Regional & Community Relations

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.


February 19, 2014

Sand Point Open Studios

Sand Point Studios

  On Friday, Feb. 21, Master of Fine Art students in the Painting + Drawing Program will open their studio to visitors who would like to see and discuss artworks that are in progress or complete. All are welcome, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


February 18, 2014

UW classics scholar will deliver Katz Distinguished Lecture

Classics scholar Stephen Hinds

UW Classics scholar Stephen Hinds investigates connections between classic Latin literature and two English poets in a  free public lecture on Tuesday evening, Feb. 25, in Kane Hall. Part of the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities.


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