UW Ranked 24th in World in Times Higher Education survey
The University of Washington was ranked 24th best university in the world and the fourth-ranked American public university, according to The Times Higher Education Rankings. The UW placed fourth behind only Berkeley, UCLA, and the University of Michigan among public universities.
District Market Opens in New Resident Hall
"Everything in our deli is made here," says market manager Heidi Antush. "We’re going to have pasta salads and veg sides and things in our meat and seafood department that you can take home and make for dinner. We’ll have rotisserie chicken and smoked meats, so I think that really does make us unique."
UW Ranked Eighth Nationally by Washington Monthly
“Washington Monthly’s rankings attempt to measure what colleges and universities are doing for the nation,” said UW President Michael K. Young. “We are delighted to be ranked in the top 10 of American universities in this regard. This is what we — especially public universities — should be doing for our students and their communities: providing accessible, affordable, high quality education that makes a difference.”
Student-Built Rocket with Experimental Motor Blasts to 1st-Place Finish
“There’s a real development path toward this technology being used in the next 10 or 20 years,” says team lead Viggo Hansen, who graduated in June with a bachelor’s degree in applied computational and mathematical sciences.
Four Summer Programs Encourage and Prepare Minorities to Attend College
“It is our intent that students will come out [Shades of Purple] with an understanding of the UW and the resources available to them,” says Merissa Tatum, outreach and admissions counselor for the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity. “We hope they are more knowledgeable about our application process and have an outline or rough draft of their college admissions essay.”