Finland’s education system consistently ranks among the top in the world. At a free 7 pm lecture on November 14 in Kane Hall, author Pasi Sahlberg reveals that the transformation of education systems is possible if policies focus more on inclusion and equity instead of choice; professional development instead of test-based accountability; and pedagogy instead of… Read More
The University of Washington will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, near the Medal of Honor Memorial at the foot of Memorial Way.
The fun starts at 10 am in Red Square with a special kick off address by Provost Ana Mari Cauce at noon. Activities and entertainments for all ages include live music,contests, games, face painting, the Husky Marching Band, Harry and Dubs, and service opportunities. Bring a non-perishable food item for the University Food Bank and… Read More
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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).
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