July 15, 2013
Nominate a UW alumni veteran
Nominations are now being accepted for the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award. Established in 2012, the award is given to a living UW Alumnus Veteran who made a positive impact on their local, national, or international community; the University of Washington; and/or veteran’s communities. Deadline for nomination submissions is August 16, 2013.
July 11, 2013
Global study stresses importance of public internet access
A new study by the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School has found that community access to computer and Internet technology is crucial for connecting people to the information and skills they need in an increasingly digital world. Read more from UW News & Information.
July 5, 2013
New Urban Design Framework for U District
With input from volunteers from public, private and community sectors, including the UW, the University District Livability Partnership has developed a U District Urban Design Framework guiding the future of public spaces, street improvements, zoning, building heights, and housing in the U District.
July 3, 2013
Call to artists!
University District volunteers associated with the University District Livability Partnership have issued a CALL TO ARTISTS for a project that will create a mural for the north wall of J’s Market in the Jack in the Box parking lot at NE 50th. Applications are due July 8. Three finalists will receive cash awards.
July 1, 2013
Air travel focus of new world map
A Ph.D. candidate in astronomy at the University of Washington recently created a map of the world that is outlined using only the locations of the world’s runways, helicopter pads and airports. Read more in the Huffington Post.