Livable City Year

January 14, 2020

University of Washington Livable City Year program partners with the City of Sultan

City of Sultan aerial photo

The University of Washington’s Livable City Year program is partnering with the City of Sultan during the 2019–2020 academic year, marking the program’s first small-city partnership. UW students and faculty will work with City of Sultan staff and community members on projects to improve livability and sustainability in this fast-growing community. The projects are part…

January 6, 2020

UW’s Livable City Year program announces new opportunities for small cities

Recent changes to the University of Washington’s Livable City Year (LCY) program will make it easier for small cities to partner with UW faculty and students on community-based projects. The changes will allow small communities to engage with the university on a manageable scale while ensuring that the overall impact provides lasting benefits to these…

June 4, 2019

Livable City Year celebrates partnership with city of Bellevue

group discussing projects at the LCY/Bellevue celebration event

This year’s Livable City Year partnership with the City of Bellevue mobilized 285 students from a variety of schools and colleges, representing all three UW campuses, to work on 30 projects in the city. The students’ research, findings and recommendations were on display at a celebration at Bellevue City Hall on Monday, June 3. The…

April 10, 2019

LCY Year-end celebration on June 3

LCY-Bellevue banner

LCY Year-End Celebration & Poster Presentation Monday, June 3, 6-8 p.m. Bellevue City Hall Concourse Join us in celebrating the 2018-2019 Livable City Year partnership between the University of Washington and the city of Bellevue! Students, faculty, city leadership, staff and community members are welcome to attend. This event will showcase project done by UW students around…

April 9, 2019

Bellevue named national “Outstanding Community Partner”

In a partnership with the University of Washington expected to generate out-of-the-box solutions to civic challenges, the City of Bellevue has been named Outstanding Community Partner by a national group of universities. All 31 schools in the Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities Network (EPIC-N) are working together with cities to improve livability and sustainability…

November 9, 2018

Proposals for LCY municipal partnership due Feb. 1, 2019

The University of Washington’s Livable City Year initiative is now accepting proposals from cities, counties, tribes, and special districts interested in partnering with the university for the 2019-2020 academic year. UW Livable City Year (UW LCY) connects University of Washington faculty and students with a municipal partner for a full academic year to work on…

November 1, 2018

Bellevue and UW kick off Livable City Year partnership

UW’s Livable City Year held a kickoff event celebrating the start the 2018-2019 partnership between the LCY program and the city of Bellevue on October 9. The event brought together faculty, students and city staff who discussed aspirations for the upcoming year. From Bellevue’s wrap up article: Planners and program managers at the City of…

September 26, 2018

Livable City Year and Tacoma finalize partnership

Throughout the 2017-2018 academic year, 349 University of Washington students and 26 UW faculty members worked with staff and community members from the City of Tacoma on projects to advance livability and sustainability in the city. The year-long partnership between Tacoma and UW Livable City Year (LCY) provided the city with university resources to tackle…

September 13, 2018

2018 LCY kickoff event on Oct. 9

LCY-Bellevue banner

Livable City Year Kickoff Event Tuesday, October 9, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Maple Hall, Great Room 1101 NE Campus Pkwy, Seattle, Washington You’re invited to help us kick off the year-long Livable City Year partnership between the University of Washington and the City of Bellevue. Students, faculty, city leadership, staff and community members are welcome! All…

May 29, 2018

Spring Livable City Year final presentations

From May 29 to June 8, several Livable City Year student project teams will be presenting on their work as UW’s Spring quarter concludes. See the flier below for details on these presentations and the projects, or click on the images for a PDF version.

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