September 16, 2013
University of Washington President Michael Young will be the featured speaker at the UW’s 30th annual Freshman Convocation, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 in the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.
September 12, 2013
A committee of volunteers, including many of the state’s top business and civic leaders, has issued a report recommending a stronger partnership between the University of Washington and the broad community of people that it serves.
September 10, 2013
This week the newest UW Medicine Sports Medicine Center opened its doors to the community at Husky Stadium. A public open house is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19.
September 3, 2013
Bjong “Wolf” Yeigh takes the helm this week as chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell.
July 29, 2013
The University of Washington on July 29 welcomed Denzil Suite as vice president for student life.
July 16, 2013
U.S. News publishes Best Hospitals to guide patients who need a high level of care because they face a difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or age.
Azita Emami recently joined the School of Nursing as the Robert G. and Jean A. Reid Dean.
July 15, 2013
The UW welcomes today (July 15) Michael B. Bragg as dean of the College of Engineering.
July 10, 2013
Funded by the NIH at $15 million over five years, the lab will be a national resource to evaluate candidate vaccines from studies around the country.
June 27, 2013
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.
June 26, 2013
Thomas B. Dodson of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine will become chair the UW Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Sept. 1.
June 25, 2013
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.
June 13, 2013
UW President Michael K. Young has appointed a task force that will provide a comprehensive report on programs for prevention of and response to sexual assault among students.
June 11, 2013
University of Washington President Michael K. Young has selected Chuck Sloane to be University Ombud, starting this July.
About 5,000 graduates, a record number, are expected to attend the University of Washington commencement ceremonies at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on June 15.
June 10, 2013
UW Professional and Continuing Education marked its 100th birthday in grand style today (June 10) with the announcement of an extraordinary glass sculpture from a UW alumnus who is also among the biggest names in art: Dale Chihuly.
June 3, 2013
The University of Washington was one of two universities that received national recognition for “best practices that have broad impact within the higher education community.”
A long-time student-led effort to pass a diversity course requirement for all University of Washington undergraduates has come to fruition.
May 29, 2013
In late June, the University Libraries home page will feature a new unified search system that will enable the campus community to find and request books, journal articles and media of all formats, all combined in a single search.
May 23, 2013
Denzil Suite has been selected as vice president for student life.
May 21, 2013
Bjong Wolf Yeigh, professor and president of SUNYIT, the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, has been selected as the next chancellor at the University of Washington Bothell.
April 23, 2013
The 65 workers who died from job-related injuries or illnesses in Washington state this past year will be remembered at a UW event promoting safer workplaces.
April 12, 2013
The new Turbo Commander aircraft will allow the medical transport service to reach more people living in outlying rural areas of Southwest Alaska.
April 5, 2013
Neurosurgeon Eric Holland has been recruited to establish a preeminent brain cancer program at UW Medicine and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute.
April 1, 2013
In partnership with Fisher Communications, UW Medicine Health will provide information on healthy living and on the latest treatments and medical breakthroughs
March 28, 2013
This week UW Medical Center’s pulmonary fibrosis support group celebrated its 25th anniversary and the establishment of the new center.
March 27, 2013
The UW will offer a new low-cost online bachelor’s degree completion program in early childhood and family studies. Pending final approval, the program will start in the fall.
March 8, 2013
Occupying the seven-story facility will be labs for kidney research, vision sciences, immunology, rheumatology, and infectious disease investigations.
February 26, 2013
Michael B. Bragg, professor and interim engineering dean at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been selected as dean of the UW College of Engineering.
February 19, 2013
Jeffrey Riedinger has been named vice provost for global affairs at the University of Washington
February 8, 2013
The initiative builds on the school’s national distinction in preparing students for careers in community health; critical care; psychiatric/mental health; pediatric, adult, geriatric and family nursing, and nurse-midwifery.
February 6, 2013
“Sally Jewell is an inspired choice to lead the U.S. Department of the Interior,” said Michael K. Young.
Pediatrician Tao Kwan-Gett will head a center that provides training, research, evaluation and communication services to public health organizations across six states.
February 1, 2013
The new center will promote collaborations in dental research and education, including faculty and student exchanges, with partners around the world.
January 17, 2013
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January 14, 2013
Robert C. Stacey, a UW professor of history and interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been selected as the next dean of the college effective Feb. 15.
January 11, 2013
The 2012 UW Combined Fund Drive, part of the state’s workplace giving campaign, raised $2,117,828 making it the most successful year in the program’s 28-year history.
January 8, 2013
David L. Eaton, associate vice provost for research and professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, has been selected as dean of the Graduate School, effective March 15, UW President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced today. The appointment is subject to approval by the Board of…
January 7, 2013
Judith Ramey, professor and former chair in the UW’s Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering, is named interim dean of the University of Washington’s College of Engineering.
Azita Emami, dean of the College of Nursing at Seattle University, will be the new dean of the UW School of Nursing.
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