Theo chocolates from Fremont, Coca-Cola bottles in Bellevue and tofu made on Whidbey Island: UW Housing and Food Services (HFS) is looking to become greener by purchasing from local vendors as it strives for 100 percent sustainability. It’s all part of the University of Washington’s Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Program.
On Friday, March 11, don’t miss Thione Diop performing traditional West African music in Brechemin Auditorium from 12:30-1:20 pm. Presented by the African Studies Community.
Join President Phyllis Wise for a presentation on the current budget situation, followed by a Q&A session. • When: Today • Where: Kane Hall, Room 130 • Time: 4-5 p.m.
Interested in dinosaurs? Don’t miss the Burke Museum Dino Day lecture this Friday at Kane Hall, where Dr. Philip Currie will discuss his worldwide search for dinosaur fossils in order to learn how these amazingly diverse animals were able to dominate the earth’s landscape for over 130 million years. This lecture is free but pre-registration is… Read More
“Lowering walls and working together is how we solve tough problems” says Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large in a Sunday, Feb. 20 column about how UW service learning programs are getting about 900 students out of the classroom and into underserved schools this winter quarter to gain a deeper understanding of the community they live… Read More
Did you know that 15 innocent people in Washington state have had their convictions overturned thanks to The Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) Clinic , a program staffed by student and faculty volunteers from the UW School of Law? To find out more about exonerees nationwide who have been helped by IPNW, see http://www.innocenceproject.org/. You can… Read More
The Office of Regional & Community Affairs is excited to share with you the latest edition of Front Porch. Here are a few of the highlights: Each week, hundreds of at-risk Seattle schoolchildren meet one-on-one with their “Husky Buddies”—teacher candidates from the UW College of Education who are helping prepare them for success in school… Read More
Meeting notes from the February 8 meeting: CUCAC Meeting Summary – Feb. 8, 2011 An item from the February meeting is also posted below: Feb 8 2011 Draft Letter on SW Housing CMP Amendments
Meeting notes and other documents: January 2011 CUCAC meeting notes Jon Lebo Mercer Hall presentation, Jan-2011 SR 520 6f property exchange letter SR 520 6f attachment 1 SR 520 6f attachment 2 (CUCAC – City University Community Advisory Committee – meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month.)
The College of Engineering Mathematics Academy helps high-achieving high school juniors develop the math and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed in engineering and exposes students to engineering in practice. Open to all students, the Math Academy especially targets underrepresented minorities in engineering including African American, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander and female students. Applications are… Read More