A new electronics shopping service launched June 20 is helping to eliminate buyer’s remorse about new consumer electronics, an area that often moves too fast for the average person to keep up. Decide.com was co-founded with four other UW alums by Oren Etzioni, UW professor of Computer Science & Engineering. It uses advanced technology to… Read More
Hear the story of why the Port of Seattle was founded and how it has developed since 1911 in a fascinating new program on UWTV. Produced by the Port of Seattle, it is told through the voices of many historians and Port associates, including UW faculty. Voices of the Port recounts Seattle’s history and the Port’s… Read More
The deep connections of nature and cities and the opportunities designers have to develop new urban spaces that link landscape and ecology is the topic of a free public lecture on April 7 in Kane Hall aimed at generating conversation about the present and future of the urban age. Next Eco-Cities: Imaginations and Futures will… Read More
On the anniversary of the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico one year ago this April, and another disastrous oil spill in Prince William Sound, Alaska, 22 years ago this April, SEAchange is bringing together scholars and scientists, journalists and activists, chefs and fishermen from Alaska, Louisiana, and Washington to discuss how these very… Read More
Theo chocolates from Fremont, Coca-Cola bottles in Bellevue and tofu made on Whidbey Island: UW Housing and Food Services (HFS) is looking to become greener by purchasing from local vendors as it strives for 100 percent sustainability. It’s all part of the University of Washington’s Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Program.
On Friday, March 11, don’t miss Thione Diop performing traditional West African music in Brechemin Auditorium from 12:30-1:20 pm. Presented by the African Studies Community.
Interested in dinosaurs? Don’t miss the Burke Museum Dino Day lecture this Friday at Kane Hall, where Dr. Philip Currie will discuss his worldwide search for dinosaur fossils in order to learn how these amazingly diverse animals were able to dominate the earth’s landscape for over 130 million years. This lecture is free but pre-registration is… Read More
Now through February 28, the Allen Library North Lobby will exhibit about 60 photos taken in China after 2006 to reflect the rapid ongoing changes. The authors/artists are from the Chinese community in Seattle, many of whom are students at UW. The exhibit is presented by the UW Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA).
If recent events in Egypt have you searching for more information, come to campus on Friday, February 4 for a panel discussion on “The Current Situation in Egypt.” Free and open to the public, this event is sponsored by the Jackson School of International Studies and features UW experts from the fields of law, history and… Read More
Were you watching the snow fall at your bus stop recently, wondering if your ride would be delayed? If so, you should know about a new resource started by students at the University of Washington to improve the usability of public transportation. One Bus Away provides real-time arrival information for the buses (and trains) you… Read More