November 25, 2013
An evening of Irish fiddle music
Visiting artist Kevin Burke, currently in residence at the School of Music, will present a concert with his students featuring Irish fiddle music on Tuesday, Dec. 3, in the Music Building. Admission is $5 at the door. No reservations required.
November 20, 2013
Seattle’s new city council districts drawn by retired UW prof
The man responsible for Seattle’s new districts is Richard Morrill, a retired UW geography professor who previously oversaw the court-ordered redistricting of Washington state in 1972, and advised the state of Mississippi on its own redistricting efforts for racial fairness from 1977 to 1983.
November 19, 2013
Film screening launches “White Rose” exhibit about student resistance in Nazi Germany
Formed in 1942 by University of Munich students, The White Rose was a small, non-violent Nazi resistance group calling for active opposition to Adolf Hitler’s regime. An exhibit chronicling The White Rose resistance group in Nazi Germany is on display until January 27 in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, 2nd floor, and a film about the movement,…
UW history prof on life before Typhoon Haiyan
UW Professor of History Vincente Rafael was featured in a story in The Wall Street Journal last week discussing the rich and complex history of the Phillipine city of Tacloban before Typhoon Haiyan.
November 18, 2013
Proposed Neighborhood Greenway in the U District
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is seeking input about a proposed neighborhood greenway on 12th Avenue NE for people who walk or ride bikes between Ravenna Boulevard and the Burke-Gilman Trail. Join them tonight, November 20, for an Open House on this topic at University Christian Church (4731 15th Avenue N). Data for this…