Regional Relations

Holiday Trees 101

If putting up a holiday  tree is on your weekend agenda, you may want to check the on-line Elisabeth C. Miller Library at UW Botanic Gardens for tips on introducing a living tree to your home. The site also offers suggestions about using cut trees in your garden when the holidays are over. Not interested

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 114th meeting on Tuesday December 13, 7:00 – 8:30 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include an update on UW sustainability efforts and a presentation on UW Police Department potential building sites. Both powerpoints in pdf format are posted below. Dec2011_Environmental_Stewardship_Sustainability_at_the_UW

Facts about UW affordability and access

As the state funding crisis continues with recent news about the Governor’s 2012 supplemental budget and with the state legislature now in special session, many rumors have surfaced about access to the University. A new fact sheet from the Office of External Affairs addresses concerns over the number of undergraduates from Washington state (80%); the

Law School clinics serve students and the public

Since 1979, the UW School of Law has offered students the opportunity to represent real clients or mediate real cases by working with faculty members through the Clinical Law Program, part of the School’s mission to provide “generous public service.” The Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) Clinic grew out of a volunteer effort aimed at freeing

Intensive diabetes therapy can prevent kidney disease

A two-decade study by UW Medicine physician Dr. Ian de Boer and other researchers reinforced  the importance of early, intensive control of blood sugar levels in type 1 diabetes.

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

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

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