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.


Activating alleyways in the UDistrict

Busy University District intersection

You are invited to an Alley Activation Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at University Heights Center Auditorium to help provide community input on plans to upgrade the alleyway behind University Bookstore between 45th and 42nd Streets NE. A presentation about the project, part of the University District Livability Partnership, will be given at both… Read More


Temporary Burke-Gilman Trail detour coming up

Planned BGT detour

Burke-Gilman Trail users will see a detour starting the early weeks of February as work on the Montlake Triangle Project ­– the triangular area from the corner of Northeast Pacific and Montlake to Stevens Way – gets underway.


The crossroads of scholarship and the arts

Artemis exhibit

Under the Wings of Artemis, Academic Works of the UW Classics Faculty Reflected In Modern Book Arts is now on exhibit until Feb. 21, 2014 in the Allen Library Balcony and the Special Collections Lobby and Reading Rooms. Free. Please check the Suzzallo & Allen library website for hours and directions.


Free lecture examines strengthening our communities

Majora Carter

MacArthur “genius” Fellow  Majora Carter will present  “Department of HomeTown Security” on Wednesday, January 22  in Kane Hall, part of the Graduate School Public Lecture Series.  The lecture is free but advance reservations are required.


Free artist lecture series at the Henry

Sculpture by Allyson Vieira

Starting January 16th with sculptor Allyson Vieira and ending March 13th, the School of Art will present seven public presentations by cutting-edge creators and curators talking about their work. All presentations are on Thursdays at 7pm and take place in the Henry Art Gallery auditorium. Please RSVP online.


What are you doing January 20th?

2014 MLK Day of Service

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering for the 2014 MLK Day of Service. Join more than 1,800 fellow volunteers on campus and throughout the Puget Sound region to help with more than 80 different projects at 70 different organizations. Are you in? Sign up at the Carlson Center website, then… Read More


New book by UW English prof and best-selling author coming to the screen

Cast and crew of  “I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel.”

“I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel,” a forthcoming film directed by James Franco, is based on a new book by Professor of English David Shields and former UW student Caleb Powell, ’91. In the picture at right Shields is at center, holding the clapboard. Franco is to his right, Powell at his left.