San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, youngest mayor of a major U.S. city, spoke to a group of University of Washington students, faculty and staff during a luncheon at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center on Oct. 23, encouraging them to use the opportunities that they have been given to build a foundation for the… Read More
Check out new and continuing exhibits at the Burke Museum and Henry Art Gallery this First Thursday, when admission is free for everyone and the Burke will remain open until 8 pm.
Join us for a week long series of events Nov. 5-11 to commemorate Veterans Day 2013 and honor the UW students, alumni, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Notes from recent meetings of the City University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) are now available as pdf documents. Please click on “CUCAC Meeting Notes” to access June 2013 Meeting Notes or September 2013 Meeting Notes.
Perhaps more than any other area in the country, Washington state has a history of collapsing bridges. Come hear Civil & Environmental Engineering Professor John Stanton discuss what we have learned for the bridges of tomorrow at a free public lecture on Wednesday, October 30, 7 pm, Kane Hall 120. Part of the 2013 Engineering Lecture… Read More
A new season of Four Peaks is now available on UWTV, channel 27, or on cable, NWCN. See interviews with Pacific Northwest luminaries such as Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com’s founder; Howard Schultz, Starbucks CEO; and Matt Messenger, the inventor of “urban bike polo.” Tune in Tuesdays at 7 p.m. or Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 7… Read More
In a free public lecture on October 31, Harvard professor of American literature Lawrence Buell will discuss how recent literary works from around the world intersect with our changing and uncertain climate. Please register in advance to ensure a seat.
The College of Engineering’s fall lecture series will feature faculty researchers and industry leaders who work to maintain and improve our region’s critical infrastructure – roads, tunnels and bridges. Lectures are free and start at 7 p.m. in Kane Hall. Advance registration, either online or by calling 206-543-0540, is required. Lectures will also be broadcast… Read More
Join friends, family and fellow runners on October 20 for Dawg Dash, a dog-friendly 10K run and 5K run/walk to benefit student scholarship programs that takes participants through the heart of campus. Get complete information and register at DawgDash.com.
The UW history department will review America’s history of slavery from four different angles in its annual lecture series on the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. Starts October 23.