Kenyon Chan, former chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell, has been named interim chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma.
Three students have been named UW academic medalists, the most outstanding students in their respective classes, for 2012-13.
The University of Washington will participate in a federal initiative announced by President Obama to help more students afford and graduate from college.
David Catling’s new book, part of an Oxford University Press series, aims to explain astrobiology to a general audience.
New research indicates that a phenomenon called “quantum entanglement” could be intrinsically linked with the creation of wormholes.
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.
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.
A new online survey will help develop a Campus Landscape Framework, a step toward updating the campus master plan.