Regional Relations

Observatory program for the sight-impaired

Anyone who is blind, partially-sighted or who works with the sight impaired is invited to “Evolution of the Sun for the Sight Impaired”, a special program at the Theodor Jacobsen Observatory on June 5 from 7:00¬† – 8:30 pm. To RSVP, or for more information, please email anamunn@uw.edu.

New exhibits by the next generation of artists

A one-night exhibit of work by UW Interdisciplinary Visual Arts students, part of the University District Alley Art Party, will be held in the alley between The Ave/15th and 42nd/43rd on Wednesday, May 29, from 5-8pm. The annual exhibit of curated work by UW Master of Fine Arts and Master of Design students is on display

UW to provide more free on-line courses

The University of Washington announced a new partnership with edX, the Massive Open Online Course provider from Harvard/MIT. These new UW online courses, under the name UWashingtonX, will be free and open to the public.

Astronomy Picture of the Day

As part of a long list of public outreach activities and links, the UW Astronomy Department posts a different image or photograph of the universe on their website every day, accompanied by a brief explanation.

Guest Op-Ed aligns education and community

In today’s Seattle Times, two UW College of Education leaders make the case for more focused community action to close the education achievement gap in poverty-impacted schools.

16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

The annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, beginning at 11 am on Friday, May 17, in Mary Gates Hall, is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned to a larger audience. Free and open to the public.

The mountain without the fountain

The University of Washington’s iconic Drumheller Fountain will be shut down until May 31st for routine maintenance.

FREE Mother’s Day Fun Run

All are welcomed to attend the 4th Annual Mother’s Day 5K Fun Run/Walk on May 12 at Seward Park, sponsored by the UW Center for Women’s Sports Medicine and Lifetime Fitness. Register early to receive a free water bottle.

Family Fun at the Henry!

Grab the kids and come to the Henry Art Gallery on Sunday, May 5 for an Arty Party! Featuring hands-on and edible art projects, local artists, children’s music, “ARTadventures” and storytelling, this first-ever event is FREE for children and Henry members.

Don’t miss Windermere Cup this Saturday

Windermere Cup, the annual spring rowing event¬† that signifies Opening Day for boaters in Seattle, is also a favorite Husky tradition. Join the fun along the Montlake Cut this Saturday, May 4, starting at 10 am.  

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