Between Oct. 11 and Oct. 20, share your your best purple-and-gold moments in the W Day photo contest. For details and to enter, go to facebook.com/UofWA.
Bring family and friends and your Purple Pride on October 12 as ESPN films its College GameDay show on Red Square before the Huskies take on intense rival Oregon at Husky Stadium. A great chance to show your Husky Spirit and be part of the pregame filming! For details on parking and more, see the University… Read More
Dr. Michael Phillips, 2013 Alumnus of the Year at the UW School of Public Health, will deliver Mental Health in the People’s Republic China: An Epidemiological Journey on October 15 in Kane Hall. Free and open to the public,
In the final open house of the season on October 16, Theodor Jacobsen Observatory presents ”Secrets of the Universe Revealed in a Map” and invites visitors to bring a musical instrument to replicate conditions at the moment the universe was created. Reservations are strongly recommended.
On October 2, the UW’s Jacobsen Observatory will present “The Night Sky and the Constellations of Autumn” first in Spanish, at 7 pm, and then in English, at 7:45. Both presentations are family-friendly and suitable for 1st-8th grade Spanish students, with lots of interactive activities. Reservations are strongly recommended for all talks.
The University of Washington is very excited to announce the the first UW Sustainability Map, identifying the locations of sustainable bus stops, green roofs, LEED buildings, car charging stations, e-media collection sites and much more, all across campus. The Sustainability Map is the culmination of two years work by over 25 staff and multiple students… Read More
Professor of English Emeritus Charles Johnson will receive the 2013 Humanities Washington Award at the Bedtime Stories literary gala on Oct. 4 in Seattle for his longtime support for the humanities in Washington state.
Freshman Convocation for more than 5,000 new students, their families and friends will be held Sunday, Sept. 22, in Hec Ed Pavilion, with the President’s Picnic to follow on Rainier Vista NE. Fall classes begin Sept. 25.
The arrival of Commodore Perry in Japan after centuries of isolation coincided with the rise of photography in the nineteenth century. Camera Nipponica: Photographs from Japan, 1880–1930, now on display at the Henry, offers an intimate look at Japan’s photographic—and cultural—history.
First of five eco-geographic forests planned for the Pacific Connections Garden, which eventually will be the largest exhibit of its kind in North America, the New Zealand Forest Exhibit opened with a fanfare on Sunday at the Washington Park Arboretum. Read more details in the Seattle Times.