Summaries of recent meetings (in .PFD format) of the City University Community Advisory Committee are below: April 2012 May 2012 June 2012
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
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.
Change is a cross-campus group at the UW dedicated to improving the lives of underserved populations using technology.
“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
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.
A new compound developed by UW scientists in collaboration with other researchers makes normally “blind” cells in the retina sensitive to light, possibly allowing people with degenerative blindness to one day see again.
Each year, the UW Common Book welcomes freshmen and transfer students with a shared reading experience. Respect: An Exploration by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explores the meaning and power of respect.
“The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl” at the Henry Art Gallery is the first museum exhibit to explore the culture of vinyl records and brings together 99 works by 33 artists from around the world. See this audio and visual collection combining fine art with popular culture this Thursday, August 2, when admission is free,… Read More
UW mechanical engineering students paddled to the finish line at Seafair’s Milk Carton Derby in what they believe is the world’s first boat made with a 3-D printer.