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October 24, 2013

Arts Roundup: Music, exhibits, women’s festival — and a Halloween concert

It’s a big week for the arts on campus featuring dance, music, lectures, and a festival. From the annual Halloween Organ Concert to the ISIS: Women Arts Festival at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture — take your pick or pick them all.

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Panel to discuss making a difference during health-care reform

Health Sciences

UW faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a panel discussion on the “Affordable Care Act: How You Can Make a Difference,” from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Hogness Auditorium at the UW Health Sciences Center.

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October 23, 2013

Stephen Boyd: Making the best decisions in smart systems, products

News and Information

Stephen Boyd of Stanford University is the speaker at this year’s Lytle Lecture Series hosted by the UW’s Department of Electrical Engineering. He will give a free public talk at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28.

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October 22, 2013

Dogs in dawg regalia, class of 2033 in diapers – vote now for W Day photos

News and Information

A Husky Spirit Photo Contest is part of the runup to this year’s W Day, Friday, Oct. 25.

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Study: Quake-triggered landslides a significant hazard in Seattle

The next big earthquake on the Seattle fault could trigger destructive landslides in the city, potentially affecting a much larger area than previously thought, and in areas outside those currently considered to be landslide prone, a new UW-led study shows.

News Digest: Mercer Court grand opening, iSchool lecture Nov. 7, Honor: David Shields

Mercer Court Apartments grand opening Oct. 24 || UW iSchool presents author Jack Gantos Nov. 7 || David Shields honored by Artist Trust

Survey asks, ‘How do you use campus spaces?’

News and Information

A new online survey will help develop a Campus Landscape Framework, a step toward updating the campus master plan.

October 21, 2013

Caryn G. Mathes selected as general manager for KUOW

News and Information

Caryn G. Mathes, who has been general manager of WAMU in Washington, D.C., since 2005, has been selected as the general manager of KUOW, effective Jan. 2, 2014.

Native American longhouse breaks ground Oct. 25

Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

A public, groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Washington Native American longhouse-style facility, Wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ (Intellectual House), will take place Friday, Oct. 25, 3-5:30 p.m.

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‘Pushback': Resisting the life of constant connectivity

News and Information

Researchers at the University of Washington have studied and named a trend lots of people can identify with: the desire to resist constant connectivity and step back from the online world.

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