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Arts Roundup: Student theater, Native American films — and the Burke gets buggy

Posted: September 13, 2012

The last couple of weeks before fall quarter begins are like the calm before the storm. In this otherwise quiet week, UWTV starts a new series featuring Native American filmmakers, the Undergraduate Theater Society sets its 2012-13 lineup and the Burke Museum goes buggy. Also, University of Washington Press reprints a powerful 1845 slave narrative... Read more »


Drumheller Fountain and Gerberding Hall on the UW campus.

Freshman Convocation marks opening of UW’s school year

Posted: September 11, 2012

University of Washington President Michael Young will be the featured speaker at the UW’s 29th annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 in the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion. About 4,800 people are expected to attend this event, which welcomes the entering class. Convocation officially marks the beginning of... Read more »