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.
June 28, 2013
Student Counseling Center receives record gift from Class of 2013
Departing members of the Class of 2013 donated $50,000, a record amount for a senior gift, to mental-health services on the Seattle campus. Read more in a Seattle Times article.
June 25, 2013
UW’s Integrated Design Center part of Bullitt Center
The Integrated Design Lab (IDL), part of The College of Built Environments, is the first and second floor occupant of Seattle’s Bullitt Center, called the greenest building in the world, which opened on Earth Day, 2013.
Women’s Center director speaks to human trafficking
In a June 21 guest editorial in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Executive Director of the UW Women’s Center Sutapa Basu addresses business accountability and consumer responsibility to stop the supply chains that support human trafficking and forced labor.