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  1. July 6 to Sep. 29, 2017New Exhibit: UW @ 60

    Come and see Dr. Hagey’s robes, a school jacket from a 1965 graduate, and an early chemist’s bottle from the School of Pharmacy, as well as many photos taken around the University over the past 60 years!

  2. Sep. 12 to 26, 2017Problem Pitch Competition applications openProblem Pitch Competition poster graphic

    Competitors will choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research it to understand its history, scope, and impact, before pitching this insight to a panel of judges on June 8. Teams of up to four students are invited to apply and compete for a share of $5,000 in grant funding, to be used for R&D to develop a solution to the problem pitched.

    Apply for the Problem Pitch Competition online

    Applications open: May 2

    Applications close: May 14

  3. Sep. 14 to 28, 2017Art Exhibition: The Closer Together Things AreTwo children sit in a tent with the words

    Featuring artist projects by Kathleen Hearn, Ève K. Tremblay, Laura Letinsky, Micah Lexier & Dave Dyment, Micah Lexier & Roula Partheniou, Rhonda Weppler & Trevor Mahovsky, Luke Painter, Chris Kline, and Roula Partheniou

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