HuskyFest

Foundational Faces of the University of Washington

  • 8AM
  • Putting faces to the architecture around us, view restored historic portraits of campus namesakes from Denny and Hutchinson to Gould and Suzzallo.

  • Odegaard Library
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Ask UW Admissions

  • 10AM
  • In addition to information about the UW admissions process, Admissions counselors will be available to answer your specific questions.

  • Red Square
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See Burke Museum objects at our Red Square booth

  • See and touch objects from the collections and get to know the Burke Museum.

  • Red Square
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Evans School of Public Affairs booth

  • Learn how the Evans School works to transform our community, state, region and beyond.

  • Red Square
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Exploring the College of Built Environments

  • Architecture, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design. Meet CBE advisors and discover where our degrees can take you.

  • Red Square
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School of Dentistry booth

  • Learn about the school’s general and specialty clinics, which provide quality, affordable dental care – on campus and open to the public.

  • Red Square
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Evans School of Public Affairs booth

  • Learn how the Evans School works to transform our community, state, region and beyond.

  • Red Square
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College of the Environment booth

  • From the Earth’s core out to the cosmos – and everywhere in-between – come discover all the College of the Environment has to offer.

  • Red Square
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School of Public Health booth

  • Meet with representatives to learn about the School of Public Health.

  • Red Square
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UWB 7th annual 5k walk/run booth

  • Learn more and sign up or the UWB 7th Annual 5k Walk/Run raising money for student scholarships.

  • Red Square
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Taking it to the Streets: Protests, Strikes and Activism in Washington state

  • See materials drawn from Libraries Government Documents, Special Collections, and microform and newspapers illustrating the long history of protest in Seattle – from 1910 to the present.

  • Allen Library North Lobby and Suzzallo Ground Floor
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Social Work is Social Change

  • Change the big picture: Learn more about the field of social work and pick up a bicycle or backpack light.

  • Red Square
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Huskies: The Event 2013

  • UW Emergency Management, Environmental Health & Safety and your UW Police Department ask: Are you prepared?

  • Red Square
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Housing and Food Services booth

  • Learn more about the UW’s undergraduate and graduate housing and dining options.

  • Red Square
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iSchool student information booth

  • Learn about the iSchool’s curriculum and the career possibilities with a degree in Informatics or Information Management and Library and Information Science.

  • Red Square
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DNA Day: Genomics in Public Health

  • Take part in interactive activities honoring International DNA Day focused on genomics in public health.

  • Red Square
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Libraries self-guided tour

  • Explore the architecture of UW Libraries, from the 1926 Reading Room in Suzzallo to the 1994 art installation in Allen Library.

  • Suzzallo and Allen Libraries
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Golden Anniversary of Century 21

  • This exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of Century 21 and highlights the planning, design, promotion and activities of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.

  • Allen Library
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Odegaard 40th Anniversary exhibit and staircase photos

  • Celebrate Odegaard Undergraduate Library at 40 years as we prepare for a major renovation. An exhibit will highlight Odegaard’s history in pictures, stories and video. Have your photo taken on the central staircase before it is demolished over the summer!

  • Odegaard Library
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Crystalline Growths, art installation

  • Artist Beth Gahan uses corrugated plastic, vinyl and found advertising to create synthetic crystals that grow and expand within site-specific spaces.

  • Pavilion
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Silkscreening station

  • Transform your plain old T-shirts by bringing them to the Pavilion to be silkscreened on-the-spot with an original artwork, for free! Artist: Cairo Gallery

  • Pavilion
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Honeycomb Clouds, art installation

  • Cut-paper extraordinaire Celeste Cooning is transforming spaces around the country with her massive hanging installations.

  • Pavilion
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The Whale, art installation

  • A playful take on the great sea giant, constructed with steel, lace and porcelain by UW grad Marni Dworkin.

  • Pavilion
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Zine Nook, interactive activity

  • Come kick back and enjoy a self-published magazine, “zine” as the cool kids say, or get your hands dirty and make your own at the craft table.

  • Pavilion
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Grand Station Clocks, art installation

  • Installation trio Hens & Chicks combine forces to create one-of-kind masterpieces in all shapes and sizes.

  • Pavilion
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Looped Animation Zone, art installation

  • A variety of artists and methods collide in looped animated shorts, with subjects ranging from the everyday routine to the absolutely absurd.

  • Pavilion
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Oceana Quartet

  • 10:15AM
  • The winners of the 2011 UW Strings and Piano Chamber Ensemble Competition perform in the Pavilion.

  • Pavilion
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UW Campus Tour

  • 10:30AM
  • Student-guided tours combine knowledge of our historic campus with information about the student experience. Advance registration is required.

  • Schmitz Hall, first floor lobby
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Student Philanthropy Education Program spring education event

  • 11AM
  • The Student Philanthropy Education Program gives students an in-depth look at the fund-raising operations at the UW and builds awareness about the role philanthropy plays at the UW.

  • Red Square
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Class of 2012 Purple and Gold Forever fundraiser

  • Learn more about the Class of 2012 Purple & Gold Forever Fund, which will fund, manage and sustain a student-led annual Homecoming celebration in Red Square.

  • Red Square
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Pie Stand

  • Renowned poet and pie enthusiast Kate Lebo, a current MFA in creative writing candidate at UW, serves up her delicious pies and equally tasty poems for free!

  • Pavilion
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HuskyFest kick-off!

  • President Michael Young and the Husky marching band kick off HuskyFest 2012 in the Pavilion on Red Square!

  • Pavilion
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Craft Spells

  • 11:30AM
  • Craft Spells is the epitome of the recent uprising in the DIY music scene.

  • Pavilion
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Evans School of Public Affairs open house

  • 12PM
  • Visit the second-oldest building on campus and learn more about the Evans School’s 50 years of enlightened public leadership.

  • Parrington Hall
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Campus Clean Up

  • 12:30PM
  • Teams compete to collect the most garbage from the UW, with winners announced during the Earth Day celebration. All participants will receive a free goodie bag.

  • Paccar Hall and campus
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The Pharmacy

  • The Pharmacy is a psychedelic/indie punk band from Seattle.

  • Pavilion
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Undergraduate Theater Society Showcase

  • 1:30PM
  • Selected songs from the musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed.

  • Pavilion
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UW Percussion Ensemble

  • 2PM
  • The UW Percussion Ensemble, directed by Tom Collier, performs works by John Cage and others.

  • Pavilion
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UW Campus Tour

Elissa Washuta, a literary reading

  • 2:45PM
  • An energetic and witty take on pharmaceuticals titled “Prescribing Information” — excerpt from Washuta’s upcoming memoir.

  • Pavilion
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Get Ready to Rumble: It's Budgetball

  • 3PM
  • This competition pits the Evans School, Law School and Foster School in a battle of wits and athleticism (weather permitting.)

  • Denny Field
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Genomics in Public Health: a lecture and panel discussion

  • Dr. Gilbert Omenn will present a lecture entitled “Public Health Genetics: A New Era”. A panel discussion on genomics in public health will follow.

  • Kane Hall 220
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Evan Flory-Barnes

  • Evan Flory-Barnes is a bass player who performs regularly with groups in many genres.

  • Pavilion
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Four Peaks pre-show

  • 4PM
  • Three musical acts will be on stage to warm up the crowd before the live taping of the Four Peaks TV show “Hacking Edu” in the Pavilion on Red Square.

  • Pavilion
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HuskyFest Alumni Happy Hour — Hawaii

  • 4:30PM
  • No matter where you live, join other Huskies for an evening of comaraderie and fun.

  • Kailua-Kona, HI
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UW Tacoma Alumni Husky Happy Hour

  • 5:30PM
  • Meet fellow UWT Huskies and enjoy appetizers, non-alcoholic beverages and a no-host bar at The Ram on the Tacoma waterfront.

  • The Ram (3001 Ruston Way, Tacoma)
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Hacking Edu

  • 6PM
  • Watch the live taping of the UWTV show Four Peaks! Emmy Award-winning host Hanson Hosein will interview four innovators on the upheaval in higher education. Pre-show entertainment begins at 4 p.m.

  • Pavilion
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HuskyFest Alumni Happy Hour — Las Vegas

  • No matter where you live, join other Huskies for an evening of comaraderie and fun.

  • Las Vegas, NV
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Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture featuring Alexes Harris, associate professor, Department of Sociology

  • 6:30PM
  • The Samuel E. Kelly Distinguished Faculty Lecture is dedicated to acknowledging the work of our faculty by spotlighting research focusing on diversity and social justice.

  • Kane 110
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InFlux

  • 7PM
  • Dance Student Association Concert, $5 suggested donation.

  • Meany Studio 267
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Access'12, Art21 Season 6 Premiere

  • View the Season 6 Premiere of the Peabody Award-winning biennial television series: Art in the Twenty-First Century.

  • Henry Art Gallery
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The Brick Dance

  • 9PM
  • The Rapture DJs will spin in the Pavilion. The event is free for UW students.

  • Pavilion
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