September 24, 2014
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.
September 23, 2014
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.
September 22, 2014
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.
September 19, 2014
UW students have had a unique experience off the coast of Washington and Oregon helping scientists and engineers complete construction of the world’s largest deep-ocean observatory.
September 3, 2014
Latest news from the UW Health Sciences: Comparative genomes, open notes, teaching Ebola, depression in women
August 25, 2014
UW researchers have found that children as young as 2 intuitively use math concepts to help make sense of their world.
August 21, 2014
The popular Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session allows UW students — and some just arriving — to show off their research.
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)
August 1, 2014
A spring research apprenticeship course had nine undergraduates living at Friday Harbor Labs and studying what will happen to sediment released by dam removals on the Elwha River.
July 29, 2014
News from the UW Health Sciences: Alzheimer’s impact on our aging population, hunger cues, trauma treatment study, avoiding burnout, training new neuroscientists, an AIDS-free generation
July 23, 2014
Jeffrey Karl Ochsner, UW professor of architecture, discusses the second edition of “Shaping Seattle Architecture: A Historical Guide to the Architects.” Ochsner edited both editions, working with a five-person editorial board.
July 15, 2014
UW political scientist Karen Litfin spent a year traveling to 14 ecovillages worldwide in researching her book “Ecovillages: Lessons for Sustainable Community.”
July 14, 2014
Research from UW’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences shows that in 7- and 11-month-old infants speech sounds stimulate areas of the brain that coordinate and plan motor movements for speech.
July 10, 2014
Students in a UW statistics course did a case study on sea-level rise in Olympia. All are co-authors on a new paper that looks at the uncertainties around estimates of rising seas.
July 2, 2014
Forty-nine students from eight states are part of the inaugural group of Huskies in the UW’s first online bachelor’s degree completion program in early childhood and family studies.
June 30, 2014
UW political scientist Rebecca Thorpe discusses her new book, “The American Warfare State: The Domestic Politics of Military Spending.”
June 18, 2014
Creative letters written by UW undergraduates who studied last summer in Bangalore, India, are gathered in a new book, “T.I.P.S. for Study Abroad.”
June 13, 2014
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June 12, 2014
Computer scientists from the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Seattle have created the first fully automated computer program that teaches everything there is to know about any visual concept.
June 11, 2014
UW Today profiles some of 2014’s highest-achieving graduates.
June 6, 2014
A University of Washington undergraduate class has students design, build and test their own Internet-connected oceanographic sensors. The students are getting their feet wet, literally, in a new type of oceanography.
June 4, 2014
The UW School of Music’s Ethnomusicology Program is helping to bring roots and hill music collected decades ago by folklorist Alan Lomax back to its place of origin, with teaching materials and local ceremonies.
June 3, 2014
Interviews from the 1990s by Seattle-area activist Gary Greaves on how the area changed after the 1962 World’s Fair are now offered online by UW Libraries.
June 2, 2014
UW’s Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences has a new online library to showcase the latest in how young children learn – and what their caregivers can do to help kids be ready to start school.
May 27, 2014
Swamp once site of historic Yesler sawmill being restored with UW student and neighborhood help.
May 22, 2014
UW undergraduate and alumni dancers work with with famed choreographer Robert Moses to create the piece “Draft,” one of five pieces to be performed by Robert Moses’ Kin May 29-31 in the Meany Studio Theatre. Read the story and watch a film by UWVideo.
May 21, 2014
Comb jellies – and not sponges – may lay claim as the earliest ancestors of animals, according to new research in Nature.
May 13, 2014
Join your colleagues at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium Friday, May 16.
May 12, 2014
A significantly greater number of students fail science, engineering and math courses that are taught lecture-style than fail with active learning according to the largest analysis ever of studies comparing lecturing to active learning in undergraduate education
May 7, 2014
At an event in Washington, D.C. a UW biology student presented her research into the global connections between consumers and goods that come from agriculture and forest production.
April 25, 2014
University of Washington political scientist John Wilkerson has matched data visualization with the study of lawmaking to create a new online tool for researchers and students called the Legislative Explorer. Think of it as big data meeting up with How a Bill Becomes a Law. “The goal was to get beyond the ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ narrative…
The UW School of Social Work will host the series “Working Together for Labor Justice” during Labor History Month in May.
April 23, 2014
The Magnuson-Stevens Act is the subject of this year’s Bevan Series on Sustainable Fisheries.
April 7, 2014
UW student speaker series at Town Hall starts Wednesday || Home Improvement Fair Thursday || Time to renew annual parking permits, U-Pass
March 31, 2014
A new UW online bachelor’s degree completion program in social sciences is intended to provide a flexible, lower-cost option for individuals who want to finish their college education without coming to campus.
March 21, 2014
The official announcement of the results of the National Residency Matching Program is an annual rite of passage for UW medical students and their peers across the United States. The wait is over.
March 20, 2014
Many University of Washington students will greet spring break next week from a warm sandy beach, but 69 of them will instead spend their week off helping young students in rural communities learn about art, literacy and the environment. In turn, these UW students will learn about life, culture and education in rural Washington.
March 17, 2014
News Digest: Info forum on state’s Dream Act, Commuter Services extends hours, biomedical technology changes
Informational forum March 18 about state’s Dream Act || Commuter Services extends hours for start of quarter || Lecture March 21 discusses changing field of biomedical technology
March 11, 2014
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told a UW audience about life lessons spanning discrimination, public service, power and what makes her optimistic.
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.
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