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Husky Green Awards presentationHusky Green Award 2015 winners

The winners, announced during the UW’s annual Earth Day celebration, included UW students, staff and faculty who demonstrated leadership, initiative and dedication to campus sustainability. The awards are celebrating their sixth year of recognizing outstanding environmental commitment.


Husky License plateDare to Drive with Husky Plates

With $28 from each plate going to support UW students, it’s a great way to give back. In fact, past UW license plate sales already have raised $1.2 million for the UW General Scholarship Fund. Show your Husky pride and download an application. Also, be sure to check out a limited-time special offer!

American Academy of Arts & SciencesTwo UW faculty named to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Two University of Washington faculty members are among the leaders from academia, business, philanthropy, humanities and the arts elected as 2015 fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.

Guggenheim Foundation honors UW mathematiciantoro

Tatiana Toro, a University of Washington professor and associate chair of mathematics, is among 175 new fellows from the U.S. and Canada recognized this year by the Guggenheim Foundation.

Awards of Excellence Medal

2015 Awards of Excellence recipients announced

The award recipients are recognized for achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support. The winners will be honored at 3:30 p.m. June 11 at a ceremony in Meany Hall.

UW faculty team for five-year study of Seattle’s minimum wage increase

What will be the effects on workers, businesses, consumers and families of the city of Seattle’s ordinance increasing the minimum hourly wage to $15 by the year 2022?

Mia Tuan named dean of the UW’s College of Education

Mia Tuan comes to the UW from the University of Oregon, where she has held a number of academic and leadership positions over the past 18 years.

New U-PASS, parking rates proposed for 2015-16

After four years without changes to parking and U-PASS rates, Transportation Services is proposing rate increases for the 2015-16 fiscal year, effective July 1, 2015. The proposed rate schedule would allow Transportation Services to cover operating costs including facility maintenance and staff salaries along with the implementation of a much-needed new parking software system.

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.

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.

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.