CUCAC Meeting Agenda Set

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


Obama Inauguration Speaker Elizabeth Alexander at Kane Hall

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


One Bus Away can help with your commute

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


Extreme Math! Saturday Series starting in January 2011

UW students

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


School of Pharmacy honored for community service

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.


Changing grocery stores to promote health

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.


Students organize local food drive

In the spirit of holiday giving, Husky Neighborhood Assistants student volunteers are supporting the University District Food Bank by collecting nonperishable foods from more than 200 residences in the North of 45th neighborhood. For more information, please see The Daily article.


Stay informed and entertained with UW360

On December 1, don’t forget to tune in to channel 27 to catch the latest edition of UW 360, a half-hour magazine-style show profiling fascinating people and programs at the UW that are changing our world. Hosted by Samantha Rund, the program airs at 10 pm each Wednesday, with new episodes debuting the first week… Read More


Did you know the UW has received national recognition for its community service?

The University of Washington has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The UW is the only public, 4-year institution in Washington state to receive this recognition this year. (Community Service… Read More


Rainy Day Freebies

Looking for something interesting to pass a rainy day? Check out “Dream Design Build” in the Allen Library South Basement, a selection of drawings and watercolor renderings by students of the UW Department of Architecture from 1914-1947,  demonstrating the transition in teaching from the Beaux-Arts model to Modernism. Many of the students went on to have influential careers,… Read More