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Jerry Baldasty

Jerry Baldasty

Jerry Baldasty named interim provost of the University of Washington

University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce has selected Jerry Baldasty to serve as interim provost, effective March 3, when Cauce assumes the role of interim president. Baldasty has served as senior vice provost for academic and student affairs since 2012.


Provost Ana Mari Cauce

Provost Ana Mari Cauce

UW Regents name Provost Ana Mari Cauce interim president

University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce was selected interim president by the Board of Regents. Her appointment will be effective March 2, 2015. She succeeds President Michael K. Young, who is leaving the UW for Texas A&M University.


WEBCAST

Provost Town Hall

UW Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce shares key priorities for the current academic year, addresses topics of interest to the campus community and answers questions from the audience.


UPCOMING

Paws-on Science

Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend at Pacific Science Center is taking place on Friday, April 10, through Sunday, April 12, 2015. During the past five years of Paws-on Science, more than 1,100 UW scientists have shared their work through hands-on activities with nearly 50,000 adults and children. If you’re interested in signing up to run an exhibit or table activity at Paws-on Science, please register online. For questions, please contact Chantel Allbee at chantelg@uw.edu or 206.543.1867.


HONORS & AWARDS

14 UW researchers win 2015 Innovation Awards

“These are some of the most creative thinkers in our midst and are at the heart of the UW’s innovation ecosystem. We congratulate them for fueling the innovative research and education that is working toward a world of good,” said Provost Ana Mari Cauce.


IN THE NEWS

Mary-Claire King’s never-ending genetic quest

There has never been a scientific career quite like Mary-Claire King’s. Years ago, her doctoral thesis concluded that humans and chimpanzees were, genetically speaking, 99 percent the same — a revolutionary thought. Her later work on human cancers transformed the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. – The New York Times