Posts Tagged ‘on campus’

July 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm § in Politics, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

Lessons from UV for UW

“What Terry Sullivan’s Reinstatement at U. Va Really Tells Us about the Future of Higher Ed   Does the reappointment of University of Virginia’s president mark a triumph over corporate interests? Or is it more proof that public universities are headed for demise?” By Aaron Bady [...]

June 27th, 2012 - 12:52 am § in The Ave Scene

Leading UW Regent Donates $$ to McKenna

Jeff Brotman, Democratic power donor, donates $5,000 to Rob McKenna, Seattle Times Jeff Brotman is well known as a UW regent, founder of Costco, and avid financial supporter of the UW. He has hosted Mr. Obama but now is also donating to Rob McKenna, the Republican candidate for governor. This is ver[...]

December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

Where Were the UW Faculty?????

Friday night I went with about 1000 friends to hear speeches on our economy. The speakers were Maria Cantwell and Elizabeth Warren, probably the most outspoken leaders for reform of  our management class excesses. Professor Warren was spectacular.  For the first time I heard a major speaker suppor[...]

October 20th, 2011 - 9:10 am § in America, Politics, The Ave Scene

Send a Pizza Pie to Westlake!

What are YOU doing? I am not a crowd person.  In the 60s my involvement in civil rights was a small role with SNCC, I was skeptical about all the marches. I was wrong.  However,  I did what I could to support the movement from off of the streets.  We may be returning to the sixties, […][...]

September 15th, 2011 - 9:00 am § in America, The Ave Scene, UW

Will the UW lose its role in global higher education?

Even a Century After the Fall of the British Empire, Oxford and Cambridge Retain Their Roles As Global Leaders in Higher Education ….  The UW has that role today as one of America’s great “private ivies.”  Will we retain our stature? (Based in part of report by CHRISTINE A[...]

September 14th, 2011 - 8:45 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Henry Gallery Exhibits Mt. Rainier Made of Seattle Junque

Image 2: David Herbert. Holy Mountain. 2011. Digital collage. Courtesy of the artist and Postmasters Gallery, New York. Seattle native David Herbert utilizes everyday materials, including Styrofoam, PVC pipes, and Scotch Tape, to create eccentric sculptural installations of iconic subjects. During a[...]

January 20th, 2011 - 9:14 am § in Uncategorized

Berkeley Chancellor on Campus Violence

Recently the AAUP listserv has run a serious of emails from faculty upset by students involved in a game called “Humans and Zombies.” Apparently, students involved in the game stalk each other on campus and shoot each other with pellet guns that look realistic except for an orange tip on[...]

June 17th, 2010 - 10:47 pm § in The Ave Scene, UW

Seattle Center Needs Help from the Burke!

I speak for Seattle, the Chief that is! This issue began with a proposal by the Wright family to honor Dale Chihuly.  They wanted to replace the fun forest at Seattle Center with a gallery devoted to Chihuly’s glass art and a Wright owned restaurant. Many Seattle folk objected  to the  prop[...]