The next meeting of CUCAC (City University Community Advisory Committee) has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 8 at 7 pm, UW Tower. Agenda items will be
- Presentation by Rebecca Barnes, University architect and award-winning urban designer
- Continued discussion of amendments to the University Master Plan associated with the West Campus Student Housing Projects
- Additional Updates on Husky Stadium
- General Updates
On Thursday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m, you are invited to join Elizabeth Alexander, who recited her poem, “Praise Song for the Day” at Barack Obama’s inaugural address, as she shares her views on the future of diversity as it relates to the arts. One in a series of free public lectures sponsored by the Graduate School, “Hearing America Singing: Multi-Vocal Cultures in America” will be presented in Kane Hall, Room 130. Click here for more information and to reserve your seat (recommended).
CUCAC Meeting Summary – Dec. 14, 2010 (pdf)
(CUCAC – City University Community Advisory Committee – meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.)
CUCAC Meeting Summaries – Nov. 9, 2010
CUCAC Meeting Summaries – Sept. 14, 2010
(CUCAC – City University Community Advisory Committee – meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. The October 2010 meeting was cancelled.)
Were you watching the snow fall at your bus stop recently, wondering if your ride would be delayed? If so, you should know about a new resource started by students at the University of Washington to improve the usability of public transportation. One Bus Away provides real-time arrival information for the buses (and trains) you ride every day and is available via website, phone, text-messaging or mobile phone app. One Bus Away also supports a variety of research on improving the usability of public transportation. What is OneBusAway? Find out.
Starting January 15, the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars will be offering two Saturday math classes for 4-5th graders and 8-12th graders. ”Zeno, Fractions within Fractions, and Unending Numbers” and “Turtles All the Way Down” are designed for students who are excited about math and looking for an inspirational, challenging and unique math experience. For information about the Robinson Center, see http://depts.washington.edu/cscy/
The next meeting of CUCAC (City University Community Advisory Committee) has been scheduled for Tuesday, January 11 at 7 pm, UW Tower. Agenda items will be
Amendments to the University Master Plan associated with the West Campus Student Housing Projects
Housing and Food Services Minor Plan amendment
Discussion of possible committee positions regarding SR520 6 (f) Replacement Property Exchanges
The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy announced in November that the UW School of Pharmacy is the winner of the 2010-11 Transformative Community Service Award. This award recognizes the School for its dedication to addressing unmet community needs and for being an example of social responsiveness.
School of Nursing students have worked with the management team of a supermaket in the underserved Central District area to help increase customer purchases of fresh fruits and vegetables, based on research indicating that store design impacts buying habits. Read the complete story here.
The next meeting of CUCAC (City University Community Advisory Committee) has been scheduled for December 14 at 7 pm, UW Tower. Agenda items will be
Student Housing Project, Phase II
UW Medical Center addition
Husky Stadium renovation
Possible Committee Letters