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April 24, 2017

New season of UW|360

The first episode of the newest season of UW|360 is available to watch on It will also air on KOMO 4 the weekend of May 13. In this episode, UW|360 looks at how a UW grad student is using music to draw attention of pollution and how some local dogs are helping student manage…

April 20, 2017

President Ana Mari Cauce and education leaders urge funding for the State Need Grant

UW President Cauce, with Seattle University President Stephen V. Sundbord, S.J. and Seattle Colleges Chancellor Shouan Pan, wrote an opinion piece featured in the Seattle Times about the need to fully fund Washington’s State Need Grant. Read it from the Seattle Times.  

April 11, 2017

Shake Alert West Coast system announcement

The University of Washington hosted the U.S. Geological Survey and several other university, public and private partners on Monday to introduce the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning program as a unified, West Coast-wide system. Partners also introduced the first pilot uses of the earthquake early warning in Washington and Oregon. Read more from UW Today.  

April 5, 2017

Congratulations to The Evergreen State College

The Evergreen State College recently celebrated 50 years!  

April 4, 2017

Celebrating 50 years of Washington’s community and technical colleges

Former Gov. Daniel J. Evans attended events at the state capital yesterday celebrating the anniversary of his signing of the Community College Act on April 3, 1967. Learn more about Washington’s community and technical colleges and see the history of the system and how it has grown in the last 50 years on their website….

Lewis-McChord change of command

Vice President Hodgins attend the change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Monday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza handed over command of I Corps to Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky in a ceremony held on the JBLM parade grounds. The University of Washington is committed to meeting the educational needs of America’s servicemembers. The UW…

March 22, 2017

Cherry blossoms live stream

Every year around the beginning of spring the iconic UW cherry trees blossom in the UW Quad in a showy display of pale pink flowers. Watch UWTV’s cherry blossoms live stream online. While the cherry trees are in full bloom for about one week, you can still watch the live stream of the picturesque UW…

March 21, 2017

First Livable City Year reports are complete

Teams of University of Washington students have been working throughout this academic year on livability and sustainability projects in the City of Auburn as part of the yearlong Livable City Year partnership. The project has given students the opportunity to work on real-world challenges identified by the city. Fall project teams have completed their reports,…

March 20, 2017

President Cauce’s blog post on proposed federal budget

UW President Ana Mari Cauce commented on President Trump’s proposed federal budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018. Read it here.

March 14, 2017

UW gets top rankings among nation’s best graduate programs

The University of Washington is again ranked as the No. 1 primary care medical education program in the country and first for family medicine and rural medicine training, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate School rankings. The UW has approximately 50 graduate programs among the nation’s top 10, including nursing, biostatistics…

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