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July 15, 2019

Professor Alexes Harris appointed as UW Faculty Athletics Representative

Professor of Sociology Alexes Harris, who holds the Presidential Term Professorship, has been appointed to serve as the University’s Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR). In this role, she will help ensure that the University of Washington’s athletics programs are closely aligned with our core educational mission, safeguarding our student-athletes’ well-being and maintaining the academic integrity of…


June 25, 2019

UW faculty connect with Washington communities on Faculty Field Tour

Last week, more than two dozen recently hired UW faculty members traveled across Washington by bus to meet and learn from diverse communities throughout our state. On the annual five-day UW Faculty Field Tour, participants experience Washington’s culture, Native history, diversity, economics and geography. The UW has been conducting the tour for more than two decades to…


June 14, 2019

Awards recognize the impact of our UW community

Hundreds of UW colleagues, family and friends celebrated the recipients of this year’s Awards of Excellence on Thursday, June 13, in Meany Hall. The following is based on remarks made by President Ana Mari Cauce and Provost and Executive Vice President Mark Richards at the 49th annual event. 2019 Awards of Excellence Recipients Distinguished Staff Award: Sam…


May 16, 2019

April’s #YouW photo contest winners elevate the Husky Experience

As part of our April employee photo contest, we asked UW faculty and staff how their teams contribute to the Husky Experience. The UW Health Services Department is our winning team! To celebrate 50 years of healthcare advancements and education, more than 150 alumni, students, faculty and staff came together to celebrate at the Health…


April 22, 2019

2019 Awards of Excellence recipients announced

The University of Washington has announced this year’s Awards of Excellence recipients being recognized for achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support. The winners will be honored at 3:30 p.m. on June 13 in Meany Hall. The UW community and general public are welcome to attend. The program includes a one-hour ceremony hosted by President Ana Mari…


April 12, 2019

From the pages of BlackPast: Six African American women who changed the West (and the World)

by Noelle Morrison Drawing from his extensive online database, BlackPast, Taylor will explore the stories of six little-known black women whose experiences can help us redefine the narrative of African Americans in the West and beyond. In advance of his lecture, we asked Taylor — who retired from the University in 2018 — to reflect on…


March 14, 2019

Renewed impact in 2019: Meet the winners of the #YouW photo contest!

This past February, UW teams from across all three campuses shared their new initiatives, goals and accomplishments. Our winning photo features Gareth Kenee, a UW gardener, clearing campus pathways after February’s historic snowstorms. Many facilities members were on campus as early as 4 a.m. to help clear pathways and streets so that students, faculty and staff…


December 12, 2018

UW teams share their impact through #YouW photo contest

Before the year comes to a close, University of Washington teams reflected on how they made a difference this year in our state — whether engaging with young readers, supporting prospective students or assisting families in need. UW employees’ commitment to our community truly knows no bounds! Karin Mellskog, from UW Trademarks and Licensing, shares the history and purpose…


October 17, 2018

New Title IX coordinator appointed

Valery Richardson has been appointed the University of Washington’s Title IX Coordinator. Valery emerged as the successful candidate after an extensive national search and vetting process.  In addition to serving as the UW’s Interim Title IX Coordinator since March 2018 and Deputy Title IX Coordinator from May 2017 to March 2018, Valery brings extensive management…


October 16, 2018

New academic year, new projects: Meet the contributors to September’s #YouW Photo Contest

With the academic year in full swing, University of Washington teams excitedly shared projects they’re working on. The winner of September’s #YouW employee photo contest is the DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) team. Their hardworking team is dedicated to promoting accessibility and inclusion for students with a broad spectrum of disabilities, empowering them with…



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