UW Election Eye: on the ground reporting

Earlier this year, the UW Department of Communication joined with the Seattle Times to present Election Eye 2012, an on-the-ground blog about the 2012 primary campaign as seen through the eyes of UW students and faculty. After wrapping up their statewide coverage of  today’s historic gubernatorial recall in Wisconsin with live updates, the UW Election… Read More


June 4, 2012

Approved Minor Plan Amendments

Approved Minor Plan Amendments to the Seattle Campus Master Plan (http://www.washington.edu/community/category/seattle-campus-master-plan/): DPD Interpretation 06-003: Minor amendment approval to create a new development site for the UWMC Hospital Expansion, site 68S. DPD Interpretation 09-001: Minor amendment to create a new development site for Cunningham Hall, site 70C. DPD Interpretation 09-006: Three minor plan amendments approved by… Read More


May 31, 2012

Free Science Expo Day June 2

A month-long Seattle Science Festival coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair and the Pacific Science Center will include a number of UW-related events, people and programs.   Science Expo Day on June 2 at Seattle Center is  “designed to make science accessible and fun” and includes  a host of UW-related booths among… Read More


May 24, 2012

University District Livability Partnership kick off meeting

The U District Livability Partnership is a three-year strategic initiative to encourage investment for a vibrant, walkable University District neighborhood. The Steering Committee will hold a kick-off meeting on May 30th at University Heights. For more information or to get involved, please contact community@udistrictchamber.org


May 22, 2012

Free student art exhibit

A capstone Bachelor of Fine Arts show displaying the work of students graduating in painting and drawing, fibers and 3D4M will be on view at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery until May 30. The Jacob Lawrence Gallery is located in the north corner of the Art building on the first floor and admission is always free.


May 21, 2012

Graduate student research on view

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences will hold its 25th annual Student Research Day on Thursday afternoon, May 24, in South Campus Center. Free and open to the public.


May 15, 2012

May 8 CUCAC meeting

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC)  met on Tuesday, May 8. Among the items presented to the group were An update on the Maple and Terry student  residence halls pre-design:  City University Community Advisory Committee Maple and Terry Halls Project A presentation about the University Greenways Project and the growth of greenways in… Read More


May 14, 2012

Celebrating public parks from reclaimed land

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


May 7, 2012

Free women’s health forum May 16

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.