Regional Relations

Living Voters Guide moves political debate on-line

The Living Voters Guide, an interdisciplinary collaboration among the UW Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Communication, and Political Science, and presented in partnership with Seattle City Club, won the 1st Place Social Venture Partners Award in the 2012 SIFP (Social Innovation Fast Pitch) competition rewarding new ideas for social impact. The Living Voters Guide

CUCAC meeting notes, October 2012

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

UW Sustainability Summit on Wednesday

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

President’s annual address today

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).

UW computer scientist on PBS NOVA Wednesday

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.

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

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

New study ranks UW 24th in the world

Public Health Cafe considers seafood safety

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:

October public lectures examine American presidential races

Margaret O’Mara, associate professor of history, will explore crucial 20th Century American presidential races in a series of four public lectures starting October 9 in Kane Hall.

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