In 1962, UW Professor of Architecture Richard Haag recast an industrial waste site at the north end of Lake Union into popular Gas Works Park. Today, an exhibit at the American Institute of Architecture created by landscape architecture design students and Associate Professor Thaisa Way explores Gas Works and 11 subsequent parks and public spaces… Read More
Women of all ages are invited to hear five UW Medicine cancer specialists discuss women’s cancers and how women can stay healthy at a free public forum from 5:15 to 8 pm at UW Tower, 4333 Brooklyn Ave. Please register beforehand by calling 206.598.1490.
Do you worry about the effects of air pollution when you bike, walk, or inhale second hand smoke? Public Health Cafe, sponsored by the UW Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, will consider this question on Tuesday, May 15, 5:30-7pm, when two environmental health researchers will participate in a casual community gathering at Chaco Canyon… Read More
The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 – 9:00 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda include a discussion of the Maple and Terry Halls pre-design; an update on the UW Police Department Site Selection Process; an update on CURVE (UW/Children’s Housing Project); and a presentation… Read More
A new paper by Associate Professor of History Margaret O’Mara explores how the University District and the University of Washington are working together to create Seattle’s “next-generation University District” with attention to the physical landscape, economic potential, and the historic relationship they share. Community, creativity, and innovation: The University District and the University of Washington
From April 27-29, UW students from across disciplines will come together for a global health conference about issues they feel are critical but largely ignored in global health.
The UW is the first university in the country to use high-tech kiosks for sorting waste. The solar-powered system sends wireless text messages to reduce servicing, provides data on collection information, and educates the public about recycling.
Two popular annual events will coincide with Husky Fest this year. On Friday, the annual campus observation of Earth Day will share the spotlight in Red Square with music, breakdancing, exhibits, speakers (including President Young) and the announcement of this year’s recipients of the Husky Green Award. On Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, the College… Read More
On her blog, Seattle City Council President Sally Clark explains the City’s plan for getting to carbon neutrality, a goal shared by the University of Washington. Bring your lunch to Council chambers this week to find out more.
Below is a presentation by UW Police Chief John Vinson from the Tuesday, April 10 meeting of the University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC): CUCACPresentationApril2012