Regional Relations

You might find that perfect gift in the College of Arts and Sciences

Looking for gift ideas this holiday season?  Here are a few unique suggestions from the UW College of Arts and Sciences.

Free meditation sessions at the Henry

Would you like to reduce stress, improve attention, boost your immune system, and promote a general sense of  well-being? The Henry Art Gallery offers free “drop-in” mindfulness-meditation sessions on the second Thursday of each month, from 12:30 – 1:00 pm. Please check in early at the Henry front desk for location information.

CUCAC meeting cancelled

The CUCAC meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 10 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be January 14, 2014.

Honoring Nelson Mandela

The African Studies program at the UW announces a public gathering to honor the life of Nelson Mandela. A candlelight vigil in honor of President Mandela will be held at the International Fountain at Seattle Center on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Visions for the U District

An article in today’s Seattle Times looks at different visions for the future of the University District adjacent to campus, and notes the praise the UW has received for its participation in the process.

Put on your dancing shoes!

Looking for some high-energy marimba, mbira, singing and dancing this holiday season? The Zimbabwean Music Club will perform traditional and contemporary Zimbabwean music starting at 6:30 pm in the HUB on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Suggested $2 donation.

An Hour of Code for every student

As part of Computer Science Education Week, December 9 – 15, UW Computer Science & Engineering invites local schools to organize an Hour of Code, part of a national effort to have every student in America spend one hour learning to program. For information about scheduling a classroom visit or participating in other programs designed to

The holiday season has arrived!

The holiday season kicks off at UW Seattle with a variety of arts events, including the UW Gospel Choir on December 2 and the School of Music’s annual CarolFest on December 4. Click title for more details.

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.

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.

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