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March 21, 2018

University of Washington graduate and professional disciplines rank highly in US News’ Best Graduate School lists

External Affairs

Nearly 50 different graduate and professional programs and specialties at the University of Washington are among the top 10 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Graduate School rankings released March 20. Medicine, nursing, social work, computer science and public affairs received prominent placement in the newest rankings. Read more from UW News.

March 13, 2018

Legislature adjourned after budget work completed

External Affairs

Last week, the Washington State Legislature passed the 2017-19 supplemental operating and capital budgets to Governor Inslee, marking the end of the 60-day legislative session. Read more about the completed budgets from the Office of State Relations. State Relations will be joining with the Office of Planning & Budgeting to host a post-session update on Tuesday,…

February 27, 2018

College of the Environment geology field camp

External Affairs

At the College of the Environment’s geology field camp, students hit the dirt for experiences you can’t find in a textbook. Over six weeks, students mapped, surveyed and explored an area informally known as the Rat’s Nest, near Montana’s Block Mountain, as part of the Department of Earth and Space Science’s geology field camp. Learn…

February 20, 2018

UW launches new program focused on pediatric oral health training

External Affairs

A University of Washington Health Sciences team led by the School of Dentistry is launching an interprofessional training program to improve access to dental care for children ranging in age from the first year of life through 5 years. Early Childhood Oral Health Training, or EchoTrain, will provide pediatric dental training directly to UW dental students,…

February 5, 2018

UW’s large research vessel, R/V Thomas G. Thompson, gets back to work

External Affairs

After an extensive transformation from stem to stern on five decks of the ship, the R/V Thomas G. Thompson is ready to get back to work exploring the world’s oceans. The University of Washington’s School of Oceanography, part of the College of the Environment, operates the 274-foot ship, which arrived on campus in 1991. In summer 2016, with…

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