December 7, 2010

Changing grocery stores to promote health

School of Nursing students have worked with the management team of a supermaket in the underserved Central District area to help increase customer purchases of fresh fruits and vegetables, based on research indicating that store design impacts buying habits. Read the complete story here.

December 2, 2010

CUCAC Meeting Agenda Set

The next meeting of CUCAC (City University Community Advisory Committee) has been scheduled for December 14 at 7 pm, UW Tower. Agenda items will be Student Housing Project, Phase II UW Medical Center addition Husky Stadium renovation General Updates Possible Committee Letters

November 30, 2010

Students organize local food drive

In the spirit of holiday giving, Husky Neighborhood Assistants student volunteers are supporting the University District Food Bank by collecting nonperishable foods from more than 200 residences in the North of 45th neighborhood. For more information, please see The Daily article.

November 29, 2010

Stay informed and entertained with UW360

On December 1, don’t forget to tune in to channel 27 to catch the latest edition of UW 360, a half-hour magazine-style show profiling fascinating people and programs at the UW that are changing our world. Hosted by Samantha Rund, the program airs at 10 pm each Wednesday, with new episodes debuting the first week… Read More

November 8, 2010

Did you know the UW has received national recognition for its community service?

The University of Washington has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement. The UW is the only public, 4-year institution in Washington state to receive this recognition this year. (Community Service… Read More

CUCAC Meeting Agenda Set

The next meeting of CUCAC (City University Community Advisory Committee) has been scheduled for November 9 at 7 pm, UW Tower. Agenda items will be Student Housing Project, Phase II Bryant Building site as SR 520 (6) mitigation General Updates (University and City)

November 1, 2010

Rainy Day Freebies

Looking for something interesting to pass a rainy day? Check out ”Dream Design Build” in the Allen Library South Basement, a selection of drawings and watercolor renderings by students of the UW Department of Architecture from 1914-1947,  demonstrating the transition in teaching from the Beaux-Arts model to Modernism. Many of the students went on to have influential careers,… Read More

October 13, 2010

UW softball legend honored at City Hall

UW women’s softball legend Danielle Lawrie holds an official Proclamation from the Seattle City Council and Mayor honoring her contributions to the UW and the region and the example she has set for young women as student-athletes. Seattle City Council members Tim Burgess and Sally Clark were among those offering congratulations after a special ceremony… Read More

September 30, 2010

North of 45th Meeting Schedule – 2010/2011

North of 45th Meetings will be held on the following days 4:00-5:30pm: October 20 November 17 January 26 February 23 April 20 May 18 Since the HUB is under construction, we will meet at University Presbyterian Church in the Calvin Room  (4540 15th Ave NE). A big thanks to Mark Gwaltney & UPC for reserving… Read More

September 27, 2010

UW Comments on ESSB 6392

The University of Washington is in support of WSDOT’s Preferred Alternative for the SR 520 project. The collaborative efforts among many agencies in the last few years as well as the past few months to refine the Preferred Alternative have resulted in a stronger project. Read the full UW Comments on ESSB 6392: Design Refinements… Read More