Proposed Neighborhood Greenway in the U District

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The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is seeking input about a proposed neighborhood greenway on 12th Avenue NE for people who walk or ride bikes between Ravenna Boulevard and the Burke-Gilman Trail. Join them tonight, November 20, for an Open House on this topic at University Christian Church (4731 15th Avenue N). Data for this… Read More


UW wins Green Washington Award

2013 Washington Green Awards

The University of Washington’s sustainability leadership was recognized  at the fifth annual Green Washington Awards on October 29th, where the UW received the Silver Award in the Academia category – one of 12 categories honoring the 22 top sustainability-minded organizations. The UW consistently ranks among the top environmentally-friendly schools in the United States.


National League of Cities reps on campus today

National League of Cities

Representatives of the National League of Cities will take time from their national conference in downtown Seattle today to learn about the innovative University District Livability Partnership, a 4-Year strategic initiative between the community, the University, and the City of Seattle to work toward the betterment of the U District neighborhood, both now and in the… Read More


Jazz great Bill Frisell joins School of Music

Bill Frisell, newly named affiliate professor of music

Bill Frisell, one of modern jazz’s premier guitarists,has joined the Jazz Studies Program in the School of Music as an affiliate professor and will interact with jazz students and faculty when he’s home in Seattle.


Veterans Day Ceremony on campus

Vets Day at Memorial

Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award and the Husky Marching Band will be part of the celebrations at the annual Medal of Honor memorial event at the end of Memorial Way on Monday, Nov. 11, followed by cake and coffee in Kane Hall. Free parking on campus. Learn more and register here. (Registration encouraged… Read More


CUCAC to meet Nov. 12

The City-University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 pm in UW Tower. The agenda will include a presentations on the University of Washington’s Landscape Design Framework and the Animal Care and Research Facility.


Dept. of English takes on the Bard

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Take ten Shakespearean scholars and give them each five minutes and 20 slides to explain why Shakespeare still speaks to us today and you will have the essence of “Shakespeare Ever After: His Remarkable Legacy” on November 14th at the ACT Theater downtown. To purchase tickets, visit the ACT Theatre.


San Antonio Mayor Urges UW Students to Pass on “Baton of Opportunity”

Mayor Julian Castro

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, youngest mayor of a major U.S. city, spoke to a group of University of Washington students, faculty and staff during a luncheon at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center on Oct. 23, encouraging them to use the opportunities that they have been given to build a foundation for the… Read More


Free museum admissions on First Thursday, Nov. 7

Check out new and continuing exhibits at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery this First Thursday, when admission is free for everyone and the Burke will remain open until 8 pm.


Veterans Appeciation Week begins Nov. 5

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Join us for a week long series of events Nov. 5-11 to commemorate Veterans Day 2013 and honor the UW students, alumni, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.