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  • Jul 6: Beginning Canvas LMS: Part 1

    Mon Jul 6, 2015 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Monday, July 6, 2015, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. PDT Please register with your UW NetID email, so that we can add you to our workshop. This workshop provides an overview of the Canvas learning management system, and introduces you to its robust features. The workshop is the first of two parts, Canvas 1 includes topics to get you started such as navigation, syllabus creation, online assignment submission, communicating with students and more. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG) Campus room: OUGL 102 Event sponsors: UW-IT Learning Technologies Facebook: www.facebook.com… More info: www.washington.edu…

  • Jul 8: Info Session: Certificate in User Centered Design

    Wed Jul 8, 2015 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PDT Join the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for an information session about UW's Certificate in User Centered Design. More about the program at hcde.uw.edu/ucd All sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Sieg Hall, Room 233, on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Campus location: Sieg Hall (SIG) Event sponsors: Human Centered Design & Engineering  More info: hcde.uw.edu…

  • Jul 9: Beginning Canvas LMS: Part 2

    Thu Jul 9, 2015 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Thursday, July 9, 2015, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. PDT Please register with your UW NetID email, so that we can add you to our workshop. ​ This workshop provides an overview of the Canvas learning management system, and introduces you to its robust features. It is the continuation of Canvas 1 and includes advanced topics such as rubrics, collaboration options, assignment features and grading. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG) Campus room: OUGL 102 Event sponsors: UW-IT Learning Technologies Facebook: www.facebook.com… More info: www.washington.edu…

  • Jul 10: UW Night with the Mariners

    Fri Jul 10, 2015 7:10 pm - 10:10 pm | Safeco Field1250 1st Avenue SouthSeattle, WA 98134 Friday, July 10, 2015, 7:10 - 10:10 p.m. PDT Watch the Mariners take on the Los Angeles Angels with your fellow Huskies on this special night at Safeco Field. Our annual event brings out the Husky pack! Join the thousands of University of Washington students, alumni, faculty, staff and retirees who attend UW Night with the Mariners. Come dressed in purple and ready to cheer in Husky Nation fashion. Show up early (5:10–7:10 p.m.) to get your face painted by award-winning Tangerine Tales in section 320. Or stop by the UWAA table, located in section 112, to hear the latest on UWAA events and benefits. Discounted tickets are $20 for View Level seats, $35 for Main Level, and include a free soft-sided UW/Mariners cooler (while supplies last); to claim the cooler, bring your ticket to sections 103 or 320 before the fourth inning. A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales benefit UWAA student scholarships. Be sure to purchase your tickets before noon on July 9 to get in on the fun. Use the code Husky at checkout. Alumni Event Types: Athletic Host(s): UW Alumni Association Cost: $20 view level; $35 main level Info: UW Alumni Association, 206-543-0540 or 1-800-AUW-ALUM Region: PugetSound_Huskies, WA_Puget Sound More info: www.washington.edu…

  • Jul 13: Introduction to Physical Computing with Arduino

    Mon Jul 13, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | Monday, July 13, 2015, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. PDT Physical computing is generally thought of creating interactive physical systems through software and hardware that can sense and respond the the world. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to Arduino, an open electronics platform that makes it easy to prototype physical computing projects (see: www.arduino.cc). We will go over basic electronics and programming in the Arduino environment. Participants do not need any prior experience in programming or electronics. Please use your UW NetID to register for this workshop. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG) Campus room: 102

  • Jul 13: Intermediate Canvas: Collaborative Tools

    Mon Jul 13, 2015 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Monday, July 13, 2015, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. PDT Please register with your UW NetID email, so that we can add you to our workshop. This workshop provides an overview of the tools in Canvas to facilitate student collaboration. We will cover Groups, Discussions, Collaborations, Chat and Web Conferences. We will also cover some of the use-cases of these technologies. This course is designed for individuals who have prior experience with the Canvas LMS. Individuals new to Canvas will be better served by the "Canvas LMS Introduction" course. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG) Campus room: OUGL 102 Event sponsors: UW-IT Learning Technologies Facebook: www.facebook.com… More info: www.washington.edu…

  • Jul 16: Transfer Thursday

    Thu Jul 16, 2015 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Thursday, July 16, 2015, 12 - 4 p.m. PDT Every Thursday, people who want to transfer to the University of Washington are invited to come to campus to meet with an adviser, find out about the admission process, learn more about the UW's academic areas of study, and attend presentations on topics such as financial aid and housing. If you are unable to come to campus on Thursdays, call our office to speak to an adviser in person. You can also email questions to advice@uw.edu. Admissions questions can be sent to askuwadm@uw.edu. If you have already decided on a major, you are also welcome to contact a department adviser. Note: Students already offered admission to the UW should sign up for an Advising & Orientation date rather than attending Transfer Thursday. Campus location: Mary Gates Hall (MGH) Campus room: 141 Event sponsors: Undergraduate Academic Affairs Advising More info: www.washington.edu…

  • Aug 5: Info Session: Certificate in User Centered Design

    Wed Aug 5, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, 12 - 1 p.m. PDT Join the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for an information session about UW's Certificate in User Centered Design. More about the program at hcde.uw.edu/ucd All sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Sieg Hall, Room 233, on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Human Centered Design & Engineering Event sponsors: Human Centered Design & Engineering More info: hcde.uw.edu…

  • Sep 7: Labor Day (no classes)

    Mon Sep 7, 2015 12:00 am | Monday, Sep. 7, 2015 University holiday, no classes Year: 2015 Quarter: Summer

  • Sep 16: Nanomedicine & Drug Delivery Symposium

    Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:00 am | Wednesday, Sep. 16 - Friday, Sep. 18, 2015 About NanoDDS Seattle The 13th International Nanomedicine & Drug Delivery Symposium (nanoDDS 2015) will be chaired by University of Washington Professors Patrick Stayton and Suzie Pun and will be held at the University of Washington on September 16-18, 2015. The symposium follows nanoDDS 2014 Carolina, which was co-chaired by Kam Leong (James B. Duke Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University) and Alexander V. Kabanov (Director, Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery; Mescal S. Ferguson Distinguished Professor; Codirector, Carolina Institute for Nanomedicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). nanoDDS is the key annual event for researchers developing next-generation delivery vehicles — targeted, responsive, biodegradable nanomaterials to make diagnostics more sensitive and drugs more effective. Since 2003 nanoDDS has been held annually in different locations across North America. Over years it has attracted more than 2,000 participants from 30 different countries and became one of the most authoritative forums in its field. Each year the meeting comes to a different University campus, thereby promoting knowledge and becoming a major world-class scientific event for its students and scholars. 2015 Sponsors Sigma Aldrich UW Molecular Engineering and Sciences Miltenyi Biotec Event sponsors: Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute, Sigma Aldrich, Miltenyi Biotec Twitter: #nanoDDS2015 More info: www.nanodds15.org

  • Sep 16: Info Session: Master of Science in HCDE

    Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2015, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PDT Join HCDE graduate advisors for an Information Session about the Master's degree in Human Centered Design & Engineering. More about the program at hcde.uw.edu/ms All sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Sieg Hall, Room 233, on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Campus location: Sieg Hall (SIG) Event sponsors: Human Centered Design & Engineering More info: hcde.uw.edu…

  • Sep 24: Dawg Daze: See full schedule at uwdawgdaze.com

    Thu Sep 24, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 am | UW Campus (Various) Thursday, Sep. 24, 8 a.m. - Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, 9 p.m. PDT Dawg Daze has been a longstanding tradition of the University of Washington and is one of the nation’s largest weeks of welcome! Campus room: Various Event sponsors: First Year Programs Facebook: www.facebook.com… Twitter: #uwdawgdaze15 More info: uwdawgdaze.com

  • Oct 1: GeekWire Summit 2015

    Thu Oct 1, 2015 12:00 am | Sheraton Seattle Hotel1400 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 Thursday, Oct. 1 - Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 The GeekWire Summit is the premier technology conference in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders for a conversation about the future of business and technology. Now in its fourth year, the 2015 GeekWire Summit is expanding to two days, drawing hundreds of attendees and speakers from a variety of industries. For sponsorship opportunities contact Daniel Rossi: daniel@geekwire.com Event sponsors: GeekWire More info: www.geekwire.com…

  • Oct 10: Sally Ride Science Festival

    Sat Oct 10, 2015 11:00 am - 4:00 pm | 18115, Bothell, WA 98011 United States Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. PDT Sally Ride Science Festivals delivers a fun-filled day of science and socializing for 5th-8th grade students  They are an ideal way for educators and parents to ignite student interest in STEM fields and careers. With hands-on STEM workshops, a Street Fair with STEM exhibits, and more, Sally Ride Science Festivals spark today’s students to become tomorrow’s STEM leaders. The festivals offer an unequaled way for a sponsoring partner to generate awareness in its own backyard and across the nation. More info: www.geekwire.com…

  • Oct 13: Webinar: Finding Funding for Grad School

    Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, 3 - 4 p.m. PDT Don't let fall funding application deadlines pass you by! This Graduate Funding Information Service (GFIS) webinar will introduce current UW graduate students (Masters and PhD) to resources for finding fellowships, scholarships, grants, and employment to help finance graduate education, research, and travel. The workshop provides an overview of databases and search strategies for finding funding, as well as the timeline for applying for fellowships and grants. No RSVP necessary. Join online on October 13th from 3:00-4:00 pm. Campus location: Allen Library (ALB) Campus room: AdobeConnect Event sponsors: UW Libraries, UW Graduate School, UW Information School More info: guides.lib.washington.edu…

  • Oct 21: Info Session: Master of Science in HCDE

    Wed Oct 21, 2015 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PDT Join HCDE graduate advisors for an Information Session about the Master's degree in Human Centered Design & Engineering. More about the program at hcde.uw.edu/ms All sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Sieg Hall, Room 233, on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Campus location: Sieg Hall (SIG) Event sponsors: Human Centered Design & Engineering More info: hcde.uw.edu…

  • Nov 10: Fall All-College Meeting

    Tue Nov 10, 2015 3:30 pm - 12:00 am | Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, 3:30 - 5 p.m. PST Dean Bragg will give a state of the college update to all faculty, staff, and students available to attend. Reception with food and beverages follows. Questions? Contact: Marlene Poches Assistant to the Dean College of Engineering University of Washington 206.543.1829 mpoches@uw.edu Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB) Campus room: 250

  • Nov 11: Veteran's Day (no classes)

    Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:00 am | Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 University holiday, no classes Year: 2015 Quarter: Autumn

  • Nov 18: Info Session: Master of Science in HCDE

    Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:30 pm - 12:00 am | Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PST Join HCDE graduate advisors for an Information Session about the Master's degree in Human Centered Design & Engineering. More about the program at hcde.uw.edu/ms All sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Sieg Hall, Room 233, on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Campus location: Sieg Hall (SIG) Event sponsors: Human Centered Design & Engineering More info: hcde.uw.edu…

  • Nov 26: Thanksgiving (no classes)

    Thu Nov 26, 2015 12:00 am | Thursday, Nov. 26 - Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 University holiday, no classes Year: 2015 Quarter: Autumn