Regional & Community Relations

March 25, 2014

Free Distinguished Artist lecture on April 2

Protest art by Mel Chin

The School of Art will host Mel Chin, an internationally known multi-media artist whose work can be found in very unlikely places and is intended to provoke greater social awareness and responsibility.  Free and open to all, although priority seating will be given to those who RSVP.


March 24, 2014

“Sci-duction” is topic of annual biology lecture

Dr. Shirley Malcom (Zoology, '69)

Dr. Shirley Malcom (Zoology, ’69), head of Education and Human Resources Programs at the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., will return to the UW on March 31 to present Education and Empowerment: Opportunity for Sci-duction, the annual UW Biology Mindlin Lecture. Free.


March 18, 2014

Have you seen the Mammoth Tusk yet?

Mammoth tusk enclosed in a plaster jacket

The Burke Museum will display the South Lake Union Mammoth Tusk on the two last weekends in March, from 10 am – 5 pm. The tusk continues to be carefully monitored by Burke paleontologists to ensure that it is drying properly, so please check their website for any schedule updates.


March 17, 2014

New UDistrict Sound Transit station – take a peek

Construction progress at new U District Sound Transit station

Stay up-to-date with the progress of the new Sound Transit station with bird-eye photos of the job site, updated every 15 minutes. You can also contact Sound Transit with questions or feedback, and share your favorite images with others.


March 11, 2014

UW historian Margaret O’Mara honored speaker at MOHAI

Margaret O'Mara

Modern United States history scholar Margaret O’Mara will¬†explore the importance of place to the process of innovation in her talk, It Takes a City: Seattle and the Alchemy of Innovation at the Museum of History and Industry on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 pm. Tickets may be purchased online.


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