Regional & Community Relations

March 11, 2014

UW historian Margaret O’Mara honored speaker at MOHAI

Margaret O'Mara

Modern United States history scholar Margaret O’Mara will explore the importance of place to the process of innovation in her talk, It Takes a City: Seattle and the Alchemy of Innovation at the Museum of History and Industry on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 pm. Tickets may be purchased online.


March 6, 2014

Sign up now for Arboretum summer camps

UWBG Summer camp participant

Summer camp at the Washington Park Arboretum is bounding into its fourth year with more weeks offered and new programs. Environmental Education Summer Day Camp for grades 1-3 and 4-6 is offered every week from June 30 – August 22. Check UW Botanic Gardens for additional information and be sure to register early to guarantee…


March 5, 2014

Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science Center

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This 9th annual event for both adults and children features opportunities to talk with glaciologists, biologists, climate experts and others from the UW Applied Physics Laboratory and its Polar Science Center as well as numerous interactive activities and displays that include local artists, photographers and zookeepers who focus on polar environments.


March 4, 2014

Follow UW Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Map of 7-day Civil Rights Pilgrimage

From March 1 – 7, Department of Communication Chair David Domke is leading a group of students, staff and faculty on a Civil Rights Pilgrimage across the southern United States to landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and ’60s. You can follow their journey on the Department of Communication website, or on…


March 3, 2014

Penguins as Ocean Sentinels

Researcher P. Dee Boersma with baby penguin

The fifth in a series of free public lectures on the Future of Ice will take place this Wednesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm with a discussion of the challenges facing penguins and their uncertain future in the wake of a changing climate. Register now.


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