From the Blogs
Choose 7 Perfect Students to blog on behalf of all of the Big U? Not our style. So we’ve linked to blogs from as many students, professors, researchers, and coaches as would we could, and we're always looking for more. We even found a blogging Dawg. We present them to you unfiltered and unedited, because that’s how life is around here.
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Invite for free MATLAB Seminars at UW
The MathWorks would like to invite you to attend a day of free technical seminars on Parallel and GPU Computing with MATLAB; and an Introduction to Simulink being held at the University of Washington on Thursday, April 18th 2013.
Please register if you think you would like to attend one or both sessions so we can plan accordingly for seating and hand-outs. A registration link is provided below.
There is no charge, and any interested faculty, staff, researcher, or student is...More
Scholarship opportunity for women in science
The Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is awarding scholarships of $1000 – $1500 for the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants must be women who are majoring in a science, math or engineering field at a four-year college or university in Washington State and will be juniors or seniors in the fall of 2013. Scholarship recipients are selected based on a combination of academic achievement, financial need, motivation to pursue a science-based...More
UW President Michael Young comments on House Democrat budget proposal
Statement from University of Washington Michael K. Young on House Democrat budget proposal:
“Today’s House budget proposal lacks significant, new state investment in public higher education. Washington ranks second to last in the nation — 49th — in higher education funding per student, with 25,000 jobs in high demand industries awaiting graduates we do not have the funding to educate. If we are to compete in the 21st century economy, we can and must do better.
“In the absence...More
SANCTUM readies for a May Opening
“In an era of status updates, tweets, and check-ins, the geography of public, shared spaces needs to be reconsidered, along with our expectations of privacy in them.”
John Timu Awarded the Baldwin Academic Scholarship for Anthropology
John Timu has won the Brett E. Baldwin Memorial Academic Scholarship for his work in the Department of Anthropology. Today, Coach Sark acknowledged the Long Beach native’s accomplishment during the morning team meeting. Timu, the starting middle linebacker for the Dawgs, has performed at a high level on and off the field, earning a 3.14 GPA and compiling 143 tackles in his two years at the University of Washington. The award is highly selective as it is granted to only two anthropology...More
Vita A Padova!
Welcome back! (Bentornato!)
I haven’t had much time to blog recently (read: life in Italy), so this post will (hopefully) help me catch up any interested readers. I’ll keep the stories short and to a minimum; I’ll try to give you pictures instead of thousands of words. Enjoy!
The fresh fruithere is really good. Juicy, delicious, natural — substitute any word of your choosing that positively describes fruit and you will have described Italian...More
Coach Wilcox Mic’d Up
Advisers OWRC Hiring Call
The Odegaard Writing and Research Center (OWRC) is now hiring for peer tutor positions with Autumn Quarter start dates.OWRC is an interdisciplinary writing and research center which aims to support UW Seattle students, staff, and faculty on their diverse writing and research projects through 45-minute, one-to-one tutoring sessions.
We are now looking for applications from both undergraduate and graduate students in all fields who will be enrolled at UW Seattle during the 2013-2014...More
Facial Recognition Defense Workshop: A Make-Up Tutorial
This is a guest post by artist Bronwyn...More