Regional Relations

October CUCAC meeting

The next meeting of the City University Community Advisory Committee will be held in the HUB and will be followed by a tour of the newly remodeled building. Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM Place: Husky Union Building (HUB), Conference Room 238 Items on the agenda include a presentation on the

New Regents chair interviewed on KUOW

Listen to Joanne Harrell, newly appointed chair of the UW Board of Regents, as she speaks with KUOW’s Ross Reynolds on “The Conversation.”

UW alum gathers multiple honors for local farmers markets

The first Farmers Market in Seattle was organized by Chris Curtis (’73) in the University District in the early 1990s. Curtis went on to form the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance of seven food/farm markets throughout Seattle, some of which have been recognized by Forbes Magazine, the US News travel section, KOMO News, and Seattle Weekly.

A UW “i” on the future

iOn the Future, a new 60-minute documentary about the UW Information School, will debut on channel 27 (UWTV) at 8 p.m tonight, September 18. The documentary will also air regularly through fall and winter on UWTV, or you can watch iOn the Future online.

CUCAC meeting notes, April-May

Summaries of recent meetings (in .PFD format) of the City University Community Advisory Committee are below: April 2012 May 2012 June 2012

Complexities of Cuba examined

To explore Cuba’s complex relationship with the U.S., the UW’s Comparative History of Ideas Program (CHID) and Spanish & Portuguese Studies (SPS) developed a study abroad program in Cuba, offered for the first time during Summer Quarter 2012.

Upcoming opportunities for high school students

Three free events in October are designed to encourage high school students to pursue higher education as they experience the University of Washington: Essence of Success is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 20 for African-American high school seniors interested in attending UW Seattle. Esperanza En Educacion is a one-day conference on Saturday, October 27

September CUCAC meeting

The City University Community Advisory Committee will hold a general meeting with committee reports on Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7-8:30 PM, in UW Tower.

E-travel along the ancient Silk Road

Sponsored primarily by the Simpson Center for the Humanities, the website Silk Road Seattle is a virtual art exhibit showcasing ancient Eurasian art and cultural interactions across the boundaries of museum collections.

Changing the world with technology

Change is a cross-campus group at the UW dedicated to improving the lives of underserved populations using technology.

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