Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. M-F
Email | 206-543-2580
Office of News and Information
Seattle, WA 98195
The Office of News and Information is the port of entry for journalists who need information about the University of Washington. Our media officers will help you find faculty experts or connect you with newsmakers at the UW.
Note: For news concerning the schools, colleges and units of the health sciences, call 206-543-3620.
Our office is located in the basement of Gerberding Hall, Room B-54. Sometimes called the Administration Building, Gerberding Hall is on Red Square in the heart of campus. (See Map)
Victor Balta, Director
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Contact for: Central-administration issues.
Vince Stricherz, Assistant Director
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Contact for: Geological sciences, seismology, sun and solar system, Antarctic glaciers, chemistry, physics.
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Contact for: Fisheries, aquatic sciences, biology, forestry, wildlife, watershed/streamside studies, wood products, Puget Sound, marine policy, urban horticulture.
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Contact for: Economics, world affairs, political science, public affairs, law, architecture and urban planning, growth issues, library and information science, communications, humanities, history, astronomy and the arts.
Contact for: Atmospheric sciences, oceanography, coastal zones, ocean engineering, marine mammals, ocean acoustics, Arctic/polar sciences, climate change, state climatologist, weather, mathematics.
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Contact for: Aeronautics & astronautics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil & environmental engineering, computer science & engineering, electrical engineering, human centered design & engineering, industrial & systems engineering, materials science & engineering, mechanical engineering.
Contact for: Psychology, social work, sociology, anthropology, speech and hearing sciences, early entrance/gifted program, geography, women’s studies, American ethnic studies, American Indian studies, education, as well as websites UW Today and Faculty & Staff Insider.
Mary Levin, Photographer
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Mary Levin manages University Photography and is available for UW assignments on or off campus. She also can arrange studio shots. Please contact her to discuss your photography needs and also to examine our large collection of archive images.
Linda Dodson, Office Manager
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Linda Dodson, as the office manager, is responsible for managing the News and Information accounts, including all billings and purchases.
Chris Wallish, Office Assistant
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