Since UW administrators announced that students, faculty, and staff will return to campus this fall, new policies protecting the community have been established. Everyone is required to wear masks indoors and produce proof of or an exemption from vaccination, while social distancing is encou…
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As part of the return to campus, the UW has been updating its indoor ventilation systems to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that along with policies like vaccinations, masks, social distancing, and hand hygiene, improving buil…
As fall quarter approaches and the days of summer break slowly dwindle, UW professors are already preparing for the upcoming academic term. After 18 months of remote instruction, university leadership recently released specific details for fall quarter health and safety measures, including r…
The UW will be returning to in-person schooling with a university-wide mask mandate, vaccine requirement, and other health measures, university President Ana Mari Cauce announced Tuesday.
The UW will no longer allow students or faculty and staff to claim a philosophical exemption for the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, the university announced on Aug. 24. The university will continue to accept medical and religious exemptions.
UW Medicine officials discussed rising COVID-19 cases in Seattle and King County and their increasing workload at a town hall on Friday.
The UW will randomly select 10 vaccinated students from each campus to receive a $1,000 scholarship, the university announced last week.
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 14, masks are required to be worn indoors at all times in UW facilities regardless of vaccination status, an updated face covering policy states. Masks will continue to be optional outdoors regardless of vaccination status; they are recommended in crowded settings an…
The UW is strongly recommending face coverings indoors for all individuals on campus regardless of vaccination status, the university announced Monday.
A UW Allen School team recently published an article in Nature Machine Intelligence finding models predicting COVID-19 diagnosis from X-rays are relying on shortcuts.
The UW will not require face coverings for fully vaccinated persons on campus, the university announced Wednesday.
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