Regional Relations

Students share research work on campus

Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 21, undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs during the summer will share their work with their peers and the public.

UW achieves top score on Green Honor Roll

For the fifth year in a row, the University of Washington has received the highest possible score in the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, a nationwide ranking of environmentally-related practices, policies and academic offerings among institutes of higher education.    

Exhibit highlights Taiwanese and Chinese in America

Immigrants Building America, stories and photos about immigrants from Taiwan and China and how they have contributed to the growth of the United States, is on display now through August 31 in the Allen Library North lobby.

New exhibit at Jacob Lawrence Gallery

Parallel Processing, curated works that “simultaneously inhabit the turf of art and other spheres of the cultural landscape” is on display until August 23 at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, located on the first floor of the School of Art building. Gallery hours are normally Wed-Sat, 12-4pm, and entrance is FREE.

Still time to register for a summer class

Classes on writing, real estate, travel and painting are just a few of the offerings at ASUW Experimental College that have not yet started. Register online at exco.org, over the phone at 206-543-4375, or in person in the Husky Union Building, room 131 J.

UW ranked 8th in country by Forbes

Based on the quality of its undergraduate education, Forbes magazine ranked the University of Washington eighth among all public universities in the United States, excluding military academies.

UW resource provides global disease information from across the world

July 28 is World Hepatitus Day, raising awareness for one of many infectious diseases that kill millions of people worldwide every year. At the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, part of the UW Department of Global Health, up-to-date information about disease control, health systems and health organizations around the world is readily available

Major in musical theater to begin in Fall

Starting this fall, the College of Arts and Sciences will offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in musical theater, one of several new undergraduate interdisciplinary majors led by Robert C. Stacey,  currently interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more in The Daily.

Nominate a UW alumni veteran

Nominations are now being accepted for the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award. Established in 2012, the award is given to a living UW Alumnus Veteran who made a positive impact on their local, national, or international community; the University of Washington; and/or veteran’s communities. Deadline for nomination submissions is August 16, 2013.

Global study stresses importance of public internet access

A new study by the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School has found that community access to computer and Internet technology is crucial for connecting people to the information and skills they need in an increasingly digital world. Read more from UW News & Information.

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