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July 25, 2018

UW Encore Digest July 2018

  Engaging Experience for the Greater Good  SPECIAL OLYMPICS USA GAMES: UW RETIREES “ROSE” TO THE OCCASION! Three giant purple words in all caps appeared on the Rainier Vista lawn on July 1. They read “RISE WITH US”. The official slogan of the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games (hosted by Seattle and located, for the most…


June 26, 2018

UW Encore Digest June 2018

Engaging Experience for the Greater Good  MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! Commencement 2018 – On June 9 at Husky Stadium, June 10 at Safeco Field and June 11 at the Tacoma Dome more than 9,000 individuals were recognized for their completion of work necessary to receive a degree from the University of Washington. All of the late nights…


May 24, 2018

UW Encore Digest May 2018

Engaging Experience for the Greater Good   UW Farm – Learn about Sustainable Farming Practices and Put them to Work! Spring has finally sprung! Consequently, things have very literally come to life on the UW Farm. If you would like to get involved in the opportunities to be part of the sustainable cultivation of produce…


April 25, 2018

UW Encore Digest April 2018

  Engaging Experience for the Greater Good Tuesday, April 24 OPPORTUNITIES Undergraduate Research Symposium – Friday, May 18, 2018 – 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. – Mary Gates and Johnson Halls and Odegaard Library – The URP Symposium is a chance for undergraduates from all UW campuses to present to a larger audience what they have learned…


March 27, 2018

UW Encore March 2018

Engaging Experience for the Greater Good Tuesday, March 27, 2018 OPPORTUNITIES Huskies@Work Career Exploration – “The opportunity to connect with students reminds us all of the importance of asking questions and that we should never stop learning!” – UW Alumnus UW retirees are invited to participate in this job-shadowing and/or career exploration opportunity with UW…


March 19, 2018

UW Encore February 2018

        Tuesday, February 27, 2018 OPPORTUNITIES UW Food Pantry and UW Encore Team Up: For many students being at college is the first time they are responsible for cooking their own meals. Adding to this dilemma is the fact that many do not have sufficient funds to buy adequate groceries. UW Encore…


January 24, 2018

UW Encore January 2018

  Engaging Experience for the Greater Good Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Welcome to the UW Encore Digest. We are pleased to announce that this monthly electronic publication is now being sent to UWRA membership.  This digest is designed to serve as a resource for retirees who want to learn about service opportunities in our community….


December 5, 2017

UW Encore December 5

Retirees Building Stronger Communities Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – Making Spirits Bright! Engagement Opportunities New UW Program: The Doorway Project – Part of Urban@UW’s Homelessness Research Initiative, the Doorway Project aims to engage the University District’s homeless, street-involved or marginalized youth, UW students and faculty, and University District service providers in innovative and impactful ways….


November 21, 2017

UW Encore November 21

Retirees Building Stronger Communities Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving Thought “In the past I always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can also be lived as a discipline. The discipline of gratitude is the explicit effort to acknowledge that…


November 8, 2017

UW Encore November 7

Retirees Building Stronger Communities Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – Mentor Future Leaders! Engagement Opportunities The Husky Leadership Certificate (HLC) program has a potentially very meaningful opportunity for retirees to contribute to the development of UW seniors’ and juniors’ personal leadership skills. You’re invited to serve as a mentor to a HLC student participant from January…



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