Regional & Community Relations

May 1, 2014

Social Work events in May will address labor justice issues

Kane Hall mural about workforce struggles

The  School of Social Work will host a series of discussions called Working Together for Labor Justice in May, Labor History Month. Descriptions of each event, including  fair wages, immigrant workers, working conditions, the right to organize, and global workforce issues is available online. All will be held at the School of Social Work, 4101 15th Avenue…


April 29, 2014

UW launches effort to prepare region for major quake

Cascadia Subduction Zone

  This week, scientists with the University of Washington gathered 55 experts from around the region. Their goal: to step up efforts to prepare for the next magnitude nine earthquake in the Northwest and the ensuing recovery. See today’s story in King 5 News.


April 28, 2014

Demolition project near stadium goes underground

Underground worksites by stadium

Removing thousands of tons of concrete and steel used to temporarily  brace the walls of the new Sound Transit light-rail station adjacent to Husky Stadium and underneath the Montlake Cut shipping channel has been technical and complicated work.


April 23, 2014

Water Seminars examine our battles with water

"A History of Water" film

As part of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences’ free weekly “Water Seminars”,  the award-winning documentary The History of Water  will be shown Tuesday, April 29, 8:30-9:30 a.m., in Mary Gates Hall (Room 389). FREE.


April 22, 2014

Free film event at “An Evening with Rwanda”

Come to a free screening of “Finding Hillywood”, a one-hour feature documentary about the beginning of Rwandaʼs film industry, on Wednesday, April 23, 6:30 PM at the Ethnic Cultural Center Theater, 3940 Brooklyn Ave. A conversation with Director Leah Warshawski follows the screening.


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