Stories tagged: uw
Mon., 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: 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.
Sun., 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.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
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.
Fri., 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.
Thu., 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 …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 10 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Sept. 11, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
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 …
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016
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.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
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 …
Wed., July 27, 2016, 11:36 a.m.
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 …
Sat., June 11, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
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 …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 2:26 p.m.
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.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 10:41 a.m.
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.
Mon., Feb. 29, 2016
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 …
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015, 3:11 p.m.
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.
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 11:15 a.m.
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.
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015
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.
Tue., May 5, 2015
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.
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
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. …
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
State legislators support new medical education model
The legislators backing Washington State University’s bid to establish its own Spokane-based medical school said Tuesday the rural doctor shortage is so severe the state needs more than one approach …
Fri., Oct. 3, 2014, 5:13 p.m.
WSU, UW split ways on medical school
After years of yearning to have broader medical education offering, Spokane may now have both of the state’s leading universities competing to train doctors.
Wed., Sept. 17, 2014
Private meetings between UW, WSU explored ‘co-branding’ medical school in Spokane
Two private meetings this summer brought top officials from the University of Washington and Washington State University close to a deal on “co-branding” a medical school in Spokane. Yet the …
Tue., Sept. 16, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
Private meetings explored “co-branded” medical school in Spokane
Two private meetings this summer brought top officials from the University of Washington and Washington State University close to a deal on “co-branding” a medical school in Spokane.
Tue., Sept. 16, 2014
UW rips WSU-commissioned study on new medical school
The University of Washington on Monday criticized as “seriously flawed” a feasibility study supporting a second public medical school that would be established in Spokane by Washington State University. WSU …
Mon., Sept. 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m.
UW calls WSU medical school study flawed
The University of Washington on Monday criticized as “seriously flawed” a feasibility study supporting for a second public medical school that would be established in Spokane by Washington State University.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 6, 2014, 10:47 p.m.
Huskies outlast Eastern in high-flying showdown
For one day, track was back at Husky Stadium.
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014
ACLU worries WSU clinic will be limited by Catholic partnership
The participation of Providence Health Care in a clinic planned for Washington State University Spokane’s campus could prevent patients from obtaining birth control or other reproductive services, according to the …