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September 26, 2017

Join the UW College of Education in Spokane

The biggest steps toward a life of opportunity, toward the fullest flourishing of one’s potential, happen in a child’s earliest years. Yet in Washington, one in five children grows up in poverty, and fewer than half of the state’s children are kindergarten-ready across all six domains of childhood development. On Oct. 20, eight of Washington’s…

UW to host NSF-funded center for innovation, education in materials science

The University of Washington is home to the new Molecular Engineering Materials Center — a national center of excellence for research, education and training in materials science. The center is a partnership among UW faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Engineering, the Clean Energy Institute and the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute…

September 21, 2017

Global Burden of Disease 20th anniversary

The University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is celebrating 20 years of the Global Burden of Disease study. Join IHME and The Lancet for a series of events, including panel discussions and a keynote by Bill Gates, Co-Chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President…

September 8, 2017

UW remains at No. 25 in the world, fourth among U.S. public institutions, on Times Higher Education ranking list

For the second consecutive year, the University of Washington has been ranked No. 25 on the Times Higher Education world rankings for 2018, released Tuesday. Among U.S. public institutions the UW is again ranked fourth — a position it has held for the last two years as well. Read more from UW Today.  

UW, Seattle Housing Authority to build affordable housing in the U District

The University of Washington and the Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) have signed a memorandum of understanding for the two organizations to develop affordable housing in the University District. The goal is to create a minimum of 150 affordable units that will be income restricted to those making 60 percent or less of area median income­­….

August 25, 2017

UW presents to business leaders on education and career connected learning

On Thursday, the Seattle Chamber hosted guests for an education-focused panel on Career Connected Learning. The Chamber is communicating with their members and other business about the need to ready themselves for the workforce of the future. Career-connected learning is a continuum of awareness, exploration, preparation and workforce experiences developed through strong public and private partnerships….

August 24, 2017

UW no. 13 in the world

The University of Washington is ranked No. 13 in the world — No. 3 among public universities — on the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities, released this month. While the UW has ranked among the top 20 universities each year since the ARWU was first published, this year’s ranking is the highest it has achieved…

August 23, 2017

UW Bothell professor to start off pub talks series

On August 29, join University of Washington Bothell and McMenamins Anderson School for the first of their free monthly Pub Night Talks. Dan Jaffe, UW Bothell professor and chair of the physical science division, will present his talk titled, “Planes, Trains and Mountain Tops: The Adventures of One Scientist and His Students Studying the Impacts…

August 14, 2017

Get your eclipse questions answered from a UW astronomer

Join UW News and University of Washington astronomer Nicole Kelly Tuesday at 1 p.m. on Facebook for a live eclipse Q&A. You can ask all of your burning questions about the upcoming solar eclipse! Submit your questions ahead of time using#EclipseChatUW or send them to us via messenger! Visit UW News on Facebook.

New Spokane and Eastern Washington Relations blog

Stay in the loop on what is going on in Spokane and Eastern Washington and the goings on at the UW Spokane Center. See the updates from Eastern Washington here!

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