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April 27, 2015

New UW app can detect sleep apnea events via smartphone

The gold standard for diagnosing sleep apnea — a disease which affects roughly 1 in 13 Americans — requires an overnight hospital stay and costs thousands of dollars. A new smartphone app developed at the University of Washington can wirelessly test for sleep apnea events in a person’s own bedroom without needing special sensors attached to the body.

April 13, 2015

Public notice: Determination of non-significance — West Campus Utility Plant

Public Notice University Of Washington Pursuant to the provisions of WAC 197-11-460 & 510 and WAC 478-324-140, the University of Washington hereby provides public notice of the: Determination of non-significance Project Name: Seattle Campus — West Campus Utility Plant Proponent: University of Washington Description of Proposal: The proposed West Campus Utility Plant (WCUP) Project is intended to

March 23, 2015

Mia Tuan named dean of the UW’s College of Education

Mia Tuan has been named dean of the College of Education at the University of Washington, interim President Ana Mari Cauce and interim Provost Jerry Baldasty announced today. Tuan comes to the UW from the University of Oregon, where she has held a number of academic and leadership positions over the past 18 years. The

March 10, 2015

Efficiency on display at first Organizational Excellence Showcase

Representatives from more than 50 University of Washington departments crowded into the HUB Lyceum on Tuesday afternoon to share recent workplace improvements at the first Organizational Excellence Showcase. “What’s most exciting to see is that there is a real appetite for continuous improvement and change on campus,” said Ruth Johnston, leader of Organizational Excellence and

March 6, 2015

Official Notices: Regents meeting March 12

The Meeting of the Board of Regents on Thursday, March 12, at UW Bothell in the Rose Room, Founders Hall, UW1-280. The first committee meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. The Regular Board meeting is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. Meeting information is now available online.

February 26, 2015

Scoping notice: University of Washington determination of significance and request for comments on scope of SEIS

Project Name: Computer Science and Engineering Expansion (CSE II) Proponent: University of Washington — Seattle Campus Description of Proposal: Site selection and construction of a new 130,000 gross square foot above and below grade building to create expansion space for education and research for the Computer Science and Engineering program. The structure will house new

February 18, 2015

University of Washington leads the nation in Peace Corps volunteers

The University of Washington produced the most Peace Corps volunteers for 2015, reclaiming the top spot with 72 alumni currently in service.

February 9, 2015

Board of Regents — Feb. 12 meeting

The Board of Regents will hold their Regular Meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in the Petersen Room of Allen Library. The full schedule and agendas are available online.

February 6, 2015

Anti-kickback, conflict of interest and whistleblower regulations and supplemental compliance resources

Anti-Kickback, Conflict of Interest and Whistleblower Regulations Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR 52.203-7) require the University to implement procedures designed to prevent and detect violations of the Anti-Kickback Act of 1986 (41 USC 51-58). This is published as a reminder of the policies and procedures in place at the University of Washington 1. Kickback Defined. “Kickback”

January 6, 2015

Mark Pagano selected as chancellor of UW Tacoma

University of Washington President Michael K. Young and Provost Ana Mari Cauce announced today the selection of Mark Pagano, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Montana State University Billings, as the next chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma, effective March 16. The appointment is subject to approval by the UW Board of

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