UW|360 tops the ratings on KOMO
The buzz for UW|360 is growing! UW|360 on KOMO was the most watched program in its time slot on March 8! More than 50,000 viewers from around the Puget Sound region tuned in to learn more about the fascinating people and innovative programs at the University of Washington. More people are discovering the show and the wide range of community connections, groundbreaking discoveries and campus life that makes the UW such a colorful and dynamic part of our region.
UW|360 was also nominated for two EMMY® awards by the Northwest
Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The
two nominations are the March 2013 edition of UW 360 and a story about a local
man who served as a CIA agent during the Cold War.
This month on UW|360 host Carolyn Douglas brings viewers inside Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmondson Pavilion. This episode features a story about a UW nursing student who has a passion for community health and volunteering overseas and describes what the UW is doing to help seniors from being taken advantage of by criminals posing as their grandchildren. The episode also explores efforts by doctors at UW Medicine to help patients regain limb function after spinal cord injries and provides a behind-the-scenes look at efforts by two UW researchers and Seattle City Light to improve the efficiency of something we all use--lightbulbs. Finally, we will meet the UW Husky Men's basketball team's secret weapon for success. You'll be surprised to learn he never sets foot on the court. Watch it online and tonight at 7:30 pm on UWTV Channel 27.
My Beloved World: A Talk with Justice Sotomayor
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor met with
University of Washington students to talk about My Beloved World, her new memoir
chronicling her journey from a housing project in the Bronx, New York, to
service as a federal judge, and ultimately the highest court. Drawing from
questions submitted by students, UW Provost Ana Mari Cauce interviewed Justice
Sotomayor about the formative experiences that shaped her into the person she
is today.Watch the full interview online and Friday at 6pm on UWTV Channel 27.
Sustaining Our World Lecture - Plant Cut Build Repeat
In a world searching for technical solutions to the complex challenges of climate change, development, shelter storage, and social and environmental degradation, sometimes the answers are found in the gorgeous simplicity of the natural environment that surrounds us. Architect Michael Green talks about the future of building with natural materials in ways that suits the places we increasingly choose to life.See this lecture on UWTV Channel 27 on May 12 at 1:30pm and 9pm and May 14 at 4:30pm and online.
UWTV will broadcast the 2014 Commencement live from the new Husky Stadium on June 14. It will
also be available to watch live online at uwtv.org and DVDs will be available in the UW
Bookstore. The broadcast will begin at 12:30 with the opening ceremonies hosted by Gaard Swanson and Erin Mayovski, followed by the commencement ceremonies at 1:30pm. Congratulations to the class of 2014!
Creating Better Video Content
tips on creating better content for your videos from the experts at UWTV. In
this edition of the Video Lunchbox, Bekky Herr, Drew Keller and Hanson Hosein
provide tips on video as a tool. This segment includes advice for improving
existing footage, lighting and sound, and best practices for interviewing. Watch it online.
From the Archives
Garrison Keillor, then and now
Watch writer and radio personality Garrison Keillor in a UWTV Classic from 1991 and this year on Well Read. Both interviews, recorded some twenty years apart, feature Keillor's reflections about the benefits of radio, storytelling, and about Lake Wobegone, as well as his infamous wit and sense of humor.You can see Well Read on UWTV Channel 27 on Wednesdays at 10am and Fridays at 9am.
The free offer from last month is still running! Purchase a Husky cap at any retailer or online until May 25 and bring your receipt to the ballpark ticket booth for two free admissions! Visit GoHuskies.com for the Diamond Dawg game schedule.
Need a dawgie bag?
This lightweight, fully-collapsible Metro Basket is perfect for a picnic on the quad, canoeing in the arboretum, or a ballpark potluck. Insulated for tasty warm treats or chilled beverages.
UWTV Up Close
UW 360 in March featured a story about the UW's Cherry Trees. Host Carolyn Douglas and UWTV crew shot on location despite the rain.