June 15, 2013
Photo Gallery: 2013 UW Commencement
Other Galleries UW Bothell UW Tacoma The University of Washington celebrated its 138th Commencement on June 15, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in downtown Seattle. Jon Huntsman, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, U.S. Ambassador to China, and Governor of Utah, was the featured speaker. Photos by Mary Levin / University of Washington
June 14, 2013
Documents that Changed the World: Alfred Binet’s IQ test, 1905
With students huddled over spring quarter finals campuswide, the latest podcast in the Documents that Changed the World series seems particularly timely: It’s about intelligence testing.Documents that Changed the World, Joe Janes, The UW Information School
Awards of Excellence ceremony recognizes colleagues, distinguished alumni, top scholars
Individuals who have made important contributions to the UW were honored June 13 at the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.Awards of Excellence
UW geneticist flying high over Supreme Court ruling
June 13, 2013
President Young appoints Sexual Assault Task Force
UW President Michael K. Young has appointed a task force that will provide a comprehensive report on programs for prevention of and response to sexual assault among students.
Philip Howard’s new book explores digital media role in Arab Spring
Philip Howard, associate professor of communication, answers a few questions about his book with doctoral student Muzammil Hussain, “Demoracy’s Fourth Wave: Digital Media and the Arab Spring.”Philip Howard, UW Department of Communication
UW research: World population could be nearly 11 billion by 2100
A new United Nations analysis, using statistical methods developed at the University of Washington, shows the world population could reach nearly 11 billion by the end of the century, about 800 million more people than the previous projection issued in 2011.
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.« Previous Page Next Page »