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.
July 28 is World Hepatitus Day, raising awareness for one of many infectious diseases that kill millions of people worldwide every year. At the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, part of the UW Department of Global Health, up-to-date information about disease control, health systems and health organizations around the world is readily available… Read More
Starting this fall, the College of Arts and Sciences will offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in musical theater, one of several new undergraduate interdisciplinary majors led by Robert C. Stacey, currently interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more in The Daily.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award. Established in 2012, the award is given to a living UW Alumnus Veteran who made a positive impact on their local, national, or international community; the University of Washington; and/or veteran’s communities. Deadline for nomination submissions is August 16, 2013.
A new study by the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School has found that community access to computer and Internet technology is crucial for connecting people to the information and skills they need in an increasingly digital world. Read more from UW News & Information.
Don’t miss the “low tech” weekly summer lecture series from the Department of Genome Sciences, which kicks off July 10 with “How Nature, Nurture and Chance Shapes How We Age.”
A Ph.D. candidate in astronomy at the University of Washington recently created a map of the world that is outlined using only the locations of the world’s runways, helicopter pads and airports. Read more in the Huffington Post.