UW Retirement Association

July 7, 2021

News & Events – July 7, 2021

UWRA NEWS & EVENTS

Pandemic People, a digital tour experience presented by the Southwest Seattle Historical Society, compares and contrasts pandemic experiences on the Duwamish Peninsula in the ages of The Spanish Flu and COVID-19. How have our experiences living in pandemic conditions changed over the past century? How have they stayed the same? UWRA’s Program Planning committee invites you to join in this 40-minute digital tour to find out! Date, time: July 22 at 3:00 p.m. Learn more and register HERE.

LEARN & ENGAGE

Supporting children this summer to go back-to-school this fall: Grandparents and parents have a complicated task in supporting their children’s back-to-school transitions this fall. The goal of this virtual session is to help you feel more confident about supporting your children as they prepare to go back to school this fall.  It will also help you cope with your own fears and anxieties to ensure a successful transition for your family. Date, time: Tuesday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. Register: HERE. Please note: This event is hosted by the Whole U and you will need a UW Net ID to register. If you need assistance registering, please email wholeu@uw.edu.

Climate Change and the Puget Sound’s Marine Ecosystem: In this webinar, Dr. Nick Bond will review how Puget Sound and its marine ecosystem are likely to evolve over the coming decades, with a focus on the impacts of climate change. He will include a discussion of the kinds of efforts, both current and future, required for its protection and restoration. Dr. Nick Bond is a principal research scientist with the Cooperative Institute for Coastal, Ocean and Ecosystem Studies (CICOES) of the University of Washington. Date, time: Thursday, July 22 at 10:30 a.m. RSVP: by Tuesday, July 20th to the host, University House Wallingford, at (206) 545-8400.

Husky Strong Day: Come together (virtually) with fellow huskies from all across the University of Washington on August 11 for Husky Strong Day – a virtual celebration of movement and exercise for your whole family benefitting the COVID-19 Employee Emergency Fund.  The Whole U will provide exciting 45-minute movement classes on Zoom all throughout the day. There will be an offering for family fitness with your young children, movement for older adults, and classic classes from some of your favorite fitness partners including UW Recreation, YMCA and Pure Barre. Register: HERE. Please note: This event is hosted by the Whole U and you will need a UW Net ID to register. If you need assistance registering, please email wholeu@uw.edu.