Almost time for Husky Fest!

Be sure to be in Red Square on Friday, April 19, for HuskyFest, an all day and into the evening block party featuring live music, Earth Day celebrations, giveaways, exhibits, and much more.


Value of democracy topic of lecture

What Is Democracy and What Is It Good For? is the subject of a free public lecture on  April 16 in Kane Hall. Sponsored by the Simpson Center on the Humanities, the lecture will be presented by Josiah Ober, professor of political science, classics, and philosophy at Stanford University.


Community invited to summer dance program

The Integrated Dance Summer Intensive on August 12-16, 2013, has been hosted by the UW Dance Program since 2009. To join the Five Day Intensive, open to community members of varying abilities and levels of experience who are age 16 or older, contact Jürg Koch at kochj@uw.edu


“Paws on Science” Husky Weekend coming April 5

From building a racecar to controlling underwater robots, Paws-on Science weekend at the Seattle Center offers exhibits and hands-on activities from more than 30 UW research programs. UW alumni and their guests will enjoy a 20% discount on general exhibit admission.


U District design review tonight

For the past year, members of the U District community have worked to develop a vision for the future of the U District. To learn more, read the draft Urban Design Framework: http://bit.ly/UDistrictUDF(PDF) and then drop in tonight at the U District Urban Design Framework Open House 6:30-8:30 p.m. University Heights Community Center, upstairs. 5031… Read More


Public forum on Duwamish River cleanup

On Thursday evening, April 18th, the Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health will sponsor a public forum, “Seattle Waterways & Your Health: The Duwamish River Cleanup” at the Portage Bay Cafe in South Lake Union. Free and open to the public but please RSVP to guarantee a space.


Did you know….?

Discover things about the UW you’ve probably never of on UW360, the UW’s magazine-style news show screening every Wednesday at 10 pm and every Sunday at 9 pm on cable channel 27. This Sunday, learn about Artifact ID Day at the Burke Museum, go behind the scenes with the Undergraduate Theater Society as they put… Read More


Plans for U District need your input

U District Urban Design Framework Open House April 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m. University Heights Community Center, upstairs. 5031 University Way NE Light snacks will be provided. “Drop In Office Hours” with DPD March 29, 1-3 p.m. April 4, 8:30-10 a.m. April 5, 4-6 p.m. Café Allegro 4214 University Way, off the alley behind Magus Books Read… Read More


Catch “UW 360″ tonight

UW 360, a news magazine show that profiles the diverse community connections cultivated by the UW, airs on channel 27 at 10 p.m. each Wednesday, with new episodes each month. Don’t miss the March line-up, including a feature on Husky Stadium and how it will have changed when the UW football team returns in August.


Community engagement key to promoting sustainability

In a recent Huffington Post blog, President Michael Young extols the unique role universities can play in advancing sustainability efforts by outside communities, and explains how the UW’s “turning the university inside out” strategy has further promoted these efforts.