April 17, 2012

Don’t forget Sustainability Brown Bag on Thursday!

On her blog, Seattle City Council President Sally Clark explains the City’s plan for getting to carbon neutrality, a goal shared by the University of Washington. Bring your lunch to Council chambers this week to find out more.

April 16, 2012

CUCAC meeting notes – April 2012

Below is a  presentation by UW Police Chief John Vinson from the Tuesday, April 10 meeting of the University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC): CUCACPresentationApril2012

April 6, 2012

Sustainability on Seattle college campuses

The public is invited to join in the discussion on Thursday, April 19, when representatives of Seattle University, the Seattle Community Colleges and the University of Washington will gather in Seattle City Council Chambers to share what is being done to protect the local environment and conserve precious resources on their campuses.

April 3, 2012

A new world is coming

How will a world where humans increasingly shape their environment, their own selves and other species affect the way we live, work and do business? Find out on Wednesday, April 11, when Juan Enriquez, co-founder of Synthetic Genomics, Inc., presents As the Future Catches You—the Impact of Genetic, Digital and Knowledge Innovations at 6:30pm in… Read More

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.