Regional & Community Relations

November 20, 2013

Seattle’s new city council districts drawn by retired UW prof

Seattle's new city districts

The man responsible for Seattle’s new districts is Richard Morrill, a retired UW geography professor who previously oversaw the court-ordered redistricting of Washington state in 1972, and advised the state of Mississippi on its own redistricting efforts for racial fairness from 1977 to 1983.

November 19, 2013

Film screening launches “White Rose” exhibit about student resistance in Nazi Germany

The White Rose

Formed in 1942 by University of Munich students, The White Rose was a small, non-violent Nazi resistance group calling for active opposition to Adolf Hitler’s regime. An exhibit chronicling The White Rose resistance group in Nazi Germany is on display until January 27 in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor, and a film about the movement,…

UW history prof on life before Typhoon Haiyan

Residents of Tacloban, Phillipines

UW Professor of History Vincente Rafael was featured in a story in The Wall Street Journal last week discussing the rich and complex history of the Phillipine city of Tacloban before Typhoon Haiyan.

November 18, 2013

Proposed Neighborhood Greenway in the U District

U District street

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is seeking input about a proposed neighborhood greenway on 12th Avenue NE for people who walk or ride bikes between Ravenna Boulevard and the Burke-Gilman Trail. Join them tonight, November 20, for an Open House on this topic at University Christian Church (4731 15th Avenue N). Data for this…

November 17, 2013

CUCAC Meeting Minutes – November 2013


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