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  • Homepage | University of Washington
    Ecology the University of Washington and other groups is riding on Washington State Ferries to improve understanding of water circulation in Puget Sound UW Today Student Profiles 2014 UW grads have interesting tales to tell Carrying their school or college s banner or gonfalon during commencement is an honor that recognizes some of the year s highest achieving graduates UW Today Education Global issues at play in book of study abroad student letters Creative letters written by University of Washington undergraduates who studied last summer in Bangalore India are gathered in a new book UW Today WWAMI UW seeks to expand medical education in Spokane Expanding medical education in Eastern Washington s largest city will address a key problem increasing the number of primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas Columns Magazine Graduation Commencement comes home to Husky Stadium A record 5 300 plus graduates along with more than 40 000 family members friends and faculty attended the 139th University of Washington commencement ceremonies Photo Gallery Spotlight Event Highlights Jun 24 Human Centered Design Engineering Undergraduate Info Session 12 30 PM Jun 26 Bike Commuting 101 Getting Started for Bike Month 12 30 PM Jun 28 Technology Management MBA Online Information Session 10 00 AM Jun 28 UW Botanic Gardens Park in the Dark 8 00 PM Full Calendar Around Campus Next Group Previous Group News Sports Arts Zippy electric micro cars coming to campus for sustainability research UW students electric hybrid car takes 2nd in international competition Global issues at play in book of study abroad student letters More news Future Huskies Represent Well At Brooks PR Meet Pan And Sanders Earn All America Nods Huskies Earn 25 Pac 12 All Academic Honors More sports Summer Field Studies Henry Art Gallery Summer Camps Burke Museum Arts UW Helpful Links Future Students Current Students Faculty Staff for Top Ranked 1 Admissions 2 Discover the UW 3 Campus tours 4 Continuing Education 5 Tuition fees Featured Visit the UW Burke Museum UW Today Top Ranked 1 Academic calendar 2 Career Center 3 Student Life 4 Academic departments 5 UW Libraries Featured IMA GoHuskies IT Connect Top Ranked 1 Employee Self Service 2 Campus safety key resources 3 Benefits Work Life 4 Parking Lots and Gatehouse 5 UW Libraries Featured Faculty Staff Insider Research at the UW The Whole U UW Today Explore the UW Admissions Undergraduates Graduates UW Online Paying for college Husky Promise Financial aid estimator Continuing Education Summer quarter Academics Academic calendar Colleges Schools Departments Undergraduate learning Graduate School Course catalog Undergraduate majors Evening degree program English language programs Study abroad Graduation requirements Libraries Campus Life Husky Card Dining Student housing Student groups The HUB Husky sports IMA Diversity Hall Health Counseling Center University Book Store Computing support UW Police Holidays Leadership Board of Regents President s office Provost s office Vice presidents Vice provosts Deans and chancellors Futures Committee Government Relations Faculty Senate ASUW GPSS RHSA Portals Business Industry Diversity Educational Excellence Global Affairs Research UW Foundation

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  • Make a Gift | UW Foundation
    retirees Parents Students Annual support Endowments Gifts in kind Planned Giving Real estate gifts Securities About the Foundation About FAQs For Foundation Board members For professional advisers Chairs Message archive Report to Contributors Update your contact information Alumni Join UWAA Volunteer Events Service My UW Giving Donate to the UW It appears that your browser does not support frames Please enable frames or upgrade your browser Make a gift Browse Funds Featured Current Needs Foundation About FAQs For Foundation Board members For professional advisers Chairs Corner archive Report to Contributors Update your contact information How to give Ways of giving overview Alumni and friends Corporations and foundations Faculty staff retirees Parents Students Annual support Endowments Gifts in kind Planned Giving Real estate gifts Securities Special programs Gates Volunteer Service Award Husky license plates Husky Promise Senior Class Gift Student Calling Program Student Philanthropy Education Program SPEP Giving levels Benefactors Henry Suzzallo Society Laureates President s Club Explore the Foundation Ways of giving Join the Alumni Association Annual support Consider a Planned Gift Establish an Endowment Give online Buy a Husky license plate Support Husky Promise Give an in kind gift FAQ Information for Alumni and friends Corporations foundations Faculty staff

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  • Academics and Research | Discover the UW
    UW Faculty Nobel Prizes Six UW faculty members have won Nobel Prizes since 1989 Since 1990 five have won Nobel Prizes in medicine more than any other institution during that time period Hans Dehmelt Professor Emeritus in Physics 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics for research on immobilizing single subatomic particles E Donnall Thomas Professor Emeritus in Medicine 1990 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for research on bone marrow transplantation done primarily at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Edwin Krebs and Edmond Fischer Professors Emeriti in Biochemistry and Pharmacology 1992 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovery of reversible protein phosphorylation Leland Hartwell Professor of Genome Sciences and Adjunct Professor of Medicine 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle Linda Buck Professor of Microbiology and Psychology Affiliate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries of odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system Major Recent Grants 12 million from the US Department of Health Human Services Administration for Children and Families to support the National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning NCQTL a multi component national effort to reshape and raise quality in Head Start programs The third year funding of a five year 40 million grant enables UW researchers to turn current research into relevant usable classroom practices and training materials PI Susan Standall Co PI Gail Joseph 1 95 million from the NSF NIH USDA to look at infectious disease in Pacific salmon PI Kerry Ann Naish 1 9 million 9 6 million over five years from the NASA Astrobiology Institute for development of a theoretical framework to inform the search for habitable planets and life beyond our Solar System PI Victoria S Meadows 1 85 million from the National Science Foundation for the development of sustainable chemistries and solution processing methods that yield high efficiency low cost solar cells from Earth abundant resources PI Hugh W Hillhouse 1 13 million from the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation for development of a self service community impact assessment patron survey and advocacy tools for public access technology products and services offered by public libraries across the United States PI Mike Crandall Research Centers There are over 282 specialized research centers at the UW There are over 20 National Institutes of Health Research Cores and Centers of Excellence including the Institute for Translational Health Sciences one of 60 NIH funded national Clinical and Translational Sciences Awards CTSA Leading centers include Center for Integrative Neuroscience Center on Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research West Coast Poverty Center Center for Advanced Materials in Transport Aircraft Structures AMTAS Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute Polar Science Center Center for Information Assurance Cybersecurity Center for Law in Science and Global Health Center for AIDS Research CFAR Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine ISCRM Center for Intracellular Delivery of Biologics CIDB Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation IHME Indigenous Wellness Research Institute Comparative Law and Societies

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  • Accessible Technology | University of Washington
    accessibility Creating accessible documents Developing accessible websites Creating accessible videos Procuring accessible IT The above video IT Accessibility What Campus Leaders Have To Say features UW President Michael Young and other university presidents chancellors chief information officers and IT leaders discussing the importance of IT accessibility on college campuses According to President Young We are committed to the notion that everyone should have an opportunity to participate in higher education whether it be from the learning perspective or the research perspective or an opportunity to work here at this institution We benefit from that because we get to enjoy the talents and the skills of those people who come in and also their perspective which in many cases will be different from the perspective of others on campus So accessibility becomes a very important value at the university What the university offers and makes available has to be offered to everybody We cannot afford to waste the talents or the brilliance or the minds of anybody and making things accessible allows everybody to engage in the university This video was produced by the AccessComputing project at the University of Washington and is available in a variety of other formats with and without audio description at uw edu doit video itaccess Comments are closed Accessible Technology Our goal An inclusive university Getting Started Creating Documents Creating Videos Developing Websites Managing for accessibility Procuring IT Getting Help Events Collaboration Disability Resources Laws Policies UW accessibility highlights Explore the UW Admissions Undergraduates Graduates UW Online Paying for college Husky Promise Financial aid estimator Continuing Education Summer quarter Academics Academic calendar Colleges Schools Departments Undergraduate learning Graduate School Course catalog Undergraduate majors Evening degree program English language programs Study abroad Graduation requirements Libraries Campus Life Husky Card Dining Student housing Student groups The HUB

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  • Diversity at the University of Washington
    Explore Diversity World Changing Research UW faculty conduct research on the benefits of cultural diversity as well as its challenges This generates new knowledge that has economic social and cultural impacts on both local and global scales Learn more Learning About Difference The study of diversity fosters an understanding of cultural traditions histories and influences It sharpens critical and analytic thinking explores sources of inequality in society and encourages a vibrant intellectual community free of bias and prejudice Learn more Making Change Transforming Lives Students faculty and staff strive to improve the well being of our communities by mobilizing our collective capacities so that we can better the world around us Learn more For Future Students Families Undergraduate Recruitment Graduate Recruitment Financial Aid RISE UP GEAR UP Washington MESA For Current Students Academic Advising Career Resources Student Organizations Samuel E Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center Disability Resources for Students Diversity Courses Q Center Undergraduate Research Women s Center For Faculty Staff Faculty Advancement Faculty Staff Affinity Groups Disability Services Diversity Research Institute Diversity Council ADVANCE Distinguished Faculty Lecture Faculty Council on Multicultural Affairs Faculty Council on Women in Academia Network of Underrepresented Residents and Fellows UWNURF For Alumni Community Alumni Connection UWAA Multicultural Alumni Partnership Business Economic Development Business Diversity Program Native American Advisory Board Minority Community Advisory Committee Tribal Relations Friends of EOP Viewpoint For Administrators Diversity Council UW Diversity Blueprint 2 Years 2 Decades Diversity Report Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Diversity Statistics Policies Business Diversity Program Financial Management Diversity Connections Initiatives Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Diversity Blueprint Cultural Proficiency in Medicine Maximizing Student Development SACNAS Comments are closed Diversity at the UW Chief Diversity Officer Business Diversity Program Disability Services Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Equity Diversity UW Tacoma Faculty Diversity Faculty Advancement Faculty Recruitment Toolkit Resources Academic Personnel Data Graduate School GO MAP Minority Affairs Diversity Native Life Tribal Relations Native Life Tribal Relations Tribal Leadership Summit Intellectual House Directory Resource Links Q Center Statistics Policies UW Schools Colleges College of Arts Sciences School of Business College of Education College of Engineering College of the Environment Graduate School Information School School of Law School of Medicine School of Nursing School of Public Health School of Social Work Women s Center Diversity in the News President Young Reflects on Brown vs Board of Education 60 Years Later No Longer Invisible Project Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Minority Business Hall of Fame has new home in Seattle Memorial June 8 for historian Stephanie Camp Metoyer to Deliver 10th Annual Kelly Lecture April 24 Make a Gift Your support for diversity related scholarships and programs at the UW is invaluable Find more information on donations or make a gift Explore the UW Admissions Undergraduates Graduates UW Online Paying for college Husky Promise Financial aid estimator Continuing Education Summer quarter Academics Academic calendar Colleges Schools Departments Undergraduate learning Graduate School Course catalog Undergraduate majors Evening degree program English language programs Study abroad Graduation requirements Libraries Campus Life Husky

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  • UW Research
    Global Warming Amphibians in a vise Climate change robs frogs salamanders of refuge Aerial Surveys of Oso Landslide UW researchers radar company conduct aerial surveys of Oso site Warmer Winter Bad for Shrubs Shrub growth decreases as winter temps warm up Studying Binary Star Systems Upside down planet reveals new method for studying binary star systems Regenerate Heart Muscle Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle in primates Video Stories Build Bonds Video stories other bonding exercises could help foster families connect High Tech Entrepreneurs 31M gift will fund early stage UW research Quick Links Office of Research Sponsored Programs Human Subjects Forms SAGE Required Training Research Centers and Institutes Environmental Health and Safety Fostering Research Collaboration Vice Provost for Research Mary Lidstrom is UW s Vice Provost for Research Read her quarterly message Research Excellence Stats Rankings Honors Awards iStar Organizational Improvement Annual Report FY 2013 Fact Sheet FY 2013 Grant and Contract Awards by Year 1988 2012 Uniform Grant Guidance Omni Circular The Office of Management and Budget released its grant reform regulations called the Uniform Grant Guidance Omni Circular This guidance relates to administrative requirements cost principles and audit requirements for federal awards The Omni Guidance Core Team was assembled to track and report on differences between past and new federal requirements including policy procedure and system changes See the Uniform Grant Guidance webpage for timelines and UW and federal sponsor information GIM 1 effective May 12 2014 This sponsored program policy sets out roles and responsibilities at the University with respect to proposals provides the criteria used by OSP when reviewing competing proposals and sets out those areas that are not part of the OSP review process For more detail click More Community Updates GIM 1 Review and Submission Requirements for Proposals More Community Updates W Opportunities

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  • Center for Teaching and Learning | University of Washington
    more 2014 Awards of Excellence The University of Washington has announced this year s Awards of Excellence recipients as being recognized for achievements in teaching mentoring public service and staff support Learn more Get Inspired Innovative Teaching and Learning at UW Teaching Teamwork University students are often asked to work in groups yet few are taught how to work well in teams and often struggle University of Washington faculty Randy Beam Communication and Erin Hill Physics describe how they integrate instruction on teamwork into their regular courses to help student succeed in short term and long term class projects Erin Hill s guidance on group work includes concrete descriptions of group roles such as equity monitors She then uses playing cards to randomize students assignments to both in class study groups and to roles within those groups giving them the opportunity to practice their skills in a variety of situations Randy Beam teaches his students about effective group dynamics then guides them through building and maintaining successful teams as part of a quarter long group research project Arts Sciences Dean Robert Stacy emphasizes how successful teamwork and collaboration are critical skills in students lives after graduation and encourages UW faculty to work together to support students to develop these skills White Paper Communication Leadership Program Online Teaching Trial This white paper written by Rick McPherson provides a report regarding a trail of online learning that was conducted in the summer of 2013 in the Communication Leadership Graduate program at UW Read the full PDF Search the CTL Search CTL News Events Summer Quarter Thur 6 26 Academic Careers Getting Started Panel Fri 7 11 First Fridays for Grad Students Presenting Information Effectively Interactive Lecturing Thur 7 24 Academic Careers Teaching Statements Fri 8 1 First Fridays for Grad Students Presenting

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  • BRG, Regent Policies, No. 5, Role and Mission of the University
    and undergoing rapid growth offer diverse programs to undergraduates and to graduate students The primary mission of the University of Washington is the preservation advancement and dissemination of knowledge The University preserves knowledge through its libraries and collections its courses and the scholarship of its faculty It advances new knowledge through many forms of research inquiry and discussion and disseminates it through the classroom and the laboratory scholarly exchanges creative practice international education and public service As one of the nation s outstanding teaching and research institutions the University is committed to maintaining an environment for objectivity and imaginative inquiry and for the original scholarship and research that ensure the production of new knowledge in the free exchange of facts theories and ideas To promote their capacity to make humane and informed decisions the University fosters an environment in which its students can develop mature and independent judgment and an appreciation of the range and diversity of human achievement The University cultivates in its students both critical thinking and the effective articulation of that thinking As an integral part of a large and diverse community the University seeks broad representation of and encourages sustained participation in that community by its students its faculty and its staff It serves both non traditional and traditional students Through its three campus system and through educational outreach evening degree and distance learning it extends educational opportunities to many who would not otherwise have access to them The academic core of the University of Washington Seattle campus is its College of Arts and Sciences the teaching and research of the University s many professional schools provide essential complements to these programs in the arts humanities social sciences and natural and mathematical sciences Programs in law medicine forest resources oceanography and fisheries library science and aeronautics

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