Regional & Community Relations

December 9, 2013

Free meditation sessions at the Henry

Henry Art Gallery

Would you like to reduce stress, improve attention, boost your immune system, and promote a general sense of  well-being? The Henry Art Gallery offers free “drop-in” mindfulness-meditation sessions on the second Thursday of each month, from 12:30 – 1:00 pm. Please check in early at the Henry front desk for location information.


December 6, 2013

Honoring Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

The African Studies program at the UW announces a public gathering to honor the life of Nelson Mandela. A candlelight vigil in honor of President Mandela will be held at the International Fountain at Seattle Center on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.


December 3, 2013

Visions for the U District

Busy University District intersection

An article in today’s Seattle Times looks at different visions for the future of the University District adjacent to campus, and notes the praise the UW has received for its participation in the process.


Put on your dancing shoes!

Performing on a Zimbabwean mbira

Looking for some high-energy marimba, mbira, singing and dancing this holiday season? The Zimbabwean Music Club will perform traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music starting at 6:30 pm in the HUB on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Suggested $2 donation.


December 2, 2013

An Hour of Code for every student

Students learning to program

As part of Computer Science Education Week, December 9 – 15, UW Computer Science & Engineering invites local schools to organize an Hour of Code, part of a national effort to have every student in America spend one hour learning to program. For information about scheduling a classroom visit or participating in other programs designed to…


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