Did you know that 15 innocent people in Washington state have had their convictions overturned thanks to The Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) Clinic , a program staffed by student and faculty volunteers from the UW School of Law? To find out more about exonerees nationwide who have been helped by IPNW, see http://www.innocenceproject.org/. You can… Read More
The College of Engineering Mathematics Academy helps high-achieving high school juniors develop the math and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in engineering and exposes students to engineering in practice. Open to all students, the Math Academy especially targets underrepresented minorities in engineering including African American, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander and female students. Applications are… Read More
The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 111th meeting on Tuesday, February 8, 7-9, UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include a presentation by Rebecca Barnes, University Architect, and well as continued discussion of CUCAC’s Response to the University’s Request for Amendments to the University Master Plan associated with… Read More
A new month means the premiere of a new line up of visual essays on UW360. Tune in to cable channel 27 at 10 pm on Wednesdays to view photographs from pre-WWII Japan; savor the story of Fran’s Chocolates; explore the Penny Arcade Expo; see UW gymnast Kristen Linton in action; take a peek inside the Drama… Read More
The next meeting of CUCAC (City University Community Advisory Committee) has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 8 at 7 pm, UW Tower. Agenda items will be Presentation by Rebecca Barnes, University architect and award-winning urban designer Continued discussion of amendments to the University Master Plan associated with the West Campus Student Housing Projects Additional Updates on… Read More
On Thursday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m, you are invited to join Elizabeth Alexander, who recited her poem, “Praise Song for the Day” at Barack Obama’s inaugural address, as she shares her views on the future of diversity as it relates to the arts. One in a series of free public lectures sponsored by the… Read More
Were you watching the snow fall at your bus stop recently, wondering if your ride would be delayed? If so, you should know about a new resource started by students at the University of Washington to improve the usability of public transportation. One Bus Away provides real-time arrival information for the buses (and trains) you… Read More
Starting January 15, the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars will be offering two Saturday math classes for 4-5th graders and 8-12th graders. ”Zeno, Fractions within Fractions, and Unending Numbers” and “Turtles All the Way Down” are designed for students who are excited about math and looking for an inspirational, challenging and unique math experience. For information… Read More
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy announced in November that the UW School of Pharmacy is the winner of the 2010-11 Transformative Community Service Award. This award recognizes the School for its dedication to addressing unmet community needs and for being an example of social responsiveness.
School of Nursing students have worked with the management team of a supermaket in the underserved Central District area to help increase customer purchases of fresh fruits and vegetables, based on research indicating that store design impacts buying habits. Read the complete story here.