Seventeen North American scientists outline the importance of natural science and call for a revitalization of the practice.
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Rounding out spring break there is a variety of events to keep you entertained. From the School of Art Distinguished Artist Lecture featuring Mel Chin to Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève presented by the UW World Series, prepare yourself for spring quarter because it’s looking bright!
UW Health Innovators Collaborative kicks off || Law student activism prompts legislation || UW CareLink seminars || Graduate students best two Canadian universities
Beethoven, Brahms, Handel, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Gershwin — the names alone are enough to quicken the pulse of any classical music lover. Those greats and many more are represented in a gift of rare classical music scores to the University of Washington Music Library.
Many University of Washington students will greet spring break next week from a warm sandy beach, but 69 of them will instead spend their week off helping young students in rural communities learn about art, literacy and the environment. In turn, these UW students will learn about life, culture and education in rural Washington.
Winter quarter ends this week but the campus has plenty of events to keep you entertained over spring break — from a film screening at the Henry Art Gallery to an Australian cirque group at Meany Hall. And while you’re at it, enjoy the cherry blossoms that are almost in full bloom.
Informational forum March 18 about state’s Dream Act || Commuter Services extends hours for start of quarter || Lecture March 21 discusses changing field of biomedical technology
The cherry trees in the Quad are at about 75 percent of their full bloom, according to the UW arborist.
Winter quarter is coming to a close but there are still several events to take advantage of on the Seattle campus. This week, see the Mammoth tusk on display at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture or attend one of the many exciting music events– a perfect way to jump start spring!
Nominations due March 17 for annual faculty lecturer || Nominate outstanding UW women by Friday || Book: Should English be the language of science?