Based on the quality of its undergraduate education, Forbes magazine ranked the University of Washington eighth among all public universities in the United States, excluding military academies.
July 28 is World Hepatitus Day, raising awareness for one of many infectious diseases that kill millions of people worldwide every year. At the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, part of the UW Department of Global Health, up-to-date information about disease control, health systems and health organizations around the world is readily available… Read More
The UW-Annual-Report-2013 on the University of Washington Master Plan for the Seattle Campus for the period January 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012 is now available on-line as a pdf file.
In today’s Seattle Times, a UW postdoctoral fellow in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers her views on why the U.S. must support young research scientists.
Starting this fall, the College of Arts and Sciences will offer a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in musical theater, one of several new undergraduate interdisciplinary majors led by Robert C. Stacey, currently interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Read more in The Daily.
On Sunday, July 21, staff from the Washington Park Arboretum will conduct a free walking tour of the Hydrangea collection and other flowering plants starting at 1 pm.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award. Established in 2012, the award is given to a living UW Alumnus Veteran who made a positive impact on their local, national, or international community; the University of Washington; and/or veteran’s communities. Deadline for nomination submissions is August 16, 2013.
A new study by the Technology & Social Change Group at the University of Washington Information School has found that community access to computer and Internet technology is crucial for connecting people to the information and skills they need in an increasingly digital world. Read more from UW News & Information.
Don’t miss the “low tech” weekly summer lecture series from the Department of Genome Sciences, which kicks off July 10 with “How Nature, Nurture and Chance Shapes How We Age.”
With input from volunteers from public, private and community sectors, including the UW, the University District Livability Partnership has developed a U District Urban Design Framework guiding the future of public spaces, street improvements, zoning, building heights, and housing in the U District.