Regional Relations

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

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

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.

‘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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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