October 15, 2013

Female professors at UW more common in male-dominated majors

An article in today’s Seattle Times spotlights the steady growth in the number of women in engineering and science faculty positions at the UW – a key to attracting more female students to these fields.


October 14, 2013

It’s Entrepreneur Week

Curious about entrepreneurship? The Foster School of Business is offering a full schedule of free events Oct. 14 – 18 at venues around campus. No registration required except where indicated. Open to all.


President Young to speak on Thursday

Join President Michael K. Young for an exploration of what is in store for the future of the University of Washington. Thursday, October 17, 2013 4 – 5 p.m. (Doors open at 3:45 p.m.) Meany Hall Reservations are not required.


October 11, 2013

Enter the W Day photo contest

Between Oct. 11 and Oct. 20, share your your best purple-and-gold moments in the W Day photo contest.  For details and to enter, go to facebook.com/UofWA.


October 9, 2013

Show off your Husky spirit on ESPN this Saturday

Bring family and friends and your Purple Pride on October 12 as ESPN films its College GameDay show on Red Square before the Huskies take on intense rival Oregon at Husky Stadium. A great chance to show your Husky Spirit and be part of the pregame filming! For details on parking and more, see the University… Read More


October 8, 2013

“Big Bang” moment to be explored with music

In the final open house of the season on October 16, Theodor Jacobsen Observatory presents ”Secrets of the Universe Revealed in a Map” and invites visitors to bring a musical instrument to replicate conditions at the moment the universe was created. Reservations are strongly recommended.


October 7, 2013

CUCAC meeting agenda, October 8

The University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its 128th meeting: Date:     Tuesday, October 8,  2013 Time:    7:00 – 8:30 PM Place:   UW Tower 4333 Brooklyn Avenue Seattle, WA 98105 22nd Floor This meeting will focus on developing CUCAC’s comments on the Department of Planning and Development U-District Urban Design Framework EIS… Read More


September 30, 2013

Come to an “Alley Party” on October 5

Join the University District Livability Partnership and the City of Seattle for a public event in our U District alleyways this Saturday, October 5, 3-6 pm. Live music, refreshments, and an Alley Walking Tour. Kicks off at Cafe Allegro, 42nd & University. Make a day of it and join Mayor Mike McGinn and others from… Read More


September 25, 2013

Learn about Autumn constellations, in Spanish!

On October 2, the UW’s Jacobsen Observatory will present “The Night Sky and the Constellations of Autumn” first in Spanish, at 7 pm, and then in English, at 7:45. Both presentations are family-friendly and suitable for 1st-8th grade Spanish students, with lots of interactive activities. Reservations are strongly recommended for all talks.