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

September 20, 2010

World’s largest university-based global health conference

More than 600 university, government and philanthropic leaders are gathering at the UW Sept. 19-21 to discuss the critical role of universities in global health. Several of the scheduled speakers play key roles in the President’s Global Health Initiative. WEBCAST: Several sessions will be broadcast live online. Visitors can access it live at www.cugh.org and can participate via… Read More

September 15, 2010

Front Porch Fall 2010

Read the latest version of the University’s community newsletter Front Porch Fall 2010.

September 7, 2010

Our Front Porch survey is closed!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our on-line reader survey. The lucky winner of a $50 gift certificate donated by University Book Store is William Purdy. Congratulations!

New UW innovation will assist the hearing impaired

This summer, UW researchers are field testing a new tool that can send American Sign Language over video phones. Unlike conventional video chat programs now in use, the new system will use an estimated 10 times less bandwidth. This may avoid the need for expensive plans and devices and may also allow the system to… Read More

15th Avenue NE Reconstruction Project

September 1, 2010 New SDOT Project Coming to Your Neighborhood! In 2011, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) will reconstruct 15th Avenue NE between NE Pacific Street and NE 50th Street, and resurface the roadway between NE 50th Street and NE 55th Street. The 15th Avenue NE Reconstruction Project is anticipated to begin in January… Read More