April 2, 2012

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday, April 10, 7:00 – 8:30 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda include  updates on the Transportation Master Plan and the Office of Economic Development Grant to the U District Chamber of Commerce. Updates will also be presented on University Greenways and… Read More


Military jurisdiction over civilians hearing at UW Law School

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces will hear oral argument about the lawfulness of trying a civilian in a court-martial at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Room 133 of William H. Gates Hall at the Law School. To attend, please RSVP Online by Monday, April 2.


March 30, 2012

Paws On Science at Pacific Science Center

What do you get when you mix together Harry the Husky, kid-friendly science exhibits featuring UW research, and the Husky Marching Band? The third annual Paws-On Science: Husky Weekend, a collaboration of Pacific Science Center and the University of Washington’s Office of External Affairs. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and… Read More


March 27, 2012

UW Environmental Challenge event is March 29

Watch 23 interdisciplinary student teams demonstrate their prototypes for addressing environmental problems at the annual UW Environmental Innovation Challenge held at at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall.  To attend, please email ptufts@uw.edu.


March 26, 2012

Poet Laureate reading on March 27

Kathleen Flenniken, Washington state’s poet laureate for 2012-2014, will read from her new book of poems, Plume, in room 220 of Odegaard Undergraduate Library starting at 7pm on Tuesday, March 27. Published in February by University of Washington Press, Plume is based on Flenniken’s experiences growing up near the Hanford Nuclear Reservation during the Cold… Read More


March 20, 2012

Tsunami app now available

A new online portal and smartphone app developed in part by University of Washington researchers lets residents enter the addresses of their homes, schools, workplaces or kids’ day care centers to check if they’re in harm’s way should a tsunami hit.


March 16, 2012

UW design students look at Ballard transit

In a project led by Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Julie Johnson, 17 landscape design students appeared before the Ballard District Council meeting this week to present their concepts for a better functioning transit system that would also build a healthier and safer neighborhood.


March 12, 2012

UW to Host Unemployed Nation Hearings

What does it mean to be one of the 22 million Americans – numbers not seen since the Great Depression – who are either jobless, underemployed in part-time jobs, or discouraged and no longer looking for work? Unemployed Nation is looking for people willing to tell their stories at hearings in Kane Hall on campus… Read More


March 7, 2012

UW researchers quietly changing lives

You may not know their names but their discoveries have led to life-changing advances in health, science and the world we live in. “Timeless Discoveries”, airing this week on UWTV, channel 27, highlights the work of about two dozen UW researchers whose work has had important impacts on society. Read more in today’s Seattle Times.


March 6, 2012

March CUCAC meeting cancelled

The CUCAC meeting scheduled for March 13 has been cancelled because items for the meeting will not be ready until April. Watch this page for the April 10, 2012 CUCAC meeting announcement and agenda items.