Interdisciplinary Visual Arts show at Jacob Art Gallery

Interdisciplinary Visual Arts student

A graduation exhibition for honors students in the Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Program as well as selected other students will be held April 16-26  at Jacob Lawrence Gallery in the Art Building. Free. Check website for hours.


Hip Hop at the Ethnic Cultural Center

Keur-Gui Crew

An award-winning Senegalese hip-hop group will discuss the role of hip-hop in political and social change   on Friday, April 11 at the Samuel E. Kelly Cultural Center. The discussion will be followed by a live performance. Organized by the Division of French & Italian Studies.


“D Week” spotlights deaf and disability culture

Author Aurora Levins Morales

The D Center at the University of Washington is sponsoring the first annual “D Week” to educate the community about Deaf and Disability culture. All events are free, and both voice and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting and captioning will be provided. Tonight, don’t miss Aurora Levins Morales, writer, poet, activist, and historian, speaking at 6:30… Read More


UW Science Now at Town Hall

UW Science Now presenter

UW Science Now, which trains University of Washington graduate students to communicate their research to the general public, kicks off with two speakers at Seattle’s Town Hall April 9 and 11.  


Don’t miss Paws on Science, now thru Sunday!

Paws on Science Earthworm Exhibit

Join University of Washington scientists and researchers for the fifth annual Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend at Pacific Science Center on April 4–6, 2014. Watch this video to learn more about exhibits and hands-on activities from 49 UW programs at this family-friendly event, and bring your Husky Card or UW Alumni Association Member Card to receive… Read More


Can we become as productive as our forefathers? Find out April 8

Can we become as productive as our forefathers, despite modern tools?

On Tuesday, April 8, join UW’s Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation for a panel discussion, Aerospace: Can we become as productive as our forefathers? This event is free and open to the public and will be held from 7-9 pm at the Museum of Flight.


Garden Lovers Book Sale coming up

2014 Miller Library booksale

Don’t forget to save the first weekend of April for the annual Elisabeth C. Miller Library Garden Lovers’ Book Sale. This Saturday event is free and open to the public, with all proceeds benefiting the Miller Library.


Annual Stroum Lectures honor 40th anniversary of Jewish Studies at UW

Dr. Marianne Hirsch and Dr. Leo Spitzer, the 2014 Stroum Lecturers.

“School Photos and Their Afterlives: A Comparative Jewish Perspective” will examine the historical, memorial, and aesthetic dimensions of school photographs from a comparative Jewish perspective in  lectures by Dr. Marianne Hirsch and Dr. Leo Spitzer on March 31 and April 2 in Kane Hall. To guarantee a seat, please reserve tickets in advance here.


Free Distinguished Artist lecture on April 2

Protest art by Mel Chin

The School of Art will host Mel Chin, an internationally known multi-media artist whose work can be found in very unlikely places and is intended to provoke greater social awareness and responsibility.  Free and open to all, although priority seating will be given to those who RSVP.


“Sci-duction” is topic of annual biology lecture

Dr. Shirley Malcom (Zoology, '69)

Dr. Shirley Malcom (Zoology, ’69), head of Education and Human Resources Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., will return to the UW on March 31 to present Education and Empowerment: Opportunity for Sci-duction, the annual UW Biology Mindlin Lecture. Free.