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A "masculine culture" that makes women feel they don't belong may be the top reason women go into some STEM fields and not others.
The impact of the University of Washington will be even more visible this week during the lead-up to a Friday night celebration marking the launch of the UW's most ambitious philanthropic campaign.

Peter Davenport retired to Lincoln County 10 years ago, after a career as a Russian translator, a University of Washington professor and a biotech entrepreneur.
On Wednesday, October 5th, 50 University of Washington socialist students met for the first time to discuss "a world in turmoil and the Socialist Alternative".
The Puget Sound Business Journal has learned that the University of Washington will announce a more than $4 billion capital fundraising campaign on Oct. 21.
University of Washington educational Outreach is now University of Washington Continuum College, a new name for a new era of higher education.

The University of Washington is unveiling a new lab that will allow retailers (such as Costco and Nordstrom), delivery services (such as UPS), urban planners, commercial developers, logistic experts and other stakeholders to collaborate to, ideally ...
A new lab at the University of Washington will bring together a multitude of stakeholders - urban planners, city officials, researchers, truck freight carriers, logistics experts, commercial developers, and companies like UPS, Nordstrom, and Costco ...
Why do some STEM fields have fewer women than others? UW study may have the answer. Deborah Bach. News and Information. Why do some STEM fields ...
Avid mushroom hunters will tell you that fire is essential for finding morels. These fungi, distinguishable for their dark, honeycomblike caps, pop out of the ground by the bushel in spring after a large wildfire.
Fred Hutchinson cancer Research Center today announced that Dr. Nancy E. Davidson, director of the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, has accepted the position of executive director of clinical oncology for the Fred Hutch / University of ...
The 2018 Draft Seattle Campus Master Plan provides the framework for the University of Washington's future campus development.
Amazon wants to give more University of Washington students a chance to study computer science - and hopes some of them ultimately decide to work at its company, too.

At the University of Washington, a new Post-disaster, Rapid Response Research Facility funded by a $4.1 million National Science Foundation grant will provide necessary instrumentation and tools to collect and assess critical post-disaster data, with ...
Instead, they seem to be connected to shifts at the southern end of the planet, according to a recent University of Washington study in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. "It doesn't work like in the movie, of course," said Kathryn Kelly, an ...
His work epitomizes the University of Washington's deep commitment to world-class research that stretches our understanding of exotic matter and the complex universe around us.
... people that are really profound - including mental health problems, substance abuse problems, criminal involvement problems and school failure," said Kevin Haggerty, director of the Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington.
The exterior of the Schoenberg Center, which used to house international students and faculty, belies its bustling new interior, which is now home to Gonzaga's ...
A study led by researchers at the University of Washington and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration connects the unprecedented West Coast ...
A new NOAA-sponsored University of Washington project brings together academic, federal, state and tribal scientists to develop forecasts for toxic harmful algal ...
The University of Washington landed at No. 5 on The Reuters 100: The World's Most Innovative Universities, released Wednesday.
Which gets us to some good news about the incoming class of freshmen at the University of Washington, which is starting fall quarter this week: It is the most diverse freshman class ever admitted by the Huskies, including a 12 percent jump in the ...
Reuters is back with its annual list of the world's most innovative universities and the University of Washington once again found itself among the top-ran.
Each day in fishing communities around the world, not every fish is counted. This happens in part because of illegal fishing, poor or incomplete surveys and ...
Waterborne Legionnaires' disease bacteria has killed two University of Washington Medical Center patients and closed a Memphis beltway hotel.
It's a partnership between the University of Washington, Microsoft and Tsinghua University in China to build a school for innovation.
A fifth patient has been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease at the University of Washington Medical Center and, in an unrelated case, a patient was confirmed ...
Now, University of Washington computer scientists and electrical engineers have devised a way to send secure passwords through the human body - using benign, low-frequency transmissions generated by fingerprint sensors and touchpads on consumer ...
An assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Washington, Gonzalez led an archaeological field school this summer on a tribal reservation in northwestern Oregon.
Researchers at the University of Washington say baby teeth could hold clues to help better understand how autism develops in children.
University of Washington researchers responded, arriving at the location of that first sighting with hundreds of traps in tow.
A son from his first marriage, Sean, died last year. In retirement, Mr. Cooley's interests extended beyond banking. For more than two decades, he was co-instructor of a class titled "CEO" and the Board in the University of Washington's executive MBA ...
Researchers at the University of Washington say baby teeth could hold clues to help better understand how autism develops in children.
"We know that evolution occurs - that species change," said Dee Boersma, a University of Washington professor of biology.
The University of Washington landed at No. 25 on the Times Higher education world rankings for 2017, released this week. The UW is fourth on the list among U.S.
After graduating from Juanita high school in Kirkland, he went to the University of Washington. After graduation, Januik went straight into the industry as a full-time employee of Januik Winery.
22 by HHMI, the inaugural crop of early career scientists includes five faculty members from the University of Washington. The Faculty Scholars program, which is distinct from the HHMI Investigator Program, is intended to support scientists in their ...
The grants include $500,000 to the University of Washington to help underrepresented high school students plan their college careers, and be successful in school.
Now, plants can better tolerate drought and other stressors with the help of natural microbes, University of Washington research has found.
Researchers at the University of Washington are among the winners of a startup challenge to shorten the transition time from lab bench to patient.
A University of Washington review panel has cleared Dr. Richard Ellenbogen of any wrongdoing regarding an NIH grant funded by the NFL.
Seattle, Wash. - The 13th-ranked Calvin women's cross country team had a banner performance at the University of Washington Sundodger Invitational Saturday morning, placing second in the open division race with a team score of 102 points. The field ...
In a follow-up to the Legionnaires' disease situation at Seattle's University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), hospital officials have reported a fourth case of the bacterial infection.
Molecular biologist Jason Gigley, front left, and veterinary sciences researcher Jonathan Fox, front right, collaborated to determine the effects of an infectious disease on mice with Huntington's disease.
Seattle - A fourth patient at University of Washington Medical Center has been diagnosed with Legionella, also known as Legionnaire's Disease.
Funded by a $2.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health, the school of Nursing at University of Washington (UW) is launching the Center for Innovation in Sleep Self-Management. The center will be working to develop ways to help ...





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