of the Phillipine city of Tacloban before Typhoon Haiyan.