“Paws on Science” Husky Weekend coming April 5

From building a racecar to controlling underwater robots, Paws-on Science weekend at the Seattle Center offers exhibits and hands-on activities from more than 30 UW research programs. UW alumni and their guests will enjoy a 20% discount on general exhibit admission.

U District design review tonight

For the past year, members of the U District community have worked to develop a vision for the future of the U District. To learn more, read the draft Urban Design Framework: http://bit.ly/UDistrictUDF(PDF) and then drop in tonight at the U District Urban Design Framework Open House 6:30-8:30 p.m. University Heights Community Center, upstairs. 5031… Read More

Public forum on Duwamish River cleanup

On Thursday evening, April 18th, the Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health will sponsor a public forum, “Seattle Waterways & Your Health: The Duwamish River Cleanup” at the Portage Bay Cafe in South Lake Union. Free and open to the public but please RSVP to guarantee a space.

Did you know….?

Discover things about the UW you’ve probably never of on UW360, the UW’s magazine-style news show screening every Wednesday at 10 pm and every Sunday at 9 pm on cable channel 27. This Sunday, learn about Artifact ID Day at the Burke Museum, go behind the scenes with the Undergraduate Theater Society as they put… Read More

Plans for U District need your input

U District Urban Design Framework Open House April 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. University Heights Community Center, upstairs. 5031 University Way NE Light snacks will be provided. “Drop In Office Hours” with DPD March 29, 1-3 p.m. April 4, 8:30-10 a.m. April 5, 4-6 p.m. Café Allegro 4214 University Way, off the alley behind Magus Books Read… Read More

Catch “UW 360″ tonight

UW 360, a news magazine show that profiles the diverse community connections cultivated by the UW, airs on channel 27 at 10 p.m. each Wednesday, with new episodes each month. Don’t miss the March line-up, including a feature on Husky Stadium and how it will have changed when the UW football team returns in August.

Jobs, research funding at risk

The University of Washington, which receives more public research money than any other public university, could potentially lose $83 million in science grants and job opportunities for young scientists if the proposed federal budget cuts go into effect. Read more in today’s Seattle Times.

Psychology public lecture series begins February 20

A series of free public lectures, The Science of Psychology in the Real World, pairs University of Washington psychologists with experts from outside the university to examine the real-world impacts of research in the fields of nature, adolescence, and the legal system.

New winter classes at ASUW Experimental College

Learn beginning acting, how to build a website, work as a mystery shopper, or become a socially responsible investor in just some of the new non-credit Experimental College classes starting in the next few weeks.  See the new catalog.

Annual lecture to focus on technology and values

Batya Friedman, professor in the UW Information School, will present the 37th annual University Faculty Lecture on Thursday, February 7 in Kane Hall. Director of the Value Sensitive Design Research Lab, Friedman will discuss technology, human values and the future.