Regional Relations

Engineering Lecture Series examines our local infrastructure

The College of Engineering’s fall lecture series will feature faculty researchers and industry leaders who work to maintain and improve our region’s critical infrastructure – roads, tunnels and bridges. Lectures are free and start at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall. Advance registration, either online or by calling 206-543-0540, is required. Lectures will also be broadcast

Dog-friendly dash through campus this Sunday

Join friends, family and fellow runners on October 20 for Dawg Dash, a dog-friendly 10K run and 5K run/walk to benefit student scholarship programs that takes participants through the heart of campus. Get complete information and register at DawgDash.com.

Four views on slavery in the making of America

The UW history department  will review America’s history of slavery from four different angles in its annual lecture series on the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Starts October 23.

Female professors at UW more common in male-dominated majors

An article in today’s Seattle Times spotlights the steady growth in the number of women in engineering and science faculty positions at the UW – a key to attracting more female students to these fields.

It’s Entrepreneur Week

Curious about entrepreneurship? The Foster School of Business is offering a full schedule of free events Oct. 14 – 18 at venues around campus. No registration required except where indicated. Open to all.

President Young to speak on Thursday

Join President Michael K. Young for an exploration of what is in store for the future of the University of Washington. Thursday, October 17, 2013 4 – 5 p.m. (Doors open at 3:45 p.m.) Meany Hall Reservations are not required.

Enter the W Day photo contest

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.

Show off your Husky spirit on ESPN this Saturday

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

SPH Alumnus of the Year to deliver second Walker Ames Endowed Lecture

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,

“Big Bang” moment to be explored with music

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.

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