Researchers with the UW Information School and Computer Science and Engineering Department have devised a way to estimate the distribution of wealth and poverty in an area by studying metadata from calls and texts made on cell phones.
The U.S. Senate voted to set Thanksgiving as the fourth Thursday in November on Dec. 9, 1941, two days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Information School professor Joe Janes discusses this in his latest podcast.
The UW submitted its most recent self-reported assessment this fall and received a gold rating, with a score of 77.47 percent. The UW’s score is the best among Pac-12 universities which have submitted a STARS report, and the third-highest of the 252 currently rated schools.
Effective teachers don’t just impact their own students’ achievement, they can significantly improve the performance of their fellow teachers’ students according to new research findings by Min Sun of the University of Washington College of Education.