Arts & Sciences in the News

Lucky for piano fans: Andre Watts picks UW for a stop

Pianist Andre Watts will perform works by Scarlatti, Debussy and Beethoven at UW's Meany Hall on April 15, 2014-- pieces that evoke exotic lands and dreamscapes. Learn more at Seattle Times.

Chamber Trio David Finckel, Wu Han, and Phil Setzer To Perform at Meany Hall

Violinist Philip Setzer joins David Finckel and Wu Han, co-artistic directors of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, to form a dynamic chamber music trio on May 21, 2014 at Meany Hall. Learn more at Broadway World.

Tony Nominee Wilson Milam to Direct "The Beggar's Opera," 4/23-5/4

Seattle native and a Tony-nominated director, Wilson Milam, returns to Seattle to lead a cast of 19 UW School of Drama undergraduates in tackling Vaclav Havel's "The Beggar's Opera." Learn more at Broadway World.

In memory of UW history professor Stephanie Camp

Stephanie Camp, a noted feminist historian whose work has been widely praised, died April 2 at the age of 46. She will be profoundly missed. Learn more at The Seattle Times.

The history of innovation and what makes an innovation hub tick

Margaret O'Mara, an associate professor of history at the University of Washington, spends her days analyzing the ingredients that make up technology hubs like Seattle and San Francisco. Learn more at GeekWire.

Fruit flies and fighter jets

Fruit flies and fighter jets use similar nimble tactics when under attack. Watch a slow motion video to see how they do it. Learn more at UW Today.

Burke Museum opens "Imagine That." exhibit

See some of the most fascinating and rare items from the Burke's collection (many of which have never been displayed)and discover what they teach us about the world. Learn more at Evening Magazine.

UW Alum receives 2014 Walt Whitman Award

Hannah Park, interviewed by the College after winning the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship in 2013, has now earned another top honor: the 2014 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets Learn more at

The Soweto Gospel Choir brings "Light" to New Day

The Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir performs on New Day Northwest before their performances at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Saturday, April 12. Learn more at New Day Northwest.

Being Ethiopian in Seattle

Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large writes about the Ethiopian community in Seattle and about "Little Ethiopia of the Pacific Northwest" by Joseph Scott, professor of sociology. Learn more at The Seattle Times.





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