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June 18, 2015

Study reveals surprising truths about caregivers

A study lead by Emilio Zagheni, a UW assistant professor of sociology is believed to be the first to break down unpaid caregiving in the United States by age and gender of caregivers and those they care for and reveals some surprising truths about caregiving in America. The study found that almost one-third of the…


June 4, 2015

Public Policy and Business graduate student named next UW Student Regent

Seattle native and UW graduate student Vanessa Kritzer has been named the next student member of the UW Board of Regents, effective July 1. Kritzer brings extensive experience working on international and environmental policy. Kritzer came to UW to pursue a Master of Public Administration at the Evans School of Public Affairs and will begin…


May 20, 2015

UW Geography Professors Seek a New Perspective on Poverty

University of Washington geography professors Victoria Lawson and Sarah Elwood are leading the effort to alter how we perceive and study poverty around the world. Co-founders of the Relational Poverty Network, they are looking to shift thinking about “the poor and poor others” to thinking about relationships of power and privilege at a time when…


April 2, 2015

Sally Clark named UW director of regional and community relations

(Article By Victor Balta, Director of UW Today) Sally J. Clark, who has served on the Seattle City Council since February 2006, has been appointed director of regional and community relations at the University of Washington, effective May 18, 2015. “I am thrilled to welcome Sally to the University,” said Randy Hodgins, UW vice president for external…


February 18, 2015

State of the County address slated for March 30 at UW

Save the date: King County Executive Dow Constantine will give his State of the County address on Monday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. at the University of Washington. His address is expected to focus on Best Starts for Kids, and continued prosperity in the region by ensuring every child in King County has a strong start in life. Read…



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