A panel of experts will discuss “Cognitive Health: Crossroads to Successful Aging” at The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging’s free Spring Lecture on Tuesday, April 5, 3 –4:30pm, at the Center for Urban Horticulture. For more information, contact the de Tornyay Center at (206) 616-4276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Lowering walls and working together is how we solve tough problems” says Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large in a Sunday, Feb. 20 column about how UW service learning programs are getting about 900 students out of the classroom and into underserved schools this winter quarter to gain a deeper understanding of the community they live… Read More
The University of Washington partnered with the City of Seattle and University District Chamber of Commerce to provide free Wi-Fi access along the Ave. The goal of this pilot project is to attract customers to local businesses and provide additional incentive to live along the Ave. The University provides internet connectivity through its PNW Gigapop… Read More
University gardeners worked with the community to complete landscape restoration for Campus Parkway with new seasonal plantings. Plantings included colorful foliage plants such as shrubs & perennials and seasonal color from perennials & annuals. The University worked with the community to complete landscape restoration for Campus Parkway with new seasonal plantings. Plantings included colorful foliage… Read More
The smoothly rusted steel structures in the strip of land between Schmitz Hall and the Visitors Information Center comprise a public art project called “Give Voice,” entirely conceived, built and installed by undergraduate and graduate UW students. Students gathered from various artistic disciplines for a spring quarter class called Design-Build Studio, otherwise known as Art… Read More
In Spring 2003, Students from the UW School of Architecture and Urban Planning established a “storefront studio” at the former Tower Records space to assist small businesses and property owners design new facades for their buildings. These designs helped businesses and property owners apply for facade improvement money from the City. This project represented a… Read More
Art on the Ave was a program that displayed UW student art in vacant storefronts along University Way. This program started in response to concerns over the look of these storefronts and resulted in a win-win situation for students and building owners alike. Students got the benefit of having their work in the public eye… Read More
The Business Improvement Area (BIA) collects money from area property and business owners to provide cleaning and security in the district. The BIA also arranges for beautification efforts such as flower baskets. Aaron Hoard represents the University on the BIA board. Please feel free to contact him if you have ideas or concerns about cleaning… Read More