October 25, 2012
Faculty Senate chair provides historical perspective on shared governance
New Faculty Senate chair adds historical perspective to shared governance.
Students win $100K for 3-D printer to turn waste plastic into composting toilets, rainwater harvesting systems
Three undergraduates won $100,000 to form a company that will work with partners in Oaxaca, Mexico, to build machines that can transform waste plastic into composting toilets and pieces for rainwater harvesting systems.Global Citizens
October 24, 2012
University of Washington launches research phase of smart grid project
The University of Washington marked the start of the data-gathering phase of the UW Smart Grid Project with an event featuring Washington’s two US Senators.
SpaceScout app hunts for study spaces, and MyUW goes mobile for students
SpaceScout, available on the web or as an iPhone app, lets users enter various criteria to find the perfect study space on campus. The tool was developed by UW-IT, which this week also launched a mobile version of MyUW for students.
UW plugs in to ‘smart grid’ regional power use experiment
October 23, 2012
Scholarly publishing’s gender gap
News Digest: First “Scientific Lens” talk is Wednesday, libraries mark Open Access Week, Evans school’s Ideas for Action awards, Johnston on sustainability board
Imaging deep-water, extreme environments, Oct. 24, is first in “Scientific Lens” series || UW Libraries events mark Open Access Week || Ideas for Action, Evans School-sponsored project, announces grants || Ruth Johnston on board of sustainability associationNews digest
October 22, 2012
Friendship 2.0: Teens’ technology use promotes sense of belonging, identity
A new study from the University of Washington shows that digital media helps teens reach developmental milestones, but raises questions about whether digital connectedness might hinder the development of an autonomous sense of self.
October 21, 2012
Photo Gallery: Dawg Dash 2012
Furry friends joined fellow Huskies and the UW community in the 27th annual Dawg Dash through the University of Washington Seattle campus on Sunday. Photos by Katherine B. Turner / UW For more photos from the race, check out the Dawg Dash Facebook album.
October 18, 2012
President Young launches new initiative to lead change in higher education and address major societal issues
University of Washington President Michael K. Young today announced a new initiative aimed at advancing the university’s teaching, research and service to meet the major challenges of the 21st century. The initiative, called “Tomorrow’s University Today,” will focus on three key areas: leading change in public higher education, addressing critical societal problems like sustainability, health« Previous Page Next Page »