Recent donation doubles number of rare music scores in UW Music Library

Head of the Music Library Judy Tsou

The recent donation of 720 rare classical music scores nearly doubles the UW’s collection of printed rare music scores. Comprised mostly of first editions or first printings, they feature examples from almost every period of vocal music history..  


Burke Summer Festival on July 12

"Explore Before You Go" at the Burke Museum

Before you head out the door to explore the world—or your own backyard—head to the Know Before You Go: Burke Museum Summer Festival to learn a variety of “explorer” skills in a fun summer setting! From 10 am to 3 pm.


Commencement this Saturday, June 14, at 1:30 pm

UW Commencement

  An estimated 5,000 graduates surrounded by 40,000 cheering family members and friends will retake Husky Stadium on June 14, 2014, for the 139th UW Commencement. Regional & Community Relations extends congratulations to the Class of 2014 and also reminds those driving local streets to  please plan for heavy traffic before and after the ceremony,… Read More


Curious about tornadoes?

Dr. Richard Rotunno

Big weather events are becoming more common. Learn about hurricanes, polar lows, cyclones and more in a free public lecture on June 5 sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and featuring a senior scientist from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Advance registration required.


Spring Celebration showcases leadership and service experiences

Student volunteer

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to dialogue with students as they showcase their work and learning related to service and leadership experiences at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on Tuesday, May 20, 3 – 6:30 p.m, Student Union Building (HUB).


45th on 45th this weekend!

UDistrict 45th Annual Street Fair May 17-18, 2014

Experience food from around the world, the best of local artisans, live music and a YMCA Kids Area at the 45th annual UDistrict Street Fair this Saturday from 10-7 & Sunday from 10-6 at 45th Avenue and University Way.


Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium May 16

UW Undergraduate Research Symposium

  This Friday, students, faculty, and the community are invited to Mary Gates Hall between 11 am and 6pm to discuss cutting edge research topics with UW undergraduates and to examine the connection between research and education. Includes poster and presentation sessions by students from all academic disciplines and all three UW campuses.


UW Botanic Gardens: Culinary Herbs

Fresh herbs

On Saturday, May 17 from 10 – 11 a.m., Master Gardener Joan Helbacka will be at UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture to discuss culinary herbs that are easy to grow year-around, both in the ground and in containers. FREE, but please RSVP online or call 206.685.8033.