Regional Relations

Weekend Activities @ the Burke

Starting September 7-8 and continuing every weekend through June 2014, visitors to the Burke Museum can take part in “Best of the Burke” guided tours and participate in hands-on activities on different themes with crafts to take home.  Free parking available.

Night time at the Arboretum

Register now for Park In The Dark!, a nighttime hike through the UW Arboretum on Saturday, August 31, from 7:30 – 9 pm. This environmental education event includes activities for children ages 6-12 and cost is $8/person.

Free workshop on building global citizens

The classroom as a springboard for global awareness will the be the topic of a free August 30 workshop at UW Seattle. Primarily designed for high school teachers but others are welcome to attend. RSVP required. UW alum Rick Steves,’78, is keynote speaker.

Students share research work on campus

Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 21, undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs during the summer will share their work with their peers and the public.

UW achieves top score on Green Honor Roll

For the fifth year in a row, the University of Washington has received the highest possible score in the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, a nationwide ranking of environmentally-related practices, policies and academic offerings among institutes of higher education.    

Exhibit highlights Taiwanese and Chinese in America

Immigrants Building America, stories and photos about immigrants from Taiwan and China and how they have contributed to the growth of the United States, is on display now through August 31 in the Allen Library North lobby.

Secret revealed: the Northwest has the best summer weather

According to the weather blog maintained by Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Seattle icon Cliff Mass, there are reasons why the Northwest has the best summer weather in the country.

New exhibit at Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Parallel Processing, curated works that “simultaneously inhabit the turf of art and other spheres of the cultural landscape” is on display until August 23 at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, located on the first floor of the School of Art building. Gallery hours are normally Wed-Sat, 12-4pm, and entrance is FREE.

Still time to register for a summer class

Classes on writing, real estate, travel and painting are just a few of the offerings at ASUW Experimental College that have not yet started. Register online at exco.org, over the phone at 206-543-4375, or in person in the Husky Union Building, room 131 J.

UW ranked 8th in country by Forbes

Based on the quality of its undergraduate education, Forbes magazine ranked the University of Washington eighth among all public universities in the United States, excluding military academies.

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