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


CUCAC Meeting Notice – September 14, 2010, 7-9pm

City of Seattle – University of Washington Community Advisory Committee NOTICE FOR THE HUNDRED AND SEVENTH COMMITTEE MEETING The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 107th meeting: Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 Time: 7:00- 9:00 PM Place: UW Tower 4333 Brooklyn Avenue Seattle, WA 98105 22nd Floor


August 17, 2010

New adult classes at the Burke

From Tuesday, August 17 through Wednesday, November 3, 2010, the Burke Museum will present a new series of adult classes giving naturalists and art lovers the opportunity to gain new skills and knowledge in a variety of subjects. Classes are taught by experts in their field and are affordably priced. Class subjects include: plant reproduction,… Read More


August 11, 2010

UW Economic Impact Report

Chart of UW's economic impact

Read more about the economic, employment and government revenue impact of operations and research of all of the UW’s campuses and affiliates.


August 3, 2010

Free lunchtime concert

“Summer Sounds at the Henry” continues this week with a free public concert on Thursday, August 5, from 12-1 pm in the Illsley Ball Nordstrom Sculpture Court next to the Henry Art Gallery. Now in its third year, this casual concert series is co-presented by the Henry and the University of Washington School of Music… Read More