University of Washington
Researchers gauging how well satellites can measure rain, snow
Date: 11/12/2015 | Local News
PULLMAN — It costs a typical student about $5,000 more per year to attend Washington State University than the University of Washington in Seattle.
Date: 10/30/2015 | Northwest
WASHINGTON — Thirty-six members of Congress from Western states asked President Barack Obama on Wednesday for $16.1 million to complete an earthquake early-warning system being developed by scientists in Southern California and along the West Coast.Reps. Adam Schiff,...
Date: 10/29/2015 | Nation & World
TACOMA — On one of her final days in Sitka, Alaska, Chantal Cough-Schulze hiked Harbor Mountain, walking a ridge she’d traveled often.“I saw there’d been a new rock slide,” Cough-Schulze said. “And lying there, about 2 feet off the trail, was a wallet.”
Date: 10/24/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — The University of Washington Board of Regents on Tuesday chose Ana Mari Cauce to be the school’s next president, making her the first woman, first openly gay person and first Latina to hold the job permanently at the institution.
Date: 10/13/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — A new group at the University of Washington law school will spend the next academic year studying existing and emerging markets for marijuana.The project will help inform the state as it prepares to combine the medical and recreational marijuana markets.
Date: 10/12/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — A University of Washington law school student has filed a federal Freedom of Information lawsuit alleging the CIA has illegally withheld information about an El Salvador Army officer suspected of human rights violations during that country’s civil war.
Date: 10/05/2015 | Northwest
Freshman from Lake Stevens a proud band member
Date: 09/30/2015 | Julie Muhlstein
SEATTLE — After protests and questions about whether the University of Washington would be required to follow Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law, the university has decided to comply.
Date: 09/28/2015 | Northwest
PORTLAND, Ore. — University of Washington researchers are testing an earthquake alert system as the Pacific Northwest prepares for the day when a 600-mile-long fault line looming off the coast unleashes a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami.
Date: 09/11/2015 | Northwest
The University of Washington announced Thursday morning that it has agreed to a 10-year, $41 million deal with Alaska Airlines for the naming rights to the field at Husky Stadium.
Date: 09/03/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — The University of Washington is looking to build an office tower over the new U District light-rail station, even though some say they would prefer to have a public plaza there.
Date: 08/25/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — At 6-foot-3 and 245 pounds, Washington Huskies quarterback Jeff Lindquist is taller and heavier than most defensive backs and many linebackers.So while some might consider it risky to allow defensive players to hit quarterbacks during practice — which...
Date: 08/13/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Lincoln Kennedy already knows how much has changed at the University of Washington since he last put on a Huskies uniform in the 1993 Rose Bowl.But the thunder and lightning on Wednesday offered a comical reminder.
Date: 08/12/2015 | Sports
UW recognized as ‘Great College to Work For'The University of Washington has been recognized as a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education in its 2015 survey. Approximately 500 UW faculty and staff were asked to evaluate the...
Date: 07/30/2015 | Bizblog
SEATTLE — University of Washington researchers are recruiting Seattle-area children with autism as part of a four-year study to identify biological markers.
Date: 07/22/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — University of Washington professor Ralina Joseph thinks what we’re seeing in the nation today could be the start of a new civil-rights movement. And at times, college students are leading the charge.
Date: 07/19/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — Seattle, notorious for boom-and-bust cycles stretching back to the 19th century Alaska gold rush, is booming once again.
Date: 07/05/2015 | Northwest
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating the University of Washington over its response to a report of sexual violence.The school says the investigation by the Office for Civil Rights is automatic after a UW student sent a complaint to the federal government.
Date: 06/15/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — Two animal rights activists have climbed to the top of an excavator at a construction site to protest the building of an animal research facility.
Date: 06/01/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — A donor has given the University of Washington rare footage of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh’s 1927 visit to Seattle as part of his 48-state tour.
Date: 05/30/2015 | Northwest
MARYSVILLE — UW Medicine has apologized privately for misleading the public after the fatal shootings at Marysville Pilchuck High School.The letter was sent May 7 to Marysville's fire chief. It was signed by...
Date: 05/12/2015 | Local News
UW concedes helicopters were nowhere near shootings
Date: 04/30/2015 | Local News
SEATTLE — Since 2007, when it was founded by three teenagers, the National Film Festival for Talented Youth has encouraged people in their teens and 20s to get creative with their video cameras.University of Washington freshman Adam McArthur, a graduate of Cascade High...
Date: 04/23/2015 | Entertainment
SEATTLE — Ivan Doig, an award-winning author whose books set in his native Montana made him one of the most respected writers of the American West, has died. He was 75.
Date: 04/09/2015 | Nation & World
SEATTLE — The University of Washington says its scientists are seeking citizens’ help as it gears up for a major effort to measure rain and snowfall on the Olympic Peninsula next winter.
Date: 04/05/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — Seattle City Councilmember Sally Clark is stepping down from her position to take a job at the University of Washington.She announced on Thursday that she’ll resign effective April 12.
Date: 04/02/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — The University of Washington Medical Center has received approval to perform face, hand and other life-altering transplants.
Date: 03/28/2015 | Northwest
With a month remaining before the end of the Legislature's regular session, budget questions bring a mix of anticipation and anxiety for city leaders on transportation projects, educators on school funding, state agencies on their programs and taxpayers for their tax bills.
Date: 03/25/2015 | Editorials
OSO — Natasha Huestis dreamed of the day she could hike with her daughter into the mountains.Their exploration would be her gift, her lesson, her celebration of their bond.It is why she called her baby Sanoah, a name she was told means "Mist in the...
Date: 03/19/2015 | Local News
LAS VEGAS — In the immediate aftermath of the Washington Huskies’ season-ending loss to Stanford in the first round of the Pac-12 tournament, their coach reflected upon a season gone horribly wrong.
Date: 03/14/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — The University of Washington is investigating allegations that members of a fraternity made racial slurs and obscene gestures to black students as they marched past the frat house during a protest.
Date: 03/14/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — Brittany Boyd scored 14 of her 20 points in the second half and grabbed 10 rebounds and fourth-seeded California pulled away from fifth-seeded Washington in the second half Friday night for a 69-53 win in the quarterfinals of the Pac-12 tournament.
Date: 03/06/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Mike Anderson is a rugged, 6-foot-4 shooting guard who rebounds like a forward, a quiet guy who rarely displays much public emotion.
Date: 03/06/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — It is to the point now for the Washington Huskies men's basketball team, pummeled again and again by attrition, that its most significant accomplishment on Thursday night against Colorado was simply moving one game closer to ending the season.And if you...
Date: 03/05/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — Jazmine Davis and Kelsey Plum combined to score 35 of their 52 points in the second half on Thursday night to help No. 5 seed Washington women beat 12th-seeded Utah 75-64 in the first round of the Pac-12 Conference tournament.
Date: 03/05/2015 | Sports
LOS ANGELES – With senior forward Shawn Kemp Jr. already ruled out of Saturday night’s game at USC due to a concussion, the already-struggling Washington Huskies knew their matchup with the Pac-12’s last-place team would not be easy.
SEATTLE — Kelsey Plum scored 22 points and was 10-for-10 from the free throw line, and Washington closed out the Pac-12 regular season with a 74-61 win over UCLA on Saturday.Washington (22-8, 11-7) clinched a fifth-place finish with a win over USC Thursday and will...
Kemp Jr. likely to miss second straight game with concussion
CAPE LEGOUPIL, Antarctica — From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can’t be seen is the battle raging thousands of feet below to re-shape Earth.
Date: 02/28/2015 | Nation & World
The need for more doctors, especially primary care physicians, and to have more of them living and working outside the state's major urban areas, is clear.What has been debated recently was whether...
Date: 02/26/2015 | Editorials
SEATTLE — Friday’s game against against No. 7 Arizona, a lopsided defeat, represented the most difficult challenge on the Washington Huskies’ remaining men’s basketball schedule. Their next game, at home against Arizona State, might represent the opposite end of that spectrum.
Date: 02/15/2015 | Sports
SEATTLE — The University of Washington Board of Regents has named the university’s provost and executive vice president as interim president to replace Michael Young.Young is leaving UW for Texas A&M University.
Date: 02/13/2015 | Northwest
We expect Washington State University and the University of Washington to scrap when they face each other in the Apple Cup and in other athletic contests. It's not productive when they squabble over money and academic prestige, particularly when it involves training medical students who...
Date: 02/05/2015 | Editorials
SEATTLE — The president of the University of Washington will be the next president of Texas A&M University, the chancellor of the Texas A&M system announced Tuesday.
Date: 02/03/2015 | Northwest
John Clark wanted to stay in the Pacific Northwest.
Date: 02/02/2015 | High Schools
SEATTLE — Boeing and the University of Washington cut the ribbon Monday on a new research facility at the school’s Seattle campus.
Date: 01/19/2015 | Aerospace Blog
SEATTLE — The University of Washington and Washington State University are considering expansion on Seattle’s eastside through partnerships with other colleges, The Seattle Times reported.
Date: 01/19/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — The University of Washington has suspended all social activities at a fraternity after a student told police someone had tried to force her to have sex after a party where others say their drinks may have been spiked.
Date: 01/18/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE - At the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society last week, the booth devoted to a revolutionary new telescope called the LSST got a lot of traffic.
Date: 01/11/2015 | Northwest
SEATTLE — The longest-serving president of the University of Washington, William P. Gerberding, died Saturday at age 85.Gerberding was president of the university from 1979 until he retired in 1995. The 27th UW president is credited with pushing the university into national prominence.
Date: 12/29/2014 | Northwest
SEATTLE — U.S. officials have deported a former University of Washington student from India who was convicted of cyberstalking for making threats on social media.
Date: 12/26/2014 | Northwest
SEATTLE — The toughest portion of the nonconference schedule is over for the Washington Huskies men’s basketball team.Now, victories over Tulane and Stony Brook are the only remaining obstacles for the 16th-ranked Huskies en route to an unbeaten nonconference record.
Date: 12/21/2014 | Sports
MEDINA — Savvy area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state."I'm so glad my mother made me study Chinese," laughed property broker Janie Lee, after showing a client from...
Date: 12/20/2014 | Business Wire
SPOKANE — An advisory panel created by the University of Washington concluded Tuesday that the Seattle-based school should expand its medical education programs in Spokane to help meet the state’s need for more physicians.
Date: 12/16/2014 | Northwest
SEATTLE — When she got the letter in summer 2013, Courtney Seto thought it sounded too good to be true.A free program that offered automatic acceptance into the University of Washington’s engineering school? Did everyone get this letter?
Date: 12/01/2014 | Northwest