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September 11, 2015

WSB on South Seattle College’s ’13th year’ promise scholarship

Via the West Seattle Blog comes a promising update about the latest cohort of students receiving South Seattle College’s 13th year promise scholarship: This is the fifth fall that Chief Sealth International High School graduates are among the new South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) students taking advantage of the 13th Year Promise – a free year of…

September 4, 2015

A great start: UW’s Startup Hall turns two

Catch up with UW’s Startup Hall as it ends it’s second year as a hub of innovation in UW’s former Condon Hall. Watch more episodes of UW 360 at UWTV.

September 2, 2015

UW 360 Visits UW Spokane Center

The UW Spokane Center is a space for people and ideas to connect in a meaningful way with something they have in common — the spirit of boundlessness, and the pride in being a Husky. Tune in to UW 360 on UWTV to learn more about the new center:   Watch more episodes of UW…

July 16, 2015

Governor Inslee signs bipartisan transportation investment package at UW

Yesterday (July 15), joined by a bipartisan group of state legislators and transportation leaders, Governor Jay Inslee signed the statewide transportation package at the UW’s Conibear Shellhouse. UW Interim President Ana Mari Cauce introduced Gov. Inslee, and in her remarks noted the investment package will benefit thousands of UW students, faculty, employees, patients, visitors, and…

March 20, 2015

A whirlwind week of advocacy for UW and higher education

This week a number of groups traveled to Olympia to advocate for UW legislative priorities and public higher education. On Tuesday, leaders from the UW Computer Science & Engineering Department made the rounds to talk with legislators about the importance of a new Computer Science & Engineering building. This expansion would allow CSE to double the number of…

March 2, 2015

Approaching session’s mid-way point, legislative action moves from committee to the floor

Today is Day 50 of the 105-day 2015 Regular Session. Legislative cutoff dates signal the ebb and flow of legislative activity, as committee, staff and legislative members’ workloads change in response to the winnowing list of bills still “alive.” Legislative work moves from committee to floor sessions this week, as both policy and fiscal cutoffs on the legislative…

February 12, 2015

UW Regents name Provost Ana Mari Cauce interim president

University of Washington Provost and Executive Vice President Ana Mari Cauce was named interim president by the Board of Regents at their regular meeting on Thursday. Her appointment will be effective March 2, 2015. She succeeds President Michael K. Young, who is leaving the UW for Texas A&M University.   Click here to learn more…

February 9, 2015

Co-director of UW I-LABS presents to House committee

Last week (Feb. 3), Professor and Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences co-director Patricia Kuhl presented to the House Early Learning & Human Services Committee on early childhood learning and brain development. Watch the committee work session on TVW here.

January 29, 2015

Director of UW’s Clean Energy Institute presents to House committee

Today (Jan. 29), Dan Schwartz, Director of UW’s Clean Energy Institute, appeared before the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development to give an overview of CEI’s pioneering work in the fields of solar generation, energy storage, and systems integration. The CEI was founded in 2013 with a $6 million investment from the Washington legislature, which has the…

January 19, 2015

Boeing, UW open research lab on Seattle campus

Via UW Today: The Boeing Advanced Research Center, located in the Department of Mechanical Engineering on the UW campus, will let students and faculty members work collaboratively with Boeing engineers on aircraft and spacecraft assembly and manufacturing. Four initial projects are underway at the UW, led by Boeing-employed affiliate instructors and UW engineering professors. ……

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