New Ways Into the Brain’s ‘Music Room’

Whether to enliven a commute, relax in the evening or drown out the buzz of a neighbor’s recreational drone, Americans listen to music nearly four hours a day. In international surveys, people consistently rank music as one of life’s supreme sources of pleasure and emotional power. We marry to music, graduate to music, mourn to music.  Read more at the New York Times. 

Calling all international students: help us make the library better

Are you an international student?

Do you use the UW Libraries?
Want to help make them better?
Tell us how!

We’re looking for undergraduate and graduate international students to participate in focus groups and one-on-one sessions.  Free pizza and beverages provided.  Sessions run 2/24 12:30-1:30 or Friday 2/26 1:30-2:30.

Interested? Fill out our survey and get more info at

Faculty & TAs: Present at the 2016 Teaching & Learning Symposium

We invite UW faculty, staff and students to present their Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) work at the 2016 UW Teaching & Learning Symposium – Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. in the HUB Ballroom, UW Seattle.

The Symposium is designed for interactive presentations and discussion among participants.  You are invited to present your work as a poster, and you are welcome to bring handouts or use other media that will help demonstrate your work.

  • Proposal must be received by Monday, February 8, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

For more information, including application information, see the Center for Teaching & Learning.