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July 13, 2017

Innovation in video technology turns audio clips into realistic lip-synced video

University of Washington researchers have developed new algorithms that solve a thorny challenge in the field of computer vision: turning audio clips into a realistic, lip-synced video of the person speaking those words. Read more from UW Today.

June 26, 2017

UW named a top school in tech

GeekWire reported on a recent study from the career website Paysa that looked at the most influential universities in the tech world. Researchers analyzed data from resumes of employees at the nation’s 100 largest tech companies and published their data. The UW has the highest number of employees at major tech companies and is number…

New ILABS study shows toddlers learn how to make things happen by watching people

A new ILABS study shows that children as young as two can learn valuable causal lessons from watching what others do. The results show how observing actions of others contributes to children’s rapid learning during infancy and in early childhood. Learn more and see video from ILABS.

June 20, 2017

College of Engineering: Students bring big improvements to a small village

In a small village called Tortuga in Nicaragua, 80-year-old Patrosiño Valle lives with his wife in a house that does not have running water. He travels half a mile to collect water from the closest well, which likely contains high levels of bacteria and calcium. Valle’s house is one of 18 in the village not…

June 16, 2017

New from UW|360: Talking t-shirts and singing posters

Imagine a concert poster that could sing to you, or a t-shirt that could tell you your heart rate while you worked out. Thanks to a team of UW engineering students, that concept is fast becoming reality. See how they’ve managed to demonstrate for the first time how everyday objects outside like posters and clothing…

June 15, 2017

Gov. Inslee appoints law student Jaron Goddard as new student regent

Gov. Jay Inslee has named Jaron Goddard as the next student member of the University of Washington Board of Regents for the 2017-18 school year. Goddard is an incoming second-year law student at the UW School of Law and has a Master’s of Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance. Her…

June 13, 2017

Northwest Chapter Emmy Award to UWTV, CSNE executive director

Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences honored UWTV and Eric Eric Chudler, executive and education director of UW’s Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering, with an Emmy® Award on Saturday. The award recognized the program “BrainWorks: Exercise and the Brain” in the Health/Science Program/Special category. The program was produced by UW Video Producer Cara Podenski…

May 23, 2017

New from UW|360: Edmonds Community College Veterans Resource Center

The University of Washington takes great pride in supporting our military veterans through its many veteran programs and initiatives on campus. Meet Chris Szarek, a Navy veteran and UW alum earning great acclaim for his work with student veterans. Szarek is the founding director of the Veterans Resource Center at Edmonds Community College. Watch the…

May 10, 2017

President Cauce hosts The Lincoln Project Symposium

President Cauce recently hosted The Lincoln Project Symposium on the University of Washington campus. An initiative of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, The Lincoln Project, named after President Lincoln who signed the Morrill Act laying the groundwork for our public university system during very difficult times in our country, seeks to increase understanding…

May 1, 2017

You’re invited to The Lincoln Project: Excellence & Access in Public Higher Education

Speakers and presenters will engage in discussion centered on how, together with businesses, nonprofits and governments, our region’s public research universities can be strengthened to address the challenges faced by students, our state and nation and the world. When: Tuesday, May 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. A hosted reception will immediately following the symposium at…

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