Honoring those who served

Although the campus will be closed for Veteran’s Day tomorrow, 11/11/11, community members are invited to attend a special commemorative ceremony at 10:30 am at the Medal of Honor Memorial site, off of Memorial Way. Parking is free, so linger to visit other sites on campus that also honor veterans.

CUCAC Meeting – November 8, 2011

Notes  from the November 8 meeting are pending. Presentations about Terry Lander Student Housing ( by Jon Lebo and Rob Lubin, Housing & Food Services) and about IMA Sports Field Lighting (by Tara Howard – Wright Rustad and Eric Gold – DA Hogan) are posted below. Nov_2011_CUCAC_Lander_Hall_presentation Nov2011_IMA_Presentation_Aerial Nov2011_IMA-1_COLOR_SITE_PLAN_11-8-11

“Reel to Real” film series begins Nov. 9

Manufactured Landscapes, first in a provocative film series exploring themes related to cities, health and environments, will be shown from 2:30-4:30 pm on Nov. 9  in the Allen Auditorium. Sponsored by the UW Department of Geography, the series draws upon the department’s undergraduate curriculum and some of the research and community engagement projects pursued by… Read More

Iconic photographs explored

“Images in Crisis,” a series of four UW faculty lectures exploring the afterlife of world-famous photos will begin tonight at 7 pm in Gowen Hall, room 201, and continue for the next three nights. Lectures are free and open to the public.

Don’t miss “W Day”!

Friday, November 4, 2011 is “W Day”, celebrating the opening of the Territorial University of Washington on November 4, 1861, on a site bounded by what is now 4th and 6th Avenue on the west and east, and Union and Seneca Street on the north and south, but what was then a quiet wooded knoll… Read More

Last hurrah at Husky Stadium Saturday

The final home game in Husky Stadium before construction begins is 7:30 pm on Saturday, Nov. 5, against Oregon. Special farewell activities are planned and fans are encouraged to arrive no later than 7:15 p.m.  Qwest Field in downtown Seattle will be the Huskies’ new home until the renovated stadium opens in September 2013.

Living Voters Guide can help with Nov. 8 ballot

Computer science and political science have joined forces to create a citizen-written Living Voters’ Guide that helps ordinary voters form and share their opinions on the current ballot initiatives.

Fremont Troll with hair?

Professor of Architecture Steve Badanes, who helped build and design the iconic Volkswagen- wielding troll under the Aurora Bridge in Fremont, has a new idea – a Chia Pet Fremont Troll. The Fremont Troll has been a popular destination for Seattlelites and visitors since 1990 and is featured in the Lake Union section of the… Read More

Sound Transit Community Meeting on Brooklyn Station

Sound Transit invites the community to a public meeting to discuss preliminary construction plans for the building of Brooklyn Station in the University District. According to Sound Transit, the station will serve the North Link of the completed light rail system connecting Seattle, Capitol Hill, the University District, and Northgate. When: Wednesday, November 16, 2011… Read More

Sustainability Summit starts today!

“National Food Day” is the theme of day 1 of the 2011 Sustainability Summit, running today through Wednesday in Red Square and at other campus locations. Come see two film showings on the modern industry of food production starting at 5:30 this evening in Kane Hall. Other exhibits and presentations over the three days showcase… Read More