Don’t miss the “low tech” weekly summer lecture series from the Department of Genome Sciences, which kicks off July 10 with “How Nature, Nurture and Chance Shapes How We Age.”
With input from volunteers from public, private and community sectors, including the UW, the University District Livability Partnership has developed a U District Urban Design Framework guiding the future of public spaces, street improvements, zoning, building heights, and housing in the U District.
University District volunteers associated with the University District Livability Partnership have issued a CALL TO ARTISTS for a project that will create a mural for the north wall of J’s Market in the Jack in the Box parking lot at NE 50th. Applications are due July 8. Three finalists will receive cash awards.
University of Washington psychologist James Ha, a specialist in animal behavior, offers three main ways to handle noise phobias when the fireworks go off.
Departing members of the Class of 2013 donated $50,000, a record amount for a senior gift, to mental-health services on the Seattle campus. Read more in a Seattle Times article.
The Integrated Design Lab (IDL), part of The College of Built Environments, is the first and second floor occupant of Seattle’s Bullitt Center, called the greenest building in the world, which opened on Earth Day, 2013.
In a June 21 guest editorial in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Executive Director of the UW Women’s Center Sutapa Basu addresses business accountability and consumer responsibility to stop the supply chains that support human trafficking and forced labor.
Come see the innovative active learning classrooms, writeable walls, media viewing rooms, dramatic atrium and much more when the renovated Odegaard Undergraduate Library reopens on Monday, June 24, the first day of Summer Quarter.
Researchers at the Seattle Children’s Research Institute and the UW have shown that preschoolers who watched less violent programs showed less aggression when compared with a group that watched whatever they wanted.
“Music is My Life,” a show of drawings and stories by homeless young people now on display at Molly’s Cafe at the Henry Art Gallery, was curated by Jill Woelfer, an award-winning PhD Candidate in Information Science who is studying the emotional impact of music on teens who live on the streets.