Office of the President

November 20, 2012

The UW has some of the best staff in the world

University of Washington

At the UW, not all of the creative solutions to contemporary challenges come from our faculty. We also have some of the best staff in the world. Recently, a good example of what our staff does came to my attention. Many schools have had agonizing struggles to decide which intramural locker rooms, male or female,

October 22, 2012

Webcast: President’s Annual Address

University of Washington

A summit to celebrate the UW’s leadership in environmental sustainability

University of Washington

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: This week marks the third annual Sustainability Summit on our Seattle campus. The Sustainability Summit celebrates the University of Washington’s leadership and accomplishments in environmental stewardship and sustainability. It is a great opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to find ways to get involved with sustainability efforts here on campus

October 19, 2012

Our way forward: Tomorrow’s University Today

Office of the President

Dear Members of the University of Washington Community: Yesterday afternoon, many of you joined me at my annual address for a look at how we are working together as a university to address key 21st century challenges. Thank you for attending or watching on UWTV or online. As I said in my remarks, everything you

October 5, 2012

You’re invited to attend the President’s Annual Address, Oct. 18

Office of the President

Join President Michael K. Young for a look at how we are building on our past to ensure an even more successful future. Thursday, October 18, 2012 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Doors open at 2:30 p.m.) Meany Hall Reservations are not required. The event will be broadcast live on UWTV channel 27 and online

September 24, 2012

The beginning of another exciting academic year

Office of the President

Dear Members of the University of Washington Community: Welcome to those of you who are new to the University this fall, and welcome back to those who are returning for another academic year. I hope all of you have had productive and rewarding summers and are ready to continue the work that makes the University

June 6, 2012

Looking back and moving forward

Office of the President

Dear Members of the University Community: As we enter the final week of spring quarter, it is hard to believe my first year at the University is nearly over. I look forward to congratulating this year’s graduates at my first UW commencement ceremonies. The year has moved very fast, and much has happened. We have

May 31, 2012

Sad events this week

Office of the President

Dear Members of the University Community: As many of you already know, Tuesday morning, a student was found dead outside McMahon Hall. The King County Medical Examiner has determined that his death was suicide. We are all deeply saddened by his loss, and our hearts go out to his family and friends in this time

May 25, 2012

President Young attends Bothell groundbreaking

Office of the President

President Young joined UW Bothell students, faculty, staff and friends Friday for the groundbreaking for a Science and Academic Building, which will be known as UWB 3. The 74,000-square-foot building will house 11 science labs, several classrooms, gathering space and a 200-person lecture hall. This space translates into the ability to serve an additional 1,000

May 21, 2012

Join us for the 2012 UW Awards of Excellence, June 7

Office of the President

Please join me in celebrating the outstanding achievements of our faculty, staff, students and alumni at the 42nd Annual Awards of Excellence. Thursday, June 7, 2012 Meany Hall Auditorium 3:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony 4:30 p.m. Reception Reservations are not required. The Awards of Excellence ceremony honors members of the UW community who exemplify the University’s

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