February 19, 2014
The vote Feb. 18 “was a vote of confidence in students and their importance to the future of our state,” UW president said.
February 8, 2014
Only 19 universities – including the University of Washington– met the bar for access, affordability and student success set by the Center on Higher Education Reform.
February 4, 2014
UW president, provost headline campus-wide data science event Friday || Participant deadline Feb. 14 for Paws-on Science || Green Seed Fund awards $279,000 to initial slate of projects
January 27, 2014
Dr. Stephen Gloyd, professor of global health and health services, will discuss creative responses to reducing inequity worldwide.
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 13, 2014
Slideshow includes with images sketched by Jack DeLap, UW doctoral candidate in environmental and forestry sciences.
The national, decade-long ACTIVE study showed that cognitive training can help the elderly maintain certain thinking and reasoning skills useful in everyday life.
December 27, 2013
Check out Huskies Fight Hunger site || UW online academic planner to be extended to community, technical college students || UW Tower data center now Energy Star certified || Nominations due Jan. 31 for graduate school public lectures
December 17, 2013
Samantha’s dream career is Neonatal Intensive Care Unit nursing. One day last week the nurses in the UW Medical Center NICU warmly welcomed her to their world of caring for babies and their families.
November 20, 2013
Nominations are due in December and coming months for this year’s University of Washington Awards of Excellence categories.
November 19, 2013
Washington Sea Grant’s “Pumpout Paddlers” are readying their kayaks for winter paddling to deliver more adapters so boaters have a cleaner, easier way to pump their sewage-holding tanks.
November 8, 2013
An intensive two week field course helped 20 University of Washington students learn firsthand about the challenges of managing dry, fire-prone forests of the Pacific Northwest.
November 6, 2013
Ten Shakespeare scholars, students and actors, most from the University of Washington, will discuss the Bard’s life and work at Seattle’s ACT Theatre on Nov. 14 — and verily, they’ll be quick about it.
October 31, 2013
Independent film producer Louis Stanislaw will present “Living on the Edge” at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Harborview Medical Center Research & Training Building. The showing will be followed by a panel discussion of individuals living with epilepsy and UW Medicine professionals who treat seizure disorders.
October 30, 2013
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery for adults, but for babies it’s their foremost tool for learning. Now researchers from the University of Washington and Temple University have found the first evidence revealing a key aspect of the brain processing that occurs in babies to allow this learning by observation.
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
The first order of business for the UW’s new degree in musical theater is not greasepaint or tap shoes but public outreach and finding talented, committed students.
October 17, 2013
Learn how to be more involved with campus sustainability during UW Sustainability Summit activities Oct. 23.
October 15, 2013
The UW schools of health sciences have formed a new initiative to teach and deliver health care across disciplines, a team-based approach that is gaining recognition nationally and is expected to make health care more efficient and effective.
October 8, 2013
Wansink explores mindless eating and how cues in our environment lead us to eat too much of the wrong foods.
October 3, 2013
The first reports from the pioneers of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, at the UW contain a mixture of humility and abiding enthusiasm for this new education platform.
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 23, 2013
Flu clinics in October, November || UW helping with new science, engineering standards for K-12 || Jackson School to hold public events about Middle East
September 5, 2013
News Digest: UW 14th on Teach for America list, program scores perfect 100, UW Botanic Gardens showcases vendors
UW 14th on Teach for America list || College Assistance Migrant Program scores perfect 100 || UW Botanic Gardens showcases venues and vendors
August 28, 2013
Scenes from the summer 2013 at the UW Tel Dor Archeological Excavation and Field School.
August 19, 2013
Undergraduates who participated in a variety of research programs over the summer will share their work
August 6, 2013
News Digest: UW wins two CASE awards, cosmic ray detectors being assembled, informant testimony questioned, Honor: Charles Johnson
UW wins two Council for Advancement and Support of Education awards || Local high school students, teachers assembling cosmic ray detectors || Triple exoneration aided by UW’s Innocence Project Northwest || Charles Johnson recipient of Humanities Washington Award
July 24, 2013
Can a book be a sculpture? Sure — at UW Summer Youth Programs, it’s all part of the creative process.
June 26, 2013
Ninety-one UW pharmacy students became certified in TB screening through collaborative training from the State Department of Public Health, the Washington State Pharmacy Association and the UW School of Pharmacy.
June 14, 2013
Individuals who have made important contributions to the UW were honored June 13 at the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.
June 7, 2013
In “Spring Comes to the Cascades,” students don’t just read about the forests – they hike and snowshoe through them.
June 3, 2013
A long-time student-led effort to pass a diversity course requirement for all University of Washington undergraduates has come to fruition.
May 24, 2013
“The Return,” a dreamlike account of a Native woman and her baby, is an allegory for passing environmental health values to the next generation.
May 22, 2013
The University of Washington announced May 21 a new partnership with edX, the Massive Open Online Course provider from Harvard/MIT.
May 14, 2013
More than 1,000 undergraduates will showcase their contributions to innovative and groundbreaking research at the 16th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Mary Gates Hall. Some presentations will also occur in Johnson Hall and Meany Studio Theater. In conjunction with the symposium, another 50 undergraduates from UW and…
May 10, 2013
News Digest: Underwater robot competition Saturday, Honors: Cecilia Bitz, Anthony Greenwald and Patricia Kuhl
UW underwater robot team competes Saturday || Cecilia Bitz recognized for decade’s worth of work || Greenwald, Kuhl among 25 honored as part of 25th anniversary
May 6, 2013
This week marks the 1000th cruise for the UW’s Clifford A. Barnes research vessel, a converted tugboat that has spent decades exploring Puget Sound and Pacific Northwest waters and is now reaching the end of its UW career.
More than 100 UW undergraduates will share information about their volunteer activities at the Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership, Tuesday, May.
May 2, 2013
May is bike to campus month || Math at top speed: Exploding drag racing myths || UW recognized for campus tree management
April 30, 2013
A yearlong project to learn how UW students were being challenged academically in their majors attracted volunteers from 33 degree-granting departments and programs.
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