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April 5, 2017

Congratulations to The Evergreen State College

The Evergreen State College recently celebrated 50 years!  

April 4, 2017

Celebrating 50 years of Washington’s community and technical colleges

Former Gov. Daniel J. Evans attended events at the state capital yesterday celebrating the anniversary of his signing of the Community College Act on April 3, 1967. Learn more about Washington’s community and technical colleges and see the history of the system and how it has grown in the last 50 years on their website….

Lewis-McChord change of command

Vice President Hodgins attend the change of command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Monday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Lanza handed over command of I Corps to Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky in a ceremony held on the JBLM parade grounds. The University of Washington is committed to meeting the educational needs of America’s servicemembers. The UW…

March 22, 2017

Cherry blossoms live stream

Every year around the beginning of spring the iconic UW cherry trees blossom in the UW Quad in a showy display of pale pink flowers. Watch UWTV’s cherry blossoms live stream online. While the cherry trees are in full bloom for about one week, you can still watch the live stream of the picturesque UW…

March 21, 2017

First Livable City Year reports are complete

Teams of University of Washington students have been working throughout this academic year on livability and sustainability projects in the City of Auburn as part of the yearlong Livable City Year partnership. The project has given students the opportunity to work on real-world challenges identified by the city. Fall project teams have completed their reports,…

March 20, 2017

President Cauce’s blog post on proposed federal budget

UW President Ana Mari Cauce commented on President Trump’s proposed federal budget blueprint for Fiscal Year 2018. Read it here.

March 14, 2017

UW gets top rankings among nation’s best graduate programs

The University of Washington is again ranked as the No. 1 primary care medical education program in the country and first for family medicine and rural medicine training, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Graduate School rankings. The UW has approximately 50 graduate programs among the nation’s top 10, including nursing, biostatistics…

March 8, 2017

Remembering Rep. Helen Sommers

Former Washington state Rep. Helen Sommers passed away Tuesday. Sommers, a UW alumna, served in the Washington House of Representatives for 36 years before retiring in 2009. Read President Cauce’s statement.    

March 1, 2017

UW among top Peace Corps volunteering institutions

The University of Washington ranks No. 2 among large schools on the Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 73 Huskies currently volunteering worldwide. Read more from UW Today.

February 24, 2017

Cascadia regional data partnership announced

The University of British Columbia and the University of Washington announced the establishment of the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative. This industry-funded research partnership between UBC and the UW will use data to help cities and communities address challenges from traffic to homelessness and is made possible with a $1-million gift from Microsoft. Faculty, students and…

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