Regional & Community Relations

December 11, 2013

Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane

In the nearby Ravenna neighborhood, a loop of 23 small brick houses with peaked roofs are transformed each holiday season into iconic Candy Cane Lane. Designed in the l920’s as a University of Washington architectural project, the houses continue a tradition that goes back more than 60 years.


December 10, 2013

You might find that perfect gift in the College of Arts and Sciences

Conservation Calendar

Looking for gift ideas this holiday season?  Here are a few unique suggestions from the UW College of Arts and Sciences.


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.


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