UW Retirement Association

July 8, 2020

News & Events – July 8, 2020

Professor emeritus Alan Wood was already taking his history class online before COVID-19 struck. Read all about it HERE.

UW Law celebrates the five retiring members of its community, including UWRA board member Lea Vaughn. Read about their careers HERE.


Current UW status: Review this page for the latest on UW’s COVID-19 Safe Start status.

UW Greek System COVID Update: For the latest information on the COVID-19 cases in the Greek system, click HERE.


UWRA Member Virtual Tour of Seattle: Ever feel like you are being watched when you walk in downtown Seattle? Hundreds of eyes peer out from buildings, observing your every step. Neither human nor electronic, these ever-present watchers belong to dozens of carved and molded animals gazing out from Seattle buildings. No binoculars needed for this menagerie-filled virtual walk, offered exclusively to UWRA members! Date, Time: July 14 1:30 p.m. Register HERE.

The Mystery of Wedgwood Rock Video: The Burke Museum posted a short video by geologist and longtime UW lecturer Dr. Stanley Chernicoff about the 20-foot tall, 1.5 million-pound glacial erratic in Wedgwood. View the video HERE.

Adult Story Time:  The King County Library System offers a reading of an engaging short story by a renowned author every 2nd and 4th Friday at 11 am via Zoom. Registration is required HERE.

Volunteer opportunity: Jesuit Volunteer EnCorps, a partner program of UW Encore, is looking for adults 50 and better who are committed to social and ecological justice. Virtual opportunities are now available. Priority application deadline:  August 31st. For more information go HERE.


Campus flowers photos: UW Facilities staff photographed campus grounds HERE.