UW geographer presents first Katz Lecture November 7

UW Professor of Geography Victoria Lawson will consider the “crisis of care” in the global era in the first Katz Distinguished Lecture of the 2012-13 academic year. Katz Lectures, which are free and open to the public, are organized by UW’s Simpson Center for the Humanities.


WiSE lecture series begins November 7

  Starting with “Gender at Work in a Dot Com World”, three Wednesday evening lectures in November will explore topics of interest to young women considering a career in engineering. Sponsored by Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE), the lectures are FREE but registration is required.


Living Voters Guide moves political debate on-line

Living Voters Guide

The Living Voters Guide, an interdisciplinary collaboration among the UW Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Communication, and Political Science, and presented in partnership with Seattle City Club, won the 1st Place Social Venture Partners Award in the 2012 SIFP (Social Innovation Fast Pitch) competition rewarding new ideas for social impact. The Living Voters Guide… Read More


UW Sustainability Summit on Wednesday

UW Sustainability Campus Clean Up

Join UW students, faculty, and staff for exhibits and e-waste recycling at the third annual UW Sustainability Summit starting at 11:30 in Red Square and continuing to evening discussions in Kane Hall.


Save November 2 for W Day!

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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… Read More


President’s annual address today

UW President Young

You’re invited to attend the President’s Annual Address on October 18 from 3-4 p.m. in Meany Hall. The event will also be available live on UWTV (Comcast channel 27).


Maria Klawe, national leader promoting women in science and technology, speaks today

Maria Klawe of Women in Technology Sharing Online

Founder of the online mentoring program, Women in Technology Sharing Online, Maria Klawe will describe an effort begun in 2006 to increase female representation in computer science majors. The UW was among the first institutions to join the six-week mentoring program and will host Klawe at a presentation in the atrium of the UW’s Paul… Read More


International Conservation Photography Awards at the Burke

"Eye to Eye" Air Station Prairie, Glenview

From now until November 25, the Burke Museum is featuring the International Conservation Photography (ICP) Awards, 75 award-wining photographs from across the globe. The Burke is open daily from 10 am – 5 pm, except for the first Thursday of each month when it is open until 8 pm and admission is free.


UW alum gathers multiple honors for local farmers markets

University District Farmers Market

The first Farmers Market in Seattle was organized by Chris Curtis (’73) in the University District in the early 1990s. Curtis went on to form the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance of seven food/farm markets throughout Seattle, some of which have been recognized by Forbes Magazine, the US News travel section, KOMO News, and Seattle Weekly…. Read More