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UW researcher awarded MacArthur grant for transgender youth study

A University of Washington researcher has been named a winner of this year’s John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowships.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 12:55 p.m.

Bezos family gives $3 million for UW early learning research

The Bezos Family Foundation’s donation amounts to a nearly 13 percent boost in the College of Education’s total donations and offers a lasting opportunity to influence the school’s research and …

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 6:22 p.m.

Overview of Washington Huskies defense begins with shutdown cornerbacks

Some of the best news of fall camp for the Washington defense? Senior cornerback Jordan Miller will be back, and back up to speed, when the No. 6 Huskies open …

UW draws biggest freshman class in its history

The University of Washington will welcome the largest freshman class in the university’s history on two of its three campuses, driven in large part by a

These attack robots and their UW creators will take on the world at RoboMaster competition in China

UW Advanced Robotics team is taking its squad of fighting machines to the biggest, most complex student games in the world.

UW settles suit against CIA over ‘top secret’ data on Salvadoran Army officer

The University of Washington’s Center for Human Rights has settled its

No. 6 Washington loses WR Chico McClatcher to broken ankle

Sixth-ranked Washington will be without starting wide receiver Chico McClatcher for the rest of the season after he broke his left ankle, taking away one of the most electric options …

Esteemed Ebola researcher at UW fired for sexual harassment

A University of Washington researcher has been fired at the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation against him.

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: Fri., 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.

UPDATED: Tue., 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.

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.

WSU and UW hope to continue winning streaks in Pac-12 opener

Well one of the Pac-12 Northwest’s precocious freshman point guards is going to begin his first season’s second chapter with a big win.

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.

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 …

UW and WSU fans to come together at River Park Square’s Kress Gallery Tuesday to mix and mingle before Apple Cup

Despite the likelihood that this year’s Apple Cup will be the most competitive in recent memory, fans from both sides of the aisle are putting their differences aside and coming …

Huskies No. 9 in Amway Coaches Poll

Washington Huskies quarterback Jake Browning tied a school record with five touchdown passes Saturday against Idaho, and the Huskies blasted the Vandals 59-14 to help UW move up two spots …

UW regents sued over secretive presidential selection method

Washington’s top research universities have faced criticism in recent months for picking their presidents in secret, preventing the public from commenting on specific candidates.

Jury sides with UW surgeon in bone cement trial

A jury has found in favor of a University of Washington surgeon who was sued by the daughter of a patient who died after the doctor used a non-FDA-approved bone …

Washington scientist launches effort to digitize all fish

SEATTLE – University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingray …

UW engineering grad wasn’t a ‘girl’ among men in ’51

For all those years the story has gnawed at Luella Armstrong, now 86. It concerned that year’s graduation coverage at the University of Washington. The headline was, “One girl in …

UW files lawsuit for control over historic buildings

The University of Washington and Seattle officials are heading to court for control over historic buildings on the university’s campus.

Sound Transit to add longer trains to handle growing demand

Sound Transit is putting some longer trains on its light rail tracks to help with increased demands at new stations.

Transgender kids’ mental health boosted by family support, study finds

In a first-ever look at mental health among transgender children, Kristina Olson, a UW assistant professor of psychology, found that such kids with family support had normal levels of depression …

UW at WSU to kick off Pac-12 women’s basketball

Washington State women’s basketball coach June Daugherty can’t wait for the Pac-12 season to begin.

Apple Cup: Bender to start at QB for WSU

Peyton Bender appears to be WSU’s starting QB for today’s Apple Cup in Seattle.

Free housing, other efforts try to attract women to tech

Women make up more than half of the nation’s workforce, but they still play a small role in inventing technology, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology.

WSU moving on med school plans

Washington State University is pushing ahead with plans to establish its own Spokane-based medical school and expects to have its inaugural class of students enrolled for the fall semester in …

UPDATED: Mon., May 4, 2015, 5:23 p.m.

WSU searching for med school dean

Washington State University is pushing ahead with plans to establish its own Spokane-based medical school and expects to have its inaugural class of students enrolled for fall semester 2017.

WSU medical school in Spokane gets legislative support

OLYMPIA – Identical bills that could pave the way for Washington State University to start its own medical school in Spokane were filed Wednesday in the Senate and House. Rep. …