Regional & Community Relations

March 5, 2014

Polar Science Weekend at Pacific Science Center


This 9th annual event for both adults and children features opportunities to talk with glaciologists, biologists, climate experts and others from the UW Applied Physics Laboratory and its Polar Science Center as well as numerous interactive activities and displays that include local artists, photographers and zookeepers who focus on polar environments.

March 4, 2014

Follow UW Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Map of 7-day Civil Rights Pilgrimage

From March 1 – 7, Department of Communication Chair David Domke is leading a group of students, staff and faculty on a Civil Rights Pilgrimage across the southern United States to landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and ’60s. You can follow their journey on the Department of Communication website, or on…

March 3, 2014

Penguins as Ocean Sentinels

Researcher P. Dee Boersma with baby penguin

The fifth in a series of free public lectures on the Future of Ice will take place this Wednesday, March 5 at 6:30 pm with a discussion of the challenges facing penguins and their uncertain future in the wake of a changing climate. Register now.

February 27, 2014

Somali refugee experience in Seattle explored

In Search of Nabad

On Monday, March 3, UW African Studies will present “In Search of Nabad”, an intimate documentary by Sorayya Aminian, ’11, about Seattle’s Somali refugees and their search for peace in their new home. Screens at 3:30 pm in the Allen Library auditorium followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.

February 24, 2014

Burke Museum locates original Seahawks mask

Mask believed to be the inspiration for the original Seahawks logo

After reading a Burke Museum blog post, the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine contacted them  about a British Columbia Kwakwaka’wakw mask believed to be the inspiration for the original Seahawks logo.

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