As part of the University’s initiative to strengthen community relations north of campus, interns working for the Office of Regional & Community Relations and the Office of Community Standards organized a food drive to support the University Food Bank. More than 720 pounds of food were collected during the drive. This is an example of how students and
The recent donation of 720 rare classical music scores nearly doubles the UW’s collection of printed rare music scores. Comprised mostly of first editions or first printings, they feature examples from almost every period of vocal music history..
The Sayre Collection in the UW Drama Library consists of more than 24,000 photographs of theatrical and vaudeville performers, musicians, and entertainers who played in Seattle between about 1900 and 1955. The Drama Library is open Monday-Friday June 24-August 23. Public welcome.
Before you head out the door to explore the world—or your own backyard—head to the Know Before You Go: Burke Museum Summer Festival to learn a variety of “explorer” skills in a fun summer setting! From 10 am to 3 pm.
An estimated 5,000 graduates surrounded by 40,000 cheering family members and friends will retake Husky Stadium on June 14, 2014, for the 139th UW Commencement. Regional & Community Relations extends congratulations to the Class of 2014 and also reminds those driving local streets to please plan for heavy traffic before and after the ceremony,
Based on feedback from a public hearing on May 20, the deadline for written comments about the UDistrict Urban Design Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been extended from June 9 to June 23. Materials from the public hearing are now posted to the Seattle Department of Planning & Development website.
Big weather events are becoming more common. Learn about hurricanes, polar lows, cyclones and more in a free public lecture on June 5 sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and featuring a senior scientist from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Advance registration required.
In May 1954, a court case changed the course of U.S. public education, paving the way for diversity and equality in classrooms: Brown vs. Board of Education. UW President Michael K. Young, who served on the national commission that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the case in 2004, reflects on how the landmark ruling transformed
Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to dialogue with students as they showcase their work and learning related to service and leadership experiences at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on Tuesday, May 20, 3 – 6:30 p.m, Student Union Building (HUB).
Experience food from around the world, the best of local artisans, live music and a YMCA Kids Area at the 45th annual UDistrict Street Fair this Saturday from 10-7 & Sunday from 10-6 at 45th Avenue and University Way.Next Page »