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A community vision continues to come life as the 770-acre University District is now home to six universities, Avista Development and McKinstry’s Catalyst Building and two medical schools – Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and the University of Washington-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership, which is expanding health care education through a new building that broke ground Thursday.
In a presentation to the University of Washington’s board of regents on Thursday, athletics director Jen Cohen and chief financial officer Kate Cullen outlined plans to shrink department salaries by 17% – or $8 million – in the 2021 fiscal year.
UW Medicine announced furloughs of about 4,000 members of its unionized workforce in spite of the health care system’s position at the forefront of COVID-19 response efforts both locally and globally.
Unionized University of Washington Medicine staff and labor organizers rallied at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Thursday, calling for better protections from the novel coronavirus and protesting planned furloughs and layoffs in the face of $500 million in losses during the current pandemic.
It’s entirely possible that, due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, UW sporting events could be played this fall without fans in attendance, pushed to the winter or spring – or, in the most painful projections, they might not be played at all.
Updated modeling from the University of Washington suggests “peak resource use” at Washington hospitals occurred on April 2 without a statewide shortage of ICU beds. It projected daily COVID-19 deaths in the state would peak on Monday before dropping to 18 deaths per day through Thursday and declining slowly afterward. And it suggests the state will reach its total death toll – 632 – on May 10.
Wolves, cougars and other large predators are killing smaller carnivores, potentially controlling notoriously fecund species like coyotes.
Despite the University of Washington’s announcement Friday to move all classes online, Washington State University, the University of Idaho and other area colleges will continue holding classes while monitoring developments with the coronavirus outbreak, officials said. The UW said it will stop classes for nearly 60,000 students at its three campuses. The change will take effect Monday and run through the end of winter quarter on March 13.
With a $4.7 million grant from Premera, the University of Washington School of Nursing will develop an initiative to place nurses in rural areas for clinical areas.
Sea ice that protects coastal villages and provides habitat for marine mammals remains largely absent off Alaska’s northwest coast.
The University of Washington College Republicans are no longer recognized as an official chapter of the national group on campus.
It can be tricky talking to teens about sensitive topics, yet doctors need to draw answers from them for adolescents’ health issues. Each fall, North Central High School drama students do role-playing scenarios to help first-year Spokane medical students in University of Washington School of Medicine.
When helicopter crews in Western Washington were unavailable Sunday, a team from the Spokane area jumped into action to rescue three hikers from a peak in the Central Cascades.
The Washington women have returned to the top of the collegiate rowing world as the top-ranked Huskies swept all three grand finals to win the NCAA Championship in Indianapolis on Sunday.
It’s been a long, challenging journey for Dahmen, who is making a lot of noise in his third year on the PGA Tour, soaking up every moment along the way and thankful for his unique life and golf path, both the good and bad.
A key component of the Legislature’s plan to combat the mental health care crisis and satisfy federal complaints about its current system passed the Senate Wednesday on a unanimous vote.
Wildlife photographers and hunters looking for mule deer may need to hike a little higher.
Proposals to study universal health care and a new psychiatric hospital for the University of Washington in Seattle clear major hurdles in the Legislature.
The medical files of nearly 1 million patients of University of Washington Medicine were visible on the internet for at least three weeks in December, UW Medicine said Wednesday.
Washington shouldn’t lead the nation to create a way for college athletes to get paid, schools say.