Graduate student research on view

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences will hold its 25th annual Student Research Day on Thursday afternoon, May 24, in South Campus Center. Free and open to the public.


May 8 CUCAC meeting

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC)  met on Tuesday, May 8. Among the items presented to the group were An update on the Maple and Terry student  residence halls pre-design:  City University Community Advisory Committee Maple and Terry Halls Project A presentation about the University Greenways Project and the growth of greenways in… Read More


Celebrating public parks from reclaimed land

In 1962, UW Professor of Architecture Richard Haag recast an industrial waste site at the north end of Lake Union into popular Gas Works Park. Today, an exhibit at the American Institute of Architecture created by landscape architecture design students and Associate Professor Thaisa Way explores Gas Works and 11 subsequent parks and public spaces… Read More


Free women’s health forum May 16

Women of all ages are invited to hear five UW Medicine cancer specialists discuss women’s cancers and how women can stay healthy at a free public forum from 5:15 to 8 pm at UW Tower, 4333 Brooklyn Ave. Please register beforehand by calling 206.598.1490.


Public Health Cafe explores air pollution

Do you worry about the effects of air pollution when you bike, walk, or inhale second hand smoke? Public Health Cafe, sponsored by the UW Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, will consider this question on Tuesday, May 15, 5:30-7pm, when two environmental health researchers will participate in a casual community gathering at  Chaco Canyon… Read More


Community, creativity, innovation: The U District and the UW

A new paper by Associate Professor of History Margaret O’Mara explores how the University District and the University of Washington are working together to create Seattle’s “next-generation University District” with attention to the physical landscape, economic potential, and the historic relationship they share. Community, creativity, and innovation: The University District and the University of Washington


Global Health Conference on campus

From April 27-29, UW students from across disciplines will come together for a global health conference about issues they feel are critical but largely ignored in global health.


Even more events at Husky Fest!

Two popular annual events will coincide with Husky Fest this year. On Friday, the annual campus observation of Earth Day will share the spotlight in Red Square with music, breakdancing, exhibits, speakers (including President Young) and the announcement of this year’s recipients of the Husky Green Award. On Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, the  College… Read More


CUCAC meeting notes – April 2012

Below is a  presentation by UW Police Chief John Vinson from the Tuesday, April 10 meeting of the University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC): CUCACPresentationApril2012


Sustainability on Seattle college campuses

The public is invited to join in the discussion on Thursday, April 19, when representatives of Seattle University, the Seattle Community Colleges and the University of Washington will gather in Seattle City Council Chambers to share what is being done to protect the local environment and conserve precious resources on their campuses.