UW Today

December 22, 2008

Two UW faculty receive Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers at White House ceremony

Two faculty members at the University of Washington have received the 2007 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

October 30, 2008

Environmental Health & Safety’s VanDusen bids farewell to UW

“The name Karen Ann Jenkins was recently added to the former masculine ranks of Environmental Health Specialists.

October 16, 2008

Harborview nurse wins 2008 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award

Jennifer Culkin is a critical care nurse at Harborview Medical Center and an award-winning author.

October 9, 2008

Two exhibits celebrate the achievements of women physicians

Women have been at the forefront of healing practices since the beginning of time, but it has only been in the past 150 years that they have been included in the formal study and practice of medicine.

August 7, 2008

Stephanie Steppe steps down

Stephanie Steppe, director of Health Sciences Academic Services & Facilities, doesn’t think she has taken more than a week’s vacation at a time in 40 years.

UW medical student vaults her way to the Olympics

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June 5, 2008

Improving health through education, research & service

The Department of Global Health is building an infrastructure and a foundation for a complementary and interdisciplinary enterprise that will reach far.

Global Health redefines ‘collaboration’

The UW Department of Global Health is stretching the boundaries of academia and redefining what “interdisciplinary collaboration” means.

May 8, 2008

Bioethicists tackle the hard questions

With health care becoming ever more complex, interest in bioethics is at an all-time high, and the UW is rapidly becoming the bioethics center for the Northwest — thanks in large part to the interdisciplinary collaboration of ethicists throughout the university.

April 17, 2008

High-tech simulators enhance nursing education

When Lu Hilton was a student in the UW School of Nursing in the ’50s, learning patient care was pretty low tech.

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