Regional Relations

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

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

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.

Local women artists celebrated

Women Who Rock: Building Scenes, Making Communities Project, a collaboration between the University of Washington and the community, will hold its third “unconference” combined with the launch of its oral history archive March 9 at Washington Hall in Seattle’s Central Area. The public event features live music and is open to all ages. Registration is

Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science Center

Explore an Artic ice camp, meet scientists and engage in exciting hands-on activities at the four day Polar Science Weekend starting tomorrow, February 28,and running through Sunday. Organized jointly by the Applied Physics Laboratory and Pacific Science Center, this 8th annual event will feature over 90 scientists who work in some of the most remote and

Jobs, research funding at risk

The University of Washington, which receives more public research money than any other public university, could potentially lose $83 million in science grants and job opportunities for young scientists if the proposed federal budget cuts go into effect. Read more in today’s Seattle Times.

Don’t miss Town Hall Seattle on Thursday

Popular UW pod-caster Joe Janes, associate professor in the Information School, will tell the stories of Documents that Changed the World at Town Hall Seattle, February 27, 7:30 pm. Janes is continually inspired by documents from both history and current events, with his most recent podcast exploring the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Documents that Changed

Psychology public lecture series begins February 20

A series of free public lectures, The Science of Psychology in the Real World, pairs University of Washington psychologists with experts from outside the university to examine the real-world impacts of research in the fields of nature, adolescence, and the legal system.

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