Regional & Community Relations

March 18, 2014

Have you seen the Mammoth Tusk yet?

Mammoth tusk enclosed in a plaster jacket

The Burke Museum will display the South Lake Union Mammoth Tusk on the two last weekends in March, from 10 am – 5 pm. The tusk continues to be carefully monitored by Burke paleontologists to ensure that it is drying properly, so please check their website for any schedule updates.


March 17, 2014

New UDistrict Sound Transit station – take a peek

Construction progress at new U District Sound Transit station

Stay up-to-date with the progress of the new Sound Transit station with bird-eye photos of the job site, updated every 15 minutes. You can also contact Sound Transit with questions or feedback, and share your favorite images with others.


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.


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