Regional & Community Relations

May 28, 2014

Curious about tornadoes?

Dr. Richard Rotunno

Big weather events are becoming more common. Learn about hurricanes, polar lows, cyclones and more in a free public lecture on June 5 sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and featuring a senior scientist from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Advance registration required.


May 27, 2014

NBC quotes UW public health dean on hurricane strategies

Hurricane aftermath

In a recent NBC News article, UW School of Public Health Dean Howard Frumkin comments on the importance of keeping  “social bonds intact” as the Atlantic hurricane season nears.


May 22, 2014

President Young on landmark civil rights ruling

Brown vs. Board of Education integrated public chools

In May 1954, a court case changed the course of U.S. public education, paving the way for diversity and equality in classrooms: Brown vs. Board of Education. UW President Michael K. Young, who served on the national commission that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the case in 2004, reflects on how the landmark ruling transformed…


May 20, 2014

Public hearing on U District density tonight

You are invited to a public hearing at 6 pm tonight at University Methodist Church (1415 NE 43rd St.) to comment on potential zoning changes in the University District to allow for greater height and density. The new plan would be accompanied by an affordable housing incentive program, incentives for open space and other neighborhood…


May 19, 2014

Spring Celebration showcases leadership and service experiences

Student volunteer

Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to dialogue with students as they showcase their work and learning related to service and leadership experiences at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on Tuesday, May 20, 3 – 6:30 p.m, Student Union Building (HUB).


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