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UW student population grows, minority enrollment continues upward trend

Enrollment for the three University of Washington campuses increased nearly 3 percent in the new school year, according to the finalized Fall 2014 census of enrolled students released by Philip Ballinger, associate vice provost for enrollment and undergraduate admissions.

Science communication should consider cultural perspectives

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.

Jackson School centers receive $16 million for international education

The University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies has received funding from the U.S. Department of Education for all eight of its Title VI centers — with grants of more than $16 million to be awarded over four years.

University of Washington and Washington State University announce Memorandum of Understanding on medical education expansion

SPOKANE, Wash. – Leadership at the University of Washington and Washington State University today announced they have reached an agreement that will mutually dissolve their WWAMI partnership and provide a pathway to pursue separate solutions to address the state’s medical education needs and physician shortage. In order to provide the greatest benefit to the state

Jackson School director discusses goals of new International Policy Institute

Resat Kasaba, director of the Henry M. Jackson School director, discusses goals and mission of the school’s new International Policy Institute.

Citizenship, women in tech, taboo language, psychology of superheroes among UW’s new fall class lineup

From exploring American citizenship to encouraging women in technology, the 2014-15 school year brings a wealth of new classroom experiences for UW students.

‘Celebrity and its Discontents’: The 2014 Performing Arts Lecture Series

Celebrities have fascinated the public for centuries — but why? And how does the spotlight affect those on whom it shines? This year’s Performing Arts Lecture Series, presented by the School of Drama, explores the power of celebrity from unique perspectives in three evening lectures.

New degree programs aplenty starting with school year

Through new degree programs starting this fall, students will learn architecture from a liberal arts perspective, complete social sciences degrees online, become expert in the teaching of science, and much more.

Health Sciences News Digest

Latest news from the UW Health Sciences: Comparative genomes, open notes, teaching Ebola, depression in women

UW climbs to No. 7 in national ranking

The Washington Monthly magazine has listed UW seventh in the nation in its 2014 national university rankings.

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