Discover things about the UW you’ve probably never of on UW360, the UW’s magazine-style news show screening every Wednesday at 10 pm and every Sunday at 9 pm on cable channel 27. This Sunday, learn about Artifact ID Day at the Burke Museum, go behind the scenes with the Undergraduate Theater Society as they put on a drama, and observe student artists working with molten glass, among other segments.
“Drop In Office Hours” with DPD
March 29, 1-3 p.m. April 4, 8:30-10 a.m. April 5, 4-6 p.m.
4214 University Way, off the alley behind Magus Books
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- UW 360, a news magazine show that profiles the diverse community connections cultivated by the UW, airs on channel 27 at 10 p.m. each Wednesday, with new episodes each month. Don’t miss the March line-up, including a feature on Husky Stadium and how it will have changed when the UW football team returns in August.
On April 5, the Burke Museum will kick off a special program about Coast Salish Art with a panel of Coast Salish artists discussing the challenges of bringing traditional forms into the 21st century. Scheduled for 7 pm in Kane Hall 120, the discussion is FREE and open to the public.(Pre-registration is recommended.)
The next meeting of CUCAC (City-University Community Advisory Committee) will be held
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Place: Molecular Science & Engineering Building, First Floor Conference Room #115
Items on the agenda include: Maple & Terry Halls Design Development, presented by Rob Lubin, Associate Director, Housing and Food Services, and Troy Stahlecker, Capital Projects Office. There will also be a round robin discussion of other current issues by members of CUCAC.
A tour of the Molecular Science and Engineering Building will be available starting at 7 pm.
In a recent Huffington Post blog, President Michael Young extols the unique role universities can play in advancing sustainability efforts by outside communities, and explains how the UW’s “turning the university inside out” strategy has further promoted these efforts.
Women Who Rock: Building Scenes, Making Communities Project, a collaboration between the University of Washington and the community, will hold its third “unconference” combined with the launch of its oral history archive March 9 at Washington Hall in Seattle’s Central Area. The public event features live music and is open to all ages. Registration is free.
Explore an Artic ice camp, meet scientists and engage in exciting hands-on activities at the four day Polar Science Weekend starting tomorrow, February 28,and running through Sunday. Organized jointly by the Applied Physics Laboratory and Pacific Science Center, this 8th annual event will feature over 90 scientists who work in some of the most remote and challenging places on earth.
The University of Washington, which receives more public research money than any other public university, could potentially lose $83 million in science grants and job opportunities for young scientists if the proposed federal budget cuts go into effect. Read more in today’s Seattle Times.
Popular UW pod-caster Joe Janes, associate professor in the Information School, will tell the stories of Documents that Changed the World at Town Hall Seattle, February 27, 7:30 pm. Janes is continually inspired by documents from both history and current events, with his most recent podcast exploring the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Documents that Changed the World is available on the iSchool website and on iTunes, where the series is approaching its 25,000th download.