February 7, 2012

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday, February 14, 7:00 – 8:30 PM at UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include a presentation about the Burke Gilman Trail Improvement Project and a discussion of the environmental impact statement for UW Intramural Field Renovation and Relocation.

February 6, 2012

Celebrate Black History Month

February is the perfect month to visit the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) in the Central District.  Brian J. Carter, a graduate of the UW’s Museology Program, is  its education director and five other staff members hail from the UW College of Arts and Sciences. NAAM is featured in the Central Seattle web portal of… Read More

February 1, 2012

UW leads in connecting scholarship with community

A Certificate in Public Scholarship program from the Simpson Center for the Humanities is among the first in the country devoted to creating graduate level research that gives back to the public.

January 30, 2012

College presidents at Town Hall on Wednesday

The Greater Good Campaign will host a conversation with the state’s six four-year university presidents (including President Young, above) and three key business leaders this Wednesday at 7 pm at Seattle Town Hall. Topic: what it means for Washington citizens to have a high-quality, well-funded higher-education system and the risks of continued cuts.

January 20, 2012

UW English professor hits big screen

Ready to talk about something besides snow?  “Americanese”, the film version of UW English Professor Shawn Wong’s novel “American Knees”, will be shown at the SIFF Cinema Uptown in lower Queen Anne at 7 pm Tuesday, January 24. Wong and director Eric Byler will speak at the screening. (University of Washington Press has rereleased the… Read More

January 17, 2012

Student journalists report on 2012 campaign

The UW Department of Communication is joining with the Seattle Times to present Election Eye 2012, an on-the-ground blog that will cover part of the 2012 primary campaign “as seen through the eyes of UW students and faculty.”

January 5, 2012

Tuition 101

Twenty years of decreasing state funding has led to an increasing reliance on tuition. But did you know that the UW has one of the lowest tuitions among its peer institutions? Or that increased tuition has resulted in a 45% increase in financial aid for low and middle income families? A tuition fact sheet from… Read More

January 3, 2012

New art & literary journal debuts

Stratus, showcasing the work of graduates from UW Professional  and Continuing Education, will begin accepting submissions for its second issue in May 2012, with publication expected in July. The new 100-page journal includes novel excerpts, short stories, children’s literature, narrative nonfiction and memoir, as well as drawings, paintings and photographs.

December 28, 2011

A new year for Libya

At a recent news conference, Ali Tarhouni, a senior lecturer at the UW’s Foster School of Business who took a leave last February to help lead the revolution in Libya, discusses what he found there and the United States’ “moral and courageous stand” in supporting the cause against Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi.

December 20, 2011

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will meet on Tuesday January 10,  at UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include amendments to the University Master Plan associated with the West Campus Student Housing Projects, and an update to the RFQ/C process for Building 9 at Magnuson Park. For more details, please refer… Read More