The first Farmers Market in Seattle was organized by Chris Curtis (’73) in the University District in the early 1990s. Curtis went on to form the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance of seven food/farm markets throughout Seattle, some of which have been recognized by Forbes Magazine, the US News travel section, KOMO News, and Seattle Weekly…. Read More
iOn the Future, a new 60-minute documentary about the UW Information School, will debut on channel 27 (UWTV) at 8 p.m tonight, September 18. The documentary will also air regularly through fall and winter on UWTV, or you can watch iOn the Future online.
Summaries of recent meetings (in .PFD format) of the City University Community Advisory Committee are below: April 2012 May 2012 June 2012
Three free events in October are designed to encourage high school students to pursue higher education as they experience the University of Washington: Essence of Success is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 20 for African-American high school seniors interested in attending UW Seattle. Esperanza En Educacion is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 27… Read More
Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the website Silk Road Seattle is a virtual art exhibit showcasing ancient Eurasian art and cultural interactions across the boundaries of museum collections.
Change is a cross-campus group at the UW dedicated to improving the lives of underserved populations using technology.
“There’s No Frigate Like a Book: Art & Artists’ Books by Margery Hellmann” is on display through November 19 in the Special Collections Reading Room (note the hours), Allen Library South Basement. The exhibit “World of Tomorrow: Looking back at Seattle’s World Fair” is also located in the Allen Library and has been extended through… Read More
A national magazine that ranks colleges according to how much good they do for the country has placed the University of Washington at eighth nationwide.
A new compound developed by UW scientists in collaboration with other researchers makes normally “blind” cells in the retina sensitive to light, possibly allowing people with degenerative blindness to one day see again.
Each year, the UW Common Book welcomes freshmen and transfer students with a shared reading experience. Respect: An Exploration by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explores the meaning and power of respect.