Regional & Community Relations

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September 20, 2017

Affordable Housing Partnership

We’re pleased to share news of a joint partnership that will yield additional affordable housing units in the U District. Here’s the story from the UW News office: September 5, 2017 UW, Seattle Housing Authority plan to build affordable housing in the U District UW News staff The University of Washington and the Seattle Housing…


June 18, 2015

Study reveals surprising truths about caregivers

A study lead by Emilio Zagheni, a UW assistant professor of sociology is believed to be the first to break down unpaid caregiving in the United States by age and gender of caregivers and those they care for and reveals some surprising truths about caregiving in America. The study found that almost one-third of the…


June 4, 2015

Public Policy and Business graduate student named next UW Student Regent

Seattle native and UW graduate student Vanessa Kritzer has been named the next student member of the UW Board of Regents, effective July 1. Kritzer brings extensive experience working on international and environmental policy. Kritzer came to UW to pursue a Master of Public Administration at the Evans School of Public Affairs and will begin…


May 20, 2015

UW Geography Professors Seek a New Perspective on Poverty

University of Washington geography professors Victoria Lawson and Sarah Elwood are leading the effort to alter how we perceive and study poverty around the world. Co-founders of the Relational Poverty Network, they are looking to shift thinking about “the poor and poor others” to thinking about relationships of power and privilege at a time when…


April 2, 2015

Sally Clark named UW director of regional and community relations

(Article By Victor Balta, Director of UW Today) Sally J. Clark, who has served on the Seattle City Council since February 2006, has been appointed director of regional and community relations at the University of Washington, effective May 18, 2015. “I am thrilled to welcome Sally to the University,” said Randy Hodgins, UW vice president for external…



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