Office of External Affairs

July 24, 2014

Chronicle of Higher Education recognizes UW as a great place to work

The University of Washington has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its 2014 survey. The UW received recognition for overall job satisfaction and tenure clarity and process. “UW faculty and staff incite fierce passions, creative energy and a collaborative spirit across our classrooms and communities,”

Welcome UP Global to the U District

Welcome UP Global to the U District! They are joining us in Condon Hall, otherwise known as Start-Up Hall. Curious about what is in store for the building? Check out this UW 360 story about the transformation of Condon Hall and the vision for the U District as a center for innovation.    

July 23, 2014

UW|360 is new Sunday at 9pm

Tune in Sunday at 9p.m. to UWTV|Channel 27 for a new UW360. This Emmy® Award-winning magazine-style profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics, from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer’s markets – and much more.

Sean D. Sullivan named dean of UW School of Pharmacy

University of Washington President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced Monday the selection of Sean D. Sullivan as the new dean of the UW School of Pharmacy, effective Sept. 15. The appointment is subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents. Read more from UW Today.

April 29, 2014

UWTV nominated for two EMMY awards

The University of Washington’s award-winning public television station, UWTV, received nominations for two EMMY® awards by the Northwest Regional Chapter of the National Academy of Television. UWTV’s multiple EMMY®award nominations are represented by a program and individual story segment from UWTV’s monthly news-magazine program, UW360. The March 2013 episode of UW 360 is nominated in

April 9, 2014

Surprise visit from Ellen!

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” made a surprise visit to the University of Washington on Monday, and hundreds of students turned out to get a shot to be on national TV, wave signs and cheer on participants in a costume contest. “I would have gone to college if I had seen that place. That’s beautiful,” DeGeneres

March 27, 2014

UW School of Medicine launches “Next Generation WWAMI” in Spokane

The University of Washington School of Medicine announced plans to establish Spokane as the center of an effort called “Next Generation WWAMI.” Read more here.

March 11, 2014

More top rankings for UW

U.S. News & World Report ranked University of Washington programs among the top in the nation in its new graduate school rankings.The UW School of Medicine regained its No. 1 overall ranking for primary care, and other programs in medicine, education, law, business and engineering were ranked in the top 26 in the country. Read

March 6, 2014

Dino Day at the Burke

This Saturday is Dino Day at the Burke Museum. This event provides an up-close view of the Burke Museum’s paleontology collections. See and touch fossils, meet Burke paleontologists, try out a fossil dig pit, and much more! Click here for more information on Dino Day.

February 26, 2014

Campus visit by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

On March 10, 2014, United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will visit the University of Washington. Justice Sotomayor will be in Seattle to talk about My Beloved World, her memoir chronicling her journey from a housing project in the Bronx to her service as a federal judge and ultimately a Supreme Court Justice. Provost

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