A series of free public lectures, The Science of Psychology in the Real World, pairs University of Washington psychologists with experts from outside the university to examine the real-world impacts of research in the fields of nature, adolescence, and the legal system.
The College of Arts and Sciences is working to make its curriculum more flexible to address emerging areas of interest. One new pilot program, CineMedia, combines the liberal arts and applied film production.
Learn beginning acting, how to build a website, work as a mystery shopper, or become a socially responsible investor in just some of the new non-credit Experimental College classes starting in the next few weeks. See the new catalog.
According to an article in today’s Seattle Times, the UW is at the top of the list for the number of graduates volunteering for the Peace Corps, a repeat honor from 2007-2010 when it also topped the large schools list.
Batya Friedman, professor in the UW Information School, will present the 37th annual University Faculty Lecture on Thursday, February 7 in Kane Hall. Director of the Value Sensitive Design Research Lab, Friedman will discuss technology, human values and the future.
A Town Hall forum on gun violence sponsored by the UW School of Public Health will be held Monday, February 4, 7:30pm–9:00pm, Town Hall, and features panelists that include UW experts from public health, pediatrics, and Harborview Medical Center.
UW basketball coach Lorenzo Romar and WSU coach Ken Bone want YOU to nominate an unsung hero for the 2013 Washington State Jefferson Awards, the “Nobel Prize” for public service given both locally and nationally. Click here to nominate an outstanding volunteer by February 6, or to see how you can get involved.