June 10, 2013
UW Professional and Continuing Education celebrates centennial with Dale Chihuly art at UW Tower
UW Professional and Continuing Education marked its 100th birthday in grand style today (June 10) with the announcement of an extraordinary glass sculpture from a UW alumnus who is also among the biggest names in art: Dale Chihuly.Dale Chihuly, David Szatmary, Michael Young, UW Educational Outreach, UW Professional & Continuing Education, UW Tower
Public Hearing Set for Proposed Changes in Event Parking Rates
A public hearing to discuss proposed changes to event parking rates is scheduled for Tuesday, June 25 from 9-10 am in Anderson Hall, Room 10. All members of the UW community are encouraged to attend.
June 7, 2013
Board of Regents — June 13 Meeting Announcement
The Board of Regents will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 1pm in the Petersen Room of the Allen Library. The full agenda is available online.
Treks reveal distinctive forests of Cascade Mountains — with photo gallery
In “Spring Comes to the Cascades,” students don’t just read about the forests – they hike and snowshoe through them.College of the Environment, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
June 6, 2013
Measuring the impact of research
Pollution in Northern Hemisphere helped cause 1980s African drought
Air pollution in the Northern Hemisphere in the mid-20th century cooled the upper half of the planet and pushed rain bands south, contributing to the prolonged and worsening drought in Africa’s Sahel region. Clean air legislation in the 1980s reversed the trend and the drought lessened.climate change, College of the Environment, Dargan Frierson, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
June 5, 2013
Congolese rape survivors helped by cognitive processing therapy
Short-term therapy from paraprofessionals improved the mental health of Congolese women who suffered sexual violence.cognitive processing therapy, Debra Kaysen, Department of Psychiatry, Global Health, rape, war
Arts Roundup: Drama, art, music — and the Burke celebrates female artisans with ‘Empowering Women’
Even as spring quarter winds down, there’s lots to see. The Burke Museum has a new exhibit, the School of Music presents its combined bands with the University Symphony, and two plays at the School of Drama conclude their runs.
A walking revolution helps older adults get and stay active
Older adults are assessing their neighborhoods to make them more amenable to a favorite physical activity: walking.Basia Belza, built environments, disabled, elderly, exercise, guides, School of Nursing, walking