Welcome to the Office of News & Information
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)
Contact for: Central-administration issues.
Contact for: Fisheries, forestry, watershed/streamside studies, wood products, Puget Sound, marine policy, urban horticulture.
Contact for: Atmospheric science, oceanography, polar science, climate change, weather, geology, seismology.
Contact for: Economics, world affairs, political science, public affairs, business, architecture and urban planning, growth issues, library and information science, communications, arts, humanities, history, astrobiology/Virtual Planetary Lab.
Contact for: Engineering departments, including: Aeronautics and astronautics, civil and environmental engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, human-centered design, industrial and systems engineering.
Contact for: Biology, chemistry, astronomy, physics, math, applied math, statistics, bioengineering, chemical engineering, materials science and engineering, Clean Energy Institute, Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute.
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Contact for: Psychology, social work, sociology, law, anthropology, speech and hearing sciences, geography, women’s studies, American ethnic studies, American Indian studies, education.
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.
UW Medicine media relations
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The central media relations office for University of Washington Health Sciences and UW Medicine responds to journalists’ requests for interviews with topic experts and spokespersons, background information, fact-checking, patient condition reports, records requests, filming access, official statements and disaster communications. This group covers the UW schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Social Work, all entities of UW Medicine, and a variety of research institutes and service programs. Learn more at hsnewsbeat.uw.edu.