Faculty & Staff Insider


August 17, 2021

How contact tracing works at the UW

by Will Shenton As we get ready for more employees and students to return to campus this September, our first priority is the health and safety of all UW community members. With autumn quarter approaching, the Environmental Health & Safety department (EH&S) has been hard at work developing and refining protocols to address COVID-19 cases…

April 21, 2021

Employee Photo Contest winners for spring 2021!

This April, faculty and staff from across the UW shared photos that embody spring. Thank you to all who participated in our Employee Photo Contest! “A snowy season” of Mount Rainier taken by Louis Tam  This contest’s winning photo comes from Louis Tam, networks and systems administrator at University Advancement. The photo shows a stunning…

March 3, 2021

MyUW is now available as a free mobile app

You rely on MyUW to navigate life all things UW. Now MyUW is a native app on iPhones and Androids, keeping you connected to the resources you need every day without having to sign in daily with your UW NetID. The MyUW app gives you access to all the content and information you’ve come to rely upon, now…

Phi Beta Kappa chapter updating its membership list

The University of Washington Phi Beta Kappa chapter is seeking to update its list of faculty and staff who were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa at their respective undergraduate institutions. Phi Beta Kappa members in the UW community are automatically considered a member of the Washington Alpha Chapter. At last count, the Washington Alpha Chapter…

January 11, 2021

Employee Emergency Fund child care grants

A change has been made to the UW COVID-19 Employee Emergency Fund (EEF) that will help staff and faculty whose positions require them to work on-campus or in UW Medicine’s hospitals and clinics pay for pandemic-related child care costs. Visit the UW COVID-19 Employee Emergency Fund page for more information.

UW Accreditation Evaluation Visit

University of Washington Accreditation Evaluation Visit by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities PUBLIC NOTIFICATION Every seven years, the University of Washington (UW) undergoes a comprehensive evaluation visit by its accrediting body, the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). The NWCCU review team evaluates the UW on a number of standards that focus…

January 6, 2021

UW raises more than $2,040,000 for those in need

By Fiona Tian UW faculty, staff and retirees came together this fall to contribute $2,040,474 to a variety of organizations through the UW Combined Fund Drive. As many are still reeling from the impacts of the ongoing pandemic, the drive has helped make a positive impact on the lives of many. “Our employees have continued…

December 11, 2020

Q&A with University Faculty Lecturer Prof. McMurtrie

By Sumaya Ali Professor Jacqueline McMurtrie will present the 44th annual University Faculty Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Washington Innocence Project works to free innocent people who’ve been wrongly convicted and incarcerated, and to bring reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment. Jacqueline McMurtie, professor emerita of law and…

April 27, 2020

Meet this month’s virtual employee photo contest winners

This May, faculty and staff from across the UW shared photos of how their teams serve the UW community and beyond in a virtual environment. This month’s winning photo comes from the UW School of Medicine’s Student Affairs team. As their team mugshots show, this team gets it done with the help of a little…

2020 Awards of Excellence recipients announced

The University of Washington is excited to announce this year’s Awards of Excellence winners for their outstanding dedication in teaching, mentoring, public service, staff support and more. Please take a moment to view our new website and to congratulate your colleagues on their unique and important contributions to our community. Alumna Summa Laude Dignata Award…

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