Regional Relations

UW classics scholar will deliver Katz Distinguished Lecture

UW Classics scholar Stephen Hinds investigates connections between classic Latin literature and two English poets in a  free public lecture on Tuesday evening, Feb. 25, in Kane Hall. Part of the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities.

The science of making a decision

The ninth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series beginning Wed., Feb. 19 will explore “The Science of Decision Making” to explain how the brain and an individual’s expectations influence decisions.

The Neptune Theatre and the Burke present science as entertainment

Join the Burke Museum at the Neptune Theatre on Feb. 18 for Short Takes on Dam(n) Science, a fast-paced evening of six-minute presentations by ten different experts speaking about “the biggest, baddest dam removal/ecological restoration project on the planet.”

Renovated Odegaard wins AIA award

The interior renovation of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, completed June 2013, has been awarded the 2014 American Institute of Architects’ Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture.

See UW digital media art downtown

DXARTS Ph.D. Candidate Robert Twomey‘s work, Convex Mirror, is on display in a storefront window in downtown Seattle (Harrison Street just west of Boren) through February 14th as part of the Storefronts Seattle program.

Annual Faculty Lecture on Feb. 6

Dr. Stephen Gloyd, UW professor of global health and health services, will present the 2014 Annual Faculty Lecture , “Achieving Health for All in the 21st Century: Globalization, Growing Inequity and Creative Responses”, at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall 130.The talk is free and open to all.

How strong of a football fan are you?

Take this free online test developed by University of Washington psychologist Anthony Greenwald to find out.

Temporary Burke-Gilman Trail detour coming up

Burke-Gilman Trail users will see a detour starting the early weeks of February as work on the Montlake Triangle Project ­– the triangular area from the corner of Northeast Pacific and Montlake to Stevens Way – gets underway.

The crossroads of scholarship and the arts

Under the Wings of Artemis, Academic Works of the UW Classics Faculty Reflected In Modern Book Arts is now on exhibit until Feb. 21, 2014 in the Allen Library Balcony and the Special Collections Lobby and Reading Rooms. Free. Please check the Suzzallo & Allen library website for hours and directions.

Free lecture examines strengthening our communities

MacArthur “genius” Fellow  Majora Carter will present  “Department of HomeTown Security” on Wednesday, January 22  in Kane Hall, part of the Graduate School Public Lecture Series.  The lecture is free but advance reservations are required.

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