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UW researchers featured in Titanic anniversary documentary

The work of two UW researchers was vital to the information presented in the History Channel’s documentary testing the prominent theory that the ship sank due to the failure of substandard rivets that caused the hull to tear open. Read more from UW Today. The documentary aired on Sunday as part of the History Channel’s

UW Trash-In event changes thinking about waste

On April 11 forty volunteers sifted through the UW’s trash. Read about what they found and how much trash was actually garbage from King 5.

State budget passed

The state legislature finalized their budget after being called into a second special session. Read more from the Seattle Times.

KUOW honored for excellence

KUOW’s programming was honored with prestigious awards in 2012. Read more about it here.

Federal Relations update: Ryan budget

Rep. Ryan (R-WI) introduced a budget resolution last week that would cut student aid, among other measures. Read more from the Office of Federal Relations.

UW|360 to air on KOMO

On Monday UWTV and KOMO announced that KOMO 4 will air UWTV’s flagship series, UW|360, beginning March 24 at 4:30p.m. Read more here.

Maud Daudon named Interim President & CEO of the Seattle Chamber

On Monday the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce announced that Maud Daudon was confirmed as Interim President & CEO by the Chamber’s Executive Committee.

“Timeless Discoveries” documentary highlights UW’s scientific achievements

As part of our 150th celebration, the UW is celebrating the work of scientists whose research led to groundbreaking discoveries, from cancer screening to vaccines. Read more about it here.

Congressman Norm Dicks to Retire

Last week Congressman Norm Dicks announced that he will retire at the end of the current congressional session. Read more from the UW Office of Federal Relations.

Update on the state senate budget

Senate Democrats released their budget proposal. For more information check out the Office of Planning and Budgeting blog. UW President Michael Young released this statement regarding the Senate’s budget proposal: “The Senate budget proposal released today puts a halt to four years of public disinvestment in higher education. The Senate is to be commended to

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