Ansu Tucker, who was a Hubert H. Humphrey fellow at the Evans School of Public Affairs from 2004 to 2005, is now a key figure in the government of Sierra Leone.
Research shows that, contrary to popular belief, theres a positive association between higher neighborhood density and the value of single-family residential properties.
Nikkei Manor, an assisted-living community in Seattle’s International District, has a new garden, thanks to 17 UW landscape architecture students and their professors.
Batya Friedman, a professor in the University of Washington Information School, has been named University Faculty Lecturer for 2012-13. Chosen by a faculty committee led by Provost Ana Mari Cauce, Friedman is known for technology design that supports important human values.
The largest Undergraduate Research Symposium in University of Washington history runs from noon to 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 18, primarily in Mary Gates Hall.
Reappointed for a second five-year term as dean, Harry Bruce plans to add faculty to the UW Information School and hopes to increase enrollment by more than 35 percent. He also aims to increase industrial partnerships.
City planners and Ballard residents say ideas from a group of UW landscape architecture students have expanded their thinking for Rapid Ride, the new Metro bus service coming to Ballard in September.
Jeff Hou, chairman of the Department of Landscape Architecture, and 18 of his students collaborated with several citizen groups on the redesigned Children’s International Park, which was dedicated March 3 in Seattle.
A partnership of Seattle city government, local labor and University of Washington departments and schools is seeking people willing to share their experience of long-term joblessness.
Higher education, a jewel of American society and an engine of its economy, is under threat, and if the nation is to remain competitive the financial model must be overhauled, says a new book. “Financing American Higher Education in the Era of Globalization” offers specific ways to make crucial changes.