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.

May 3, 2012

Public Health Cafe explores air pollution

Do you worry about the effects of air pollution when you bike, walk, or inhale second hand smoke? Public Health Cafe, sponsored by the UW Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health, will consider this question on Tuesday, May 15, 5:30-7pm, when two environmental health researchers will participate in a casual community gathering at  Chaco Canyon… Read More

CUCAC Meeting Notice


The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 – 9:00 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda include a discussion of the Maple and Terry Halls pre-design; an update on the UW Police Department Site Selection Process; an update on CURVE (UW/Children’s Housing Project); and a presentation… Read More

April 26, 2012

Community, creativity, innovation: The U District and the UW

A new paper by Associate Professor of History Margaret O’Mara explores how the University District and the University of Washington are working together to create Seattle’s “next-generation University District” with attention to the physical landscape, economic potential, and the historic relationship they share. Community, creativity, and innovation: The University District and the University of Washington

Global Health Conference on campus

From April 27-29, UW students from across disciplines will come together for a global health conference about issues they feel are critical but largely ignored in global health.

April 24, 2012

‘Intelligent’ kiosks for composting, recycling, garbage

The UW is the first university in the country to use high-tech kiosks for sorting waste. The solar-powered system sends wireless text messages to reduce servicing, provides data on collection information, and educates the public about recycling.

April 19, 2012

Even more events at Husky Fest!

Two popular annual events will coincide with Husky Fest this year. On Friday, the annual campus observation of Earth Day will share the spotlight in Red Square with music, breakdancing, exhibits, speakers (including President Young) and the announcement of this year’s recipients of the Husky Green Award. On Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, the  College… Read More