Regional & Community Relations

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).


May 15, 2014

45th on 45th this weekend!

UDistrict 45th Annual Street Fair May 17-18, 2014

Experience food from around the world, the best of local artisans, live music and a YMCA Kids Area at the 45th annual UDistrict Street Fair this Saturday from 10-7 & Sunday from 10-6 at 45th Avenue and University Way.


May 14, 2014

Call to artists!

Sound Transit public art

STart, Sound Transit’s art program, is looking for artists for temporary public art projects with themes such as community engagement, the urban form, and others, and who can work in large scale or oversized formats. Visit www.soundtransit.org/artopportunities for more details or contact Mylinda Sneed at mylinda.sneed@soundtransit.org. Deadline is June 2. .


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