February 24, 2017
The University of British Columbia and the University of Washington announced the establishment of the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative. This industry-funded research partnership between UBC and the UW will use data to help cities and communities address challenges from traffic to homelessness and is made possible with a $1-million gift from Microsoft. Faculty, students and…
February 22, 2017
Last week, the Clean Energy Institute celebrated the opening of the Washington Clean Energy Testbeds. The state-of-the-art user facility has lab space for manufacturing prototypes and then testing to increase the rate at which engineering discoveries can become clean energy technologies available in the marketplace. Read more from UW Today.
February 1, 2017
CoMotion, the UW’s collaborative innovation hub, announced yesterday that it will expand CoMotion Labs to Spokane. Read more about the expansion and what it means for eastern Washington and the innovation community from CoMotion.
January 30, 2017
The Office of Federal Relations posted a Federal Grant Update on their website. They will continue to gather and share information as it becomes available.
January 25, 2017
Yesterday, President Ana Mari Cauce visited Olympia to advocate for the University’s 2017 legislative priorities. Her day included a presentation to the Senate Higher Education and Ways and Means committees, meetings with lawmakers in both chambers and she sat down with student legislative representatives from ASUW, ASUW Bothell, ASUW Tacoma and the Graduate and Professional…
January 17, 2017
The UW’s CoMotions Labs helped bring virtual reality to lawmakers in Olympia. Legislators on the House Technology & Economic Development Committee received general information on the industry and technology and got the opportunity to try headsets during a hearing last week. Elizabeth Scallon, associate director of the UW’s CoMotion Labs, was among those who provided testimony to…
January 12, 2017
When you think of a typical learning environment for UW students, you probably think of a lecture hall or a research lab. But how about an entire city? That’s where some UW students will be learning this year, thanks to an innovative partnership with Auburn. It’s part of a new program called “Livable City Year.”…
January 11, 2017
Zillow Group has pledged $5 million toward the development of a Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) building on the UW campus. The new building will be the second CSE building and will allow the university to double the number of CSE degrees awarded each year and reduce the number of qualified students who are turned…
January 10, 2017
The 2017 Regular Session of the Washington State Legislature began on Monday. Both the House and Senate convened to as the 65th Legislature and begin a 105-day budget writing session. Tomorrow, Governor Jay Inslee is scheduled to give his second inaugural address to the legislature. The University of Washington released its 2017 Legislative Agenda prior…
January 6, 2017
UW President Ana Mari Cauce was on board the first West Coast commercial flight to Havana on Thursday. Read more and watch video of President Cauce’s remarks from News & Information.