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November 20, 2013

December deadlines approach for Awards of Excellence nominations

Nominations are due in December and coming months for this year’s University of Washington Awards of Excellence categories.


June 14, 2013

Awards of Excellence ceremony recognizes colleagues, distinguished alumni, top scholars

Individuals who have made important contributions to the UW were honored June 13 at the annual Awards of Excellence ceremony.


May 1, 2013

2013 Awards of Excellence recipients announced

Medal given to award winners

The UW has announced this year’s Awards of Excellence recipients, recognizing achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support.


March 20, 2013

2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award goes to King Holmes for STD work

King K. Holmes

Holmes was honored for his groundbreaking work on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea and human papilloma virus.


August 1, 2012

26 from UW selected for state Academy of Sciences

A large 'W' is at the north entrance to the UW campus.

The Washington State Academy of Sciences has named 35 new members, 25 of them from the University of Washington.


September 20, 2011

Visionary innovator wins MacArthur ‘genius’ award

Shwetak Patel, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering and electrical engineering who explores how people and computers interact, has been named one of this years MacArthur Fellows.



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