International Conservation Photography Awards at the Burke

"Eye to Eye" Air Station Prairie, Glenview

From now until November 25, the Burke Museum is featuring the International Conservation Photography (ICP) Awards, 75 award-wining photographs from across the globe. The Burke is open daily from 10 am – 5 pm, except for the first Thursday of each month when it is open until 8 pm and admission is free.


New Regents chair interviewed on KUOW

Joanne Harrell

Listen to Joanne Harrell, newly appointed chair of the UW Board of Regents, as she speaks with KUOW’s Ross Reynolds on “The Conversation.”


UW alum gathers multiple honors for local farmers markets

University District Farmers Market

The first Farmers Market in Seattle was organized by Chris Curtis (’73) in the University District in the early 1990s. Curtis went on to form the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance of seven food/farm markets throughout Seattle, some of which have been recognized by Forbes Magazine, the US News travel section, KOMO News, and Seattle Weekly…. Read More


A UW “i” on the future

iOn the Future, a new 60-minute documentary about the UW Information School, will debut on channel 27 (UWTV) at 8 p.m tonight, September 18. The documentary will also air regularly through fall and winter on UWTV, or you can watch iOn the Future online.


CUCAC meeting notes, April-May

Summaries of recent meetings (in .PFD format) of the City University Community Advisory Committee are below: April 2012 May 2012 June 2012


Upcoming opportunities for high school students

Three free events in October are designed to encourage high school students to pursue higher education as they experience the University of Washington: Essence of Success is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 20 for African-American high school seniors interested in attending UW Seattle. Esperanza En Educacion is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 27… Read More


E-travel along the ancient Silk Road

Zal Riding the Simurgh

Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the website Silk Road Seattle is a virtual art exhibit showcasing ancient Eurasian art and cultural interactions across the boundaries of museum collections.


Changing the world with technology

Change is a cross-campus group at the UW dedicated to improving the lives of underserved populations using technology.


Unique exhibit linking books & art now on display

book art by Margery Hellmann

“There’s No Frigate Like a Book: Art & Artists’ Books by Margery Hellmann” is on display through November 19 in the Special Collections Reading Room (note the hours), Allen Library South Basement. The exhibit “World of Tomorrow: Looking back at Seattle’s World Fair” is also located in the Allen Library and has been extended through… Read More


“Affordability” gains UW new top-10 ranking

Washington Monthly cover

A national magazine that ranks colleges according to how much good they do for the country has placed the University of Washington at eighth nationwide.