President Young in Spokane for meetings with region’s business and community leaders

President Michael Young was in Spokane yesterday for meetings with local business and civic leaders. Among other events, he spoke at a luncheon hosted by Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI). In his remarks to the group, President Young highlighted UW’s growing impacts in the region, and discussed how the university’s cutting-edge research benefits the state economy…. Read More


Washington Secretary of State visits UW campuses as part of College Civics tour

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman, who is serving her first term in office, recently embarked on a 14-campus College Civics tour which included visits yesterday to University of Washington Tacoma and the Seattle campus. . @secstatewa Wyman listening to student intros twitter.com/alexjon/status… — AJ Earl (@alexjon) May 8, 2013 During her stop at UW’s… Read More


Ed Boards Weigh in on State Senate, Revenue Collections Up

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The newly formed Majority Coalition Caucus in the State Senate received cautiously optimistic reviews from newspaper editorial boards around the state. At separate editorial board meetings with the Seattle Times this week, Senate leaders on both sides discussed their ongoing negotiations on a governance plan. According to tweets from the meeting, Sens. Rodney Tom (D-Medina),… Read More


Election day is Nov. 8

Did you know, the state of Washington had 3,640,468 registered voters as of Oct. 5, 2011? That’s according to the Secretary of State’s Office, which reports that there are a number of statewide and local issues on ballots across the state for the Nov. 8 General Election. A number of resources are available to help voters learn about… Read More