UW Faculty Auxiliary

February 7, 2024

“Decolonoscopy: Exploring My Role as a Tribal Ambassador Bridging Two Cultures” By Don Motanic, Board President for the Wisdom of the Elders, Inc.

Don is a 1978 UW graduate with a degree in Forestry Engineering.  He had a 42 year long career as a Forest Engineer and Forest Manager with the Bureau of Indian Affairs that included living and working with the Yakama Nation, and the Umatilla and Spokane Tribes.   He will talk about fostering successful collaborations between…

November 30, 2023

Annual Holiday Tea, December 5, 2023, At Hill-Crest, The President’s Official Residence

The University of Washington Faculty Auxiliary Cordially invites you to our Annual Holiday Tea Tuesday, December 5, 2023, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm At Hill-Crest, The President’s Official Residence 808 36th Avenue East, Seattle, 98112 Refreshments will be served Please mark your calendars for this special event on Tuesday, December 5th and help us ring in the Holiday…

November 3, 2023

Scholarship Celebration Dinner and Lecture at Piatti’s in University Village Wednesday, November 8, 2023, Dinner at 5:30pm, followed by a Lecture by Dagmar Shannon “Waterways of the Tsars, a Travelogue”

We hope you will join us for our Annual Scholarship Celebration and Lecture.  We will introduce and award scholarships of $7000 each to 3 deserving UW undergraduates and hear their inspirational stories. Our speaker, Dagmar Shannon, a longtime UWFA member, is a gifted photographer and storyteller.  She and her husband have traveled to all 7 continents and…

September 6, 2023

UWFA Fall Receception Oct 2, 2023, Piatti’s 1:00 pm Refreshments are served

Member Welcome to the new Season of Interest Groups Piatti’s Restaurant, 2695 NE Village Lane, University Village

February 20, 2023

UWFA In-Person Luncheon Lecture: Christopher Shannon “Bitcoin, Blockchain, and NFTs” Wednesday, March 8th

The UW FACULTY AUXILIARY welcomes UWFA and UWRA members, spouses and friends to the “In-Person Luncheon Lecture” at Piatti’s Restaurant, 2695 NE Village Lane, University Village, Wednesday, March 8th, 2023 Christopher Shannon will talk to us about Bitcoin, Blockchain, and NFTs, and his talk will provide a high-level overview of the technical and philosophical underpinnings…

January 5, 2023

Margaret O’Mara: “The History of Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America” Wednesday, February 8th, 1pm

Please join us as Margaret O’Mara presents a Zoom lecture on the history of Silicon Valley and how it spilled over into the Pacific NW as described in her latest book The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America. This is the true, behind-the-scenes history of the people who built Silicon Valley and shaped…

April 17, 2022

UWFA Lecture: Judy Bentley “Walking Washington’s History” Monday, April 11, 1pm

Welcome to the UWFA Lecture Series Judy Bentley “Walking Washington’s History” Part One Judy Bentley “Walking Washington’s History” Part Two Our speaker today is historian and hiker Judy Bentley.  She has teamed up with veteran guidebook author Craig Romano to describe hikes for adventurers of all abilities along trails on the coast, over mountains, through…

March 22, 2022

UWFA Spring Luncheon Seattle Yacht Club Wednesday, May 18

UWFA Spring Luncheon  Seattle Yacht Club Wednesday, May 18 11:30 No-host Bar, 12:15 Luncheon Speaker: Rebecca Albiani We are happy to announce the return of the in-person UWFA Spring Luncheon at the Seattle Yacht Club on Wednesday, May 18, at 11:30 a.m.  There will be a limit of 80 members and guests and proof of Covid…

March 15, 2022

To the UWFA Membership from the UWFA Nominating Committee

Our Annual Meeting will be held virtually on Zoom on April 11, 2022, 1 p.m. We will use email and US mail to carry out the election of the Board of Directors for the UWFA 2022-2023 term, according to Article IV, Section 7, of our By-Laws. An election for next year’s President will occur at the…

March 4, 2022

UWFA Lecture: Dagmar Shannon, “Antarctica” Wednesday March 9, 1 pm

Welcome to the UWFA Lecture Series Dagmar Shannon, “Antarctica” Wednesday March 9, 1 pm Ultimate Antarctica and Patagonia “Come travel and discover Antarctica with me. I am Dagmar Shannon, former UWFA President and co- Program chair with Nancy Kenagy. Born in Germany, I came to Seattle as an exchange student and later married the son of…

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