Regional & Community Relations

November 12, 2013

Jazz great Bill Frisell joins School of Music

Bill Frisell, newly named affiliate professor of music

Bill Frisell, one of modern jazz’s premier guitarists,has joined the Jazz Studies Program in the School of Music as an affiliate professor and will interact with jazz students and faculty when he’s home in Seattle.


November 8, 2013

Veterans Day Ceremony on campus

Vets Day at Memorial

Presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award and the Husky Marching Band will be part of the celebrations at the annual Medal of Honor memorial event at the end of Memorial Way on Monday, Nov. 11, followed by cake and coffee in Kane Hall. Free parking on campus. Learn more and register here. (Registration encouraged…


November 6, 2013

Dept. of English takes on the Bard

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Take ten Shakespearean scholars and give them each five minutes and 20 slides to explain why Shakespeare still speaks to us today and you will have the essence of “Shakespeare Ever After: His Remarkable Legacy” on November 14th at the ACT Theater downtown. To purchase tickets, visit the ACT Theatre.


November 5, 2013

San Antonio Mayor Urges UW Students to Pass on “Baton of Opportunity”

Mayor Julian Castro

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, youngest mayor of a major U.S. city, spoke to a group of University of Washington students, faculty and staff during a luncheon at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center on Oct. 23, encouraging them to use the opportunities that they have been given to build a foundation for the…


November 4, 2013

Free museum admissions on First Thursday, Nov. 7

Check out new and continuing exhibits at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery this First Thursday, when admission is free for everyone and the Burke will remain open until 8 pm.


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