UW Retirement Association

April 9, 2020

News & Events – April 8, 2020

Again this week, we’re sending information and opportunities you can access from home. Let us know what you think and what you’d like to see! Send comments and suggestions to retiremt@uw.edu.


Ways to Help Our Community

Ways to donate: You can help arts organizations, food banks, and more as they navigate the impacts of COVID-19. Find out how HERE

Volunteer virtually with youth: Read about five ways you can connect, support or assist HERE

UW researchers need your virtual cough! They are working on an app that will help medical professionals serve self-quarantined COVID-19 patients. To participate in their 15-minute survey, go HERE

King County COVID-19 Community Study is collecting information and stories about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting individuals, families and communities within King County. They are also interested in learning more about how King County residents, families and communities are adapting to and coping with these impacts. Take the survey HERE

UW Bird Research project: Participants are asked to record all birds they see or hear for 10 minutes once a week in a single location to study how birds are affected by human behavior. For more information, click HERE


Virtual Events

Surviving the Coronavirus ‘infodemic’ – Researchers from the UW Center for an Informed Public and WSU are leading a virtual conversation on healthy digital practices. There will be a chance to participate from home as panelists share tools and tips for cutting through confusion and misinformation. Time, Date, Place: Thursday, April 9, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m., online. Register HERE

UW Professional Actor Training Virtual Showcase: Join the School of Drama for their first virtual showcase. Date: April 15, RSVP HERE

Burke from Home: Visit the Burke online (click the link, and then scroll to the bottom for virtual Burke Museum Visits)


Managing Stress and Staying Healthy

The Whole U offers resources for reducing stress, eating well, and staying active. Find them HERE and HERE