October 23, 2012

CUCAC meeting notes, October 2012

October 9 meeting notes for the City University Community Advisory Committee are available in pdf format.

October 22, 2012

UW Sustainability Summit on Wednesday

UW Sustainability Campus Clean Up

Join UW students, faculty, and staff for exhibits and e-waste recycling at the third annual UW Sustainability Summit starting at 11:30 in Red Square and continuing to evening discussions in Kane Hall.

Save November 2 for W Day!


Join the festivities in Red Square from 10-2 pm on Friday, Nov. 2, when live music, giveaways, contests and special on-campus events will celebrate the UW’s 151st birthday! You can also show your Husky spirit by participating in volunteer opportunities, online photo contests and special W Day promotions from businesses and retailers. Whether you’re a… Read More

October 18, 2012

President’s annual address today

UW President Young

You’re invited to attend the President’s Annual Address on October 18 from 3-4 p.m. in Meany Hall. The event will also be available live on UWTV (Comcast channel 27).

October 16, 2012

UW computer scientist on PBS NOVA Wednesday

Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering Tadayoshi Kohno

A Seattle Times feature spotlights Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering Tadayoshi Kohno, who will be the subject of a PBS NOVA scienceNOW episode on Wednesday evening at 10 pm (PBS channel 9). Kohno’s work shows how cars, medical devices and other interconnected gadgets can be hacked, and how science can help solve crime.

October 15, 2012

Maria Klawe, national leader promoting women in science and technology, speaks today

Maria Klawe of Women in Technology Sharing Online

Founder of the online mentoring program, Women in Technology Sharing Online, Maria Klawe will describe an effort begun in 2006 to increase female representation in computer science majors. The UW was among the first institutions to join the six-week mentoring program and will host Klawe at a presentation in the atrium of the UW’s Paul… Read More

October 5, 2012

Public Health Cafe considers seafood safety

Cooked salmon

Public Health Café is a series of informal, interactive conversations intended to raise awareness about public health issues. On Tuesday, October 9th, join other members of the public at the Chaco Canyon Organic Café in West Seattle from 6:30-9 pm, where an expert from the UW Center for Ecogenetics & Environmental Health will discuss “Seafood:… Read More

October 2, 2012

International Conservation Photography Awards at the Burke

"Eye to Eye" Air Station Prairie, Glenview

From now until November 25, the Burke Museum is featuring the International Conservation Photography (ICP) Awards, 75 award-wining photographs from across the globe. The Burke is open daily from 10 am – 5 pm, except for the first Thursday of each month when it is open until 8 pm and admission is free.