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University presidents urge President Obama, Congress to address “innovation deficit”

University of Washington President Michael K. Young today joined more than 160 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.”

UW welcomes Denzil Suite, vice president for student life

The University of Washington on July 29 welcomed Denzil Suite as vice president for student life.

University of Washington ranked eighth in country by Forbes

The University of Washington was ranked eighth among public universities in the country (excluding federally-funded military academies) in the quality of undergraduate education, according to Forbes.

UW launches record 17 startup companies

The University of Washington launched a record 17 startup companies this fiscal year.

UW welcomes Azita Emami, dean of School of Nursing

Azita Emami recently joined the School of Nursing as the Robert G. and Jean A. Reid Dean.

UW welcomes Michael Bragg, dean of the College of Engineering

The UW welcomes today (July 15) Michael B. Bragg as dean of the College of Engineering.

UW hosts national conference on higher ed advocacy

UW Impact, the legislative advocacy program created by the University of Washington Alumni Association, is hosting a national conference of public higher education advocates.

Kiana Scott appointed as new student regent

Gov. Jay Inslee announced that he has appointed Kiana M. Scott, a graduate student in communication, as the student representative on the University of Washington Board of Regents, effective July 2.

Brewster Denny, founding dean and civic leader, dies at 88

Brewster C. Denny, the founder of what is now the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington, one of the first independent public schools of public administration in the country, died Saturday (June 22) at the age of 88.

Faculty Field Tour gives new faculty bird’s eye view of state

The Faculty Field Tour, which offers new faculty a bird’s eye view of the state’s varied geography, industry and inhabitants, is resuming this year after a four-year hiatus due to budget cuts.

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