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June 1st, 2017 - 7:21 am § in UW

Does The UW Also Offer Separate Graduation to All Ethnic Groups?

UW Black Graduation Ceremony  Date: June 9, 2017 Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: University Presbyterian Church (Non-denominational event) Address: 4540 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105 Ethnic graduation is not is unique to the UW.  Harvard has its Black graduation and Latinoes  student[...]

April 17th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22 …. Cal Anderson Park

Do you know that there are about 20,000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? Do you know that science fellows often make less than school teachers even after earning a PhD? Do you know that it takes as much as ten years after college, at low wages, to train to become a junior faculty memb[...]

February 15th, 2017 - 1:17 pm § in America, Schools & Colleges

ATTACKS ON TENURE

Colleges, faced with funding cuts, target tenure trims Douglas Belkin Updated Feb. 14, 2017 5:19 p.m. ET For decades, tenured professors held some of the most prestigious and secure jobs in the U.S. Now, their status is under attack at public and private colleges alike. In states facing budget[...]

January 29th, 2017 - 12:35 pm § in Misc.

UW PRESIDENT SPEAKS OUT

Supporting our international scholars and students Ana Mari Cauce On Friday morning, I had breakfast with David Bonderman, an alumnus who completed his undergraduate degree in Russian at the UW, and then a law degree at Harvard. He is best known to our students as the man who established what they c[...]

January 23rd, 2017 - 12:14 am § in Uncategorized

Freedom Foundation Senator to Chair WASTATE Senate Higher Ed Ctee

Senator Lynda Wilson (R-17th) was named chair of the Washington State Senate’s Higher Education committee this week. (The House’s chair remains Drew Hansen of the 23rd District, Bainbridge and environs.) Senator Wilson is member of the right wing Freedom Foundation * board member She can be h[...]

January 21st, 2017 - 1:13 am § in Misc.

Man shot at UW demonstration

A 32-year-old man who witnesses said was trying to “keep peace” was shot at a demonstration on the University of Washington campus Friday night outside a speaking event featuring Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopolous. He was taken to Harborview with life-threatening injuries. Police said a [...]

January 4th, 2017 - 11:40 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Bill Gates Recognizes Ana Mari Cauce as One of Six 2016 Favorite Fanatics

My Favorite Fanatics of 2016 By Bill Gates   | December 20, 2016  When I was in my 20s and early 30s, I was fanatical about software. By “fanatical” I mean that I was so focused on my vision of putting a computer on every desk and in every home that I gave up a normal existence. […][...]

December 15th, 2016 - 12:03 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene

Bristol-Myers Squibb to shutter ZymoGenetics

Why has UW biology been so much less successful than our rivals in San Francisco, San Diego, North Carolina, Philadelphia and Boston?  This epochal  announcement comes as a blow to the idea that Lake Union will ever become a Life Sciences Lake, rivalling San Jose’s Silicon Valley. Zymogeneti[...]

December 4th, 2016 - 1:20 pm § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

OVER ON FACEBOOK, State Senator Reuven Carlyle Made a Mistake

Trying to brag about the UW as a world class academic school, Reuven tried to compare the academic standing of #1 ranked NCAA football team, The Alabama Crimson Tide, to the academic standing our own UW Huskies with a football team at #4.  Reuven picked the wrong campus … UA Tuscaloosa is the[...]