It’s Summer!

It’s finally summer! Let’s celebrate by trying something new. From book clubs to ball games, there are tons of activities to chose from. Check out our calendar for events or peruse 180 discounts for faculty and staff. And save August 24 for a Free Photo Day on the Seattle campus!

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3 Ways UW Staff Steps On Up

Listen to how three UW staff members are fitting in the Step On Up challenge! Scott Olsen, refrigeration mechanic, UW Medical Center: “I’m a refrigeration mechanic at UWMC and am shocked at how many steps UP the stairs I can take in a day versus taking the elevators. Assessing the 1,100+ pieces of equipment only [...]

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Jessica Investigates: Swapping Fruits for Fats When Baking

Hashtag What? Your Guide to Social Media

Adaptive Yoga Comes to UW

Too Much Fun in the Sun? 9 Tips for Protecting Your Skin!

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Story Time Adventures at University Book Store

Summer is a time for exploration, and at University Book Store in the U District, our calendar is full of chances to discover new worlds and investigate our own with some of the most imaginative storytellers and inquisitive authors out there. On Tuesdays in July, we’re delighted to host readings and discussions with the noteworthy [...]

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Ask a Dietitian: Meatless Mondays?

The benefits of a vegetarian diet have been well researched and the results have been positive. The American Society of Nutrition and Dietetics announced this year that a vegetarian diet can reduce the risk of death from ischemic heart disease and lower your chance of having Type II diabetes or hypertension. It can also decrease [...]

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2 Silly Reasons to Attend Free Photo Day

Making the Most of Your Summer Vacation

Upcoming Events

StoryTime at University Book Store

Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Mindfulness Inquiry-- FULL

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12 - 1 p.m.

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UW Botanic Gardens: Feathers with Connie Sidles

Saturday, July 26, 2014, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

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Annual UW Start-Up Celebration

Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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UW Botanic Gardens: Pruning Shrubs and Trees: The Summer Advantage

Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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  • Today marks week three of the Step On Up Challenge! How's everyone doing? Where have your steps taken you? #uwsteponup #getfit #hiking #adventures
  • #tbt to the martial arts #icon, Bruce Lee. A martial arts master, actor, and filmmaker, Lee also studied philosophy while at #UW. Sunday, July 20th, marks his anniversary. His Lakeview Cemetery burial site will surely be visited by his fans. #Seattle #legend #jeetkunedo
  • What a great way to kick back and relax after work! Live music, good food, and good company - can't get much better than this.  Thanks #UW Medicine for presenting this weekly concert series. #goodvibes #summer #relax #fun
  • Taking a stroll for some inspiration and fresh air this Monday. This campus is full of gems. #uw #Monday #workflow #lunchtime
  • The Department of Opthalmology is running the Hood to Coast race together AND making Husky masks to represent UW! This 200 mile relay goes from Mt. Hood to Seaside in Oregon. #woof #eyeditarod
  • #tbt to the books of my youth. I loved reading these Ramona books by UW alum Beverly Cleary. Anyone else read these books as a kid or currently reading these books to their children? #uw #bookworm #reading #childhood

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