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UW ranked 13th best value among public institutions by Kiplinger’s

The University of Washington has been ranked 13th best value among public colleges and universities for 2014 by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance.

Dashboards to bring culture change in strategic decision-making

New dashboards for exploring trends are bringing about a culture change in strategic decision-making at the university

Faculty Senate chair Jack Lee charts course for year

Faculty & Staff Insider asked this year’s Faculty Senate chair, Jack Lee, professor of mathematics, to discuss some of the the issues it is likely to tackle in the coming year.

‘Music is an infinite thing’: Jazz great Bill Frisell joins School of Music

The School of Music has lured Bill Frisell, one of modern jazz’s premier guitarists, to a position on the faculty.

John Schaufelberger appointed dean of the UW College of Built Environments

University of Washington President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce have announced that they are appointing interim dean John E. Schaufelberger to be the next dean of the UW College of Built Environments.

UW hosts series of events for Veterans Appreciation Week Nov. 5 to 11

The University of Washington is planning a number of events that will be held during the week preceding Veterans Day.

Caryn G. Mathes selected as general manager for KUOW

Caryn G. Mathes, who has been general manager of WAMU in Washington, D.C., since 2005, has been selected as the general manager of KUOW, effective Jan. 2, 2014.

UW receives grant from attorney general’s office for pain management

The University of Washington has received an 18-month grant of $110,299 from the state Attorney General’s Office to provide training and education for health professionals and the general public on the subject of chronic pain management and cannabis use.

UW Fall 2013 enrollment: Largest freshman class ever

The University of Washington in Seattle reports its largest freshman class in history at 6,255 students, according to the Office of Admissions.

Rheba de Tornyay, dean emeritus of School of Nursing, dies at 87

The distinguished career of a nursing pioneer and UW faculty member came to a close on Sept. 27 with the death of Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay.

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