May 10, 2011

Looking for adult fitness programs?

Active Options offers information on physical activity programs in your neighborhood, including free and low-cost classes and group and independent exercise options. The database can be searched by zipcode and activity type and was developed by the Health Promotion Research Center, part of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington.

April 25, 2011

Helping the Mind and Body Soar

If dance is an expression of the human spirit, then it is best expressed by people of all abilities. Uniting the talents of dancers both with and without disabilities, the UW School of Dance is offering fun and intensive summer workshops in dance and theatre geared for children and adults of all abilities and skill levels. The… Read More

CUCAC Meeting Summary – April 12, 2011

Notes from the April 12 meeting of CUCAC are  posted below, along with a presentation by University Architect Rebecca Barnes CUCAC April 2011 Meeting Notes Power Point presentation on the University’s ‘West of 15th” Visioning by University Architect Rebecca Barnes

April 18, 2011

UW International Students volunteer in Duwamish as one of many Earth Day events

In honor of Earth Day, members of  FUITS, the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students participated in the Annual Duwamish Alive Earth Day clean-up at the West Duwamish Greenbelt.  This event is one of many volunteer opportunities associated with UW Earth Day 2011 on Friday.

April 12, 2011

Summer evenings at the UW

Thinking about going back to school while you work? UW Professional & Continuing Education, celebrating 20 years of the Evening Degree Program , can help you complete the undergraduate degree or graduate degree you may have started but never finished. You can also pursue professional development opportunities or  take credit classes as a non-degree student. Registration for the… Read More

April 5, 2011

Paws-on Science Weekend

Don’t forget to follow the purple brick road to the Pacific Science Center this weekend, where exhibits and hands-on activities for Huskies of all ages will highlight amazing research breakthroughs by nearly 200 UW scientists. All UW alumni, donors, students and staff receive discounted admission to this special event, which runs April 8 – 10.

April 4, 2011

CUCAC Meeting Notice

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 112th meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 7-9, UW Tower.   Items on the agenda will include presentations on the University’s “West of 15th” Visioning and on landscape and tree projects on campus.

March 31, 2011

Experts Discuss Cognitive Health

A panel of experts will discuss “Cognitive Health: Crossroads to Successful Aging” at The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging’s free Spring Lecture on Tuesday, April 5, 3 –4:30pm, at the Center for Urban Horticulture.  For more information, contact the de Tornyay Center at (206) 616-4276 or

March 29, 2011

Port of Seattle Centennial Honored

Hear the story of why the Port of Seattle was founded and how it has developed since 1911 in a fascinating new program on UWTV. Produced by the Port of Seattle,  it is told through the voices of many historians and Port associates,  including UW faculty. Voices of the Port recounts Seattle’s history and the Port’s… Read More

March 22, 2011

Next Eco-Cities: Imaginations and Futures

The deep connections of nature and cities and the opportunities designers have to develop new urban spaces that link landscape and ecology is the topic of a free public lecture on April 7 in Kane Hall aimed at generating conversation about the present and future of the urban age. Next Eco-Cities: Imaginations and Futures will… Read More