February 19, 2014

Sand Point Open Studios

Sand Point Studios

  On Friday, Feb. 21, Master of FIne Art students in the Painting + Drawing Program will open their studio to visitors who would like to see and discuss artworks that are in progress or complete. All are welcome, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


February 18, 2014

UW classics scholar will deliver Katz Distinguished Lecture

Classics scholar Stephen Hinds

UW Classics scholar Stephen Hinds investigates connections between classic Latin literature and two English poets in a  free public lecture on Tuesday evening, Feb. 25, in Kane Hall. Part of the Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities series sponsored by the Simpson Center for the Humanities.


February 13, 2014

The science of making a decision

Psychology lecture series

The ninth annual Allen L. Edwards Psychology Lecture Series beginning Wed., Feb. 19 will explore “The Science of Decision Making” to explain how the brain and an individual’s expectations influence decisions.


February 11, 2014

The Neptune Theatre and the Burke present science as entertainment

Chinook salmon in the Elwha River

Join the Burke Museum at the Neptune Theatre on Feb. 18 for Short Takes on Dam(n) Science, a fast-paced evening of six-minute presentations by ten different experts speaking about “the biggest, baddest dam removal/ecological restoration project on the planet.”


February 10, 2014

February CUCAC meeting cancelled

The regular meeting of CUCAC scheduled for Tuesday, February 11 has been cancelled. Watch our blog for information about the next meeting on March 11, 2014.


February 5, 2014

Renovated Odegaard wins AIA award

Odegaard Library interior

The interior renovation of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, completed June 2013, has been awarded the 2014 American Institute of Architects’ Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture.


February 4, 2014

See UW digital media art downtown

Convex Mirror

DXARTS Ph.D. Candidate Robert Twomey‘s work, Convex Mirror, is on display in a storefront window in downtown Seattle (Harrison Street just west of Boren) through February 14th as part of the Storefronts Seattle program.


February 3, 2014

Annual Faculty Lecture on Feb. 6

Dr. Stephen Gloyd, second from left, in in Côite d’Ivoire.

Dr. Stephen Gloyd, UW professor of global health and health services, will present the 2014 Annual Faculty Lecture , “Achieving Health for All in the 21st Century: Globalization, Growing Inequity and Creative Responses”, at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall 130.The talk is free and open to all.


January 28, 2014

How strong of a football fan are you?

Seahawks fans

Take this free online test developed by University of Washington psychologist Anthony Greenwald to find out.


January 27, 2014

Activating alleyways in the UDistrict

Busy University District intersection

You are invited to an Alley Activation Open House on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at University Heights Center Auditorium to help provide community input on plans to upgrade the alleyway behind University Bookstore between 45th and 42nd Streets NE. A presentation about the project, part of the University District Livability Partnership, will be given at both… Read More