Commencement is coming June 11

Look for increased traffic on neighborhood streets this Saturday when the Class of 2011 will take to the field in Husky Stadium to the cheers and applause of 40,000 family members and friends.  Stadium doors open at 12:30 with Commencement scheduled from 1:30 – 4:30 pm. Everyone is invited to this annual celebration, which will feature… Read More


Summer Piano Institute

Develop your musical talent this summer at the Summer Piano Institute, a ten-day immersion for aspiring classical pianists at the School of Music. Students of all ages can study with distinguished faculty while benefitting from supervised practice, private lessons, master classes and guided group discussions.


Philosophy for children

The Northwest Center for Philosophy for Children is a non-profit organization affiliated with the UW Department of Philosophy that has been introducing philosophy into the lives of young people since 1996 through the Philosophers in the Schools program, a Philosophy Talk radio show, a Teaching Philosophy To Kids Podcast, and other activities.


Helping the Mind and Body Soar

If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. Uniting the talents of dancers both with and without disabilities, the UW School of Dance is offering fun and intensive summer workshops in dance and theatre geared for children and adults of all abilities and skill levels. The… Read More


UW International Students volunteer in Duwamish as one of many Earth Day events

In honor of Earth Day, members of  FUITS, the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students participated in the Annual Duwamish Alive Earth Day clean-up at the West Duwamish Greenbelt.  This event is one of many volunteer opportunities associated with UW Earth Day 2011 on Friday.


Summer evenings at the UW

Thinking about going back to school while you work? UW Professional & Continuing Education, celebrating 20 years of the Evening Degree Program , can help you complete the undergraduate degree or graduate degree you may have started but never finished. You can also pursue professional development opportunities or  take credit classes as a non-degree student. Registration for the… Read More


Paws-on Science Weekend

Don’t forget to follow the purple brick road to the Pacific Science Center this weekend, where exhibits and hands-on activities for Huskies of all ages will highlight amazing research breakthroughs by nearly 200 UW scientists. All UW alumni, donors, students and staff receive discounted admission to this special event, which runs April 8 – 10.


Experts Discuss Cognitive Health

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 agingctr@u.washington.edu.


Port of Seattle Centennial Honored

Hear the story of why the Port of Seattle was founded and how it has developed since 1911 in a fascinating new program on UWTV. Produced by the Port of Seattle,  it is told through the voices of many historians and Port associates,  including UW faculty. Voices of the Port recounts Seattle’s history and the Port’s… Read More


Next Eco-Cities: Imaginations and Futures

The deep connections of nature and cities and the opportunities designers have to develop new urban spaces that link landscape and ecology is the topic of a free public lecture on April 7 in Kane Hall aimed at generating conversation about the present and future of the urban age. Next Eco-Cities: Imaginations and Futures will… Read More