Regional & Community Relations

May 6, 2021

New outdoor dining area on revamped NE 43rd St.

With the pandemic spurring more outdoor dining and recent completion of a new NE 43rd Street, the University District Partnership has sparked a new look between the light rail station and campus, one that emphasizes people over vehicles. The Partnership has deployed picnic tables along 43rd for everyone to enjoy – preferably with a meal from…

May 4, 2021

CUCAC agenda, May 2021

Provided here is notification that the City of Seattle/University of Washington Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC) will hold its next meeting on May 11. Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM Location: WebEx Meeting Link Dial-in/Access Code: 1-408-418-9388 / 187 584 5660 In-person attendance is currently prohibited per Washington State Governor’s Proclamation No….

UW announces COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students starting fall 2021

University of Washington announced on May 3 that all students will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this coming fall. View UW News coverage for details or President Cauce’s campus communication. Information on vaccine access, as well as information about support resources and campus operations, can be found on the University’s updated Novel coronavirus webpages….

April 15, 2021

Health One, a new kind of 9-1-1 response team, expands in the U District

Earlier this week, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Fire Chief Harold Scoggins announced the launch of a second Health One unit to expand the program to the U District. Health One is a 9‑1‑1 response team comprised of firefighters/EMTs and case managers who are specifically trained to help people experiencing mental illness, substance use disorder and non-emergency medical…

April 14, 2021

Commencement 2021: Celebrating worldwide

This year’s graduating class will celebrate through a highly interactive virtual commencement. UW President Ana Mari Cauce announced the online format in an April 1 letter to graduating students. On June 12, 2021, the virtual event will include many elements of a traditional graduation to be shared across the globe with friends, family and classmates. Learn more about the…

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