UW Retirement Association

December 15, 2021

News & Events – December 15, 2021

**Please note that the UWRA office will be closed December 22 – January 2.

UWRA Events

Husky Sports – Women’s Basketball: Join UWRA members to watch new head coach Tina Langley and a roster of exciting new and returning players face Pac-12 rival UC Berkeley. Date, time: January 2, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. Cost: $10 For more information and to register click here.

Downsize to the Right Size: Whether you’re planning for an upcoming move or just need to simplify your current living space, this virtual seminar will provide practical tips and thoughtful approaches to rightsizing your belongings. Learn a step-by-step process to move you toward enjoying less “stuff” and more freedom. The presentation includes information about how to begin the downsizing process, what to do with all your stuff, and the many resources available to you. Date, time: January 20 at 10:30 a.m. Register here for this virtual event.

Please Note: Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a COVID-19 test administered no more than 72 hours before the event is required for admission to all UWRA in-person events. Additionally, per UW policy, masks are required inside all University facilities. More information on this policy and documentation requirements is available on the UWRA website.

LEARN & ENGAGE

8th annual UW Impact Legislative Preview: Recent studies show a trend of declining trust in higher education among Americans of both major political parties – but is this trend warranted? Legislative Preview brings leaders from the worlds of private and public higher education and state government together to discuss what can be done to restore confidence in our colleges and universities. UW President Ana Mari Cauce, Seattle University President Eduardo Peñalver and Washington State Representative Debra Entenman (D-47) share their perspectives, while the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education presents the data.  Don’t miss this critical conversation! Register here for this virtual event.

 History Lecture Series: History Lecture Series returns in January 2022 with three presentations by UW history faculty on global capitalism. The speakers will cover everything from financial crises to tea to the Jaffa orange. Each webinar will be followed by a live Q&A hosted by Professor Charity Urbanski. The series will conclude with Professor James Gregory moderating a panel discussion with the three lecturers, allowing viewers to connect global histories of capitalism to the problems we face today as a society. For more information and to register, click here.