Regional & Community Relations

October 8, 2013

“Big Bang” moment to be explored with music

In the final open house of the season on October 16, Theodor Jacobsen Observatory presents ”Secrets of the Universe Revealed in a Map” and invites visitors to bring a musical instrument to replicate conditions at the moment the universe was created. Reservations are strongly recommended.


October 7, 2013

October 2013

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 128th meeting: Date:     Tuesday, October 8,  2013 Time:    7:00 – 8:30 PM Place:   UW Tower 4333 Brooklyn Avenue Seattle, WA 98105 22nd Floor This meeting will focus on developing CUCAC’s comments on the Department of Planning and Development U-District Urban Design Framework EIS…


September 25, 2013

Learn about Autumn constellations, in Spanish!

On October 2, the UW’s Jacobsen Observatory will present “The Night Sky and the Constellations of Autumn” first in Spanish, at 7 pm, and then in English, at 7:45. Both presentations are family-friendly and suitable for 1st-8th grade Spanish students, with lots of interactive activities. Reservations are strongly recommended for all talks.


September 24, 2013

A new resource – UW Sustainability Map

The University of Washington is very excited to announce the the first UW Sustainability Map, identifying the locations of sustainable bus stops, green roofs, LEED buildings, car charging stations, e-media collection sites and much more, all across campus. The Sustainability Map is the culmination of two years work by over 25 staff and multiple students…


September 23, 2013

Simpson Center for the Humanities announces Charles Johnson award

Professor of English Emeritus Charles Johnson will receive the 2013 Humanities Washington Award at the Bedtime Stories literary gala on Oct. 4 in Seattle for his longtime support for the humanities in Washington state.


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