Free women’s health forum May 16

Women of all ages are invited to hear five UW Medicine cancer specialists discuss women’s cancers and how women can stay healthy at a free public forum from 5:15 to 8 pm at UW Tower, 4333 Brooklyn Ave. Please register beforehand by calling 206.598.1490.


Global Health Conference on campus

From April 27-29, UW students from across disciplines will come together for a global health conference about issues they feel are critical but largely ignored in global health.


‘Intelligent’ kiosks for composting, recycling, garbage

The UW is the first university in the country to use high-tech kiosks for sorting waste. The solar-powered system sends wireless text messages to reduce servicing, provides data on collection information, and educates the public about recycling.


Even more events at Husky Fest!

Two popular annual events will coincide with Husky Fest this year. On Friday, the annual campus observation of Earth Day will share the spotlight in Red Square with music, breakdancing, exhibits, speakers (including President Young) and the announcement of this year’s recipients of the Husky Green Award. On Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, the  College… Read More


Don’t forget Sustainability Brown Bag on Thursday!

On her blog, Seattle City Council President Sally Clark explains the City’s plan for getting to carbon neutrality, a goal shared by the University of Washington. Bring your lunch to Council chambers this week to find out more.


A new world is coming

How will a world where humans increasingly shape their environment, their own selves and other species affect the way we live, work and do business? Find out on Wednesday, April 11, when Juan Enriquez, co-founder of Synthetic Genomics, Inc., presents As the Future Catches You—the Impact of Genetic, Digital and Knowledge Innovations at 6:30pm in… Read More


Military jurisdiction over civilians hearing at UW Law School

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear oral argument about the lawfulness of trying a civilian in a court-martial at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Room 133 of William H. Gates Hall at the Law School. To attend, please RSVP Online by Monday, April 2.


Paws On Science at Pacific Science Center

What do you get when you mix together Harry the Husky, kid-friendly science exhibits featuring UW research, and the Husky Marching Band? The third annual Paws-On Science: Husky Weekend, a collaboration of Pacific Science Center and the University of Washington’s Office of External Affairs. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and… Read More


UW Environmental Challenge event is March 29

Watch 23 interdisciplinary student teams demonstrate their prototypes for addressing environmental problems at the annual UW Environmental Innovation Challenge held at at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.  To attend, please email ptufts@uw.edu.


Poet Laureate reading on March 27

Kathleen Flenniken, Washington state’s poet laureate for 2012-2014, will read from her new book of poems, Plume, in room 220 of Odegaard Undergraduate Library starting at 7pm on Tuesday, March 27. Published in February by University of Washington Press, Plume is based on Flenniken’s experiences growing up near the Hanford Nuclear Reservation during the Cold… Read More