January 20, 2015
Boeing and UW launch new research lab
Leaders from the UW and Boeing formally launched the Boeing Advanced Research Center on the Seattle campus on Monday. The event included speakers and a tour of the facility. Governor Jay Inslee, UW President Michael K. Young and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner were among those who attended and spoke. “Partnerships, like that…
January 16, 2015
Remembering King’s vision on MLK Day
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” —Martin Luther King Jr. On Monday, January 19th, volunteers will donate their day off to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Whole U recently talked with UW faculty and staff about what King’s legacy means from various historical, political, and…
January 15, 2015
UW 2015 state legislative agenda released
Today, the University released its legislative priorities for the 2015 session that began this week in Olympia. Here is a quick overview of what’s on the agenda: Priority No. 1: Keep the UW affordable Washington’s public colleges and universities are jointly requesting a $198 million state investment for 2015–17 (the UW’s share is $68 million)…
January 12, 2015
Start 2015 by serving your community!
This January 19, honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by joining a community of volunteers, ready to provide vital people-power to organizations that support King County’s most vulnerable populations. Each year the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service inspires more than 1,000 volunteers to donate their time to nonprofit organizations for…
January 9, 2015
One out of 48 jobs in Washington State is attributable to the UW
The University of Washington’s annual economic impact on the state of Washington is now $12.5 billion — up from $9.1 billion just five years ago. Learn more here.