A distinguished panel moderated by Ross Reynolds of KUOW-FM and sponsored in part by the University of Washington Center for Human Rights will discuss Indefinite Detention without Due Process at Seattle Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7:30 – 9:00pm.
Erin Feeney, ’12, wrote a book about Seattle’s floating homes while working toward her master’s degree in architecture at the UW. Now she has curated an exhibit on the same subject at the Museum of History and Industry. The exhibit runs until Nov. 3.
Starting September 7-8 and continuing every weekend through June 2014, visitors to the Burke Museum can take part in “Best of the Burke” guided tours and participate in hands-on activities on different themes with crafts to take home. Free parking available.
Register now for Park In The Dark!, a nighttime hike through the UW Arboretum on Saturday, August 31, from 7:30 – 9 pm. This environmental education event includes activities for children ages 6-12 and cost is $8/person.
Starting on Wednesday, Aug. 21, undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs during the summer will share their work with their peers and the public.
For the fifth year in a row, the University of Washington has received the highest possible score in the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, a nationwide ranking of environmentally-related practices, policies and academic offerings among institutes of higher education.
Immigrants Building America, stories and photos about immigrants from Taiwan and China and how they have contributed to the growth of the United States, is on display now through August 31 in the Allen Library North lobby.
Parallel Processing, curated works that “simultaneously inhabit the turf of art and other spheres of the cultural landscape” is on display until August 23 at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, located on the first floor of the School of Art building. Gallery hours are normally Wed-Sat, 12-4pm, and entrance is FREE.
Classes on writing, real estate, travel and painting are just a few of the offerings at ASUW Experimental College that have not yet started. Register online at exco.org, over the phone at 206-543-4375, or in person in the Husky Union Building, room 131 J.
Based on the quality of its undergraduate education, Forbes magazine ranked the University of Washington eighth among all public universities in the United States, excluding military academies.