Regional & Community Relations

May 12, 2014

New temporary detour in Burke Gilman Trail through campus

Montlake Triangle Project

Beginning Wednesday, May 14, UW Transportation Services advises that there will be a change in the Burke-Gilman trail detour already in place for the Montlake Triangle project, which will eventually provide access for pedestrians and bicyclists from the light rail station at Husky Stadium to the foot of Rainier Vista.  


May 8, 2014

UW Botanic Gardens: Culinary Herbs

Fresh herbs

On Saturday, May 17 from 10 – 11 a.m., Master Gardener Joan Helbacka will be at UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture to discuss culinary herbs that are easy to grow year-around, both in the ground and in containers. FREE, but please RSVP online or call 206.685.8033.


May 6, 2014

Art Walk tonight!

Photo by Charles Sleicher, retired UW professor

  An artwalk covering 140 pieces of unique art will be held from 5:30 – 7 pm tonight, May 6, at Hall Health Center. The art was created by UW students, faculty, staff, and alumni and some pieces have been nationally recognized.


May 5, 2014

Teaching kids the language of code

Second grader learning code

Founder of Seattle-based non-profit Code.org will be on campus at 7 pm this Thursday, May 8, where he will will talk about the impact of the “Hour of Code” for students of all ages, and what parents, educators and policymakers can do to prepare students for science, technology, math and engineering jobs.Registration for this free…


Take Me There: Maps and Books from Old Japan

Take Me There: Maps and Books from Old Japan

See books, manuscripts and maps published in Japan’s Tokugawa Period (1603-1868) that came to light and are were cataloged during the Tateuchi Retrospective Cataloging project in the East Asia Library. Take Me There: Maps and Books from Old Japan is on exhibit in the Allen Library North Lobby and East Asia Library until June 5.


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