June 2, 2014
Public comment on U District extended
Based on feedback from a public hearing on May 20, the deadline for written comments about the UDistrict Urban Design Draft Environmental Impact Statement has been extended from June 9 to June 23. Materials from the public hearing are now posted to the Seattle Department of Planning & Development website.
May 28, 2014
Curious about tornadoes?
Big weather events are becoming more common. Learn about hurricanes, polar lows, cyclones and more in a free public lecture on June 5 sponsored by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and featuring a senior scientist from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Advance registration required.
May 27, 2014
NBC quotes UW public health dean on hurricane strategies
In a recent NBC News article, UW School of Public Health Dean Howard Frumkin comments on the importance of keeping “social bonds intact” as the Atlantic hurricane season nears.
May 22, 2014
President Young on landmark civil rights ruling
In May 1954, a court case changed the course of U.S. public education, paving the way for diversity and equality in classrooms: Brown vs. Board of Education. UW President Michael K. Young, who served on the national commission that commemorated the 50th anniversary of the case in 2004, reflects on how the landmark ruling transformed…
May 20, 2014
Public hearing on U District density tonight
You are invited to a public hearing at 6 pm tonight at University Methodist Church (1415 NE 43rd St.) to comment on potential zoning changes in the University District to allow for greater height and density. The new plan would be accompanied by an affordable housing incentive program, incentives for open space and other neighborhood…