Regional & Community Relations

June 18, 2015

UW and Tsinghua University launch groundbreaking partnership with the Global Innovation Exchange

UW and Tsinghua University of Beijing are partnering on a new graduate institute in Bellevue that will focus on technology and innovation.  The Global Innovation Exchange, or GIX, will be located in the Spring District in the Bel-Red Corridor.  Microsoft is donating $40 million in support to jump-start the effort.  This partnership is unique in that it is

Study reveals surprising truths about caregivers

A study lead by Emilio Zagheni, a UW assistant professor of sociology is believed to be the first to break down unpaid caregiving in the United States by age and gender of caregivers and those they care for and reveals some surprising truths about caregiving in America. The study found that almost one-third of the

June 5, 2015

Portage Bay Park Public Meeting

Seattle Parks and Recreation invites the community to a public meeting for the development of 1101-1137 NE Boat Street on Portage Bay. You are encouraged to attend and learn about the new shoreline park coming to the University District. Date:        Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Time:       6-7:30 pm Place:       Bryant Building, 1117 NE Boat Street, Seattle, WA 98105

Next CUCAC Meeting is Tuesday, June 9

The City/University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 9. The agenda will include updates on the Montlake Lid and Northgate Link. Date:        Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Time:        7 – 9:00 PM Place:       UW Tower, 22nd floor, 4333 Brooklyn Avenue, Seattle, WA 98105 All meetings are open to the public.

June 4, 2015

Public Policy and Business graduate student named next UW Student Regent

Seattle native and UW graduate student Vanessa Kritzer has been named the next student member of the UW Board of Regents, effective July 1. Kritzer brings extensive experience working on international and environmental policy. Kritzer came to UW to pursue a Master of Public Administration at the Evans School of Public Affairs and will begin

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