Representatives of the National League of Cities will take time from their national conference in downtown Seattle today to learn about the innovative University District Livability Partnership, a 4-Year strategic initiative between the community, the University, and the City of Seattle to work toward the betterment of the U District neighborhood, both now and in the… Read More
Bill Frisell, one of modern jazz’s premier guitarists,has joined the Jazz Studies Program in the School of Music as an affiliate professor and will interact with jazz students and faculty when he’s home in Seattle.
Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award and the Husky Marching Band will be part of the celebrations at the annual Medal of Honor memorial event at the end of Memorial Way on Monday, Nov. 11, followed by cake and coffee in Kane Hall. Free parking on campus. Learn more and register here. (Registration encouraged… Read More
The City-University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 pm in UW Tower. The agenda will include a presentations on the University of Washington’s Landscape Design Framework and the Animal Care and Research Facility.
Take ten Shakespearean scholars and give them each five minutes and 20 slides to explain why Shakespeare still speaks to us today and you will have the essence of “Shakespeare Ever After: His Remarkable Legacy” on November 14th at the ACT Theater downtown. To purchase tickets, visit the ACT Theatre.
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, youngest mayor of a major U.S. city, spoke to a group of University of Washington students, faculty and staff during a luncheon at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center on Oct. 23, encouraging them to use the opportunities that they have been given to build a foundation for the… Read More
Check out new and continuing exhibits at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery this First Thursday, when admission is free for everyone and the Burke will remain open until 8 pm.
Join us for a week long series of events Nov. 5-11 to commemorate Veterans Day 2013 and honor the UW students, alumni, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Notes from recent meetings of the City University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) are now available as pdf documents. Please click on “CUCAC Meeting Notes” to access June 2013 Meeting Notes or September 2013 Meeting Notes.
A new season of Four Peaks is now available on UWTV, channel 27, or on cable, NWCN. See interviews with Pacific Northwest luminaries such as Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s founder; Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO; and Matt Messenger, the inventor of “urban bike polo.” Tune in Tuesdays at 7 p.m. or Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 7… Read More