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Reading Allowed: Margaret O'Mara- The Code

Discussion and Book Signing Long before Margaret O'Mara became one of our most consequential historians of the American-led digital revolution, she worked in the White House of Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the earliest days of the commercial Internet. There she saw firsthand how deeply intertwined Silicon Valley was with the federal government, and how shallow the common understanding of the Valleys success actually was. Now, after years of in-depth research, O'Mara has produced the definitive history of Silicon Valley for our time. THE CODE: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America is a complete tour of the foundation of the digital age. Beginning with Silicon Valleys initial boom in the postwar era at the hands of academic administrators and eccentric trust-funders, and up through Steve Jobs private memorial service, O/'Mara peels back the surprising stories behind the characters at the center of the technology revolution. But THE CODE is not only a tale of the mavericks and visionaries of the tech b… Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: University Book Store. Monday, July 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. University Book Store 4326 University Way NE. For more info visit www2.bookstore.washington.edu.

Online Open House - Master of Science in Information Systems

Join us for an Open House to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Information Systems Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During this session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have. Register Here. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: MSIS Program Foster School of Business 206-543-4587 msis@uw.edu. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Webinar. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Business Analysis CoP Meeting

Topic TBD. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Floor C-3 room 341. Event types: Meetings. Event sponsors: Business Analysis Community of Practice https://wiki.cac.washington.edu/display/BAC/. Target Audience: Staff. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit wiki.cac.washington.edu.

Executive MBA Online Information Session

Meet Foster EMBA Online gives you an opportunity to participate in a live information session from your desk at work or at home. The session includes a general overview of the Foster EMBA Program. The session is about 30 minutes in duration and is led by the associate director, Randell Hernandez. Register today for this Meet Foster EMBA Online session. You will receive a confirmation message and reminder e-mails with the link to access the session. All sessions are Pacific Time. Event types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM. Webinar. For more info visit register.gotowebinar.com.

Wood Shop Safety Training

This wood shop training is required for all who plan to use the MakerSpace wood shop. You must take our training to use our facility. You must also be a current MakerSpace member and have signed the 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to use this wood shop. Limited to first 15 people who come. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, July 16, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

TMMBA Online Information Session

The Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) Program will reshape the way you work in teams, evolve the way you think about leadership, and provide new perspectives for tackling complex business challenges. Attend this one hour, online Information Session to learn more about the program, get your questions answered, and see if this 18-month journey is right for you. Spouses/guests are always welcome. About TMMBA The 18-month TMMBA Program is one of four options for working professionals who want to earn an MBA through the Foster School of Business. Designed for people who are passionate about technology and entrepreneurism, the program offers a comprehensive business management curriculum with an emphasis on innovation and leadership. Modeled on an Executive MBA format, students benefit from a full range of support and services. Classes take place at the Eastside Executive Center in Kirkland, where TMMBA students learn from UW Foster faculty who are thought leaders in their fields. Earning a Foster MBA from… Campus room: Suite 100. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: TMMBA Program E: ​tmmba@uw.edu P: 206.221.6914. Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Online. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Seattle: SafeCampus Violence Prevention and Response Training

Preventing violence is a shared responsibility in which everyone at UW plays a part. Come to a 90 minute training to learn about campus resources, warning signs of violence and response options when you are concerned for your safety or someone else's safety. The training will include a discussion of relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, suicide and a brief portion on bystander intervention strategies.  Click hyperlinked catalyst survey below to register. . Campus location: William H. Foege Genome Sciences (GNOM). Campus room: Foege Auditorium S060. Event types: Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. For more info visit catalyst.uw.edu.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to 3D Printing

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of 3D printing, such as: what makes a good print; what each setting does to your print (e.g. layer height, infill, etc.); how to set up your file correctly;  and how to operate the 3D printer. This workshop is only eligible for current MakerSpace users (2018-2019). Fee of $5.00 includes material for printing. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Neurology Grand Rounds

Campus location: Magnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK). Campus room: K-069. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Symposium- Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities

Students of the Summer Institute on Global Indigeneities (SIGI) will present their research at this final, public celebration. The event is free and open to the public. Campus location: Suzzallo Library (SUZ). Campus room: Petersen Room, 4th Floor. Event types: Conferences. Workshops. Event sponsors: Simpson Center, schadmin@uw.edu Office of Global Affairs, Gayle Christensen, <gsc6@uw.edu> Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, Jean Dennison jden@uw.edu Jackson School for International Studies, Tony Lucero, jal26@uw.ed. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

Family Nature Class: Windy Wanderings

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Friday, July 19, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Family Nature Class: Windy Wanderings

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Forest Bathing Walk

Join UW Botanic Gardens and Cascadia Forest Therapy for a unique forest bathing opportunity in the Washington Park Arboretum. Forest bathing (or shinrin-yoku) has been popular in Japan for decades and is gaining momentum in the US. The practice encourages you to walk in the forest at a slower pace and take in the atmosphere around you. Multiple scientific studies have shown that it lowers stress and blood pressure levels, while increasing immune system functioning, making you more resilient to diseases and illness. These walks are slow-paced and generally cover less than a mile of trail. During this time the guide, in partnership with the forest, will offer an evolving series of invitations crafted to help participants slow down and open their senses. The opening of one’s senses encourages mindfulness, which readies the heart and mind to be fully present in the natural world. Come discover the medicine of being in the forest. Cost: $25 Register online or by phone (206-685-8033). Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Forest-Bathing-Walks-P1819C265.aspx. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Washington Park Arboretum, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to Laser Cutting

This workshop will teach you how to turn images into a vector file, prepare the files for laser cutting on Rhino, and use the laser cutter.  You must be a current MakerSpace member and have a 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to attend this workshop. $5 fee. Credit cards only. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

TMMBA Application Workshop

Learn how to submit your best possible application to the UW Foster Technology Management MBA (TMMBA) Program. In this one-hour, online session, you will learn about the TMMBA admissions process, application requirements, and get answers to your specific questions. About TMMBA The 18-month TMMBA Program is one of four options for working professionals who want to earn an MBA through the Foster School of Business. Designed for people who are passionate about technology and entrepreneurism, the program offers a comprehensive business management curriculum with an emphasis on innovation and leadership. Modeled on an Executive MBA format, students benefit from a full range of support and services. Classes take place at the Eastside Executive Center in Kirkland, where TMMBA students learn from UW Foster faculty who are thought leaders in their fields. Earning a Foster MBA from the TMMBA Program, you’ll learn alongside talented peers and join an extensive network of high-caliber professionals and innovators… Event types: Information Sessions. Workshops. Monday, July 22, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Online. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

ABA Boot Camp

Are you interested in learning more about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and how you can use it to help children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? The UW Autism Center is excited to present a three-day workshop to prepare educators, providers, and parents to work effectively with young and elementary-aged children with autism using evidence-based strategies from principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). For more information and to register, visit https://www.regonline.com/bootcampjuly2019. Event types: Workshops. Target Audience: Parents, educators, and providers working with children with ASD 8 years of age or younger. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – Thursday, July 25, 2019, 4:00 PM. UW Autism Center - Seattle. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Master Pruner Series: Tree Pruning I

This is a two hour slideshow on tree pruning (not including fruit or nut trees). How to prune a tree limb will be covered, including branch collar identification and the basics of compartmentalization. Also discussed--early training of trees, included bark, double leaders, ANSI tree pruning standards, crown cleaning, crown raising, utility line clearance pruning, mature tree pruning. Mal-pruning will be shown and defined (tree topping, lion's tailing, over-thinning), as will crown restoration. Some specific trees will be covered--magnolia trees, ornamental crabapple, cherry and purple-leafed plum trees. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Tree Pruning II

Beyond basic tree pruning is a world of related tree information which is not generally known to the public. This class presents the basics of Hazard Tree Evaluation (same as Risk Assessment), construction damage to trees, and rehabilitative pruning for previously mal-pruned trees. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture  provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Bess Bronstein. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to Fusion 360 (CAD)

Learn your way around the Fusion 360 interface and learn how to model your ideas. Fee of $3.00 payment. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Thank you. You must be a current MakerSpace member and have a 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to attend this workshop. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Wood Shop Safety Training

This wood shop training is required for all who plan to use the MakerSpace wood shop. You must take our training to use our facility. You must also be a current MakerSpace member and have signed the 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to use this wood shop. Limited to first 15 people who come. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, July 23, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Last Day of Instruction for Summer A-term 2019

Dates of Instruction Year: 2019. Quarter: Summer. Event types: Academics. Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Information Session (online) - Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Join us to learn about the one-year Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the student experience, and answer any questions that you have. Register Here If you do not see an information session on the schedule that fits well with your schedule, please reach out to us directly at msentre@uw.edu and we will be happy to set up a time to talk one on one. Campus room: Webinar. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program Foster School of Business msentre@uw.edu. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Online. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Fourth Wednesday Concert Series

Join us on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Allen Library North lobby for a performance by some of the school's brightest students. The Fourth Wednesdays Concert Series is free and open to the public. Campus location: Allen Library (ALB). Campus room: North Allen Lobby. Event types: Performances. Special Events. Event sponsors: University of Washington School of Music, University Libraries. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. For more info visit music.washington.edu.

Psychology Colloquium with Holly Bridge, PhD

Holly Bridge, PhD Professor of Neuroscience Oxford University Investigating the Human Visual System in the Absence of Light Input In the rare case that both eyes fail to develop, there is a complete absence of light input to the visual system at all stages of development. This raises the question of how the brain utilizes the cortical and subcortical areas that would usually process visual information. It has been shown in a number of studies that the ‘visual cortex’ of congenitally blind people is used to process ‘high-level’ auditory information such as language. In this talk Dr. Bridge will present a series of fMRI studies which attempt to understand how auditory information reaches the occipital lobe. Specifically we have addressed the question of whether subcortical visual structures can also be used to convey auditory information using the visual hierarchy. She will also consider briefly how this altered brain function is reflected in auditory performance. From a developmental perspective this… Campus location: Guthrie Hall (GTH). Campus room: 57. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Psychology. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwpsych. Twitter: https://twitter.com/UWPsychology. Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Instruction Begins for Summer Quarter B-term 2019

Dates of Instruction Year: 2019. Quarter: Summer. Event types: Academics. Thursday, July 25, 2019.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Workshop

Who should attend: Employees currently participating in a PERS, TRS, SERS or LEOFF Retirement Plan and who expect to retire within the next 12 months. Please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at 1-800-547-6657 to request your retirement estimate and application or visit www.drs.wa.gov. This 3-hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the DRS and UW retirement applications , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. BRING YOUR HUSKY ID CARD FOR BUILDING ENTRY. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least… Campus location: UW Tower. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to Sewing - Drawstring Pouch

Join us at the MakerSpace to make a simple drawstring pouch. By the end of this workshop, you will have learned the basic operations of a sewing machine and the various sorts of stitching and patterning. $5.00 fee includes materials. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Thank you. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Neurology Grand Rounds

"Updates in Acute Stroke Care" David Tirschwell, MD, MSc, Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Care, UW Medicine Stroke Center at HMC, Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Washington. Campus location: Magnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK). Campus room: K-069. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Master of Social Work (MSW) Info Session

Social work is social change!  Join us to learn more about Master of Social Work programs at the University of Washington School of Social Work. The GRE is not required, and we invite applicants from any undergraduate major (a prior degree in social work/social welfare is not required for MSW applicants, except those applying to the accelerated Advanced Standing program). This session will be facilitated by members of our Admissions team, and provides information about the MSW Program and the admissions process.  We will provide an overview of the MSW application and timeline, funding, academics, concentration areas, field placements, and what to expect from our MSW Programs (3 year part-time Extended Degree program, full-time 1 year MSW Advanced Standing program, and full-time 2 year MSW Day program).   Please register for this event (via the "Sign-up" button) if you have not yet already done so. Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 305A (third floor). Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwssw. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. UW School of Social Work Room 305A (third floor) 4101 15th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Online Open House - Master of Science in Information Systems

Join us for an Open House to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Information Systems Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During this session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have. Register Here. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: MSIS Program Foster School of Business 206-543-4587 msis@uw.edu. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Webinar. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

ABA Strategies in Elementary Classrooms (Webinar)

Increasingly, students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are being included in general education classrooms. General education teachers and support personnel would benefit from additional information for how to support the population. This webinar focuses on how to use group behavior management and classroom-wide supports based on the principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to help students be successful in elementary classrooms. For more information and to register, visit https://www.regonline.com/abawebinar072619. Event types: Workshops. Friday, July 26, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Webinar. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Family Nature Class: Reptiles

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Friday, July 26, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Family Nature Class: Reptiles

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Retiring from the UWRP: An Overview

Who should attend: Faculty, librarians and professional staff who are participating in the UW Retirement Plan (UWRP) and expect to retire within the next 12 months. This 3 hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the UW retirement application , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. Remember to bring your husky ID card for building entry. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the seminar to receive materials, and obtain directions to the room. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Benefits Conference Center. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

Master Pruner Series: Shrubs I: The Friendly, Fearless, and Forgiving

This 2-hour slideshow covers basic cuts, basic plant habits, and what Cass Turnbull calls 'the pruning budget.' Then five plants which are relatively easy to prune are dealt with specifically: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac, camellia, and yew. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Field Sketching in Watercolor and Ink

4 Tuesdays, 10am-12pm, July 30-August 20, 2019 Capture the beautiful gardens and surrounding areas of the Center for Horticulture with ink and watercolor washes.  Using quick techniques and portable materials we will “travel” to a new nearby location each week to sketch intimate and broad views.  We will begin each session in the classroom with warm up exercises and discussing tips for working outdoors.  All levels welcome. Instructor Lisa Snow Lady has a BFA in painting from the University of Washington, and a degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Edmonds Community College and has been has been sketching and painting for over 20 years.  She has a passion for travel sketching and is a member of Urban Sketchers.  Lisa loves to encourage students of all artistic levels. Cost: $125 Register online or by phone (206-685-8033). Campus room: Isaacson Boardroom. Age Range: Adults. Presenter: Lisa Snow Lady, BFA in painting from University of Washington and Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture from Edmonds Community Colleg. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu or 206.685.8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Field-Sketching-in-Watercolor-and-Ink-P1917C265.aspx. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Shrubs II: Shearables, Hackables, Untouchables

How to prune butterfly bushes, lavatera, heather, lavender, rockroses, broom, and witch hazel, winter sweet and double-file viburnum. Handouts are available. Some plants get cut to the ground annually, others are barely touched or all hell breaks loose. Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants which are commonly--and appropriately--sheared every year. Also mentioned: perovskia, senecio greyi, and others. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture  provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Christina Pfeiffer. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to 3D Printing

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of 3D printing, such as: what makes a good print; what each setting does to your print (e.g. layer height, infill, etc.); how to set up your file correctly;  and how to operate the 3D printer. This workshop is only eligible for current MakerSpace users (2018-2019). Fee of $5.00 includes material for printing. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

UW Farm Flower Power Hours

Come learn about the flowers grown at the UW Farm. Make bouquets for the CSA program and make one for yourself as well! Riz Reyes leads this informative fragrant workshop the last Tuesday of each month. Free and open to the public. Drop-in anytime during the four-hour volunteer shift. If this is your first time volunteering at the UW Farm please sign-up on the website and fill out the application and questionnaire before arriving. Campus location: Center for Urban Horticulture. Event types: Workshops. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWFarm/. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Wood Shop Safety Training

This wood shop training is required for all who plan to use the MakerSpace wood shop. You must take our training to use our facility. You must also be a current MakerSpace member and have signed the 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to use this wood shop. Limited to first 15 people who come. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Drawing From Nature

4 classes - 2 Tuesdays and 2 Thursdays, July 30, August 1, 6 and 8, 2019, 6:30-9pm This class is a nature journaling and observational drawing class. We will be going outside into the gardens at the Center for Urban Horticulture with our sketchbooks to practice recording observations in the field. We will then use our field observations to work on the drawings further, using graphite and watercolor. The focus of the class will be practicing nature journaling and using this information from the field to create a more completed observational drawing. Instructor Sharon Birzer is an artist and Natural History Illustrator. In her work, Sharon employs close observation and utilizes traditional media as well as digital tools. She teaches college art classes, school residences, as well as illustration workshops. She shows her artwork nationally and internationally. Sharon holds a BFA from Cornish College, and MFA from the University of Washington and has studied Natural Science Illustration at UW. She has… Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Sharon Birzer, Natural History Illustrator. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Drawing-From-Nature-P1942C265.aspx. Tuesday, July 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

2019 eLearning Symposium

Register now for the 2019 eLearning Symposium! On July 31 from 9am to 4pm, we will explore Our Work in the Digital Age! This year we will focus on our rich opportunities for collaboration in academic spaces. Topics ranging from using tools like Zoom in our courses with students to discovering ways we can share our learning as educators, we will explore some of the  ways our colleagues are using strategies and tools to offer our students the best experiences possible. Perhaps we will find that the very same ways we can connect and grow as educators are the same ways we can offer students to learn and grow in their academic journey. You will experience: The opportunity to explore learning in multiple contexts , Interesting conversations with colleagues about current issues and how we collaborate , Engaging presentations and a special guest, Terry Greene the Program Manager at eCampusOntario. , A free continental breakfast at 8:30am and lunch To learn more about this event go to the DLI Blog. Campus location: UW Bothell North Creek Events Center. UW Bothell Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: Office of Digital Learning & Innovation. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Psychology Colloquium with Noah Benson, PhD

Noah Benson, PhD Research Scientist, Department of Psychology, NYU The Organization of V1-V3 and its Heritability in 181 Subjects from the Human Connectome Project The retinotopic organization of V1, V2, and V3 has been studied extensively in humans using fMRI. Such studies have frequently reported large variation in the size of striate cortex across subjects. However, most such studies have included a fairly modest number of subjects (typically n < 20), and the origin of this variance remains unknown. Here, we characterize the distribution of retinotopic organization of V1-V3 at a previously infeasible precision using the Human Connectome Project 7T Retinotopy Dataset (Benson et al. 2018, DOI:10.1167/18.13.23). We ask to what extent heritability plays a role in determining the size of these early visual areas. The HCP 7T retinotopy dataset is the world's largest collection of high resolution retinotopic measurements, containing 181 subjects, 86 of whom are monozygotic twins and 58 of whom are dizygotic… Campus location: Guthrie Hall (GTH). Campus room: 57. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Psychology. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwpsych. Twitter: https://twitter.com/UWPsychology. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Exhibition Opening – James Coupe: Exercises in Passivity

Free and open to all; please RSVP using the Sign Up button above. Exhibition runs from Thursday, August 1, through Saturday, August 24, 2019. Jacob Lawrence Gallery hours are Tuesday–Friday, 10am–5pm, and Saturday, 1–5pm. "I'm not a robot." Check. Now click on all the boxes with traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, or shop fronts to prove it, while your answers help train an algorithm for a self-driving car. Unlike the Turing Test, which asks computers to convince us they are human, today, humans are perpetually asked to convince computers that they are not robots. The specter of full automation has finally arrived. In 2013, Amazon patented a design for a mobile "worker cage" that would protect warehouse employees from hazardous encounters with their robot colleagues. Five years later, they disabled the "laugh" command for Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant, after a series of troubling incidents. Meanwhile, over six million songs currently posted by users on Spotify have never been played by a human… Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Jacob Lawrence Gallery. Event types: Exhibits. Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/401702817106407/. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit dxarts.washington.edu.

Exhibition – James Coupe: Exercises in Passivity

Reception: Wednesday, July 31, 5–8pm Jacob Lawrence Gallery hours are Tuesday–Friday, 10am–5pm, and Saturday, 1–5pm. "I'm not a robot." Check. Now click on all the boxes with traffic lights, pedestrian crossings, or shop fronts to prove it, while your answers help train an algorithm for a self-driving car. Unlike the Turing Test, which asks computers to convince us they are human, today, humans are perpetually asked to convince computers that they are not robots. The specter of full automation has finally arrived. In 2013, Amazon patented a design for a mobile "worker cage" that would protect warehouse employees from hazardous encounters with their robot colleagues. Five years later, they disabled the "laugh" command for Alexa, Amazon's virtual assistant, after a series of troubling incidents. Meanwhile, over six million songs currently posted by users on Spotify have never been played by a human listener, and half a million people perform "Human Intelligence Tasks" on Amazon's Mechanical Turk… Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Jacob Lawrence Gallery. Event types: Exhibits. Thursday, August 1, 2019 – Saturday, August 24, 2019. For more info visit dxarts.washington.edu.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, August 1, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Customer Experience Community of Practice Meeting

Please join the Customer Experience Community of Practice to discuss techniques, tools and ideas your team can use to improve the experience for the UW community members you support. Participation is free. Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB 337. Event types: Meetings. Event sponsors: Jennifer Connors, UW Facilities - jconnors@uw.edu Shea Jacobson, UW IT - sheajcbs@uw.edu Shane McCartney, UW IT - samccart@uw.edu El Schofield, Academic and Student Affairs - elschof@uw.edu. Target Audience: Staff and Faculty in customer-facing roles. Thursday, August 1, 2019, 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit wiki.cac.washington.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, August 1, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Art Exhibit: Sandra Schulze: This View of Life

Sandra Schulze teaches Biology at Western Washington University, and in her spare time likes to scan flowers and foliage to create images reminiscent of the 17th century Dutch floral art masters and mistresses. Her images range from a baroque excess of detail to dizzying plunges into minimalism. Sandra also maintains a large and varied garden from which the majority of the plants used in her work is selected. Exhibit open during Miller Library open hours. Event types: Exhibits. Friday, August 2, 2019 – Thursday, August 29, 2019. UW Botanic Gardens - Center for Urban Horticulture, Elisabeth C. Miller Library, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA, 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Family Nature Class: Fruits and Seeds

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Friday, August 2, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Family Nature Class: Fruits and Seeds

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Saturday, August 3, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to Rhinoceros (CAD)

Learn your way around the Rhino interface and learn how to vectorize or model your ideas. ​This workshop is only eligible for current MakerSpace users (2018-2019). Fee of $3.00 includes a 3D print.  Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Sunday, August 4, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM.

Accessibility 101 Online Training

Registrations are now open! Accessibility 101 Training for UW faculty and staff is here again! This fully online, asynchronous, 4-week Canvas course will start August 5, 2019 and end August 30, 2019. Registrants will be enrolled and notified the week before the course starts. There is no fee to take this course. You will find learning content, videos, assessments to check your understanding and practical assignments. Expectations for time requirements are between 3-4 hours per week, depending on your learning preferences. See a free preview of this course.  A completion certificate will be offered to participants who complete the required activities with a 85% or above grade. Processing will take up to 4 weeks after the end of course. This course is divided into content areas addressing the following topics: Accessibility basics and Universal Design for Learning , Creating accessible documents and email , Accessible web content , Accessible Canvas content , Where to begin… Optional topics:… UW Bothell Event types: Academics. Workshops. Twitter: #UWAccessibility101. Event types: Academics. Workshops. Monday, August 5, 2019 – Friday, August 30, 2019.

Psychology Colloquium with Holly Bridge, PhD

Holly Bridge, PhD Professor of Neuroscience Oxford University Investigating the Pathways Underlying Residual Vision in Hemianopia Damage to the primary visual cortex leads to loss of the visual field contralateral to the damaged cortex. However, in spite of this loss, some patients are still able to detect visual information about stimuli presented within their blind field. A growing area of research aims to exploit this residual visual function to try to improve visual performance through rehabilitation programs stimulating the blind field. However, to optimize such programs it is important to understand the pathways through which this information is conveyed. Dr. Bridge will outline a series of magnetic resonance imaging studies which attempt to elucidate these pathways in a group of hemianopic patients. Firstly she will explain how the functional MRI studies use the specific pattern of response to visual stimulation in different visual areas to uncover candidate pathways. She will use… Campus location: Guthrie Hall (GTH). Campus room: 57. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Department of Psychology. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwpsych. Twitter: https://twitter.com/UWPsychology. Monday, August 5, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Addressing Challenging Behaviors: Introduction

Non-compliance, aggression, and eloping can get in the way of everyday activities from going out into the community to learning in school. Understanding how factors in our environment can increase or decrease challenging behaviors is important and will have an impact on how behaviors are addressed. Strategies presented are based on the scientific principles  of ABA and will aim to create a responsive learning environment to prevent challenging behaviors from occurring. For more information and to register, visit https://www.regonline.com/challbx080619. Event types: Workshops. Target Audience: Educators and parents interacting with students with challenging behaviors of all grade levels. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. UW Autism Center - Seattle. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Master Pruner Series: How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Landscape

This is the primary class of the series Master Pruner courses. It covers basic pruning of ornamental trees and shrubs as well as creative solutions to the overgrown or over-planted garden. The types of pruning cuts are shown and discussed. The concept of the 'pruning budget' is introduced. Plants are divided into three categories according to their natural habits and pruning techniques given for each. Before and after slides of pruning and diagrams will be used to illustrate pruning for size reduction and pruning for definition (thinning). And students will gain insight into the process of yard renovation, where pruning is but one tool in restoring a garden. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Taco Tuesday

Join CoMotion for lunch and the opportunity to connect with the brightest minds of the Seattle entrepreneurial community! Taco Tuesday only comes around once a month, so don't miss out on an opportunity to enjoy tacos while getting to know the startups in your area.  Thanks to UPS for your sponsorship. Campus room: 2nd floor, Startup Hall. Event types: Special Events. Event sponsors: UPS. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Startup Hall (at Condon Hall) 1100 NE Campus Pkwy, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98105.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Rose Pruning

Learn the right way to prune roses: hybrid teas, climbers, & landscape roses. Class will cover the best time of year to prune, the right tools, and techniques for ensuring healthy long lasting roses This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture  provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Shawna Van Nimwegen. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Wood Shop Safety Training

This wood shop training is required for all who plan to use the MakerSpace wood shop. You must take our training to use our facility. You must also be a current MakerSpace member and have signed the 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to use this wood shop. Limited to first 15 people who come. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Western Regional Conference

The 2018 Western Agriculture Safety and Health– Cultivating Collaborations conference offers a forum to build collaborative relationships and foster the exchange of ideas. Our program addresses forward thinking research for the safety and health of the western agricultural workforce, including farming, fishing and forestry. Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Event types: Conferences. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PNASHcenter/. Twitter: #WestAg2019. Target Audience: Academic researchers, students, and extension educators, and a broad range of research partners from community organizations, producers, health care providers, and government agencies. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 – Friday, August 9, 2019. For more info visit deohs.washington.edu.

HUB Lost & Found Sale

The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 8a-4:30p. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find! Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB 117/Main Desk. Event types: Special Events. Event sponsors: The HUB. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1435703443417235/. Twitter: #HUBatUW. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

HUB Lost & Found Sale

The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find! Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB main desk. Event types: Special Events. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Addressing Challenging Behaviors: Beyond the Basics

Do students you work with have challenging behaviors that are difficult to manage? Do you find yourself out of ideas for how to address challenging behaviors? This workshop is designed to help educators understand and prevent challenging behaviors and builds on a basic understanding of behaviors and principles of applied behavior analysis (ABA). For more information and to register, visit https://www.regonline.com/challbxadv080719. Event types: Workshops. Target Audience: Educators and parents interacting with students with challenging behaviors of all grade levels. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. UW Autism Center - Seattle. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Art of Nature

Join Certified Forest Therapy Guide, artist, and writer Julie Hepp as they facilitate nature and art experiences. Participants will be invited to slow down and connect with both human and more-than-human beings through sensory-based activities. Then, participants will be invited to create works by writing, illustration, painting, and working with nature to create patterns and art. Instructor Julie Hepp is a life-long lover of nature. Julie shares their love of nature and science by teaching and leading connections between people and the world around them. Julie is a Certified Forest Therapy Guide through the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides and Programs and a graduate of IslandWood’s Education for Environment and Community Program. When Julie is not poking around in the outdoors or working on a Master's Degree in Education, you can find them writing, illustrating, and gardening. Cost: $30 Register Online or by phone (206-685-8033). Presenter: Julie Hepp. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Art-of-Nature-P1908C265.aspx. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

MA in Policy Studies Virtual Information Session

The Master of Arts in Policy Studies program is a community of people who believe policy can make a difference. As a policy studies student, you will learn to apply social science theories to real-world concerns. You will use research to define and measure policy problems and to develop, evaluate, and implement solutions. You will become a policy actor, equipped for professional policy work in public, private, and non-profit sectors, and will know how to pursue your craft with integrity. This information session will provide prospective students the chance to learn more about the Master of Arts in Policy Studies (MAPS) degree program.  Discussion will cover program design, curriculum, faculty, the application process, potential funding opportunities, and more. REGISTER ONLINE. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Webinar link will be provided upon registration. For more info visit graduate.uwb.edu.

UW Autism Center Tour

The UW Autism Center offers free public tours the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. Tours include an overview of our clinical and research areas with a walk through of our Clinic. Tours are offered to adults only; please do not bring children. Advance reservations are required, as the group size is limited to 15 participants. Please email uwautism@uw.edu to register. Please note that tours are informational in nature and do not provide individual clinical advice. To request an appointment for clinical services, please visit our intake page. Campus location: Center On Human Development And Disability Clinic (CHCL). Event types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Seattle: SafeCampus Violence Prevention and Response Training

Preventing violence is a shared responsibility in which everyone at UW plays a part. Come to a 90 minute training to learn about campus resources, warning signs of violence and response options when you are concerned for your safety or someone else's safety. The training will include a discussion of relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, suicide and a brief portion on bystander intervention strategies.  Click hyperlinked catalyst survey below to register. . Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Auditorium - Mezzanine Level. Event types: Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit catalyst.uw.edu.

Publish Digital Books and Open Educational Resources with UW Libraries Pressbooks

Interested in creating, adapting or remixing a digital book? RSVP for this workshop and learn about UW Libraries Pressbooks, an easy-to-use e-book authoring platform that can be used to create open educational resources (such as open textbooks), monographs, white papers, course modules, how-to guides, and more.  If you’re interested in self-publishing works and would like to be able to apply an open license to your work, export your book in multiple formats (digital and print), and choose from multiple professional templates, Pressbooks may be the tool for you.  Open textbooks created in Pressbooks not only allow you to create custom material tailored to your course, they also save students money! This hands-on workshop will provide an overview of the Pressbooks platform, examples of how Pressbooks has been used by educators at other institutions, and a demonstration of interactive elements for highlighting and annotation.  Note that Summer quarter workshops are a little longer to allow for more time… Event types: Workshops. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. ZOOM (fully online workshop).

Tech Talks

Tech Talks are University-wide events bringing together information technology enthusiasts from across our campuses to share ideas, knowledge, or even a war story or two. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG). Campus room: OUG 220. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: TechConnect. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Sustainability Film Series: Not for Any Price

Join us for the screening of this short documentary showcasing the Lummi Nation’s request to deny a coal export permit at Cherry Point and preserve their treaty rights. Beth Doglio, Climate Solutions’ speaker and Washington State representative, will introduce the film and facilitate a follow up discussion. Free popcorn and open to all faculty, staff and students. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: UW Tower Auditorium. Event types: Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Screenings. Event sponsors: The UW Combined Fund Drive and the Tower Green Team. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit hr.uw.edu.

MA in Cultural Studies Virtual Information Session

The Master of Arts in Cultural Studies at the University of Washington Bothell offers an integrative approach to the study of culture across diverse locations. Designed for a small cohort, Cultural Studies prepares students for careers in social, cultural, and arts fields or further interdisciplinary graduate education across the arts, humanities, and social and natural sciences. This information session will provide prospective students the chance to learn more about the Master of Arts in Cultural Studies (MACS) degree program. Discussion will cover program design, curriculum, faculty, the application process, potential funding opportunities, and more. REGISTER ONLINE. UW Bothell Event types: Information Sessions. Event types: Information Sessions. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Webinar link will be provided upon registration. For more info visit graduate.uwb.edu.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to 3D Printing

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of 3D printing, such as: what makes a good print; what each setting does to your print (e.g. layer height, infill, etc.); how to set up your file correctly;  and how to operate the 3D printer. This workshop is only eligible for current MakerSpace users (2018-2019). Fee of $5.00 includes material for printing. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Information Session (in-person) - Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Join us to learn about the 12-month Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have.  Guests are always welcome. Register Here If you do not see an information session on the schedule that fits well with your schedule, please reach out to us directly at msentre@uw.edu and we will be happy to set up a time to talk one on one. Campus location: Dempsey Hall (DEM). Campus room: 233. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program Foster School of Business msentre@uw.edu. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Neurology Grand Rounds

"Employment and Neurologic Disorders" Joe Stuckey, MS, CRC Rehabilitation Counselor University of Washington Medical center. Campus location: Magnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK). Campus room: K-069. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Master of Social Work (MSW) Info Session

Social work is social change!  Join us to learn more about Master of Social Work programs at the University of Washington School of Social Work. The GRE is not required, and we invite applicants from any undergraduate major (a prior degree in social work/social welfare is not required for MSW applicants, except those applying to the accelerated Advanced Standing program). This session will be facilitated by members of our Admissions team, and provides information about the MSW Program and the admissions process.  We will provide an overview of the MSW application and timeline, funding, academics, concentration areas, field placements, and what to expect from our MSW Programs (3 year part-time Extended Degree program, full-time 1 year MSW Advanced Standing program, and full-time 2 year MSW Day program).   Please register for this event (via the "Sign-up" button) if you have not yet already done so. Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 305A (third floor). Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwssw. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. UW School of Social Work Room 305A (third floor) 4101 15th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Family Nature Class: Water

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Friday, August 9, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics Virtual Information Session

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing & Poetics at the University of Washington Bothell (UW Bothell) is dedicated to helping each student develop their creative work through a course of study that encourages exploration and discovery. This information session will provide prospective students the chance to learn more about the MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics degree.  Discussion will cover program design, curriculum, faculty, the application process, potential funding opportunities, and more. REGISTER ONLINE. UW Bothell Event types: Information Sessions. Event types: Information Sessions. Friday, August 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Webinar access link will be provided upon registration. For more info visit graduate.uwb.edu.

Family Nature Class: Water

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program

Do you have an idea for the next great podcast or a digital book you would like to publish openly? Are you interested in incorporating digital tools or methods into your teaching? Bring your project or teaching ideas and let them take shape alongside like-minded faculty and graduate students at the Libraries’ inaugural Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program!  Our Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program will take place August 13-15th from 9am-12:30pm in the UW Research Commons, with an optional, short 1-2 hour online session on the 16th where cohorts can celebrate the work completed thus far and share their plans for the future of the project. The program will offer two cohort tracks: Podcasting: Where you’ll learn the basics of planning and recording your own podcast with the opportunity to start developing your own podcast. , Digital Book Publishing: Where you’ll learn about digital book publishing options that include opportunities for image and media integration and will get started… Campus location: Allen Library (ALB). Campus room: Research Commons. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit docs.google.com.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Workshop

Who should attend: Employees currently participating in a PERS, TRS, SERS or LEOFF Retirement Plan and who expect to retire within the next 12 months. Please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at 1-800-547-6657 to request your retirement estimate and application or visit www.drs.wa.gov. This 3-hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the DRS and UW retirement applications , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. BRING YOUR HUSKY ID CARD FOR BUILDING ENTRY. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least… Campus location: UW Tower. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

Master Pruner Series: Japanese Garden Pruning

This class will cover pruning Japanese upright maples (fan pruning), Japanese laceleaf maples (shell pruning), pruning pines (cloud pruning) and shearing masses of lower story plants. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Presenter: Bess Bronstein. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Shrubs III: Puzzlers and Consequences

This class teaches us how to prune rhododendron, hydrangea, callicarpa, Viburnum bodnantense and abelia. Included in this two-hour slideshow are basic pruning techniques techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture  provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Ken Tuomi. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to Laser Cutting

This workshop will teach you how to turn images into a vector file, prepare the files for laser cutting on Rhino, and use the laser cutter.  You must be a current MakerSpace member and have a 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to attend this workshop. $5 fee. Credit cards only. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

MSW Info Session - Online Webinar

Please register in advance! You can access the webinar at: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/j/965447824 Interested in pursuing your Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at the University of Washington School of Social Work?  Join us for this online MSW informational webinar!  All you need is an internet connection. This online information session will be facilitated by members of our Admissions team and provides information about MSW academics, admissions, funding, field education, and more. There will also be time to answer your questions. NOTICE: All participant microphones and cameras (besides those of the presenter) are set to be disabled, but we welcome typed chat questions throughout the presentation. This session will be recorded for the benefit of future prospective students. By participating in the session, you acknowledge that any audio, video, screen sharing, PowerPoint, documents or text chat that you transmit may be recorded and made available for later consumption by The University of Washington… Campus room: Online. Event types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Online webinar - register for URL.

Curator Tour: Pacific Connections Garden

Ray Larson, Curator of Living Collections, will take us on a journey through the most interesting plant collections in the UW Botanic Gardens. Learn about rare and unusual plants, collections based on genetics and eco-geographic habitats, and unusual tales of how these plants have made their way to us. This walk and talk will highlight the Pacific Connections Garden, where you will find amazing plants from five countries connected by the Pacific Ocean. This is a great opportunity for an expert guided tour of this meadow, gardens, and forests that make up this 12-acre garden. This program will take place outdoors, rain or shine, and will include walking at a brisk pace, sometimes over uneven terrain. Cost: $15 Register Online or by phone (206-685-8033). Presenter: Ray Larson, Curator of Living Collections. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Curator-Tour-Hydrangeas-P1909C265.aspx. Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Washington Park Arboretum, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program

Do you have an idea for the next great podcast or a digital book you would like to publish openly? Are you interested in incorporating digital tools or methods into your teaching? Bring your project or teaching ideas and let them take shape alongside like-minded faculty and graduate students at the Libraries’ inaugural Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program!  Our Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program will take place August 13-15th from 9am-12:30pm in the UW Research Commons, with an optional, short 1-2 hour online session on the 16th where cohorts can celebrate the work completed thus far and share their plans for the future of the project. The program will offer two cohort tracks: Podcasting: Where you’ll learn the basics of planning and recording your own podcast with the opportunity to start developing your own podcast. , Digital Book Publishing: Where you’ll learn about digital book publishing options that include opportunities for image and media integration and will get started… Campus location: Allen Library (ALB). Campus room: Research Commons. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit docs.google.com.

UW Autism Symposium 2019 (Seattle)

The University of Washington Autism Center is excited to present the 5th annual summer autism symposium (formerly known as STAS) FREE to educators across Washington state. The topic this year is Supporting Diverse Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and will be presented in both Seattle and Tacoma. Please sign up for only one location. For more information and to register for the Seattle event, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uw-autism-symposium-2019-seattle-registration-61071350052. Campus location: Center On Human Development And Disability School (CHSC). Campus room: 105. Event types: Special Events. Workshops. Target Audience: Educators working with students with ASD in special education classrooms. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Information Session (online) - Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Join us to learn about the one-year Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the student experience, and answer any questions that you have. Register Here If you do not see an information session on the schedule that fits well with your schedule, please reach out to us directly at msentre@uw.edu and we will be happy to set up a time to talk one on one. Campus room: Webinar. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program Foster School of Business msentre@uw.edu. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Online. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Info Session Webinar: Computational Finance & Risk Management Programs

Join representatives from the Computational Finance and Risk Management graduate program to learn more about the undergraduate minor, certificates, and degree options we offer. This session will focus on the certificates we offer. Event types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Retiring from the UWRP: An Overview

Who should attend: Faculty, librarians and professional staff who are participating in the UW Retirement Plan (UWRP) and expect to retire within the next 12 months. This 3 hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the UW retirement application , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. Remember to bring your husky ID card for building entry. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the seminar to receive materials, and obtain directions to the room. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Benefits Conference Center. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

Online Information Session - Master of Supply Chain Management

Join us for an online Information Session to learn about the 12-month Master of Supply Chain Management Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During this short session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the admissions process, and answer any questions that you have. Register Here. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: MSCM Program Foster School of Business 206-543-6849 mscm@uw.edu. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Webinar. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Startup Funding in Seattle: How to Raise Money for Your Idea

Do you have a business idea or product that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice, and feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses, and investors actively funding businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. Join us for a great event! Who Should Attend? Anyone who is thinking about raising money for their idea or business Anyone that wants an understanding of fundraising for early stage businesses and products What are some of the Topics? The key metrics and pre-requisites for raising funding, and the anatomy of a "fundable" company How to make yourself more attractive to investors How to utilize online fundraising networks and platforms, like AngelList, Gust, Kickstarter, and… Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Founder Institute, CoMotion, Create 33, and Redfin. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. CoMotion HQ 4545 Roosevelt Way NE, 3rd floor Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit fi.co.

Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program

Do you have an idea for the next great podcast or a digital book you would like to publish openly? Are you interested in incorporating digital tools or methods into your teaching? Bring your project or teaching ideas and let them take shape alongside like-minded faculty and graduate students at the Libraries’ inaugural Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program!  Our Digital Scholarship Summer Immersion Program will take place August 13-15th from 9am-12:30pm in the UW Research Commons, with an optional, short 1-2 hour online session on the 16th where cohorts can celebrate the work completed thus far and share their plans for the future of the project. The program will offer two cohort tracks: Podcasting: Where you’ll learn the basics of planning and recording your own podcast with the opportunity to start developing your own podcast. , Digital Book Publishing: Where you’ll learn about digital book publishing options that include opportunities for image and media integration and will get started… Campus location: Allen Library (ALB). Campus room: Research Commons. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Libraries. Thursday, August 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit docs.google.com.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, August 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, August 15, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Wood Shop Safety Training

This wood shop training is required for all who plan to use the MakerSpace wood shop. You must take our training to use our facility. You must also be a current MakerSpace member and have signed the 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to use this wood shop. Limited to first 15 people who come. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Thursday, August 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Family Nature Class: Mammals

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Friday, August 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Surplus Live Auction

University of Washington Surplus conducts 6 - 8 live auctions every year. Live auctions are also webcast using Proxibid. Catalogs for new auctions are posted one week before the auction begins. Live auction preview & registration takes place from 10am - 6pm the Friday before the auction, and from 8am - 10am the morning of the auction. The auction starts at 10am. Plus, the Surplus Public Store will be open 8am-3:30pm. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM. For more info visit facilities.uw.edu.

Family Nature Class: Mammals

Join us for a Family Nature Class and make connections with the natural world that will last a lifetime! Through science-based exploration and outdoor play preschoolers and their caregivers will experience the UW Botanic Gardens using their senses. Each class begins with an opportunity to explore several learning stations based on the week's theme where children can practice fine motor skills, sensory investigation, creativity, and pre-math and literacy skills. Station time is followed by an opening circle and hike where the group will play games, listen to a story and further explore the weekly theme. Family Nature Class is a great way to get outside with your preschooler, foster curiosity and explore the natural world. Class Details WHO: Children ages 2-5. The group maximum is 12 children. WHEN: Friday or Saturday from 9:30-11:30am WHERE: Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden (3501 NE 41st St, Seattle) COST: $19/class for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional child: $9.50/class (children… Campus room: The fountain in the Soest Garden. Presenter: UW Botanic Gardens Naturalists. Contact Information: uwbgeduc@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Family-Nature-Classes-C266.aspx. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Center for Urban Horticulture, Soest Garden, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to Fusion 360 (CAD)

Learn your way around the Fusion 360 interface and learn how to model your ideas. Fee of $3.00 payment. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Thank you. You must be a current MakerSpace member and have a 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to attend this workshop. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Vine Pruning

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, honeysuckle, and trumpet vine. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Presenter: Laura Watson. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Fruit Tree Pruning

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning. Covers apple, cherry, plum, and pear trees. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture  provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Ingela Wanerstrand. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

CoMotion Makerspace: Intro to 3D Printing

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of 3D printing, such as: what makes a good print; what each setting does to your print (e.g. layer height, infill, etc.); how to set up your file correctly;  and how to operate the 3D printer. This workshop is only eligible for current MakerSpace users (2018-2019). Fee of $5.00 includes material for printing. Please pay with credit card or check at the front desk. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke Hall 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM.

Business Analysis CoP Meeting

Topic TBD. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Floor C-3 room 341. Event types: Meetings. Event sponsors: Business Analysis Community of Practice https://wiki.cac.washington.edu/display/BAC/. Target Audience: Staff. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit wiki.cac.washington.edu.

Wood Shop Safety Training

This wood shop training is required for all who plan to use the MakerSpace wood shop. You must take our training to use our facility. You must also be a current MakerSpace member and have signed the 2018-2019 MakerSpace Safety Training/User Agreement before you are allowed to use this wood shop. Limited to first 15 people who come. Campus location: Fluke Hall (FLK). Campus room: Fluke 215. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: CoMotion MakerSpace. Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Supporting Language for Students with AAC in the Classroom (Webinar)

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices are used to help students communicate their wants, needs, and so much more. By learning a variety of evidence-based strategies, educators can become ‘smart’ communication partners to support language and social development in the classroom. This webinar is great for beginners in AAC or those who need a refresher. For more information and to register, visit. Event types: Workshops. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Webinar. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Seattle: SafeCampus Violence Prevention and Response Training

Preventing violence is a shared responsibility in which everyone at UW plays a part. Come to a 90 minute training to learn about campus resources, warning signs of violence and response options when you are concerned for your safety or someone else's safety. The training will include a discussion of relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, suicide and a brief portion on bystander intervention strategies.  Click hyperlinked catalyst survey below to register. . Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Auditorium - Mezzanine Level. Event types: Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit catalyst.uw.edu.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Workshop

Who should attend: Employees currently participating in a PERS, TRS, SERS or LEOFF Retirement Plan and who expect to retire within the next 12 months. Please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at 1-800-547-6657 to request your retirement estimate and application or visit www.drs.wa.gov. This 3-hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the DRS and UW retirement applications , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. BRING YOUR HUSKY ID CARD FOR BUILDING ENTRY. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least… Campus location: UW Tower. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Last Day of Instruction for Summer Full and B-term 2019

Dates of Instruction Year: 2019. Quarter: Summer. Event types: Academics. Friday, August 23, 2019.

Forest Bathing Walk

Join UW Botanic Gardens and Cascadia Forest Therapy for a unique forest bathing opportunity in the Washington Park Arboretum. Forest bathing (or shinrin-yoku) has been popular in Japan for decades and is gaining momentum in the US. The practice encourages you to walk in the forest at a slower pace and take in the atmosphere around you. Multiple scientific studies have shown that it lowers stress and blood pressure levels, while increasing immune system functioning, making you more resilient to diseases and illness. These walks are slow-paced and generally cover less than a mile of trail. During this time the guide, in partnership with the forest, will offer an evolving series of invitations crafted to help participants slow down and open their senses. The opening of one’s senses encourages mindfulness, which readies the heart and mind to be fully present in the natural world. Come discover the medicine of being in the forest. Cost: $25 Register online or by phone (206-685-8033). Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Forest-Bathing-Walks-P1819C265.aspx. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Washington Park Arboretum, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Retiring from the UWRP: An Overview

Who should attend: Faculty, librarians and professional staff who are participating in the UW Retirement Plan (UWRP) and expect to retire within the next 12 months. This 3 hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the UW retirement application , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. Remember to bring your husky ID card for building entry. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the seminar to receive materials, and obtain directions to the room. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Benefits Conference Center. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

Master Pruner Series: Pruning Art or Pruning Atrocity?

This two hour slideshow covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over-thinning. Then we compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona-fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. The class ends on a humorous note as slides are shown of "The Good, the Bad, and the Bizarre". This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Presenter: Christina Pfeiffer. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Master Pruner Series: Rehabilitative Pruning

This slideshow describes the three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) and how to fix trees and shrubs which have been mal-pruned. This is an advanced course and those attending should already be familiar with principles of selective pruning. Included is discussion of water-sprouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. This lecture series is designed for those who work in landscape maintenance. Classes last two hours and are held on Tuesdays. Each lecture  provides information on tools and techniques for quality pruning with better long-term results and customer satisfaction. Classes held in partnership with PlantAmnesty. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Christina Pfeiffer. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/2019-Summer-Master-Pruner-Series-C277.aspx. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Farm Flower Power Hours

Come learn about the flowers grown at the UW Farm. Make bouquets for the CSA program and make one for yourself as well! Riz Reyes leads this informative fragrant workshop the last Tuesday of each month. Free and open to the public. Drop-in anytime during the four-hour volunteer shift. If this is your first time volunteering at the UW Farm please sign-up on the website and fill out the application and questionnaire before arriving. Campus location: Center for Urban Horticulture. Event types: Workshops. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWFarm/. Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Sustainable Soil Practices: Managing Soil Health on Your Site

Learn all about best practices for soil management, from analysis to action! Through a combination of lecture, hands-on activities, and teamwork, attendees will learn about soil texture, chemistry, and biology, and how to interpret soil test results. Speakers will introduce innovative applications to address soil problems, meet stormwater requirements, restore construction-impacted soils, and develop a soil management plan. And the day will end with a discussion of best practices to promote long-term soil health, and the science behind why mulch matters even more than you may know! Lunch included with registration. Cost: $125 Full-time student and Corps members rate available Register Online or by phone (206-685-8033). Campus room: NHS Hall. Contact Information: 206-685-8033, urbhort@uw.edu. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Sustainable-Soil-Practices-P1915C268.aspx. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, NHS Hall, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Fourth Wednesday Concert Series

Join us on the fourth Wednesday of every month in the Allen Library North lobby for a performance by some of the school's brightest students. The Fourth Wednesdays Concert Series is free and open to the public. Campus location: Allen Library (ALB). Campus room: North Allen Lobby. Event types: Performances. Special Events. Event sponsors: University of Washington School of Music, University Libraries. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 12:30 PM – 1:15 PM. For more info visit music.washington.edu.

Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare & Master of Social Work Prospective Student Drop-in Advising Hours (10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00)

Social work is social change! Interested in learning more about UW's Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare or Master of Social Work programs?  Join us for drop-in hours (no appointment needed) on most Thursdays from 10:00-12:00 or 1:00-3:00 in Room 023 (ground floor) of the School of Social Work building on the UW Seattle campus. No appointments are necessary during these Thursday drop-in hours.  Prospective students who are interested in setting up an appointment for a different day or time are welcome to call 206-543-5676 to schedule an appointment for a different day. Social workers help people and work to enhance the quality of life for all – especially those who are vulnerable and oppressed. They serve as mental health counselors, hospital and school social workers, immigrant & refugee allies, community activists, nonprofit leaders, policy advocates and more. They value a person-in-environment, equity-driven systems approach and employ a uniquely holistic, strengths-based social work lens rooted in… Campus location: Social Work / Speech & Hearing Sciences Building (SWS). Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 023. Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWSSW. Thursday, August 29, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, August 29, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Labor Day

Holidays No classes. Most University offices are closed. Please check with specific offices to confirm. Year: 2019. Quarter: Autumn. Event types: Academics. Monday, September 2, 2019. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Taco Tuesday

Join CoMotion for lunch and the opportunity to connect with the brightest minds of the Seattle entrepreneurial community! Taco Tuesday only comes around once a month, so don't miss out on an opportunity to enjoy tacos while getting to know the startups in your area.  Thanks to UPS for your sponsorship. Campus room: 2nd floor, Startup Hall. Event types: Special Events. Event sponsors: UPS. Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Startup Hall (at Condon Hall) 1100 NE Campus Pkwy, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98105.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

HUB Lost & Found Sale

The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 8a-4:30p. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find! Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB 117/Main Desk. Event types: Special Events. Event sponsors: The HUB. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1435703443417235/. Twitter: #HUBatUW. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

HUB Lost & Found Sale

The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find! Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB main desk. Event types: Special Events. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

UW Autism Center Tour

The UW Autism Center offers free public tours the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. Tours include an overview of our clinical and research areas with a walk through of our Clinic. Tours are offered to adults only; please do not bring children. Advance reservations are required, as the group size is limited to 15 participants. Please email uwautism@uw.edu to register. Please note that tours are informational in nature and do not provide individual clinical advice. To request an appointment for clinical services, please visit our intake page. Campus location: Center On Human Development And Disability Clinic (CHCL). Event types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Web Council September Meeting

Web Council September Meeting Sept. 5th at 9am in Ode 220. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG). Campus room: 220. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Meetings. Event sponsors: Web Strategy University Marketing and Communications. Thursday, September 5, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit wiki.cac.washington.edu.

UW Drupal Users Group

Share knowledge and best practices about using Drupal, a web content management system. All are welcome! Content editors, designers, developers, site administrators. AGENDA: Accessibility of UW Drupal sites - how are we doing and how can we improve? With Terrill Thompson and Anna Marie Golden from UW IT Accessible Technology Services. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG). Campus room: 220. Event types: Meetings. Thursday, September 5, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, September 5, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Retiring from the UWRP: An Overview

Who should attend: Faculty, librarians and professional staff who are participating in the UW Retirement Plan (UWRP) and expect to retire within the next 12 months. This 3 hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the UW retirement application , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. Remember to bring your husky ID card for building entry. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the seminar to receive materials, and obtain directions to the room. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Benefits Conference Center. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Monday, September 9, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

World Suicide Prevention Day Conference

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All About Conifers: Tree Identification, Management, and Landscape Use

Conifers provide the structural framework for many gardens, serving as specimen trees, focal points, screens, and hedges. Unique growth habits along with contrasts of foliage color and texture can provide year round interest in any size garden. In the dark days of winter a golden cypress can light up the garden with colorful foliage, and a prostrate weeping hemlock can soften a rockery year round. If you are interested in refreshing or building up your conifer identification skills, this class is for you. Management and landscape use of conifers will also be discussed. The class will begin at the Center for Urban Horticulture, with a review of basic conifer tree identification techniques and discussion of common landscape tree species and varieties found in the Pacific Northwest. This will be followed by an outdoor field session in the afternoon at the nearby Seattle Children's Hospital campus. Lunch is included. Cost: $125 Register online or by phone (206-685-8033). Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Bess Bronstein. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/All-About-Conifers-ID-Management-and-Landscape-Use-P1944C268.aspx. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Workshop

Who should attend: Employees currently participating in a PERS, TRS, SERS or LEOFF Retirement Plan and who expect to retire within the next 12 months. Please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at 1-800-547-6657 to request your retirement estimate and application or visit www.drs.wa.gov. This 3-hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the DRS and UW retirement applications , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. BRING YOUR HUSKY ID CARD FOR BUILDING ENTRY. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least… Campus location: UW Tower. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Curator Tour: Oaks

Ray Larson, Curator of Living Collections, will take us on a journey through the most interesting plant collections in the UW Botanic Gardens. Learn about rare and unusual plants, collections based on genetics and eco-geographic habitats, and unusual tales of how these plants have made their way to us. This season we’ll focus on the oak or beech family, Fagaceae, which includes 6 to 8 genera, notably Quercus, Fagus and Castanea. This program will take place outdoors, rain or shine, and will include walking at a brisk pace, sometimes over uneven terrain. Cost: $15 Register Online or by phone (206-685-8033). Presenter: Ray Larson, Curator of Living Collections. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Curator-Tour-Hydrangeas-P1909C265.aspx. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Washington Park Arboretum, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Introduction to Neurodiversity and Autism Acceptance for Professionals (Webinar)

As helping professionals, we all want to be accepting of autistic people, but may not know how to best help them feel accepted. In this presentation you will learn the ways in which the neurodiversity movement has worked to build an empowering approach to autism and disability in general. For more information and to register, visit https://www.regonline.com/neurodivweb091119. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Webinar. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Seattle: SafeCampus Violence Prevention and Response Training

Preventing violence is a shared responsibility in which everyone at UW plays a part. Come to a 90 minute training to learn about campus resources, warning signs of violence and response options when you are concerned for your safety or someone else's safety. The training will include a discussion of relationship violence, stalking, sexual harassment, suicide and a brief portion on bystander intervention strategies.  Click hyperlinked catalyst survey below to register. . Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB 250. Event types: Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Workshops. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit catalyst.uw.edu.

Sustainability Film Series

Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: UW Tower Auditorium. Event types: Information Sessions. Lectures/Seminars. Screenings. Event sponsors: The UW Combined Fund Drive and the Tower Green Team. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit hr.uw.edu.

Neurology Grand Rounds

Campus location: Magnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK). Campus room: K-069. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Information Session (online) - Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

Join us to learn about the one-year Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program at the UW Foster School of Business. During the session, we will give you an overview of the program, discuss the student experience, and answer any questions that you have. Register Here If you do not see an information session on the schedule that fits well with your schedule, please reach out to us directly at msentre@uw.edu and we will be happy to set up a time to talk one on one. Campus room: Webinar. Event types: Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Master of Science in Entrepreneurship program Foster School of Business msentre@uw.edu. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Online. For more info visit foster.hobsonsradius.com.

Forest Bathing Walk

Join UW Botanic Gardens and Cascadia Forest Therapy for a unique forest bathing opportunity in the Washington Park Arboretum. Forest bathing (or shinrin-yoku) has been popular in Japan for decades and is gaining momentum in the US. The practice encourages you to walk in the forest at a slower pace and take in the atmosphere around you. Multiple scientific studies have shown that it lowers stress and blood pressure levels, while increasing immune system functioning, making you more resilient to diseases and illness. These walks are slow-paced and generally cover less than a mile of trail. During this time the guide, in partnership with the forest, will offer an evolving series of invitations crafted to help participants slow down and open their senses. The opening of one’s senses encourages mindfulness, which readies the heart and mind to be fully present in the natural world. Come discover the medicine of being in the forest. Cost: $25 Register online or by phone (206-685-8033). Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Forest-Bathing-Walks-P1819C265.aspx. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. UW Botanic Gardens, Washington Park Arboretum, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Business Analysis CoP Meeting

Topic TBD. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Floor C-3 room 341. Event types: Meetings. Event sponsors: Business Analysis Community of Practice https://wiki.cac.washington.edu/display/BAC/. Target Audience: Staff. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit wiki.cac.washington.edu.

MSW Info Session - Online Webinar

Please register in advance! You can access the webinar at: https://uw-phi.zoom.us/j/835451164 Interested in pursuing your Master of Social Work (MSW) degree at the University of Washington School of Social Work?  Join us for this online MSW informational webinar!  All you need is an internet connection. This online information session will be facilitated by members of our Admissions team and provides information about MSW academics, admissions, funding, field education, and more. There will also be time to answer your questions. NOTICE: All participant microphones and cameras (besides those of the presenter) are set to be disabled, but we welcome typed chat questions throughout the presentation. This session will be recorded for the benefit of future prospective students. By participating in the session, you acknowledge that any audio, video, screen sharing, PowerPoint, documents or text chat that you transmit may be recorded and made available for later consumption by The University of Washington… Campus room: Online. Event types: Information Sessions. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Online webinar - register for URL.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

&Now Festival of Innovative Writing: Points of Convergence

&Now Festival of Innovative Writing: Points of Convergence, Schedule: Thursday, September 19: 7:00 pm -11:00 pm Friday, September 20: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm Saturday, September 21: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm Sunday, September 22: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm , Keynotes: LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, Barbara Browning, Nathaniel Mackey The literary world is both a microcosm and litmus for issues that have rocked the nation and the world. &NOW 2019: Points of Convergence will provide a space for conversations, performances and readings that seek to articulate, bridge, or resolve these conflicts. A point is a location and also a salient detail. No effort is too big or too small to create a crack in the edifice that locks us in. Registration for &Now 2019: Points of Convergence is now open. &Now is a biennial literary festival known for presenting innovative writing, thinking about writing, and interdisciplinary explorations such as new poetics, performances, narrative, critical, electronic, and multimedia projects.  In… UW Bothell Event types: Conferences. Exhibits. Performances. Workshops. Event sponsors: . Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndNowFestival/. Event types: Conferences. Exhibits. Performances. Workshops. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – Sunday, September 22, 2019, 12:00 PM. University of Washington Bothell. For more info visit andnowfestival.com.

Master of Social Work (MSW) Info Session

Social work is social change!  Join us to learn more about Master of Social Work programs at the University of Washington School of Social Work. The GRE is not required, and we invite applicants from any undergraduate major (a prior degree in social work/social welfare is not required for MSW applicants, except those applying to the accelerated Advanced Standing program). This session will be facilitated by members of our Admissions team, and provides information about the MSW Program and the admissions process.  We will provide an overview of the MSW application and timeline, funding, academics, concentration areas, field placements, and what to expect from our MSW Programs (3 year part-time Extended Degree program, full-time 1 year MSW Advanced Standing program, and full-time 2 year MSW Day program).   Please register for this event (via the "Sign-up" button) if you have not yet already done so. Campus room: School of Social Work, Room 305A (third floor). Event types: Information Sessions. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwssw. Friday, September 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. UW School of Social Work Room 305A (third floor) 4101 15th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit socialwork.uw.edu.

Apples and Pears Story Time

Three books about orchard fruit will help us get ready for fall today. In addition to the stories, come to the program room to make and eat apple-pear sauce. ARE WE PEARS YET? By Miranda Paul OUR APPLE TREE by Görel Kristina Näslund SEED BY SEED by Esmé Raji Codell Story Time at the Miller Library Join us each month for stories and activities that celebrate gardens, plants, and nature! Story time begins at 10:30 on Saturday mornings, for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Event types: Not Specified. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. UW Botanic Gardens - Center for Urban Horticulture, Elisabeth C. Miller Library, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA, 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Retiring from the UWRP: An Overview

Who should attend: Faculty, librarians and professional staff who are participating in the UW Retirement Plan (UWRP) and expect to retire within the next 12 months. This 3 hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the UW retirement application , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. Remember to bring your husky ID card for building entry. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the seminar to receive materials, and obtain directions to the room. REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Benefits Conference Center. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

UW Farm Flower Power Hours

Come learn about the flowers grown at the UW Farm. Make bouquets for the CSA program and make one for yourself as well! Riz Reyes leads this informative fragrant workshop the last Tuesday of each month. Free and open to the public. Drop-in anytime during the four-hour volunteer shift. If this is your first time volunteering at the UW Farm please sign-up on the website and fill out the application and questionnaire before arriving. Campus location: Center for Urban Horticulture. Event types: Workshops. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UWFarm/. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit botanicgardens.uw.edu.

Botanical Drawing

7 Tuesday evenings, September 24 - November 5, 2019, 7-9:30pm The pencil is an effective tool for producing beautiful botanical works, and skill in pencil rendering is also a good basis for ongoing study of botanical art in other media, such as watercolor. Beginning with measurement techniques, observational skills, and the unique requirements of botanical art, the class teaches use of line to accurately portray plant subjects, then moves on to understanding light’s effect on form and the use of shading for three-dimensionality. While focusing on plants, skills acquired apply to any realistic drawing effort. All levels welcome; intermediate students can take on more advanced plant subjects.  A short list of materials for the first class will be provided with your confirmation email, and a more complete list of supplies will be discussed in the first class. This class or equivalent is recommended as a prerequisite to Botanical Watercolor. Cost: $295 Register online or call 206-685-8033. Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Kathleen McKeehen, Botanical Illustrator and Instructor. Contact Information: 206.685.8033 or urbhort@uw.edu. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Botanical-Drawing-P1780C265.aspx. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens - Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom (3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105). For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Instruction Begins for Autumn Quarter 2019

Dates of Instruction Instruction begins. Year: 2019. Quarter: Autumn. Event types: Academics. Wednesday, September 25, 2019. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

Gardening with the Seasons: Fall

Autumn is a dynamic season in the garden. Many plants are heading into dormancy, while others are in a period of active growth. Doing the right gardening tasks now can set the stage for next year's garden: adding new plants for seasonal interest or making changes to address problems observed over the past season. Some of the best things to do - or to avoid - at this time of year may seem counter-intuitive to some gardeners. This session will cover what to plant in fall, lawn care, how to prepare the garden for winter, and how to maximize seasonal interest and appearance. Cost: $28 Register online, or by phone (206-685-8033) About this series: Plants and gardens don't live by the written calendar, but by the seasonal cycles and cues of changes in daylight, temperature, and moisture.  When gardeners become acquainted with the seasonal rhythms and life cycles in the garden, and learn to work in sync with nature, caring for the garden becomes more of a process and less of a battle with potential garden… Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Christina Pfeiffer, Horticultural Consultant and Instructor, ISA Certified Arborist. Contact Information: 206-685-8033, urbhort@uw.edu. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Gardening-with-the-Seasons-Fall-P1785.aspx. Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Workshop

Who should attend: Employees currently participating in a PERS, TRS, SERS or LEOFF Retirement Plan and who expect to retire within the next 12 months. Please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at 1-800-547-6657 to request your retirement estimate and application or visit www.drs.wa.gov. This 3-hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the DRS and UW retirement applications , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. BRING YOUR HUSKY ID CARD FOR BUILDING ENTRY. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least… Campus location: UW Tower. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

Supporting Secondary-Aged Students with ASD (Webinar)

Making inclusion meaningful for all students is a difficult task!  In this training participants will learn 8 tips and strategies to support inclusion for secondary students on the autism spectrum.  A brief overview of ASD will lay the groundwork for how to adapt classroom instruction to meet the needs of autistic students. Strategies to modify assignments that can increase motivation and participation, as well as incentives and general behavioral strategies, will also be addressed in this training. For more information and to register, visit https://www.regonline.com/secondaryweb092619. Event types: Workshops. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Webinar. For more info visit www.regonline.com.

Neurology Grand Rounds

Campus location: Magnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK). Campus room: K069. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

Ignite Aging

Campus location: Center for Urban Horticulture. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

September UW Tableau User Group

UW”s Tableau User Group (TUG) is made up of Tableau Desktop users from around the University. Our goal is to facilitate learning and knowledge-sharing about Tableau Desktop and the UW Tableau Server.  We host monthly meetings and an online collaboration space. Join the UW TUG http://www.washington.edu/itconnect/work/data/training/community/ Information about acquiring Tableau Desktop http://www.washington.edu/itconnect/work/data/use-data/visualization-menu/tableau-data-visualization/ Target Audience UW faculty and staff who use Tableau Desktop Cost Free. Campus location: University Of Washington Tower Building T (UWTT). Event types: Information Sessions. Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: UW-IT Enterprise Information, Integration & Analytics Contact: eda-training@uw.edu. Monday, September 30, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm Book Talk and Signing

Wilding: Returning Nature to Our Farm tells the amazing story of the daring wildlife experiment of Isabella Tree and her husband conservationist, Sir Charles Burrell: the rewilding of their 3,500-acre family estate, Knepp Castle. Forced to accept that intensive farming on the clay soil was not working, they decided to step back and let nature take over. By introducing free-roaming herbivores – proxies of large animals that once roamed Britain— their degraded agricultural land became a functioning ecosystem again. In less than 20 years wildlife has rocketed and many endangered species have returned to Knepp. Soils are now providing benefits for the public good: filtering and purifying natural water sources, mitigating against floods, and capturing carbon. The Knepp experience challenges conventional ideas about our past and present landscape, and points the way to a wilder, richer future. No RSVP necessary! Presenter: Author Isabella Tree. Contact Information: 206-685-8036, urbhort@uw.edu. Monday, September 30, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom, 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

Taco Tuesday

Join CoMotion for lunch and the opportunity to connect with the brightest minds of the Seattle entrepreneurial community! Taco Tuesday only comes around once a month, so don't miss out on an opportunity to enjoy tacos while getting to know the startups in your area.  Thanks to UPS for your sponsorship. Campus room: 2nd floor, Startup Hall. Event types: Special Events. Event sponsors: UPS. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Startup Hall (at Condon Hall) 1100 NE Campus Pkwy, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98105.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Garrick Ohlsson

Seattle favorite Garrick Ohlsson returns to Meany Center with a program of Brahms and Chopin. In the decades since his legendary win at the International Chopin Competition, Ohlsson has established himself as a pianist of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Regarded as a leading exponent of the music of Frédéric Chopin, he commands an enormous repertoire ranging over the entire piano literature. Ohlsson’s program highlights his well-earned reputation for bringing piano masterworks to life with virtuosic firepower and subtle interpretations. Campus location: Meany Hall (MNY). Event types: Performances. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. For more info visit meanycenter.org.

Decay Pathogens

This session will focus on fungal decay diseases, prevalent in the damp fall season, that affect many of our native tree species in the Pacific Northwest. Recognizing these pathogens is essential when assessing tree health and structure. We will examine samples in the classroom and scout for examples in the field. Plant Health Care (PHC) approaches to management, including acceptable Integrated Pest Management (IPM) methods will be covered. We will also do diagnosis practice in the lab. If some of your plant problem samples have you stymied, let’s figure out what’s wrong with your plant! This series will introduce you to plant diseases and insect pests of the Pacific Northwest when they are at their peak or most easily detected. We will look at some common and familiar species as well as some new and unusual pests you need to know. Plant specimen samples will be reviewed indoors in addition to diagnosing pest problems in the field. Least toxic and most sustainable pest management methods will be emphasized… Presenter: Bess Bronstein. Contact Information: urbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Decay-Pathogens-P1906C268.aspx. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Washington Park Arboretum, Graham Visitors Center, 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle, WA 98112. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

HUB Lost & Found Sale

The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month from 8a-4:30p. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find! Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB 117/Main Desk. Event types: Special Events. Event sponsors: The HUB. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1435703443417235/. Twitter: #HUBatUW. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

HUB Lost & Found Sale

The HUB Lost & Found Sale, similar to a garage sale, is held on the first Wednesday of each month. Items vary every month and are highly discounted. Past Items have included; iPods, jewelry, jackets, backpacks, sunglasses, textbooks, calculators, usb drives, and much, much more. Stop by the next sale and see what treasures you might find! Campus location: Student Union Building (HUB). Campus room: HUB main desk. Event types: Special Events. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

WW Wellness Workshops (Formerly Weight Watchers)

WW, formerly known as Weight Watchers, makes losing weight and/or forming healthy habits convenient. The WW wellness workshops (formerly meetings) in the workplace gives you even more freedom and flexibility to fit healthier choices into your lifestyle. With hands-on weekly guidance from a wellness coach, you can stay focused on achieving your goals—whether you’re on or off the clock. As a UW employee, you’re offered a discounted rate of $44.95 for your monthly pass, provided you register using UW’s unique discount ID. Meetings are held weekly in many different locations, as well as on the UW-Seattle campus at Schmitz Hall and in the UW Tower.  How to Join Enroll in WW by following the comprehensive instructions on our WW discount page. Currently, there are two workshops offered on UW Seattle campus: Tuesdays – Schmitz Hall – Room 490. 12:15-12:45 p.m. meeting time with check-in open 30 minutes before. Wednesdays – UW Tower, Building C, Room C140E. 11:45-12:15 p.m. meeting time with check-in ope… Campus location: UW Tower. Campus room: Building C, Room C140E. Event types: Meetings. Workshops. Event sponsors: University of Washington Human Resources, The Whole U. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:15 PM. For more info visit www.washington.edu.

UW Autism Center Tour

The UW Autism Center offers free public tours the first Wednesday of every month from 1:00 to 2:00p.m. Tours include an overview of our clinical and research areas with a walk through of our Clinic. Tours are offered to adults only; please do not bring children. Advance reservations are required, as the group size is limited to 15 participants. Please email uwautism@uw.edu to register. Please note that tours are informational in nature and do not provide individual clinical advice. To request an appointment for clinical services, please visit our intake page. Campus location: Center On Human Development And Disability Clinic (CHCL). Event types: Information Sessions. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Web Council October Meeting

Web Council October Meeting Oct. 3rd at 9am in Ode 220. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG). Campus room: 220. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Meetings. Event sponsors: Web Strategy University Marketing and Communications. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit wiki.cac.washington.edu.

Natural History Illustration: Watercolor Focus

7 Thursday Evenings, October 3-17, November 7-December 5 (No class Oct. 24, 31 and Nov. 28), 2019, 6:30-9pm Gain confidence in observing form while working with biological subjects to document and interpret what you see. An introduction to the practice of natural science illustration is complemented by critique sessions allowing students to discuss and respond to each other’s work. Build observational and visual interpretation skills while exploring illustration using a variety of techniques, including graphite, pen and ink, and watercolor. Explore how these essential media are applied to make drawings into more refined illustrations. The focus of this fundamental course is drawing, from gestural sketching to precision rendering of illustrations for scientific purposes. Each student is given the opportunity to render selected subjects in a variety of demonstrated techniques. This class can be taken as part of a series with the next season’s offering, which will focus on colored pencil techniques rather… Campus room: Douglas Classroom. Presenter: Sharon Birzer, Natural History Illustrator. Contact Information: 206-685-8036, urbhort@uw.edu. Ticket Link: https://www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org/Natural-History-Illustration-Watercolor-Focus-P1943C265.aspx. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. UW Botanic Gardens, Center for Urban Horticulture, Douglas Classroom 3501 NE 41st St Seattle, WA 98105. For more info visit www.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org.

UW Drupal Users Group

Share knowledge and best practices about using Drupal, a web content management system. All are welcome! Content editors, designers, developers, site administrators. Campus location: Odegaard Undergraduate Library (OUG). Campus room: 220. Event types: Meetings. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Preview: Prospective Student Information Session

If you are a college transfer or high school student, consider attending Preview to get a first-hand look at the School of Art + Art History + Design and its programs. These hour-long info sessions, led by professional academic advisers, are designed to introduce prospective undergraduate students to the academic and enrichment programs in the School including degree options, scholarships, classroom to career connections, and more. No registration is necessary, but you should prepare for Preview by exploring our undergraduate degree programs in Art, Art History and Design on this website. If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow links here to read about our graduate programs. Campus location: Art Building (ART). Campus room: Room 120. Event types: Academics. Information Sessions. Event sponsors: Academic Advising + Student Services, School of Art + Art History + Design. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit art.washington.edu.

CEI Interdisciplinary Seminar: Tom Mallouk, University of Pennsylvania

Campus room: 181. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Event sponsors: Clean Energy Institute. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Nano Engineering & Sciences Building (NanoES).

Neurology Grand Rounds

TBD. Campus location: Magnuson Health Sciences Center K (HSK). Campus room: K069. Event types: Lectures/Seminars. Thursday, October 3, 2019, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM.

American Association for Chinese Studies Annual Conference

Campus location: Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC1). Event types: Conferences. Friday, October 4, 2019 – Sunday, October 6, 2019. For more info visit aacs.ccny.cuny.edu.

Rain is Coming Story Time

It’s raining books on the water cycle! After the stories, join us in the program room to create a tissue-paper raindrop. RAINDROPS ROLL by April Pulley Sayre WATER IS WATER by Miranda Paul ON A MAGICAL DO-NOTHING DAY by Beatrice Alemagna Story Time at the Miller Library Join us each month for stories and activities that celebrate gardens, plants, and nature! Story time begins at 10:30 on Saturday mornings, for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome. Event types: Not Specified. Age Range: Children. Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. UW Botanic Gardens - Center for Urban Horticulture, Elisabeth C. Miller Library, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle, WA, 98105. For more info visit depts.washington.edu.

Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) Retirement Workshop

Who should attend: Employees currently participating in a PERS, TRS, SERS or LEOFF Retirement Plan and who expect to retire within the next 12 months. Please contact the Department of Retirement Systems (DRS) at 1-800-547-6657 to request your retirement estimate and application or visit www.drs.wa.gov. This 3-hour workshop is designed for those retiring within the year and covers the following topics: Retirement eligibility , Completing the DRS and UW retirement applications , Retiree medical plan choices and enrollment , Applying for Medicare , Leave balances and VEBA, if applicable , Notifying your department about your separation , Working after retirement MPORTANT: Spouses/partners are welcome to attend this workshop on a space-available basis only. Email totalben@uw.edu or phone 206-543-4444 to register your spouse/partner. Be sure to specify the workshop date. BRING YOUR HUSKY ID CARD FOR BUILDING ENTRY. You must check in at the UW Benefits Reception desk at UW Tower, Floor O-1 at least… Campus location: UW Tower. Event types: Workshops. Event sponsors: UW Human Resources Benefits Office. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit ucs.admin.uw.edu.

UW Surplus Public Store

The UW Surplus store is open to everyone on Tuesdays from noon – 6pm. UW Surplus takes all unwanted items from all UW departments and two research hospitals. Our objective is to reuse, repurpose, or recycle as many items as possible to lessen the University’s climate impact on both purchasing and disposal. Items are resold through a retail store and live and online auctions. New items are received and added to inventory every day so stock is constantly changing. For more information, visit https://www.washington.edu/facilities/finadmin/movingandsurplus/inventory/index. Campus location: Plant Services Building (PSB). Campus room: Surplus Store. Event types: Special Events. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwsurplus/. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.