January 15, 2014

Free artist lecture series at the Henry

Sculpture by Allyson Vieira

Starting January 16th with sculptor Allyson Vieira and ending March 13th, the School of Art will present seven public presentations by cutting-edge creators and curators talking about their work. All presentations are on Thursdays at 7pm and take place in the Henry Art Gallery auditorium. Please RSVP online.


January 13, 2014

What are you doing January 20th?

2014 MLK Day of Service

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering for the 2014 MLK Day of Service. Join more than 1,800 fellow volunteers on campus and throughout the Puget Sound region to help with more than 80 different projects at 70 different organizations. Are you in? Sign up at the Carlson Center website, then… Read More


January 10, 2014

New book by UW English prof and best-selling author coming to the screen

Cast and crew of  “I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel.”

“I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel,” a forthcoming film directed by James Franco, is based on a new book by Professor of English David Shields and former UW student Caleb Powell, ’91. In the picture at right Shields is at center, holding the clapboard. Franco is to his right, Powell at his left.


January 9, 2014

CUCAC meeting agenda, January 14, 2014

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 130th meeting Date:     Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Time:    7:00 – 8:30 PM Place:   UW Tower, 4333 Brooklyn Avenue, Seattle, WA 98105, 22nd Floor Items on the agenda will include a presentation on the SW Campus Utility Project and a presentation on the University… Read More


January 7, 2014

Re-imagining Aurora Avenue

Aurora Avenue

As part of a new exhibit, Design Lab: An Open Sketchbook on Aurora Avenue, Henry Art Museum is hosting a series of free public meetings that will use Aurora Avenue as a point of departure for conversations about history, culture, urban development, economics, transportation, and civic infrastructure. Three charrettes will take place from 4:30 – 7:30 pm… Read More


January 2, 2014

Visiting artist lecture on 3D art

Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor artwork

Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor, visiting instructor in the School of Art, will discuss her work on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Ceramic And Metal Arts Building (CMA) near Mary Gates Memorial Drive NE.


December 30, 2013

Don’t miss Archaeology Day on January 4

Ancient Peruvian textile

Archaeology Day is a special, one day-only annual event at the Burke Museum where you can explore special exhibits, discover how to make archaeology-themed crafts, and converse with specialists on topics ranging from ancient Rome to Lake Union shipwrecks. Free with museum admission.


December 17, 2013

Seattle Magazine lauds UW’s Innocence Project

Innocence Project Northwest

Included among the “Most Influential People of 2013″ in the December issue of  Seattle Magazine is the “quietly influential” Innocence Project Northwest, based at the UW School of Law.


December 16, 2013

Calling UW engineering grads

Engineering Exploration Night

The College of Engineering is looking for engineering alumni from all disciplines to participate in Engineering Exploration Night on Thursday, January 30, 2014. This is an opportunity to meet with engineering students still exploring their majors, so they can hear more about the real-life, professional world and the many ways alumni have used their degrees. Interested… Read More


December 12, 2013

Spotlight on Ryan Lewis

Ryan Lewis, '09

As MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS reach the end of their fall U.S. tour this month with three sold-out shows at Seattle’s Key Arena, the December issue of Columns talks with UW alumnus Ryan Lewis ’09, only a few years removed from days ensconced in Suzzallo Library and the Parnassus cafe in the basement of the… Read More