July 5, 2011
Kelsey Knowles, a masters degree candidate in the Evans School of Public Affairs, has been appointed as the University of Washingtons student regent by Gov. Chris Gregoire. The appointment is for one year.
June 24, 2011
A brief visit by the president of Iceland to the UW campus was punctuated by overtures for greater scholarly exchange and some observations about the legacy of the global financial crisis.
June 3, 2011
The University of Washington and KEXP Radio have entered into a new management agreement for KEXP to continue operating the Universitys broadcast service at 90.3 FM for the next 30 years.
May 26, 2011
President Obama appoints UW associate vice provost to Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Luis Fraga, associate vice provost for faculty advancement and Russell F. Stark University Professor at the University of Washington, has been appointed to the Presidents Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
May 2, 2011
At a special meeting May 2, the University of Washington Board of Regents approved a five-year contract for new president-designate Michael K. Young.
April 20, 2011
Although this week is supposed to mark the official end of the Washington legislative session, all parties have agreed a special session will be necessary.
April 14, 2011
Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will speak at UW Commencement June 11.
March 31, 2011
Four UW undergraduates have won Goldwater Scholarships, designed to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.
March 18, 2011
A trio of original UWTV productions recently received recognition for Outstanding Achievement by the Telly Awards, a nationally respected competition for the broadcast industry.
March 17, 2011
Many organization are trying to provide relief to residents of Japan affected by the earthquake and tsunami.
March 15, 2011
The University of Washington has been ranked first among primary-care medical schools in the country for the 18th consecutive year, according to annual rankings of graduate and professional programs provided March 15 by “U.S. News & World Report.”
February 15, 2011
Online course enrollments will increase to 24,000 over next three years.
November 18, 2010
Aaron Williams, the director of the Peace Corps, is visiting the University of Washington Thursday and Friday, Nov.
November 15, 2010
UW is 4th in country in students who study abroad.
October 28, 2010
Pssst …wanna score some primo software for nothing, or next to nothing? And how about a fully-equipped computer for the price of latte a day?
You don’t have to arrange for a clandestine meeting near the back of a truck in a dark alley.
October 21, 2010
The Diversity Blueprint, which articulates a set of priorities for achieving an integrated vision for campus diversity, is really the beginning of a process that must be implemented at the grass roots in order to succeed, according to Sheila Edwards Lange, vice president and vice provost for minority affairs and diversity.
Finance & Facilities has gone on a LEAN diet to become more efficient and responsive to its customers, creating culture change that empowers line employees.
September 21, 2010
UW Professor Thomas Daniel, who has received local and national honors as a researcher and educator, will be the featured speaker at the University of Washington’s 27th Annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.
September 16, 2010
The Times Higher Education study shows the UW ranks among the best universities in the world.
September 1, 2010
will hold a forum 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 801 W. Riverside Ave.
August 31, 2010
The proud legacy of the labor movement in Washington will preserved in an archive at the UW
August 30, 2010
The health of some migratory birds depends in part on army ant raids in the foothills of Costa Rica
August 20, 2010
The University of Washington is ranked 16th in the country among national universities based on its commitment to service, according to results released today by Washington Monthly.
Attention photographers and videographers: Installation of the “Great Wall of Us” will take place from 8 to 11 a.
August 19, 2010
Sierra Magazine, the official publication of the Sierra Club, has named the UW one of the top 20 colleges and universities for its initiatives to operate sustainably and limit its contributions to global warming.
Associate Professor Tom Stritikus, who currently serves as associate dean of academic programs, has been selected by Provost Phyllis Wise to be the next dean of the University of Washington College of Education, effective Sept.
The chair of the University of Washington Board of Regents today on behalf of the full board approved a plan for the upcoming presidential transition to occur commensurate with the start of the new school year at the university.
August 17, 2010
Franco Frattini, Italy’s minister of foreign affairs, will deliver an address on “Immigration and the Rights of Immigrant Workers”
August 16, 2010
Sierra Magazine says the UW is a “cool school” for its efforts to stop global warming.
July 26, 2010
Nike’s decision to provide $1.5 million to workers in two shuttered factories resolves all issues involving the UW and Nike.
July 22, 2010
Interim president-designate Phyllis Wise has named Mary Lidstrom to be interim provost, filling the position Wise will leave when she becomes interim president in the fall.
July 15, 2010
The UW has named Mary Lidstrom, UW vice provost for research, to be interim provost.
July 14, 2010
For every dollar the state invests in the University of Washington over $22 is added to the state’s economy
A new study concludes that the total economic impact created within the state by the University of Washington is $9.1 billion annually.
July 8, 2010
The UW Board of Regents voted to appoint Phyllis Wise as interim president
The UW Board of Regents at a special public meeting today voted to appoint Phyllis M.
June 28, 2010
Frances J. Youn, a second-year MBA student, has been selected as the student representative on the University of Washington Board of Regents
Dr. Howard Frumkin, special assistant at the Centers for Disease Control, has been selected as dean of the UW’s School of Public Health
June 10, 2010
A new one-stop location downtown for “everything Husky” is set to open June 11.
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