State Relations

June 5, 2014

News Roundup: President Young in Spokane, Dental and Medical programs recognized, Gift supercharges UW research

President Young visited Spokane on May 29 for a series of meetings to discuss growing the region’s healthcare economy through research and expanded medical education. In the evening, he spoke at a UW alumni lecture event featuring UW researcher Dr. Charles Murry. Learn more on the President’s trip on his Facebook page.

UW President Michael K. Young in Spokane.

UW President Michael K. Young in Spokane.


UW-Spokane alliance has unique value, Young says – UW Health Sciences NewsBeat

Very few areas in the United States are as well positioned as Washington state to become national research centers. That was the message of University of Washington President Michael K. Young in an address to UW alumni in Spokane.

Top-Ten List: Family Medicine

The UW School of Medicine was recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians for contributing to the pipeline of family physicians. Learn more in a recent letter to the UW community from Dean Paul Ramsey, M.D.

A reason to smile: Washington leads nation in access to dental care for low-income kids – Puget Sound Business Journal

UW team builds a hybrid with some muscle for collegiate contest – Seattle Times

How a “game-changing” gift is super-charging UW research – Crosscut

Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe recognized for commitment to UW Bothell – Bothell Reporter

Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, has been awarded the 2014 Legacy Award from the University of Washington in Bothell.

Technology Alliance- State of Technology

UW State Relations attended the annual State of Tech event hosted by the TechAlliance. The Innovation Showcase Company of the Year went to SNUPI, a UW spinoff. Other program highlights included a presentation on the economic impacts of technology-based industries in Washington state.