July 31, 2014
News Roundup: UW startups, medical education expansion, and women in computer science
Governor Jay Inslee returned to campus this week for the 2014 UW Start-Up Celebration.
In his keynote remarks, Governor Inslee lauded the Center for Commercialization (C4C) for its most recent big news: A record 18 new startups were spun out in the past fiscal year. Learn more about C4C and the New Ventures Facility at Fluke Hall here. Learn more about UW’s new Startup Hall initiative here.
5 UW startups to watch this year – Puget Sound Business Journal
Stem cells that adapt to any body, robots that repair coral and a camera that can see the inside of a carotid artery are just three of the inventions being created at the University of Washington.
Editorial: Expand, don’t dilute, UW medical school – The Olympian
The Olympian editorial board considers a number of issues related to the ongoing conversation over medical education. Learn more about UW’s plan for expansion at: http://uw.edu/spokanemedschool
UW Medicine ranks highly in U.S. News Best Hospitals listing – HS News Beat
U.S. News & World Report ranked UW Medical Center #11 in the nation in its Best Hospitals edition. Read more about the awards honoring medical excellence at President Young’s blog.
— U. of Washington (@UW) July 18, 2014
University of Washington named ‘Great College to Work For’ – Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education recognized colleges for best practices and policies in its 2014 survey. The UW was cited for overall employee job satisfaction and tenure clarity and process — making it one of 10 large universities recognized in each of those categories.
Some Universities Crack Code in Drawing Women to Computer Science – New York Times
The UW Computer Science & Engineering Department is featured. Learn more about UW CSE’s efforts and impacts here.
Did You Know: 1,450 kids and teens are enrolled in UW summer programs this year
— U. of Washington (@UW) July 16, 2014