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.
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.
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
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
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