Regional Relations

Local women artists celebrated

Women Who Rock: Building Scenes, Making Communities Project, a collaboration between the University of Washington and the community, will hold its third “unconference” combined with the launch of its oral history archive March 9 at Washington Hall in Seattle’s Central Area. The public event features live music and is open to all ages. Registration is

New plan for U District unveiled

A UDistStrategicPlan-Final developed with public input by the University District Livability Partnership was unveiled January 31 at a public meeting at the new Alder Commons (1315 NE Campus Pkwy).

Don’t miss Plastics Unwrapped at the Burke

Only 50 years ago, we hardly used plastics. How did they go from being rare to being everywhere? Plastics Unwrapped, a new exhibit from the Burke Museum, explores the impact plastics have had on our lives and our world with a special exhibit now through May 27, 2013, and a series of community events.

UW crowdsourcing effort helps deaf students keep current with science

Computer Science & Engineering professor Richard Ladner has launched ASL-STEM Forum, an online site on which users can post signs for vocabulary for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

Imagining a new U District

Regional & Community Relations has joined the new, four-year U District Livability Partnership (UDLP), dedicated to encouraging a more vibrant, walkable U District. The University is also sponsoring U District Next: A Community Conversation, which offers community members a way to get involved and share their ideas. Upcoming events are Dec. 6 and Jan. 31.

Save November 2 for W Day!

Join the festivities in Red Square from 10-2 pm on Friday, Nov. 2, when live music, giveaways, contests and special on-campus events will celebrate the UW’s 151st birthday! You can also show your Husky spirit by participating in volunteer opportunities, online photo contests and special W Day promotions from businesses and retailers. Whether you’re a

Free Science Expo Day June 2

A month-long Seattle Science Festival coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair and the Pacific Science Center will include a number of UW-related events, people and programs.   Science Expo Day on June 2 at Seattle Center is  “designed to make science accessible and fun” and includes  a host of UW-related booths among

University District Livability Partnership kick off meeting

The U District Livability Partnership is a three-year strategic initiative to encourage investment for a vibrant, walkable University District neighborhood. The Steering Committee will hold a kick-off meeting on May 30th at University Heights. For more information or to get involved, please contact community@udistrictchamber.org

Community, creativity, innovation: The U District and the UW

A new paper by Associate Professor of History Margaret O’Mara explores how the University District and the University of Washington are working together to create Seattle’s “next-generation University District” with attention to the physical landscape, economic potential, and the historic relationship they share. Community, creativity, and innovation: The University District and the University of Washington

UW design students look at Ballard transit

In a project led by Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Julie Johnson, 17 landscape design students appeared before the Ballard District Council meeting this week to present their concepts for a better functioning transit system that would also build a healthier and safer neighborhood.

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