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UWBG Summer camp participant

Summer camp at the Washington Park Arboretum is bounding into its fourth year with more weeks offered and new programs. Environmental Education Summer Day Camp for grades 1-3 and 4-6 is offered every week from June 30 – August 22. Check UW Botanic Gardens for additional information and be sure to register early to guarantee… Read More


Activating alleyways in the UDistrict

Busy University District intersection

You are invited to an Alley Activation Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at University Heights Center Auditorium to help provide community input on plans to upgrade the alleyway behind University Bookstore between 45th and 42nd Streets NE. A presentation about the project, part of the University District Livability Partnership, will be given at both… Read More


What are you doing January 20th?

2014 MLK Day of Service

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering for the 2014 MLK Day of Service. Join more than 1,800 fellow volunteers on campus and throughout the Puget Sound region to help with more than 80 different projects at 70 different organizations. Are you in? Sign up at the Carlson Center website, then… Read More


Re-imagining Aurora Avenue

Aurora Avenue

As part of a new exhibit, Design Lab: An Open Sketchbook on Aurora Avenue, Henry Art Museum is hosting a series of free public meetings that will use Aurora Avenue as a point of departure for conversations about history, culture, urban development, economics, transportation, and civic infrastructure. Three charrettes will take place from 4:30 – 7:30 pm… Read More


Visions for the U District

Busy University District intersection

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.


An Hour of Code for every student

Students learning to program

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


National League of Cities reps on campus today

National League of Cities

Representatives of the National League of Cities will take time from their national conference in downtown Seattle today to learn about the innovative University District Livability Partnership, a 4-Year strategic initiative between the community, the University, and the City of Seattle to work toward the betterment of the U District neighborhood, both now and in the… Read More


Enter the W Day photo contest

Between Oct. 11 and Oct. 20, share your your best purple-and-gold moments in the W Day photo contest.  For details and to enter, go to facebook.com/UofWA.


Come to an “Alley Party” on October 5

Join the University District Livability Partnership and the City of Seattle for a public event in our U District alleyways this Saturday, October 5, 3-6 pm. Live music, refreshments, and an Alley Walking Tour. Kicks off at Cafe Allegro, 42nd & University. Make a day of it and join Mayor Mike McGinn and others from… Read More


Voice Your Opinion about the Future of the U-District

On Tuesday night, September 24, the public is invited to University Heights Community Center to consider potential rezones and amendments to the Land Use Code that would update design standards for new buildings in the University District and implement new programs for neighborhood amenities. These are part of the Environmental Impact Statement required to implement… Read More