November 7, 2011

Iconic photographs explored

“Images in Crisis,” a series of four UW faculty lectures exploring the afterlife of world-famous photos will begin tonight at 7 pm in Gowen Hall, room 201, and continue for the next three nights. Lectures are free and open to the public.

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 113th meeting on Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 7-9, UW Tower. Items on the agenda will include presentations on IMA Sports Field Lighting and the Terry Lander Student Housing project.

November 3, 2011

Don’t miss “W Day”!

Friday, November 4, 2011 is “W Day”, celebrating the opening of the Territorial University of Washington on November 4, 1861, on a site bounded by what is now 4th and 6th Avenue on the west and east, and Union and Seneca Street on the north and south, but what was then a quiet wooded knoll… Read More

November 1, 2011

Last hurrah at Husky Stadium Saturday

The final home game in Husky Stadium before construction begins is 7:30 pm on Saturday, Nov. 5, against Oregon. Special farewell activities are planned and fans are encouraged to arrive no later than 7:15 p.m.  Qwest Field in downtown Seattle will be the Huskies’ new home until the renovated stadium opens in September 2013.

October 31, 2011

Living Voters Guide can help with Nov. 8 ballot

Computer science and political science have joined forces to create a citizen-written Living Voters’ Guide that helps ordinary voters form and share their opinions on the current ballot initiatives.

October 28, 2011

Fremont Troll with hair?

Professor of Architecture Steve Badanes, who helped build and design the iconic Volkswagen- wielding troll under the Aurora Bridge in Fremont, has a new idea – a Chia Pet Fremont Troll. The Fremont Troll has been a popular destination for Seattlelites and visitors since 1990 and is featured in the Lake Union section of the… Read More

October 25, 2011

Sound Transit Community Meeting on Brooklyn Station

Sound Transit invites the community to a public meeting to discuss preliminary construction plans for the building of Brooklyn Station in the University District. According to Sound Transit, the station will serve the North Link of the completed light rail system connecting Seattle, Capitol Hill, the University District, and Northgate. When: Wednesday, November 16, 2011… Read More

October 24, 2011

Sustainability Summit starts today!

“National Food Day” is the theme of day 1 of the 2011 Sustainability Summit, running today through Wednesday in Red Square and at other campus locations. Come see two film showings on the modern industry of food production starting at 5:30 this evening in Kane Hall. Other exhibits and presentations over the three days showcase… Read More

October 17, 2011

Volunteers needed for Bioblitz 2011

Naturalists, kayakers and other volunteers are needed to look for as many birds, plants, insects, mammals and fungi as possible during the 24-hour Bioblitz 2011 at the Washington Park Arboretum. The event starts at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, and ends at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. Volunteer by sending e-mail or calling 206-543-8801.

October 10, 2011

UW ranks #1 on “America’s Coolest School” list

The UW is at the top of the Sierra Club’s annual ranking of the 20 greenest colleges in the U.S. According to UW Today, the UW was recognized for its sustainable operations and for earning LEED Gold (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) for every building built since 2006. Above, UW students Rachel Malinen, Brady… Read More