Events: Participate in Veterans Appreciation Week, Nov. 5-11


The University of Washington community is excited to announce the inaugural Veterans Appreciation Week, Nov. 5–11.

Here are a couple of the key events saluting the UW students, alumni, faculty and staff who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces:

Lecture: Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak
Thursday, Nov. 7, 6:30–8 p.m.
As acting surgeon general, Dr. Lushniak shares the best available scientific information with the public on how to improve personal health and the health of the nation.

Veterans Day Celebration and Ceremony
Monday, Nov. 11, 11 a.m.
This tribute and ceremony includes a performance by the Husky Marching Band; recognition of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award recipient, Mr. Charles Matthaei, ’43; and a post-ceremony reception in Kane Hall.

Other highlights of Veterans Appreciation Week include:
Nov. 6:

  • ROTC Open House
  • UW Bothell Alumni/Student Veteran Reception

Nov. 7:

  • Employer Panel: “Employers Seeking Veterans”

Nov. 8:

  • Workshop: “Welcoming All Students: Teaching Student Veterans”

Nov. 9:

  • Husky Football’s “Committed to Service” Game vs. Colorado

Veterans Appreciation Week is a campus-wide initiative coordinated by the UW Alumni Association. Please visit or call 206.543.0540 for more information

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