A new season of Four Peaks is now available on UWTV, channel 27, or on cable, NWCN. See interviews with Pacific Northwest luminaries such as Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s founder; Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO; and Matt Messenger, the inventor of “urban bike polo.” Tune in Tuesdays at 7 p.m. or Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 7… Read More
In a free public lecture on October 31, Harvard professor of American literature Lawrence Buell will discuss how recent literary works from around the world intersect with our changing and uncertain climate. Please register in advance to ensure a seat.
The College of Engineering’s fall lecture series will feature faculty researchers and industry leaders who work to maintain and improve our region’s critical infrastructure – roads, tunnels and bridges. Lectures are free and start at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall. Advance registration, either online or by calling 206-543-0540, is required. Lectures will also be broadcast… Read More
Join friends, family and fellow runners on October 20 for Dawg Dash, a dog-friendly 10K run and 5K run/walk to benefit student scholarship programs that takes participants through the heart of campus. Get complete information and register at DawgDash.com.
The UW history department will review America’s history of slavery from four different angles in its annual lecture series on the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Starts October 23.
An article in today’s Seattle Times spotlights the steady growth in the number of women in engineering and science faculty positions at the UW – a key to attracting more female students to these fields.
Curious about entrepreneurship? The Foster School of Business is offering a full schedule of free events Oct. 14 – 18 at venues around campus. No registration required except where indicated. Open to all.
Join President Michael K. Young for an exploration of what is in store for the future of the University of Washington. Thursday, October 17, 2013 4 – 5 p.m. (Doors open at 3:45 p.m.) Meany Hall Reservations are not required.
Between Oct. 11 and Oct. 20, share your your best purple-and-gold moments in the W Day photo contest. For details and to enter, go to facebook.com/UofWA.
Bring family and friends and your Purple Pride on October 12 as ESPN films its College GameDay show on Red Square before the Huskies take on intense rival Oregon at Husky Stadium. A great chance to show your Husky Spirit and be part of the pregame filming! For details on parking and more, see the University… Read More