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February 19, 2015

UW at the top for Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Washington produced the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2015, reclaiming the top spot with 72 alumni currently in service. Read more from UW Today.

February 13, 2015

Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce named interim president

University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce was named interim president by the Board of Regents today. Her appointment will be effective March 2, 2015. Read more from UW Today.

February 6, 2015

UW President Michael K. Young finalist for Texas A&M president position

University of Washington President Michael K. Young has been named the sole finalist for president of Texas A&M University. Read more from UW Today.  

January 20, 2015

Gov. Inslee, President Michael K. Young celebrate BARC launch

Gov. Jay Inslee, UW President Michael K. Young and Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner joined UW researchers on Monday to launch the Boeing Advanced Research Center, or BARC, The center is located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering on the UW campus and will allow students and faculty members to work collaboratively…

January 15, 2015

Report to stakeholders

We are pleased to report our financial, student, research, community and environmental performance for 2014. The Report to Stakeholders accounts for our performance during the year. Read the 2014 UW Annual Report.

January 8, 2015

The UW generates $12.5 billion in economic impact

The University of Washington generates $12.5 billion a year in economic activity and supports 79,331 direct and indirect jobs in the state of Washington, according to a new economic impact report released Thursday by an independent research firm. Total economic impact measures the dollars generated in the state as a result of the UW’s presence,…

January 7, 2015

New UW Tacoma Chancellor

Mark Pagano has been selected as chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma. His appointment is effective March 16 and is subject to approval b the UW Board of Regents. Pagano currently serves as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Montana State University. Read more from UW Today.

December 18, 2014

UW moves up on Kiplinger’s in-state ‘best value’ list

The University of Washington moved up in the rankings of public universities on the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list. The UW moved up to the 11th spot from 13th in the same ranking last year. Kiplinger’s measures of economic value and educational quality. Read more from UW Today.

December 11, 2014

FY15 Appropriations update

House and Senate Appropriators unveiled a $1.1 trillion spending package yesterday. The FY15 appropriations packaged, dubbed the “cromnibus,” would provided new funding for all government agencies and programs with the exception of the Department of Homeland Security. It will fund the federal government for the remainder of 2015 fiscal year and contains a continuing resolution…

November 20, 2014

New current affairs series on UWTV|Channel 27

Inside Outlook, the new current affairs series by UWTV will air a preview episode on November 22 and 23 at 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. on cable channel 27 and also on demand on Inside Outlook, hosted by journalist and UW alum, Gavin Sullivan, aims to break through ideological division and political gridlock with…

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