Regional Relations

Don’t forget W Day tomorrow!

The fun starts at 10 am in Red Square with a special kick off address by Provost Ana Mari Cauce at noon. Activities and entertainments for all ages include live music,contests, games, face painting, the Husky Marching Band, Harry and Dubs, and service opportunities. Bring a non-perishable food item for the University Food Bank and

UW geographer presents first Katz Lecture November 7

UW Professor of Geography Victoria Lawson will consider the “crisis of care” in the global era in the first Katz Distinguished Lecture of the 2012-13 academic year. Katz Lectures, which are free and open to the public, are organized by UW’s Simpson Center for the Humanities.

WiSE lecture series begins November 7

  Starting with “Gender at Work in a Dot Com World”, three Wednesday evening lectures in November will explore topics of interest to young women considering a career in engineering. Sponsored by Women in Science & Engineering (WiSE), the lectures are FREE but registration is required.

Living Voters Guide moves political debate on-line

The Living Voters Guide, an interdisciplinary collaboration among the UW Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Communication, and Political Science, and presented in partnership with Seattle City Club, won the 1st Place Social Venture Partners Award in the 2012 SIFP (Social Innovation Fast Pitch) competition rewarding new ideas for social impact. The Living Voters Guide

UW Sustainability Summit on Wednesday

Join UW students, faculty, and staff for exhibits and e-waste recycling at the third annual UW Sustainability Summit starting at 11:30 in Red Square and continuing to evening discussions in Kane Hall.

President’s annual address today

You’re invited to attend the President’s Annual Address on October 18 from 3-4 p.m. in Meany Hall. The event will also be available live on UWTV (Comcast channel 27).

UW computer scientist on PBS NOVA Wednesday

A Seattle Times feature spotlights Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering Tadayoshi Kohno, who will be the subject of a PBS NOVA scienceNOW episode on Wednesday evening at 10 pm (PBS channel 9). Kohno’s work shows how cars, medical devices and other interconnected gadgets can be hacked, and how science can help solve crime.

Maria Klawe, national leader promoting women in science and technology, speaks today

Founder of the online mentoring program, Women in Technology Sharing Online, Maria Klawe will describe an effort begun in 2006 to increase female representation in computer science majors. The UW was among the first institutions to join the six-week mentoring program and will host Klawe at a presentation in the atrium of the UW’s Paul

New study ranks UW 24th in the world

October public lectures examine American presidential races

Margaret O’Mara, associate professor of history, will explore crucial 20th Century American presidential races in a series of four public lectures starting October 9 in Kane Hall.

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