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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…

January 30, 2018

Gov. Inslee appoints David Zeeck to the UW Board of Regents

External Affairs

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment of David Zeeck, president and publisher of The News Tribune, to the University of Washington Board of Regents. He will replace Herb Simon, who is stepping down after 12 years of service as a UW Regent. Read more from Gov. Inslee’s Communications Office.

January 23, 2018

UW, TheDream.US announce new scholarship partnership to benefit undocumented students

External Affairs

The University of Washington and TheDream.US announced a new partnership this week that will provide scholarships to qualified undocumented students who graduate from two-year colleges and transfer to the UW. Read more from UW News.

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