Regional Relations

Coast Salish Art panel discussion

On April 5, the Burke Museum will kick off a special program about Coast Salish Art with a panel of Coast Salish artists discussing the challenges of bringing traditional forms into the 21st century. Scheduled for 7 pm in Kane Hall 120, the discussion is FREE and open to the public.(Pre-registration is recommended.)

CUCAC meeting agenda, March 2013

The next meeting of CUCAC (City-University Community Advisory Committee) will be held Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Time:   7:00 – 8:30 PM Place: Molecular Science & Engineering Building, First Floor Conference Room #115 Items on the agenda include: Maple & Terry Halls Design Development, presented by Rob Lubin, Associate Director, Housing and Food Services, and

Community engagement key to promoting sustainability

In a recent Huffington Post blog, President Michael Young extols the unique role universities can play in advancing sustainability efforts by outside communities, and explains how the UW’s “turning the university inside out” strategy has further promoted these efforts.

Local women artists celebrated

Women Who Rock: Building Scenes, Making Communities Project, a collaboration between the University of Washington and the community, will hold its third “unconference” combined with the launch of its oral history archive March 9 at Washington Hall in Seattle’s Central Area. The public event features live music and is open to all ages. Registration is

Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science Center

Explore an Artic ice camp, meet scientists and engage in exciting hands-on activities at the four day Polar Science Weekend starting tomorrow, February 28,and running through Sunday. Organized jointly by the Applied Physics Laboratory and Pacific Science Center, this 8th annual event will feature over 90 scientists who work in some of the most remote and

Jobs, research funding at risk

The University of Washington, which receives more public research money than any other public university, could potentially lose $83 million in science grants and job opportunities for young scientists if the proposed federal budget cuts go into effect. Read more in today’s Seattle Times.

Don’t miss Town Hall Seattle on Thursday

Popular UW pod-caster Joe Janes, associate professor in the Information School, will tell the stories of Documents that Changed the World at Town Hall Seattle, February 27, 7:30 pm. Janes is continually inspired by documents from both history and current events, with his most recent podcast exploring the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Documents that Changed

Psychology public lecture series begins February 20

A series of free public lectures, The Science of Psychology in the Real World, pairs University of Washington psychologists with experts from outside the university to examine the real-world impacts of research in the fields of nature, adolescence, and the legal system.

Liberal arts meet filmmaking in pilot program

The College of Arts and Sciences is working to make its curriculum more flexible to address emerging areas of interest. One new pilot program, CineMedia, combines the liberal arts and applied film production.

UW Regent Sally Jewell nominated as Interior secretary

Sally Jewell, chief executive of Seattle-based REI, a UW alum,and a member of the UW Board of Regents,  has been nominated by President Obama to oversee the nation’s public lands.

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