Stories tagged: university of washington
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017, 8:27 P.M.
UW med school again ranked first for primary care education
University of Washington’s medical school again tops the U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate schools for primary care education. The UW School of Medicine has been ranked …
SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017
Dr. Stuhlmiller: Legislators can alleviate rural doctor shortage
Because I live and work out in a small town, I want to be part of WWAMI’s effort to graduate more rural doctors.
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017, 3:57 P.M.
Paul Allen gives $40 million to University of Washington computer science program
Seattle billionaire Paul Allen announced he is donating $40 million to the University of Washington’s computer-science efforts, and Microsoft kicked in another $10 million in Allen’s honor, giving the new …
MONDAY, FEB. 27, 2017, 5 A.M.
Free trip planner helps pedestrians find accessible routes
It’s nine blocks from Anat Caspi’s northeast Seattle home to the post office, a walk the University of Washington computer scientist frequently makes with her 5-year-old daughter.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 9:57 P.M.
UW students sue over Trump travel ban
Two University of Washington students have filed a lawsuit, saying President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees from entering the country …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 10:18 P.M.
UW wants to increase number of medical students in Spokane
Washington State University will welcome its first class of 60 medical students to the Spokane campus in August. The University of Washington wants to top that.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017
100 years ago in Olympia: ‘Treaty’ between Washington State College and UW signed, preserving WSU’s future
They were calling it “the treaty of Olympia” – with Washington State College as the clear victor.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 4:26 P.M.
UW expands CoMotion collaborative innovation hub to Spokane
The University of Washington is bringing CoMotion, its collaborative innovation hub, to Spokane to support startups and aspiring entrepreneurs.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 8:01 A.M.
Gates Foundation gives $279 million to University of Washington
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding $279 million to the University of Washington to expand its work in improving global population health.
SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 6:27 P.M.
Man shot at far-right protest on University of Washington campus is improving
Hospital officials say a man’s condition has improved after he was shot on the University of Washington campus during a protest of far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 9:10 P.M.
2 in custody following UW protest shooting released
University of Washington police say two people taken into custody after a campus shooting Friday night have been released.
SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 9:51 A.M.
Man shot during Seattle demonstration in critical condition
A man who shot in the abdomen during a demonstration at the University of Washington is in critical but stable condition at a Seattle hospital.
FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2016
Campuses shouldn’t squelch loathsome speaker
The U.S. Constitution protects the ravings of a Yiannopoulous, just as it does the burning of the American flag. If the United States is to remain a safe space for …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 6:09 P.M.
Visit by Breitbart News editor sparks controversy at UW and WSU
In the coming months, the University of Washington will host lectures from an award-winning author, a world-renowned architect, an African-American ballerina who broke the color barrier and a father-son duo …
MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 11:59 P.M.
100 years ago in Pullman: Washington State College president accuses University of Washington of encroachment
From our archive, 100 years ago A turf war between the University of Washington and Washington State College (now Washington State University) broke out into the open.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 11:09 P.M.
Muslim leaders ask FBI to probe attack on University of Washington student
SEATTLE – Muslim leaders are calling on the FBI to open an investigation into an incident on the University of Washington campus in which a Muslim student was struck in …
SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 7:59 P.M.
Somali American student’s group to help teens go to college
People often gape openly at Ahlaam Ibraahim. Covered from head to foot in a hijab, the college freshman and daughter of Somali immigrants has grown accustomed to stares from fellow …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 8:19 P.M.
Winning halftime field goal at Apple Cup nets $1,000 for Second Harvest
There was one extra player on the field at this year’s Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State who wasn’t listed on either teams’ rosters.
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 5 A.M.
Black Friday or Apple Cup? You can do both
There are deals to be had in stores during Black Friday sales, but there’s just one tiny problem this year. The Apple Cup.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 8:09 P.M.
Ranked Washington rivals may divide families more than politics
Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016
College fundraising has become pivotal
Budgetary pressure has put the squeeze on colleges and universities. This is a nationwide trend that has forced university presidents to be as adept at fundraising as they are at …
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 5:56 P.M.
Study finds racial discrimination by Uber, Lyft drivers
Drivers for Uber Technologies in Boston canceled rides for men with black-sounding names more than twice as often as for other men. Black people in Seattle using Uber and Lyft …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016
U-District building a healthy future
Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 10:26 A.M.
Gates Foundation gives University of Washington $210 million
The University of Washington is getting $210 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 6:23 P.M.
Volleyball: WSU loses third straight; Huskies alone in first after sweep of Colorado
The 13th-ranked Washington State women’s volleyball team dropped a five-set match to No. 21 Utah in Pullman on Sunday.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 2:30 P.M.
New Seattle freight lab tackles urban delivery congestion
The rise in e-commerce and on-demand delivery has put increasing pressure on fast-growing cities like Seattle to rethink how they manage traffic congestion.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 5:50 P.M.
$10M Amazon gift to help UW expand computer science program
Seattle-based Amazon is giving $10 million to help the University of Washington double the capacity of its computer science and engineering program.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 7:45 A.M.
University of Washington Professor David Thouless among winners of Nobel Prize in physics
STOCKHOLM – British-born scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discoveries on unusual states of matter that could …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
UW Medicine reports 2nd death from Legionnaires disease
Officials at the University of Washington Medical Center say a second person infected with Legionnaires’ disease has died.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 8:16 P.M.
Gonzaga ranked fourth best western university; WSU questions ranking by U.S. News & World Report
An annual report ranking colleges and universities by U.S. News & World Report included three Spokane-area institutions, although college administrators were quick to point out the survey’s limitations.