The University of Washington announced a new partnership with edX, the Massive Open Online Course provider from Harvard/MIT. These new UW online courses, under the name UWashingtonX, will be free and open to the public.
As part of a long list of public outreach activities and links, the UW Astronomy Department posts a different image or photograph of the universe on their website every day, accompanied by a brief explanation.
The annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, beginning at 11 am on Friday, May 17, in Mary Gates Hall, is a chance for undergraduates to present what they have learned to a larger audience. Free and open to the public.
All are welcomed to attend the 4th Annual Mother’s Day 5K Fun Run/Walk on May 12 at Seward Park, sponsored by the UW Center for Women’s Sports Medicine and Lifetime Fitness. Register early to receive a free water bottle.
Grab the kids and come to the Henry Art Gallery on Sunday, May 5 for an Arty Party! Featuring hands-on and edible art projects, local artists, children’s music, “ARTadventures” and storytelling, this first-ever event is FREE for children and Henry members.
An exhibit of images and manuscript excerpts about or by Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen, the first person to lead a successful expedition to the South Pole in 1906, is on display until April 30 in the Allen Library Lobby. Cold Recall: Reflections of a Polar Explorer is co-sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian Studies.
Don’t miss these and other Earth Week events around campus through Friday, April 26 – April 24, 6:00 PM - Plastics in the Ocean with Giora Proskurowski (UW Oceanography) at the Burke Museum. $5 at the door; FREE for Burke members and UW students, staff, and faculty with UW ID. April 25, 7:00 PM - Meet… Read More
Experts from the local community will present their views and engage the audience in a discussion about immigration policies, human rights and a thriving economy. Hosted by UW Women’s Center, this event is FREE but requires advance seating registration.
Watch “Girl Rising,” about the power of education on Friday, or attend an arts symposium with local artists on Saturday as Global Health Week, part of Earth Week, continues to celebrate the intersection of global health and the arts.
Be sure to be in Red Square on Friday, April 19, for HuskyFest, an all day and into the evening block party featuring live music, Earth Day celebrations, giveaways, exhibits, and much more.