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Pioneering MOOC instructors remain enthusiastic

The first reports from the pioneers of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, at the UW contain a mixture of humility and abiding enthusiasm for this new education platform.

UW ranked 25th best university in world

The University of Washington was ranked 25th best university in the world according to The Times Higher Education Rankings for 2013-14.

Freshman Convocation marks opening of UW’s school year

University of Washington President Michael Young will be the featured speaker at the UW’s 30th annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 in the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.

Futures Committee suggests new compact for UW and community

A committee of volunteers, including many of the state’s top business and civic leaders, has issued a report recommending a stronger partnership between the University of Washington and the broad community of people that it serves.

New UW-based organization aims to prevent suicides

Forefront: Innovations in suicide prevention, a new University of Washington-based organization launched Sept. 10, will help Washington state lead the way to new policies and programs to solve what is regarded as a major public health problem.

UW ranked 16th among national public universities by US News

The University of Washington was tied for 16th place among public universities for its undergraduate program in the most recent edition of America’s Best Colleges released by US News & World Report.

UW welcomes Bjong Yeigh, UW Bothell chancellor

Bjong “Wolf” Yeigh takes the helm this week as chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell.

UW ranked 13th nationally by Washington Monthly, 9th in “Bang for Buck”

Washington Monthly, which ranks universities based upon social mobility, research production and commitment to service, has ranked the University of Washington 13th among national universities for 2013.

University of Washington again ranked 16th best in world

The University of Washington again ranked 16th among universities around the world in a recent study by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

UW garners highest score possible, named again to Green Honor Roll

The University of Washington has again been named to the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, receiving the highest score possible for the 2012-13 academic year.

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