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Leaders from three universities, including the UW, discussed in a webinar the role universities have in leading students, faculty, staff, and the overall community during the unprecedented time of COVID-19 and police violence.
The UW will be the host of the new climate, ocean, and ecosystems research institute within the College of the Environment, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced last month.
The global disruption caused by COVID-19 has presented researchers with a unique opportunity to investigate its impacts on humans and the environment. Here’s how some UW researchers have carried out their projects remotely amid the pandemic.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the general population has grown more anxious about contracting the virus. This anxiety can lead to potentially grave consequences, as some patients needing care from UW Medicine have been deferring, delaying, or not taking treatment at all for problems not relate…
As protests across the country have galvanized the nation following the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery in recent months, a petition has circulated on campus calling for academic accommodations for Black UW students, drawing more than 16,000 signatures, as of Mond…
The May 28 meeting of the ASUW Board of Directors (BOD) heard the final report from the ASUW International Student Engagement Task Force.
The UW Housestaff Association (UWHA), which represents medical residents and fellows, has been locked in contract disputes with the UW for more than 10 months.
The history department gathered last Friday to put on “History Behind the Headlines,” a webinar to discuss moments in history that people can look to for guidance in our present and future amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
UW Medicine has borne the brunt of the financial impact of COVID-19, with losses predicted to pass half a billion dollars and thousands of workers furloughed. But it is not the only UW entity facing hefty shortfalls.
Saturday afternoon in the pouring rain, thousands of peaceful protesters gathered in downtown Seattle to demonstrate a non-violent outcry over the death of unarmed Black man George Floyd, at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, in addition to the death of Ahmaud Arbery, who was fatally…
The presidents of three large, public universities — the UW, Arizona State University, and Purdue University— participated in a virtual webinar focused on how public universities are acting as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An online platform recently published by the Comparative Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics (CHOICE) Institute at the UW features an array of up to date statistics and projections on COVID-19 for public access.
King County residents were directed by health officials earlier this month to wear face coverings in most public places. Seeing someone without a mask may induce anxiety or anger among people following these rules, and may even provoke some to say something to the individual.
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