Regional Relations

Library exhibit takes a look back — at the ‘World of Tomorrow’

A new UW Libraries Special Collections exhibit takes viewers a half-century back in time to the Seattle World’s Fair, when John Kennedy and John Glenn were national heroes and outer space was the “New Frontier”.

Regents express concern for future of public higher education in Washington

On June 7, the University of Washington Board of Regents adopted a declaration regarding the sustainability of public higher education in Washington state.

UW Regents finalize tuition decision

On June 7, the University of Washington Board of Regents adopted the University of Washington’s operating budget for fiscal 2013, including a 16% tuition increase  for undergraduate resident students. Why is tuition increasing? You can learn more by reading the answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Commencement on June 9 at Century Link Field

An audience of about 40,000 family members and guests is expected to attend the UW’s 137th graduation ceremony at Century Link Field on June 9 at 1:30. Other game traffic later that afternoon could cause delays, so plan accordingly.

UW Election Eye: on the ground reporting

Earlier this year, the UW Department of Communication joined with the Seattle Times to present Election Eye 2012, an on-the-ground blog about the 2012 primary campaign as seen through the eyes of UW students and faculty. After wrapping up their statewide coverage of  today’s historic gubernatorial recall in Wisconsin with live updates, the UW Election

Free student art exhibit

A capstone Bachelor of Fine Arts show displaying the work of students graduating in painting and drawing, fibers and 3D4M will be on view at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery until May 30. The Jacob Lawrence Gallery is located in the north corner of the Art building on the first floor and admission is always free.

Graduate student research on view

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences will hold its 25th annual Student Research Day on Thursday afternoon, May 24, in South Campus Center. Free and open to the public.

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.

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