Laura Houston is back on Wednesday, July 22 for a summer Chi Walking clinic! Learn how to practice meditation while walking for improved performance, increased energy, and the ability to walk at a faster pace with ease. Download the flier here. Register here.
Experience a beautiful and memorable day on Sunday, August 9 with your family, friends, and pets by posing in front of some of the UW’s most picturesque locations for the our second annual UW FREE Photo Day. Professional photographers will take your portraits and capture candid moments with the ones you love for FREE. Locations [...]
2015 marks the 41st year of the Seattle Pride Parade and UW is representing! University of Washington faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to march at the Seattle Pride Parade. LGBTQ or ally, all are welcome: Sunday, June 28, noon Downtown: UW is contingent #157 and will be staging at Republic Parking lot at 6th Ave [...]
People take walks to stretch their legs, clear their head, explore their surroundings, or as a social experience. But Assistant Professor Daniela Rosner in Human Centered Design & Engineering noticed that most mapping technologies only promote efficiency. Whether focused on the destination or on hitting a fitness goal, the maps offer little surprise for their [...]
Please spread the word!On Wednesday, July 15, help us reach 500k stairs in 24 hours. Need more inspiration? The Whole U team will be out and about with surprises for our stair climbers all day long. We have partnered with Movo, a new affordable fitness tracker, and have 100 trackers to giveaway in addition to [...]
I remember exactly why I interviewed Jessica for The Whole U’s marketing and communication assistant role. Her passion for the UW was clear throughout her cover letter. She described herself as “a diehard Husky fan and a lover of anything and everything UW-related” who wanted to work at The Whole U because she was a [...]
Happy May! Check out these free events coming up soon: We’re happy to kick off May with our first activities in Bellevue and South Lake Union. Faculty and staff asked us for more diverse opportunities close to where they live, so we’re seeking discounts all over the region. We partnered with Flywheel, one of [...]
It’s almost time for the 2015 UW Scavenger Hunt on all three campuses! This is my favorite event of the entire year. Here’s how it works: Register! Create an account with GroundSpeak if you don’t already have one We will email you links to access the hunt. Click on the link of your choice any [...]
Have you seen the latest video from UW Medicine? It features Dr. Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine, gliding through the Montlake Cut and reflecting on the similarities between rowing crew and being part of UW Medicine. “The essence of what matters in rowing and what makes the final [...]
Flywheel, one of our fitness discounters, is hosting two free indoor cycling workouts on Sunday, May 3: one at Bellevue at 12 p.m. and one at South Lake Union at 2 p.m.! Never tried Flywheel before? Jessica went to a class and reported back in this article. Please spead the word with this flier.
The UW is one of the most beautiful places to work. Period. Take advantage of our surroundings on Friday, April 3 for National Walk at Work Day. There will be guided walks at noon at Bothell, Tacoma, Harborview, and the Seattle campus. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn a little something while enjoying the company [...]
One of our biggest events of the year is coming soon! Watch this short video to get the scoop: Please share widely so that all UW faculty and staff will know about this fun event. Hunt in Bothell, Seattle, or Tacoma on Thursday, April 23. The author of The Boys in the Boat, the book that [...]