A new UW Libraries Special Collections exhibit takes viewers a half-century back in time to the Seattle World’s Fair, when John Kennedy and John Glenn were national heroes and outer space was the “New Frontier”.
An audience of about 40,000 family members and guests is expected to attend the UW’s 137th graduation ceremony at Century Link Field on June 9 at 1:30. Other game traffic later that afternoon could cause delays, so plan accordingly.
A month-long Seattle Science Festival coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair and the Pacific Science Center will include a number of UW-related events, people and programs. Science Expo Day on June 2 at Seattle Center is “designed to make science accessible and fun” and includes a host of UW-related booths among… Read More
The U District Livability Partnership is a three-year strategic initiative to encourage investment for a vibrant, walkable University District neighborhood. The Steering Committee will hold a kick-off meeting on May 30th at University Heights. For more information or to get involved, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A capstone Bachelor of Fine Arts show displaying the work of students graduating in painting and drawing, fibers and 3D4M will be on view at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery until May 30. The Jacob Lawrence Gallery is located in the north corner of the Art building on the first floor and admission is always free.
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.
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
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
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.
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