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Ever wanted to travel throughout China? Learn how to communicate on-the-move with first-and second-level 8-week language courses sponsored by the Confucius Institute of the State of Washington (CIWA) beginning May 12.

Join us at Husky Stadium May 24 for UW Fitness Day. UW athletic coaches, IMA instructors, and Whole U fitness partners will guide us through 20 circuit training exercises, including strength, cardio, yoga, stairs, and rest stations—the largest-ever event of its kind at the UW!

Staff Story: Gene Woodard

Gene Woodard is a man on the move. The director of the Building Services Department at the University of Washington used to joke that he might be one of the few people who has been in every bathroom on the UW’s Seattle campus. “Then I realized the plumbers probably have me beat there,” he says. [...]

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Learn to Make Gỏi Cuốn, Vietnamese Spring Rolls

Together, We Walked Over 2,000 Miles

Faculty Friday: Kristi Straus

#UWTimeOff: Featured Photos and Prize-winners

5 Versatile Ways to Enjoy Poetry Month

This April marks the 20th annual National Poetry Month. We can’t think of a better time of year to show this literary art form some love. If you’re already an enthusiast, you’ll be ready for these five Poetry Month challenges. If you’re not yet a fan, these activities are great way to experience the medium in a [...]

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Faculty Friday: Marcos Llobera

Much as museums might make it seem, the past is not static. Its inhabitants are no less frozen in amber or suspended in action poses as part of some done-up diorama than the scene outside your window at this very moment. Indeed, if there is one constant throughout history, it’s that humans move. In the [...]

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5 Low-Tech Tips to Boost Wellbeing

This Spring, Conserve More

Upcoming Events

Weight Watchers

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Lunchtime Tower Trot

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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Yoga at Harborview

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 12:15 - 12:45 p.m.

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Yoga at Harborview

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.

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Whole U Tai Chi Class Sponsored by the Confucius Institute

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 12 - 1 p.m.

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