October 29, 2014
Increases of atmospheric carbon dioxide that helped end the last ice age more than 10,000 years ago happened in three abrupt pulses, not gradually.
October 15, 2014
New research suggests that considering differences among a variety of cultures can have an impact on how well science and scientific concepts are communicated to the public.
September 22, 2014
Geologists have long debated when and how the Tibetan Plateau reached a 14,000-foot-plus elevation, but new UW-led research shows it once was probably even higher.
August 20, 2014
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 478-120 WAC, Student Conduct Code for the University of Washington.
The UW has one of three experiments aimed at detecting elusive dark matter in the universe that have gotten a big financial boost.
August 14, 2014
Seymour Rabinovitch, 95, a professor emeritus who spent four decades in the UW Chemistry Department, died Aug. 2.
August 7, 2014
UW students used Legos to build a replica of the Atlas detector, part of the Large Hadron Collider that made physics history. (With video)
July 22, 2014
The UW is part of a new study that shows the disastrous landslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington, involved the “remobilization” of a 2006 landslide in the same place.
July 17, 2014
Dozens of geophysicists and volunteers will deploy 3,500 seismic sensors at Mount St. Helens next week in an unprecedented study of the volcano’s plumbing.
June 18, 2014
Scientists are embarking on research to improve volcanic eruption forecasting by learning more about how a deep-underground feeder system creates and supplies magma to Mount St. Helens.
June 10, 2014
A record 5,300-plus graduates and an audience of more than 40,000 are expected to attend the 139th University of Washington commencement ceremonies June 14.
June 6, 2014
The University of Washington is the only U.S. university named as a 2014 Sustainable Campus Excellence Award winner.
May 8, 2014
The Board of Regents heard an update Thursday on implementing recommendations from a task force on sexual assault prevention and response on all three UW campuses.
April 15, 2014
UW licensees who source, produce or buy apparel in Bangladesh are now required to become signatories to The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
April 10, 2014
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be the speaker at this year’s UW commencement exercises June 14.
April 7, 2014
UW President Michael K. Young has announced the appointment of an Advisory Council on Medical Education Access and Affordability,
March 11, 2014
U.S. News & World Report’s new rankings give high marks to UW programs in medicine, education, law, business and engineering and rate the medical school No. 1 overall for primary care.
February 27, 2014
Kenyon Chan, former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell, has been named interim chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma.
January 22, 2014
Three students have been named UW academic medalists, the most outstanding students in their respective classes, for 2012-13.
January 16, 2014
The University of Washington will participate in a federal initiative announced by President Obama to help more students afford and graduate from college.
January 6, 2014
David Catling’s new book, part of an Oxford University Press series, aims to explain astrobiology to a general audience.
December 3, 2013
New research indicates that a phenomenon called “quantum entanglement” could be intrinsically linked with the creation of wormholes.
November 6, 2013
Physicists are using a detector at the UW to search for a particle called an axion, which would be the first physical evidence of the universe’s dark matter.
October 29, 2013
This year, in an annual trek to the Nevada desert, UW students deliberately launched rockets from altitude directly into a dry lakebed. These were early tests of a concept that eventually could be used to collect and return samples from an erupting volcano, a melting nuclear reactor or even an asteroid in space.
October 28, 2013
October 22, 2013
A new online survey will help develop a Campus Landscape Framework, a step toward updating the campus master plan.
October 15, 2013
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September 25, 2013
UW students are being greeted by a spiffy new version of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library following a nearly $17 million makeover, the first in the library’s 41-year history.
September 20, 2013
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