To explore Cuba’s complex relationship with the U.S., the UW’s Comparative History of Ideas Program (CHID) and Spanish & Portuguese Studies (SPS) developed a study abroad program in Cuba, offered for the first time during Summer Quarter 2012.
Three free events in October are designed to encourage high school students to pursue higher education as they experience the University of Washington: Essence of Success is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 20 for African-American high school seniors interested in attending UW Seattle. Esperanza En Educacion is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 27… Read More
The City University Community Advisory Committee will hold a general meeting with committee reports on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7-8:30 PM, in UW Tower.
Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the website Silk Road Seattle is a virtual art exhibit showcasing ancient Eurasian art and cultural interactions across the boundaries of museum collections.
“There’s No Frigate Like a Book: Art & Artists’ Books by Margery Hellmann” is on display through November 19 in the Special Collections Reading Room (note the hours), Allen Library South Basement. The exhibit “World of Tomorrow: Looking back at Seattle’s World Fair” is also located in the Allen Library and has been extended through… Read More
A national magazine that ranks colleges according to how much good they do for the country has placed the University of Washington at eighth nationwide.
A new podcast series by UW Information School Professor Joe Janes explores the compelling stories of documents that changed the lives of people and society forever, such as the 19th Amendment. Transcripts and podcasts are available at the Information School website and on iTunes.
A recent article in UW Today reports that increasing numbers of UW students, faculty and staff are using “crowd funding” to pay for their research. Master’s student Rachel Aronson made a YouTube video for her campaign to interview Alaskans about climate change.
Each year, the UW Common Book welcomes freshmen and transfer students with a shared reading experience. Respect: An Exploration by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot explores the meaning and power of respect.
“The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl” at the Henry Art Gallery is the first museum exhibit to explore the culture of vinyl records and brings together 99 works by 33 artists from around the world. See this audio and visual collection combining fine art with popular culture this Thursday, August 2, when admission is free,… Read More