Regional Relations

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,

UW softball legend honored at City Hall

UW women’s softball legend Danielle Lawrie holds an official Proclamation from the Seattle City Council and Mayor honoring her contributions to the UW and the region and the example she has set for young women as student-athletes. Seattle City Council members Tim Burgess and Sally Clark were among those offering congratulations after a special ceremony

North of 45th Meeting Schedule – 2010/2011

North of 45th Meetings will be held on the following days 4:00-5:30pm: October 20 November 17 January 26 February 23 April 20 May 18 Since the HUB is under construction, we will meet at University Presbyterian Church in the Calvin Room  (4540 15th Ave NE). A big thanks to Mark Gwaltney & UPC for reserving

World’s largest university-based global health conference

More than 600 university, government and philanthropic leaders are gathering at the UW Sept. 19-21 to discuss the critical role of universities in global health. Several of the scheduled speakers play key roles in the President’s Global Health Initiative. WEBCAST: Several sessions will be broadcast live online. Visitors can access it live at and can participate via

New UW innovation will assist the hearing impaired

This summer, UW researchers are field testing a new tool that can send American Sign Language over video phones. Unlike conventional video chat programs now in use, the new system will use an estimated 10 times less bandwidth. This may avoid the need for expensive plans and devices and may also allow the system to

15th Avenue NE Reconstruction Project

September 1, 2010 New SDOT Project Coming to Your Neighborhood! In 2011, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will reconstruct 15th Avenue NE between NE Pacific Street and NE 50th Street, and resurface the roadway between NE 50th Street and NE 55th Street. The 15th Avenue NE Reconstruction Project is anticipated to begin in January

CUCAC Meeting Notice – September 14, 2010, 7-9pm

City of Seattle – University of Washington Community Advisory Committee NOTICE FOR THE HUNDRED AND SEVENTH COMMITTEE MEETING The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 107th meeting: Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 Time: 7:00- 9:00 PM Place: UW Tower 4333 Brooklyn Avenue Seattle, WA 98105 22nd Floor

New adult classes at the Burke

From Tuesday, August 17 through Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the Burke Museum will present a new series of adult classes giving naturalists and art lovers the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge in a variety of subjects. Classes are taught by experts in their field and are affordably priced. Class subjects include: plant reproduction,

UW Economic Impact Report

Read more about the economic, employment and government revenue impact of operations and research of all of the UW’s campuses and affiliates.

Free lunchtime concert

“Summer Sounds at the Henry” continues this week with a free public concert on Thursday, August 5, from 12-1 pm in the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Sculpture Court next to the Henry Art Gallery. Now in its third year, this casual concert series is co-presented by the Henry and the University of Washington School of Music

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