UW Retirement Association

Weekly E-Digests


November 20, 2019

UWRA News & Events, November 20

UWRA EVENTS *Please note, the UWRA office will be open reduced hours next week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Responses may be delayed. We will get back to you as soon as possible.* Who do you know who is an exceptional volunteer? The University of Washington-UWRA Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award is designed to…


November 19, 2019

UWRA News & Events, November 14

UWRA EVENTS UWRA Husky Sports Fans: Volleyball vs. Utah on Sunday, November 17, 1:00 p.m. Reserved seats in Level 100, Section 8, Rows 17 & 18. Register online and mail payment ($10/ticket) to UWRA. To register, start at uw.edu/uwra/calendar. Questions? Contact Mark Johnson, majpaints@comcast.net. History of UW Tacoma Lecture Series: Before and After UWT: An Interdisciplinary…


UWRA News & Events, November 6

UWRA NEWS & EVENTS Discuss or get help with computers and other devices at UWRA’s Computer gathering:  Looking for advice on your not-too-old computer, suggestions on what to buy, or for help with your new one? The leaders and other attendees of the group are happy to provide hands-on assistance. Bring your system, and we’ll try to solve…


November 5, 2019

UWRA News & Events, October 30

UWRA News & Events Whose Stories Get Told? Inclusion of Women and Minorities in the Arts. Join in this UWRA What’s the Big Idea discussion next Wednesday, November 6, 10:30 a.m. Of the top 100 films in 2018, only sixteen were directed by African Americans, four by Asian Americans and four by women. Statistics aren’t…


October 18, 2019

UWRA News & Events, October 17

  UWRA EVENTS Harborview Medical Center Volunteer Activity: Acute Care Companions – Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is offering an opportunity to volunteer directly with patients as  ‘Acute Care Companions’. The largest number of people cared for at HMC are in acute care units, not the Emergency Department or intensive care. Acute care patients are medically stable…


UWRA News & Events, October 11

What’s the Big Idea Discussion: How can our nation reduce gun violence? In 2019 alone, more than 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 people have been injured in incidents of gun violence in the U.S. — not counting suicide. Given the current political climate and polarization over interpretation of the Second Amendment,…


UWRA News & Events, October 10

The City of Seattle is seeking input from UW faculty and staff to guide its Housing Choices initiative, an effort to create more market-rate housing options in more places, for more people. Retirees are invited to participate in this information-gathering process. UW Regional Relations and UW Human Resources are partnering with the City to host…


UWRA News & Events, October 9

UWRA EVENTS UWRA Volunteer opportunities at Dawg Dash: Want to aid in Dawg Dash’s support of student scholarships, but not interested in running or walking the event? Join UWRA friends to volunteer at the event. UWRA volunteers can work together at gear check, 6:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 13. For more information or…


UWRA News & Events, October 2

UWRA EVENTS UWRA Volunteer opportunities at Dawg Dash: Want to aid in Dawg Dash’s support of student scholarships, but not interested in running or walking the event? Join UWRA friends to volunteer at the event. UWRA volunteers can work together at gear check, 6:30 – 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 13. A few volunteers are…


September 25, 2019

UWRA News & Events, September 25

  UWRA EVENTS Travelogue – Enjoy part two of the documentary film We, the Voyagers: Our Moana. The film shares the story of the isolated Polynesian community of Taumako, whose members decided to teach a new generation how to build a voyaging canoe and navigate to distant islands using only ancient methods, materials, and designs. Date,…



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