June 12, 2013
Silicon-based nanoparticles could make LEDs cheaper, greener to produce
Researchers at the University of Washington have created a material they say would make LEDs cheaper and greener to manufacture, driving down costs to consumers.Chang-Ching Tu, College of Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ji Hoo, LumiSands
June 11, 2013
Chuck Sloane selected as university ombud
University of Washington President Michael K. Young has selected Chuck Sloane to be University Ombud, starting this July.
138th Commencement for UW’s Seattle campus — 1:30 p.m. June 15 at CenturyLink Field
About 5,000 graduates, a record number, are expected to attend the University of Washington commencement ceremonies at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on June 15.
News Digest: Awards of Excellence program and reception Thursday, Honor: Estella Leopold
Awards recognize faculty, staff, alumni, top scholars || Paleontological Society gives highest honor to Estella Leopold
New tasks become as simple as waving a hand with brain-computer interfaces
University of Washington researchers have demonstrated that when humans use brain-computer interfaces, the brain behaves much like it does when completing simple motor skills such as kicking a ball or waving. Learning to control a robotic arm or a prosthetic limb could become second nature for people who are paralyzed.College of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Neurological Surgery, Jeffrey Ojemann, Jeremiah Wander, Rajesh Rao
June 10, 2013
UW Professional and Continuing Education celebrates centennial with Dale Chihuly art at UW Tower
UW Professional and Continuing Education marked its 100th birthday in grand style today (June 10) with the announcement of an extraordinary glass sculpture from a UW alumnus who is also among the biggest names in art: Dale Chihuly.Dale Chihuly, David Szatmary, Michael Young, UW Educational Outreach, UW Professional & Continuing Education, UW Tower
Public Hearing Set for Proposed Changes in Event Parking Rates
A public hearing to discuss proposed changes to event parking rates is scheduled for Tuesday, June 25 from 9-10 am in Anderson Hall, Room 10. All members of the UW community are encouraged to attend.
June 7, 2013
Board of Regents — June 13 Meeting Announcement
The Board of Regents will hold a Regular Meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 1pm in the Petersen Room of the Allen Library. The full agenda is available online.
Treks reveal distinctive forests of Cascade Mountains — with photo gallery
In “Spring Comes to the Cascades,” students don’t just read about the forests – they hike and snowshoe through them.College of the Environment, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences
June 6, 2013