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December 14, 2020

During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunitiesto connect, share, and engage. Each week, we will share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online.

Many of these online opportunities are streamed through Zoom. All UW faculty, staff, and students have access toZoom Pro via UW-IT.

Set in Motion: A Public Art Exhibition

December 2020 February 2021 | Throughout Seattle

The Henry Art Gallery is pleased to presentSet in Motion, the museums first city-wide public art exhibition.The work of ten artists from the Pacific Northwest and beyond will be presented on public buses throughout the Seattle area. The title,Set in Motion, while in part referring literally to the mobile and transitory aspect of the exhibition format, also provided a loose thematic framework for artists to consider. Through their work, artists were able to respond to the rapidly changing social, political, economic, and environmental climates in which we find ourselves, interpreted through their different perspectives, aesthetic/conceptual approaches, and personal narratives.

Drop-in Meditation Session: Atencin Plena y Compasin Para Cerrar el Ao

December 21, 6:00 7:00 PM | Online

The Center for Child and Family Well-Being will be hosting a drop-in Spanish language meditation session hosted byAngelica Zapata,a facilitator for the CCFWs professional and parent well-being training programs.

Esta sesin est basada en la prctica de la atencin plena, la compasin y la bondad. Estos son los mejores regalos que podemos darnos a nosotros mismos y a los dems en estos das festivos.

Public Opinion and Polls in the 2020 Presidential Election

Recorded event | Online

While polls and public opinion research are essential components of a healthy democracy, they also have come under attack in recent years, particularly for miscalling various elections. In October, the Department of Communication hosted a virtual conversation with Kate Kenski (University of Arizona) and Lydia Saad (Gallup) to discuss polling and public opinion today and their implications for the health of American politics beyond 2020. The event was organized by the University of Washingtons Center for Journalism, Media and Democracy.

Free | Watch and More Info

KNKXs Virtual Studio Session with the Marc Seales Group at Town Hall

Recorded event | Online

KNKX presented an exclusive live streamed Studio Session with the Marc Seales Group from The Forum at Town Hall Seattle on November 14, hosted by KNKX jazz ambassador Abe Beeson. Marc Seales,Professor of Music in the Jazz Studies Program, was joined by bassist Steve Rodby, guitarist Jesse Seales (Marcs brother), and drummer Alek Gayton. The show began with Abes Q&A with Marc, followed by a nearly 75-minute music set ending with the quartets spirited rendition of The Doobie Brothers Takin It To The Streets.

Free | Watch and More Info

Crossing North Podcast

Ongoing | Online

Crossing Northis a podcast about Nordic and Baltic society and culture. Episodes feature interviews with authors, performers, and leaders from Scandinavia and the Baltic, as well as discussions with faculty in the Scandinavian Studies Department and Baltic Studies Program.Crossing Northis produced and hosted by Colin Gioia Connors, Assistant Teaching Professor of Scandinavian Studies, with Kristian Nsby, Visiting Lecturer of Danish.

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