UW News

April 18, 2005

Engineering Open House 2005 brings Puget Sound students, technology together

What: The 2005 Engineering Open House at the University of Washington

Who: Thousands of schoolchildren from around the region, their teachers, parents and UW engineering faculty and students

When: Friday, April 22, 9 a.m. — 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m. — 2 p.m.

Where: University of Washington Seattle campus. The exhibits will be in and around multiple engineering buildings on campus. For directions and a map, go to the information tent in front of Loew Hall, located on Stevens Way across from the Husky Union Building.

Details: More than 7,000 participants are expected for the 2005 Engineering Open House, the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. Visitors will be able to choose from more than 100 hands-on exhibits and activities designed to allow them to explore various facets of engineering. This year’s line-up includes self-assembling robots, levitating cars, fuel cell-powered boats, computer animation and water-propelled rockets. It’s all free and open to the public. The 2005 open house is being held in conjunction with the first annual Washington Weekend, which will feature live entertainment, reunions, tours and the spring football game.


For more information and a list of exhibits, see http://www.engr.washington.edu/openhouse/ or call (206) 685-1785.