UW Tacoma This Week (and a bit beyond) - Week of Apr. 26, 2007

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Frida Kahlo: Images of an Icon
April 28 at 6 p.m.
Tacoma Art Museum

UW Tacoma will host a special tour of Tacoma Art Museum's new exhibit, "Frida Kahlo: Images of an Icon, from 6 to 9 p.m. April 28. The public is invited to view this stunning and rarely seen photographic retrospective of the famed artist. After the tour, the university will host a wine and hors d'oeuvres reception, where UW Tacoma faculty member and artist Beverly Naidus will discuss the over-arching social commentary of her own work as well as that of Kahlo's. Sponsored by the UW Tacoma Alumni Association as part of Washington Weekend. Tickets are free for current students and $10 for general admission, and advance registration is required. For information or to register, visit www.tacoma.uw.edu/uwtaa.

*NEW*
Advising Tuesday at UW Tacoma

May 1 from Noon to 1 p.m.
Garretson Woodruff Pratt Building, Room 320

Interested in earning a UW degree in Tacoma, but don't know where to begin? Start here - at UW Tacoma Advising Tuesday. On the first Tuesday of every month, UW Tacoma admissions advisors host an information session to answer questions about the university and offer campus tours and admissions advising for anyone who is interested in applying to UW Tacoma as a freshman or transfer student. For more information, contact the Office of Admissions Advising and Outreach at (253) 692-4742.

Program information sessions

Already know which UW Tacoma degree you want? Learn more about our programs at one of these information sessions:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Business: 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, Garretson Woodruff Pratt Building, Room 220
  • Bachelor of Arts, Computing and Software Systems/Computer Engineering, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, Cherry Parkes Building, Room 103
  • Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences/Urban Studies: 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, West Coast Grocery Building, Room 106

Reception for parents of UW Tacoma freshmen
May 1 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Garretson Woodruff Pratt Building, Room 320

Parents of current UW Tacoma freshman are invited to review the accomplishments of the university's first freshman class and discuss what to expect as the students enter their sophomore year. Sponsored by the UW Tacoma office of Community Relations. For information, contact Steve Smith at (253) 692-4404 or smithsl@u.washington.edu.

*NEW*
Global Honors student colloquium

May 10 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Carwein Auditorium

Students from UW Tacoma's Global Honors program will present their work at the first-ever Global Honors Research Colloquium Thursday, May 10. Seven seniors in the Global Honors program will present their research on international topics, ranging from uneven humanitarian aid in the South Indian coast following the 2004 tsunami disaster to the community factor in sustainable development, girls' education in East Africa and the importance of cultural sensitivity in aid work in developing countries. The event is free and open to the public.

Want to check out the UW Tacoma campus? Take a tour.
UW Tacoma Library

Get the grand tour of the UW Tacoma campus. Tours are offered every Tuesday, and begin in the Science Building, Room 105. Learn more at www.tacoma.uw.edu/enrollmentservices/admissions/visit.

UW Tacoma This Week is a service of the University of Washington Tacoma's Public Relations & Communications office. For more information on these events or other UW Tacoma news, call (253) 692-4536.

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April 26, 2007