Water Seminars examine our battles with water

"A History of Water" film

As part of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ free weekly “Water Seminars”,  the award-winning documentary The History of Water  will be shown Tuesday, April 29, 8:30-9:30 a.m., in Mary Gates Hall (Room 389). FREE.


Free film event at “An Evening with Rwanda”

Come to a free screening of “Finding Hillywood”, a one-hour feature documentary about the beginning of Rwandaʼs film industry, on Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 PM at the Ethnic Cultural Center Theater, 3940 Brooklyn Ave. A conversation with Director Leah Warshawski follows the screening.


Steve Ballmer to speak at UW commencement

Steve Ballmer, right, to speak at UW Commencement.

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be the speaker at the University of Washington commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 14, in Husky Stadium.


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.