April 12, 2016
UW undergraduate team wins $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for gloves that translate sign language
Two University of Washington undergraduates have won a $10,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for their “SignAloud” invention — gloves that can translate American Sign Language into text or speech.
October 7, 2015
A groundbreaking new report provides a sobering picture of the state of urban education in America, especially when it comes to educational opportunities for poor students and students of color, who now make up the majority of America’s public school students nationwide. The report provides the first citywide assessment of the changing and complex public…
September 22, 2014
The University of Washington and Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a new search algorithm that improves a robot’s ability to find and navigate to tagged objects.
September 18, 2014
The number of Washingtonians living in poverty jumped by more than 50,000 from 2012 to 2013, and the state poverty rate rose as well, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday.
July 11, 2014
Donors contributed more money — more than $482 million — to the UW in the 2013-14 fiscal year than in any previous year.
April 15, 2014
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April 8, 2014
The Board of Regents will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m. by teleconference. The meeting will be held in Room 142, Gerberding. The full agenda is available online.
April 7, 2014
UW student speaker series at Town Hall starts Wednesday || Home Improvement Fair Thursday || Time to renew annual parking permits, U-Pass
February 24, 2014
Tickets available starting Tuesday for Justice Sotomayor visit || Donate frequent flyer miles to UW Combined Fund Drive, Make-A-Wish
January 3, 2014
The Board of Regents will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 12:15 p.m. in the Petersen Room of the Allen Library. The full agenda is available online.
November 20, 2013
The Dec. 12 Regular Meeting of the Board of Regents has been cancelled. The Regents will hold a Special Meeting with the WSU Board of Regents on Friday, Nov. 29, at 9:30 a.m. in the Jim Houston Stadium Boardroom at Husky Stadium. The agenda is available online. The 2014 Board of Regents schedule has been…
November 13, 2013
Nominations for Vice Chair of the Faculty Senate are being sought.
November 8, 2013
The Board of Regents will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 1 p.m. in the UW Tower Board Room (22nd Floor).
August 16, 2013
News Digest: New annual-leave sharing program for organ donors, Honor: Allan Devol and Barbara Hickey
UW launches annual-leave sharing program for organ donors || UW oceanographers named AGU Fellows
July 5, 2013
The Board of Regents will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, July 11, at 1 p.m. in CSE 691 (Bill & Melinda Gates Commons). The full agenda is available online.
June 15, 2013
Other Galleries UW Bothell UW Tacoma The University of Washington celebrated its 138th Commencement on June 15, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle. Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, U.S. Ambassador to China, and Governor of Utah, was the featured speaker. Photos by Mary Levin / University of Washington
June 14, 2013
Individuals who have made important contributions to the UW were honored June 13 at the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.
June 11, 2013
Awards recognize faculty, staff, alumni, top scholars || Paleontological Society gives highest honor to Estella Leopold
June 4, 2013
New research demonstrates that life as we know it might never have come to exist on Earth if meteorites didn’t deliver a key element billions of years ago.
May 30, 2013
UW part of second Seattle Science Festival || Alison Wylie honored by Society for Women in Philosophy || Sustainability studied in Charles Wolfe’s ‘Urbanism Without Effort’
May 29, 2013
Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at Noon on Friday, June 7, 2013, in Room 142 of Gerberding Hall, on the UW Seattle campus. The purpose of the hearing is to allow all interested persons an opportunity to present their views, either orally or in writing, on the proposed amendments…
May 10, 2013
News Digest: Underwater robot competition Saturday, Honors: Cecilia Bitz, Anthony Greenwald and Patricia Kuhl
UW underwater robot team competes Saturday || Cecilia Bitz recognized for decade’s worth of work || Greenwald, Kuhl among 25 honored as part of 25th anniversary
May 8, 2013
UW outcompetes PAC-12 schools in Recyclemania || MIT engineering professor to speak on research, career journey || Pharmaceutical science association recognizes Rodney Ho
May 7, 2013
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation names 173 fellows for 2013.
May 6, 2013
More than 100 UW undergraduates will share information about their volunteer activities at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, Tuesday, May.
May 2, 2013
May is bike to campus month || Math at top speed: Exploding drag racing myths || UW recognized for campus tree management
May 1, 2013
Mary Lidstrom and David Kaplan are among the 84 new members announced by National Academy of Sciences.
April 29, 2013
UW faculty members Susan Eggers and Randall Moon have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
April 22, 2013
News Digest: Husky Green Awards, oceanbound on Earth Day, join Trash-in Wednesday, spring-clean your inbox
Husky Green Awards announced at kick-off || Expedition oceanbound on Earth Day || Annual ‘UW Trash-In’ event Wednesday || Tips to spring-clean your inbox
April 8, 2013
News Digest: Police department open house, Magnuson scholars named, ethics of health care ‘migration’
Police department open house April 17 || 2013 Magnuson Scholars named || Bioethicists to discuss ethics of health care ‘migration’
April 3, 2013
News Digest: Montlake closures, environmental excellence finalist, Paws-on Science April 5-7, home fair April 11
Portion of Montlake closing all day Saturday, Sunday || UW finalist in environmental excellence contest || Family-friendly Paws-on Science April 5-7 || Home Improvement Fair April 11
April 1, 2013
News Digest: Built “ecologies” lecture April 4, cybersecurity competition winner, autism awareness lectures
Built “ecologies,” resource integration subject of lecture April 4 || UW wins sixth consecutive regional cybersecurity competition || Autism center lecture series in Seattle, Tacoma
March 27, 2013
Notice of Possible Rule Making Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (per RCW 34.05.310) Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 478-136-041, “Alcoholic Beverage Policy.” Statutes Authorizing the University to Adopt Rules on This Subject: RCW 28B.20.130. Reasons Why Rules on This Subject May Be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Currently, the UW’s alcoholic beverage policy does not…
March 20, 2013
University Bridge closures March 23, 24 || Mobile planetarium demonstration April 1 || Portion of ticket sales for Seattle Sounder FC’s UW Day goes to scholarships
March 15, 2013
News Digest: Sea Grant symposium focuses on waterfronts, lecture March 22 on tissue engineering, reception honors staff nominees
Washington Sea Grant sponsors four-day symposium on waterfront challenges || Lecture March 22 on advances in tissue engineering || Reception March 26 for Distinguished Staff Award nominees
March 12, 2013
Demos, films, exhibits at UW Tower Green Fair Thursday || Society recognizes UW Restoration Ecology Network
March 5, 2013
News Digest: UW students speak at Town Hall, nominations due, celebrate Philosophy in Schools program, tobacco cessation help
UW Science Now kicks off at Town Hall tonight || Celebrating UW Women nominations due March 11 || Nominations sought for fourth annual Husky Green Awards || Grade-school students take on philosophy in panel discussion || Hall Health Center expands tobacco cessation program
February 22, 2013
News Digest: Flower and garden show winner, RecycleMania under way, Honor: Michael Gelb and František Tureček
Part-time UW gardener designs winning display garden || RecycleMania a chance to increase recycling, composting || Newborn screening test brings chemical society honor to Gelb, Tureček
February 12, 2013
News Digest: Rideshare treats, register for summer youth programs, Honor: Betsy Wilson, university faculty lecturer nominations sought
Transportation services “hearts” ridesharing this week || Registration opens for UW Summer Youth Programs || Lizabeth Wilson wins national library award || Nominations due March 1 for university faculty lecturer
February 6, 2013
“Sally Jewell is an inspired choice to lead the U.S. Department of the Interior,” said Michael K. Young.