Free lecture on aging Thursday

The UW School of Social Work will launch the new Healthy Generations Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Social Work on Thursday, Feb. 27, with a free public lecture about the changing culture of aging in America. Register online for the free lecture and reception.


Burke Museum locates original Seahawks mask

Mask believed to be the inspiration for the original Seahawks logo

After reading a Burke Museum blog post, the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine contacted them  about a British Columbia Kwakwaka’wakw mask believed to be the inspiration for the original Seahawks logo.


Sand Point Open Studios

Sand Point Studios

  On Friday, Feb. 21, Master of FIne Art students in the Painting + Drawing Program will open their studio to visitors who would like to see and discuss artworks that are in progress or complete. All are welcome, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


UW classics scholar will deliver Katz Distinguished Lecture

Classics scholar Stephen Hinds

UW Classics scholar Stephen Hinds investigates connections between classic Latin literature and two English poets in a  free public lecture on Tuesday evening, Feb. 25, in Kane Hall. Part of the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities.


The science of making a decision

Psychology lecture series

The ninth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series beginning Wed., Feb. 19 will explore “The Science of Decision Making” to explain how the brain and an individual’s expectations influence decisions.


The Neptune Theatre and the Burke present science as entertainment

Chinook salmon in the Elwha River

Join the Burke Museum at the Neptune Theatre on Feb. 18 for Short Takes on Dam(n) Science, a fast-paced evening of six-minute presentations by ten different experts speaking about “the biggest, baddest dam removal/ecological restoration project on the planet.”


Renovated Odegaard wins AIA award

Odegaard Library interior

The interior renovation of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, completed June 2013, has been awarded the 2014 American Institute of Architects’ Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture.


See UW digital media art downtown

Convex Mirror

DXARTS Ph.D. Candidate Robert Twomey‘s work, Convex Mirror, is on display in a storefront window in downtown Seattle (Harrison Street just west of Boren) through February 14th as part of the Storefronts Seattle program.


Annual Faculty Lecture on Feb. 6

Dr. Stephen Gloyd, second from left, in in Côite d’Ivoire.

Dr. Stephen Gloyd, UW professor of global health and health services, will present the 2014 Annual Faculty Lecture , “Achieving Health for All in the 21st Century: Globalization, Growing Inequity and Creative Responses”, at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall 130.The talk is free and open to all.


How strong of a football fan are you?

Seahawks fans

Take this free online test developed by University of Washington psychologist Anthony Greenwald to find out.